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Visitor Information Centre
Brighton & Hove Visitor Information Centre provides comprehensive information on the city, covering places to stay, what to see and do, events, restaurants, shops and transport. We offer a same day accommodation booking service, and sell tickets for local and national transport companies, including Brighton & Hove Buses, National Express Coaches and train tickets throughout the UK, as well as offering a wide range of books, maps and souvenirs.
The office is fully accessible with easy-open doors, ramped access, low level counters, induction loops and minicom text phone. Information can be made available in large type, in Braille or on audio.
We are open daily from 10am until 5pm. For more information call us (Monday to Saturday plus summer Sundays and Bank Holidays 10am-5pm) on 01273 290337 or contact the office by e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is also available at www.visitbrighton.com
The Visitor Information Centre is located within the Royal Pavilion Shop, 4-5 Pavilion Buildings, right next to the Royal Pavilion in Brighton.
Street map: Royal Pavilion Shop
There are also two official Visitor Information Points: at the Brighton Toy and Model Museum, at the top of Trafalgar Street, underneath the entrance to Brighton Station, and at the entrance to Brighton Pier. They can both offer help and advice, and a selection of free maps and leaflets. The museum is open Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 11am to 5pm, and the Pier is open daily throughout the year.
Visitors with disabilities
The office is fully accessible with automatic door entry, ramped access, low level counters, induction loops and minicom text phone (01273) 292595. Information can be made available in large type, in Braille or on audio, and staff can advise on suitable places to stay and what to see and do.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Royal Pavilion? Who was it built for?
It was built between 1815 and 1822 as a summer palace for the Prince Regent, who later became King George IV.
How old is the Brighton Pier?
121 years old in 2010
What are The Lanes?
The Lanes are Brighton's 'old town' and are on the original site of the old fishing town of 'Brighthelmstone'. They are full of narrow passages now housing a variety of shops, cafés and bars.