Despite its size, Brighton has got an extraordinary number of gay bars and gay clubs and of course is home to a very dynamic local gay community. The city can rightfully compete with London at claiming the title of Britain’s gay capital. Brighton has been famous for many years a very liberal city and a bustling night life, where people come to party on weekends from London. It was already the secret favored gay destination in the UK from the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century, and has progressively become a gay haven since.
Being located just 90min by train from London, Brighton can be a destination by itself, or a day trip in your London holiday. The city is globally very gay friendly, but the heart of Brighton gay scene beats especially in Kemptown. This is where you will find most of Brightons best gay bars, clubs or gay saunas, all of them especially busy during the week-ends! The neighborhood is easy to spot with all the gay flags covering the streets! If you’re visiting Brighton in summer, the visit would not be complete without a gay at the beach. And what could be better than the nudist gay beach close to Brighton Marina. The best time to visit Brighton is without any doubt beginning of August, for Brighton’s gay pride, which is one of the biggest in the UK. You’ll be able to enjoy a long list of events, ranging from the unmissable Pride Parade, to amazing parties in Brighton’s gay village, but also a film festival and …. A dog show! The Pride Festival usually takes place in Preston Park, and will concentrate a good part of the activities during the pride. Explore the map to discover all gay places in Brighton, and don’t hesitate to add new ones or comment and rate the existing ones.