New Homes in Brighton
Make the Move
From walks along the beachfront to independent shopping at The Lanes, new houses in Brighton are popular with homebuyers of all ages. The seaside town blends coastal, urban and rural living, all within easy reach of London, Portsmouth and Southampton.
Brighton is served by two A roads - the A23 heading north to London and the A27 which follows the south coast from Eastbourne to Portsmouth. Brighton railway station operates frequent services to London, including London Bridge, Victoria and St Pancras. The East Coastway Line runs as far as Ashford in Kent - passing through Newhaven, Eastbourne and Hastings along the way - while the West Coastway Line goes all the way to Southampton.
The journey from Brighton to London is one hour and 45 minutes by road or around an hour by train. Brighton to Portsmouth is one hour and 15 minutes by train or an hour and 20 minutes by car along the A27, while Southampton is one hour and 45 minutes away by train or one hour and 35 minutes by car.
Brighton’s nearest international airport is Gatwick, with journey times around 35 minutes by car or 30 minutes by train.
Places of interest
One of Brighton’s most iconic attractions is the Royal Pavilion, originally built for King George IV with architectural influence from India and China. Visitors can tour the building’s interior, including the Banqueting Room, the Great Kitchen and the Royal Bedrooms. Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is located in the Royal Pavilion Garden, with diverse collections ranging from Ancient Egypt to Victorian Brighton. Other museums include Brighton Toy and Model Museum and Booth Museum of Natural History.
Brighton beach is popular year-round. It’s home to Brighton Pier, Brighton Wheel and Brighton Marina with its waterfront shopping and restaurants.
The town is known for independent boutique shopping at The Lanes, a maze of alleyways preserved from the old fishing village. North Laine is home to vintage shops, small coffeehouses and a range of cafes and restaurants.
Family-friendly attractions include Brighton Sea Life Centre and the annual Paddle Round the Pier beach festival, attracting around 50,000 visitors each year with sandcastle competitions, swim races and the ‘paddle something unusual’ event. For evening entertainment, Brighton Dome and Theatre Royal are home to live music, theatre and comedy.
Brighton and Hove Albion FC play football at the American Express Community Stadium, while Brighton Racecourse hosts regular horse racing meets.
The University of Brighton is a multi-campus university with sites in Eastbourne, Hastings and Brighton.