Information about Brighton

Brighton is a seaside town situated in the southeast coast of England, it goes back many years before Doomsday book, the first record of the great survey of England executed for William I of England. There is nothing left of the fishermen village who started to receive the first health tourists, since then tourism has grown up in Brighton and converted it into a one of the coolest cities in England.

Shopping galore all within walking distance of umi Brighton’s Seafront Hotel

One can shop to his or her hearts content in the neighborhoods surrounding umi Hotel Brighton. From Churchill Square to North Laine, the city is bustling with places to visit, to window shop and to find great deals. Only a 15-minute walk from umi Brighton is the North Laine shopping district. The North Laine area has 300 different stores to explore all within a half square mile. Unique and unusual shops are what define this bohemian area of Brighton. Most all of the stores are local instead of branded with stores providing modern fashion and retro 50s fashion, oriental to cutting edge furniture and interior design, even a store that sells vegetarian shoes. If it happens to be a Saturday, most of the streets will be blocked off, and there will be a bustling flea market.

By the Beautiful Sea at umi’s budget Brighton Hotel

Brighton is a well-known seaside community and with umi Hotel Brighton right on the seafront there are plenty of beach activities to keep guests busy. In the warm summer months, visitors can access the beach directly across the street from umi Hotel Brighton. There they can bathe and stretch out to soak in some sun.

The beauty of the changing seasons is captured at Nymans Gardens

As the autumn leaves begin to change colors guests can head to Nymans Gardens in West Sussex to enjoy the beauty of nature this season. Guests can explore the gardens and soak in the sights and fragrances of the trees and flowers. The experimental design of the gardens provides a spectacular experience as visitors wonder through.

Large entry for RAC Brighton to London Future Car Challenge

By the closing date of 30 September, entries for The Royal Automobile Club’s new RAC Brighton to London Future Car Challenge reached 60 zero/low-emission vehicles – far exceeding expectations and establishing, probably, the largest event of its kind.

Being held for the first time this year, the RAC Brighton to London Future Car Challenge takes place on Saturday 6 November as a very public showcase for low-energy impact vehicles. Open to the latest electric, hybrid and low emission passenger cars, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles, awards will be presented in different categories for vehicles judged to have made the least energy impact during the 60-mile Brighton to London run.

The Royal Pavilion ushers in a winter tradition

The crisp cool of the ice beneath and sound of blades gliding across the frozen surface against the back drop of the beautiful Royal Pavilion are all a part of the winter ice skating experience opening this November. For those not as confident on skates, there will be a beginner section. The rink will also have “penguin” skate aids available for children to use. If life on the ice gets too chilly, then there will also be a bar and restaurant set up next to the rink. Guests will be able to warm up with hot traditional seasonal meals like steak and ale pie, honey roasted ham hock with buttered mash and a rich cider sauce or seasonal fruit crumbles.