The land at the foot of the South Downs has been settled since the 7th century with the founding of the sleepy fishing village of Brighthelmstone. In 1753 this changed when Dr Richard Russell suggested that a swim in the sea would be good for Londoners' health, and that Brighton would be the ideal place for it.
Van de Brighton Reisgids
We had an ambitious plan for the first day, along the motorways from Brighton to the Dover area, catch Le Shuttle over to Calais and head down the coast to Caen. 350 miles or so, but we were up for it. And then..... The BBC said: "Heavy snow has fallen across large parts of England, disrupting travel ...
Posted in Coastin' Around by EdAndJames
Portsmouth has lots of maritime history, so lots for Jim to see. Accommodation at Florence House for two nights was quite lovely. Drove along to Brighton to see the famous Brighton Pier and Beach. Those poor British - this is their best example of a beach and it is all stones and quite rough. Lots ...
Posted in midnight sun and more by kazandjim