A fashionable seaside town with all the attractions of a modern city

Brighton Travel Guide

If you’re looking for a taste of why Brighton is such a fun city, then you have come to the right place.

Find out what makes Brighton famous, take a look at some of its popular sights and discover how to spend your time in and around the city.

EC Brighton offers a full range of activities for you to enjoy outside of lesson times. 

These range from free events (such as yoga lessons) to low-cost events (such as bowling and lasertag at £7 and £12) to excursions further afield (such as to London for £30).

Brighton Beach

Brighton's beach has been voted one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Make sure you head there after your lessons!

Brighton Festival

Join in the festivities and celebration at the UK's second largest arts festival after Edinburgh.

Brighton Pier

Walk along this iconic pier for traditional seaside fun and games in the arcade or a plate of fish and chips in the sun.

The Lanes

Discover the Brighton Lanes shopping area, crammed with funky shops and cool, laidback cafes.

Public Holidays

  • 02 Jan
  • 14 Apr
  • 17 Apr
  • 01 May
  • 29 May
  • 28 Aug
  • 25 Dec
  • 28 Dec

Useful information


You must have adequate health, accident and travel insurance while attending any of our programmes.

Drinking Age

Legal age for drinking in the UK is 18 and many places will ask for identification if you look under the age of 21.

Smoking laws

Smoking in enclosed public places is illegal in the UK.

Driving Age

The legal age for driving is 18.

Costs of Living

  • £0.80

    1 litre of milk

  • £1.50

    2 litres of water

  • £0.80

    A loaf of bread

  • £2.89

    Big Mac

  • £.065

    Can of Coke

  • £7 - £9


  • £2.50

    Coffee in a café

  • £3.50


  • £15.00

    Average 2 course meal

  • £2.00

    Cost of sim card