Self-care guide to a Brighton bank holiday weekend
We’ve all experienced the stress of the 9 to 5. This bank holiday promises a much needed Monday off. With an extra day set aside, why not put some extra time towards taking care of yourself? Check out our guide of the best ways to unwind and let that stress go here in Brighton.
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BTN Bike Share
Yes, the rumours of the Bike Share prices hiking up are true, but the fun still remains. Docking stations stretch out as far as Brighton Marina and Hove lawns, so why not pack a book and a picnic and take yourself on a mini coastal tour. This is a great way to get out healthily and sustainably, all whilst having the time to self-meditate. Fingers crossed the sun will have our backs.
If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, why not check out the Brighton & Hove cycling map. You can use the online map to customise your route and create a ride that will accommodate to your own abilities. Make your journey your own.
Yoga in the Lanes
Yoga in the Lanes is a family-run studio that has 10 years of happy visitors behind its name. The studio has truly established itself as Brighton’s go-to Hot Yoga studio. As both a physical and mental exercise, yoga promises to improve respiration, energy and vitality. This is also a great way to get out and meet new people. It’s open all day, every day. Yes, that does include bank holidays.
The Brighton Sculpture Trail
How many times have you walked passed our wonderful city’s public art without giving it a second thought? Take yourself on this trail across Brighton and discover 15 sculptures and statues. You might even bump into some extras along the way. It’s a fantastic way to get that step count up, clear the mind, and to be able to boast your cultural awareness. Download the trail map here and take it with you to discover more about monarchs, memorials, clock towers and more.
Is an emporium of infinite delights. A vintage shop never fails to take you back in time and let you forget the frequently overwhelming buzz of modern life. Snooper’s Paradise is always worth a re-visit, as its ever-changing stalls of quirky one off items always excite. Take yourself for a stroll in the North Laines, making sure to let yourself get lost in all things antique, retro, vintage and second hand.
Brighton Mod Bank Holiday Weekender
The Brighton Mod Weekender has been running for over a decade, and it’s coming back to Brighton this August Bank Holiday weekend. It’s famous for its scooter cruises and competitions, and celebrates the best of 60s music and fashion. Head to Volks on the seafront during the daytime to witness the arrival of the iconic scooters. Anyone seen Quadrophenia? Have a stroll and take in the sea breeze, you’re bound to see so much going on. Check out the full event line-up here.