Although Hove in East Sussex has joined with its neighbour Brighton to form a city, a visit there will prove to be a very different from exploring the lively resort next door.

Everywhere you look in this elegant town you will see fine architecture dating from the Victorian, Edwardian or Regency periods. The regency buildings in Brunswick Square, a grand Victorian villa which houses Hove Museum, and other buildings such as the 19th century brewery in Portslade, The Pembroke Estate and the Italianate St Andrews Church, are sights to behold.

The beach and esplanade, windsurfing area in Hove Lagoon, and King Alfred Leisure Centre will keep the active entertained, while the town centre will entice shoppers with its mix of interior design shops, trendy fashion boutiques, and plenty of places to eat, drink and stay! Hove is promoted as ‘unique’ and if you visit, it’ll be easy to see why.

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