Staycations in Brighton

Planning a staycation in Brighton? Make Mercure Brighton Seafront, The Norfolk Hotel your home from home during your adventures in East Sussex.

Whether you’re on a short break in Brighton with friends or your partner, or want a family holiday by the coast, there are plenty of budget-friendly and free activities for everyone to enjoy.

Enjoy a trip to the East Sussex coast

Explore Brighton’s best outdoor attractions

Brighton is the perfect spot for a staycation by the beach in the UK, and there’s a variety of fun outdoor attractions to visit in the area if you’re in the mood to explore!

No trip to Brighton would be complete without visiting Brighton Beach, one of the most popular beaches with families, friends, couples and everyone in between.

Enjoy picturesque views of the sea and golden sands at the beach, which is only a short walk from our hotel.

If you want to experience the stunning East Sussex landscape, there’s lots of National Trust sites to visit for outdoor walks including Devil’s Dyke.

Take a look at more of our recommended days out in Brighton.

Enjoy family days out in Brighton

Treat your loved ones to a family staycation in Brighton! Whether you’re bringing the kids to Brighton for half-term or the summer holidays, there’s lots of fun, budget-friendly family activities.

Take your little ones to meet all kinds of unique and wonderful sea creatures at Sea Life Brighton, which is a short walk from Brighton Beach. The aquarium is also the home to a host of other animals and offers an enjoyable and educational day out.

If you need some inspiration on more fun things to do in Brighton with your family, take a look at our other recommended days out.

Visit Brighton’s beautiful gardens and landmarks

Brighton and Hove is the home to a range of beautiful public gardens and historic landmarks which offer fun days out for families, couples and friends.

If you’re looking for places to visit for free in Brighton during your staycation, add One Garden Brighton to your list! The garden has been restored and reopened to the public to enjoy, and includes indoor and outdoor places to relax and dine.

There’s plenty of other hidden gems to explore in East Sussex – discover our top outdoor activities and landmarks to visit in Brighton!