A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton – beach views and carousels

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Here’s some photos from my trip to Brighton on the south coast earlier in the week. The weather was superb with bright sunny spring skies and barely any wind.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

It may have been a Tuesday, but the beach bars were fairly busy, even if the deckchair attendant wasn’t exactly doing a roaring trade.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Heading to the sea.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Palace Pier.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Beach carousel.

 

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Checking out the postcards.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Looking out to sea.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Detail from merry-go-round horse.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Ride at the end of Palace Pier.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Zooming in to the top!

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Portraits booth on Palace Pier.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

“Passacaglia” sculpture by Charles Hadcock, inspired by the limestone terraces at Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

The fabulous Regency extravagance of the Royal Pavilion, created in 1822 by John Nash.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Backstreets of Brighton.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Curious graffiti.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

Old school sign for Two Way Books.

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

A sunny day by the seaside at Brighton, East Sussex, April 2012

The stunning double-spanned curved glass and iron roof of the 1840 Brighton railway station. The roof replaced the original canopies in 1882.

More Brighton photos and panoramas here.