Work and life in Brighton & Hove

Find out about Brighton & Hove and the surrounding area.

Brighton & Hove is a vibrant seaside city on the south coast of England. Each year, 8 million people from the UK and abroad visit the city for leisure and business.

The city has excellent transport links, with central London under an hour away by train. 

As a resident or employee in Brighton & Hove you will be surrounded by beautiful architecture, specialist shops and a vibrant art and music scene.

Top attractions

The Royal PavilionBrighton & Hove's pebble beach is the ideal place to take a lunch break or enjoy a walk along the promenade.

The famous seafront is home to the historic Brighton Palace Pier and the i-360, which opened in August 2016.

Other top city attractions include the Royal Pavilion, a historic palace with exotic interiors and the North Laine where you will find 400 independent shops, cafés, restaurants and entertainment venues.

Vibrant culture 

Brighton & Hove hosts musical, artistic and cultural events throughout the year. Each spring the Brighton Festival and Brighton Fringe Festival bring theatre, dance, music and comedy entertainment to the city.

The city also hosts many other events such as Brighton Pride and Trans Pride.

Relaxing countryside  

Brighton & Hove is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The South Downs National Park and picturesque villages such as Rottingdean, once the home of Rudyard Kipling, are located on the doorstep.

Get to know Brighton & Hove