Monday, 10 October 2016

24 Hours in Brighton

This weekend we drove all the way from Cornwall to spend 24 hours in Brighton. That might sound crazy but the crazy thing is that in my whole 26 years I've never been there, so that had to change! 

Mike actually had to be in Brighton for wok, so after a 6am start (ouch) we made it there for about midday. So Mike pulled up to the seafront so I could swiftly  exit the car and he could be on his way. I instantly took the obligatory Brighton Pier snaps and then headed straight towards the shops, shocker! 

I spent the afternoon inbetween Churchill Square and getting lost in the lanes, which I could have spent much longer looking around. I probably didn't see half of them! I also spent a pretty large chunck of my afternoon in Homesense as we just don't have one in Cornwall (or Devon?!), so I bought all the lanterns I could carry which I then had to lug all the way back to the seafront where Mike was picking me up! 

For dinner that evening we went to check out the Marina, which is so lovely at night. We couldn't choose from all the restaurants so settled for a Whetherspoons dinner to keep the costs down, which was actually perfect. We had a harbour view and good food which was all we wanted. 

The next day Mike didn't have to work which meant I had an exploring partner until we had to head back home! We went on the hunt for breakfast, my first choices of Bills and The Breakfast Club were too busy and our bellies weren't prepared to wait. We came across this amazing smelling place called Wafflemeister, and any thing with 'waffle' in the title is okay by me. This place was amazing, I had a sweet waffle with bananas and cream and Mike went for a savoury option, definitely recommend this place for a different breakfast, or desert! 

We then had to walk those waffles off so went for a stroll down the pier. It was such a beautiful day, we walked to the end and back taking in the sea air and the smell of doughnuts. Before we knew it it was time to get the car and head back because Cornwall was a good 5 hours away! Brighton, I'll definitely be back. 

I'm wearing:
Coat- last years Topshop
Top- H&M
Skirt- ASOS


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