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Our most recommended Brighton Family-friendly activities

Sea Life Brighton Admission Ticket

1. Sea Life Brighton Admission Ticket

Discover the ocean by day and night and see the UK’s largest selection of sharks and rays under one roof. Dance along the bio-florescent tropical shore and marvel at the beauty of coral reefs. Explore the caves of the deep and imagine yourself as a lionfish. Journey through the underwater tunnel or marvel at the floor to ceiling viewing window! Also, see amazing Black Tip Reef Sharks, Zebra Sharks, Bloch Tail Sting Rays as well as many other tropical fish species.

Brighton: Escape the Vault and Rob a Bank Escape Room

2. Brighton: Escape the Vault and Rob a Bank Escape Room

Break into Brighton's oldest bank vault, which is now located inside Presuming Ed's Coffee House. Join friends or family as you are hired to rob the vault of Charles Fawkley, an infamous arms dealer known around the globe. Break into the vault in 40 minutes, then run away with the cash at the end. Meet your host at Presuming Ed's Coffee House, which is also a bar. Then, start your escape room challenge. Force your way into the vault, rob the cash, then make a break for it. Enjoy a fun and challenging experience inside a real bank vault in the heart of Brighton. Buy a drink afterwards.

Skate 360 + i360 journey

3. Skate 360 + i360 journey

Experience Brighton’s best views as you glide up to 450ft in our spacious glass viewing pod, look below as the artist’s colour-filled mural on the Skate 360 floor reveals itself to you. Once you’ve experienced the spectacular views of the coast, city and South Downs you’ll be brought back down to earth to get your skates on. Roll on round to the Skate 360 rink to collect your skates and enjoy a 45 minute skate on Brighton’s only open air roller rink, all whilst overlooking the beach below. Upgrade your experience and add a drink of your choice at the Sky Bar onboard the Brighton i360 Viewing Pod. • Tickets are non-refundable • Both experiences must be visited within the same day • Please arrive 30-minutes before your preferred pod journey time • Guests have 45 minutes to skate from ticketed time • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled skate session to allow for check-in and skate hire • Subject to capacity, latecomers may enter rink but may not be able to extend their time • Under 11’s must be accompanied by a person 18 years or over at a ratio of 1:3. Sadly, for safety reasons, under 5’s are not permitted on the rink • No food or beverages allowed on the rink at any time

Brighton: Guided Donut Walking Tour with Tastings

4. Brighton: Guided Donut Walking Tour with Tastings

Our beautiful, seaside Brighton tour highlights all the best donuts, sites, and sounds of Brighton. Our tour begins at Glazed Next Level Donuts where you’ll sample some amazing donuts from a local artisan donut shop. From there, we’ll take a leisurely walk through the city, stopping along the way to highlight various landmarks, churches, parks, and other sites. In North Laine, you’ll see Brighton’s bohemian district with unique and boutique shops, restaurants, murals and other local interests. While we’re there, we’ll make a few stops at local and specialty donut shops including Down To Earth, a local vegan donut shop, as well as one other. From there, we’ll continue to make our way towards the Brighton Dome and the Royal Pavilion: a picturesque palace and gardens that is a highlight of Brighton. We’ll finish our tour winding through The Lanes to one last donut shop or, depending on the weather, potentially at the Brighton Pier where we can enjoy some hot and fresh donuts made right in front of you. We hope you can join us on a donut adventure soon. Book your tour today!

From Brighton: Leeds Castle & Canterbury Full-Day Trip

5. From Brighton: Leeds Castle & Canterbury Full-Day Trip

Meet your professional guide in central Brighton and first travel to Leeds Castle. Discover the castle which was once the home of King Henry VIII, and is sometimes called "the loveliest castle in the world". Take a guided walk through the stunning gardens, visit the maze and grotto, and see the majestic hawks and eagles in the aviary. Kids can explore Knights Stronghold playground and adventure golf onsite. Next, visit the medieval town of Canterbury, a historic pilgrimage site. Take a guided tour of The Westgate and The River Stour, concluding at Canterbury Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the Roman and medieval history of the city and associated famous people. Your guide will advise you with regards to visiting the Cathedral and other places of interest during your free time in the town. After some free time to explore, hop back on the bus for the return journey to Brighton.

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What people are saying about Brighton

Much much better experience than I expected given some of the reviews I saw online. I'm glad we ignored negative reviews and went to see for ourselves! Our little girl enjoyed it and we wouldn't mind going again.

Amazing well worth the money, beautiful fish and their tanks were so clean had the best time would highly recommend definitely a 5 star xx

Neat and organised aquarium, varieties of fishes and other sea animals, interesting place to visit both for kids and adults.

Sea life centre was excellent and brilliantly maintained. Definitely worth the money and would go back again

Really enjoyed Sealife - the Rays and sharks and the rainforst