Secrets of the Lanes: tour in Brighton (semi-private)

Secrets of the Lanes: tour in Brighton (semi-private)

Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes / Difficulty: Moderate

Brighton's Lanes are the city's prettiest and most historic quarter. Narrow streets of 18th century fishermen's cottages contrast with the modern buzz of colourful independent shops and cafes. This atmospheric tour takes you down the hidden passageways to reveal life in Brighton from Tudor times to the present day.

  • atmospheric streets and narrow 'twittens' (passageways)
  • characteristic local architecture and 18th century buildings
  • life in a Tudor fishing town
  • smuggler's tales
  • Britain's oldest site of beer brewing
  • the origins of the seaside holiday
  • local legends and characters
  • fashionable Regency Brighton
  • the bad behaviour of Prince George, his friends and his lovers
  • one of Europe's finest 19th century Synagogues
  • popular entertainers and musicians
  • the birth of the British film industry
  • Britain's most extravagant chocolate shop, with its own TV series

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