Best of Brighton Free Tour

Duration: 1h and 30min
Registered on April 07, 2019

Welcome to the home of the only regular Brighton Free Tours with a born and bred Brightonian with 480 years of Brighton ancestry. Many tours charge in advance without you knowing if they are worth the price. At Real Brighton Tours you don't have to worry. At the end of your free-to-pay Brighton Walking Tour, you choose how much you think the tour is worth and you choose whether you want to pay for it. What's more, a portion of whatever you give will go to a local homeless charity. You'll be shown around the city with our Brighton-born and raised guide Nat on a tour that is a far cry from boring history classes and will appeal to locals and tourists alike. Book now to guarantee your place!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join a born and bred Brightonian with 480 of Brighton ancestry on a tour where a percentage of tips even goes to a local homeless charity.

Why was Brighton Palace built as an Indian mosque? How did two women get married in 1923? Why did tourists drink sea water and even mix it with milk? Wives for sale, a railway at sea, a useless king, and a chandelier war hospital, the Free Brighton Walking Tour has it all. Plus, you'll get to see the oldest electric railway in the universe, the world's first vertical cable car, and England's most instagrammable view outside of London.
 Highlights throughout the tour:

  • The Royal Pavilion
  • The dome theater
  • The rails
  • Old steine
  • Volk Railway
  • Brighton Palace Pier
  • The west pier
  • Brighton i360

The tour ends at the Brighton Seafront opposite Jury's Inn.

Useful and important information for the traveler:

- Your guide will be wearing a visor for your safety. 

- Check the availability calendar. Tours take place rain or shine.
 - It is advisable to arrive 10 minutes in advance as the tour will begin at the announced time.
 - Distance: Approximately 2 kilometers / 1.3 miles.
 Clothing: It is often colder on the boardwalk than inland, so wear appropriate clothing. It is also a good idea to check the weather forecast and bring rain gear if it is forecasting rain.
 - This tour is accessible for people in wheelchairs.
 - If you are more than ten people in your group, please contact me about private tours.

Charitable support:Part of the money from each tour goes to a local homeless charity.

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  • Meeting point:
    Meet outside Al Duomo restuarant, Bri...
    Meet outside Al Duomo restuarant, Brighton BN1 1EE, UK
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    I'll hold a Real Brighton Tours sign

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Yahía 07 Oct 2022

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Travelled alone - Oct 2022
Nat tiene una pasión muy notoria por Brighton! Y eso se transmite sin dudas! Detalles interesantes e información muy divertida! Es un gran guía! Te lo recomiendo !
Elizabeth 12 Sep 2022

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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Nate is very knowledgeable speaks clearly and walked at an easy pace. He always asked if there were any questions and I think the group was not interested as I was the only one who did. Then 4 people left the tour early and unless I missed something they did not pay the guru anything....how rude!!!! .this is his only means of income
Martha 20 Jun 2022

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2022
Nat is a great local guide and has the best stories to share! Thanks Nat!
alison 21 May 2022

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Travelled alone - May 2022
Nathan told the stories in a fun way. It was excellent, he is a born story teller. Brighton is a city, that is a joy too be in .
Rosario 11 May 2022

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Travelled alone - May 2022
Muchos datos curiosos sobre Brighton, además de su fascinante historia. Nat sabe español, así que, si bien el tour es en inglés, puedes preguntar cosas en tu idioma
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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