Category Archives: East Sussex

52f – Hove to Shoreham

The seafront walk through Hove may have been dominated by a wide expanse of tedious tarmac, but at the western end of the town things became a little more exciting.  Just outside Hove Lagoon was a skateboard park.  We bought … Continue reading

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52e – Brighton to Hove

As we walked along the promenade at Brighton Beach we watched the world descend on Brighton; the hot weather pulled them in like fireflies to a lamp.  The bikers were in town today!  When it comes to Brighton Beach and … Continue reading

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52d – Brighton Part V

We dragged ourselves away from the pier entertainments to continue our way west.  As we walked back down the planks of the pier the seagulls glided overhead, hoping to swoop down and pick up stray scraps of food.  Occasionally, one … Continue reading

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52c – Brighton Part IV

We left the Brighton Wheel and headed off up the pier for the rides.  Brighton Pier started off life as the Palace Pier, built in 1823 to service passenger ships arriving from Dieppe.  Over the years it grew and grew … Continue reading

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52b – Brighton Part III

Sat at the foot of Brighton Pier is the Brighton Wheel, an attraction that was installed in October 2011 and which has planning permission to stay in place until 2016. As we walked up to it, we decided it looked … Continue reading

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52a – Brighton Part II

We arrived back at the Black Rock Car Park by Brighton Marina on a warm, lazy, morning.  Despite the early hour, the sun was already making promises, as was a Mr Whippy ice cream van.  I have come to realise … Continue reading

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51d – Brighton Part I

After the thrill of seeing a low-flying Spitfire, we continued our way along the marina arm.  Waves continued to crash up against the concrete and drench the walkway.  We were able to tell where the flash points were – they … Continue reading

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