Brighton on the South Coast was much favoured by George IV for his gout and horse riding. Later Queen Victoria was not so amused. The Royal Pavilion is definitely worth a visit, the Lanes are a little trendy and the pier warrants a stroll around.
|Go by train from Blackfriars station and save over 100% on the day return fare. This is a recently reconstructed station which straddles the River Thames|
|The Royal Pavilion|
|A Royal Throne N.B photography is strictly forbidden insdie the Pavilion|
|The Lanes - antique shops are being displaced by cafes.|
|Today was the annual London to Brighton veteran car run.|
|Ooops - the wrong hole.|
|There is an amusement park at the end of the pier.|