"Brighton & the South Coast" Brighton by hayward68

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<b>Brighton began as a small fishing village, but was "discovered" in the mid 1700's by the London crowd who came here for the supposed therapeutic benefits of sea bathing.
It's still a popular day outing for Londoners, being less than an hour away by train. Even my family used to spend the day here when I was little, and way back when my Mum was young.(I don't mean way, way back :-), Mum's not that old!!) I'm hoping to find some of those older pics to put on this page later.
I've been back to Brighton a couple of times since we moved to Canada and I really love it.

Here's a good site for attractions on the Sussex coast <a href="http://www.sussexcoast.co.uk/index.htm"target="_none">Sussex</a>
Be sure to visit the surrounding towns and countryside as well, they have charms all of their own.
I've added towns I visited in July 2001 to this page. They're all within fairly easy access of Brighton, so thought I'd put them in here.

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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Jan 12, 2008 at 9:07 AM

    Nice memories, a very attractive place at least to have some fresh air!

  • kris-t's Profile Photo
    Apr 6, 2006 at 12:35 PM

    Love your UK pages - great pics and info. Hope to see more than just London some day! K&T

  • amapola66's Profile Photo
    Jul 3, 2005 at 7:53 AM

    he he hayward68, you have done more 'off the ebaten trck' visits than i have, and i live in brighton! thanks, now summer is here, i will be looking at your tips to give me ideas ; )

  • vichatherly's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2003 at 8:50 AM

    Excellent Brighton page. Glad to see you made it out to Leeds castle as well. Beautiful place, went there just recently.

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Mar 31, 2003 at 2:15 PM

    I enjoyed this virual Trip..my New Brighton is a tiny bit different:-)) and has a Sandbeach, hehehehe excellent page Laura, tks for sharing

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2002 at 12:29 AM

    Your tip on the lanes brought back memories! Brighton is a cool town! Awesome Page!

  • prleprle's Profile Photo
    Aug 16, 2002 at 7:36 AM

    Wonderful page. Would like to visit one day.

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Aug 7, 2002 at 3:20 PM

    Looks like a wonderful area with lots to see & do.

  • Eilian's Profile Photo
    Jul 28, 2002 at 8:04 AM

    I miss the British Ice Cream!!!! Yummy!

  • Jul 20, 2002 at 11:38 AM

    looks fun!

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