Interested in Brighton and Hove history and Brighton Regency history?
Since the flamboyant Prince Regent (later King George IV) first stepped out in Brighton in 1783, his extraordinary seaside palace, the Royal Pavilion, with its Indian domes and minarets and Chinese style interior, has become synonymous with the city of Brighton and Hove.
Brighton Regency history and architecture
In fact, some of the finest examples of Regency architecture in England can be seen in the city. From the stunning squares and crescents in Hove to the elegance of Regency town houses, Brighton’s Regency heritage blends seamlessly with the more modern aspects of the city.
For traditional seaside heritage Brighton’s famous beachfront is home to a Victorian Brighton Pier, old Fishing Museum and majestic remains of the West Pier, whilst slightly further afield the impressive Preston Manor conjures up a heady atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry home.
Browse through this section to find out more about Brighton's heritage, including information on Brighton local history, Brighton Regency history and a history of Brighton and Hove timeline.