Family days out

Brighton is the perfect spot for a family staycation by the beach!

With Brighton Beach on our hotel’s doorstep and a range of budget-friendly family activities in Brighton and Hove, there’s something to keep everyone entertained.

Fun activities for families

Visit Sea Life Brighton

Experience the wonders of life under the sea at Sea Life Brighton! It’s the perfect family day out in Brighton, set just off Brighton Beach and in walking distance from our hotel, Mercure Brighton.

Wander through the rainforest adventure zone, where you and your little ones can meet all kinds of unique creepy crawlies!

Then, explore the day and night ocean zone which is the first of its kind in the UK. Watch coral reefs transform themselves during the day and night, discover the caves of the deep sea and meet a variety of marine life.

If you want to treat your kids to an even more special day out, you can also choose a VIP experience on the glass bottom boat, which offers a great educational and fun activity for everyone.

How far is Sea Life Brighton from Mercure Brighton Seafront, The Norfolk Hotel?

It’s approximately a 25-minute walk from our hotel, and a 7-minute drive.

How much does it cost to visit Sea Life Brighton?

Find out more about buying tickets online.

Stay at our hotel near Sea Life Brighton

Enjoy a relaxing stay in our newly-refurbished hotel rooms at Mercure Brighton Seafront, The Norfolk Hotel.

Our family-friendly hotel has everything you need for a memorable trip or staycation in Brighton, including hotel rooms with a sea view.

If you need extra space, choose between our family rooms for up to 3 or 4 guests, or double and twin rooms. You can also request extra beds or cots for your little ones for free – simply request this with our team!

Alternatively, if you’re visiting Brighton with your partner our privilege rooms or junior suite offer added luxury and scenic views of Brighton beach and the sea.

You can also enjoy on-site dining and room service during your stay, as well as parking at our hotel.