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Royal Pavilion

Eccentric, Extravagant, Extraordinary...

Universally acclaimed as one of the most exotically beautiful buildings in the British Isles, the Royal Pavilion is the magnificent former seaside residence of King George lV.

Decorated in Chinese taste with an Indian exterior, this Regency palace is quite breathtaking.

Restored Regency gardens, tearooms, guided tours and giftshop.

Free audio tour included in admission price.  Audio tours are available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, easy English and visually descriptive English for the visually impaired.  Also available are a 30 minute short tour in English and a children's tour.

The Royal Pavilion is licensed for weddings, and hosts functions and other special events.

Open daily except 24 December (closed from 2.30pm),  25 and 26 December.April - September 9.30am-5.45pm (last admission 5pm)October - March 10am-5.15pm (last admission 4.30pm)

Closed 25 and 26 December

Admission fee payable.

Contact details

The Royal Pavilion, Brighton, BN1 1EETel 03000 290900

Street map: The Royal Pavilion