9 September 2016

See Spots like a Local on International Greeter Day

VisitBrighton’s greeter team is offering on the spot greets, (instagreets), to mark International Greeter Day on Saturday 10 Sept 2016.  Greeters are Brighton & Hove residents who volunteer to show groups of up to six visitors around their favourite parts of the city for free.  

As well as showcasing places that have a personal meaning to them, greeters can also show things visitors specifically ask for such as parks, the best shopping spots, impressive architecture or city specific hidden treasures.

Each greet usually lasts between 1-2 hours and is bookable in advance via the VisitBrighton website.  On International Greeter day though there’s no need to book ahead, visitors may just turn up at the Royal Pavilion Gardens between 10am-3pm to receive a free bespoke tour of up to an hour.  

Chair of Brighton & Hove’s Economic, Development & Culture committee, Cllr Robins, says:  “The Brighton Greeter scheme is a fantastic and friendly way to explore the city with someone who’s genuinely passionate about their neighbourhood. Whether you’re a first time or repeat visitor, the greets are a chance to see something new and uncover hidden gems off the general tourist track." 

Notes for editors

Brighton Greeters are part of a global network of greeters covering over 100 destinations.

More about the Brighton Greeters Scheme 

Visitors can sign up for a greet on the VisitBrighton website