It comes as no surprise that numerous celebrities have been sighted in the affluent neighbourhood of Brighton, a stunning suburb located just 11 kilometres southeast of Melbourne’s CBD. If you’re thinking of moving to Brighton, or just heading there for a holiday destination or a day trip, there’s a lot more to do besides celebrity spotting.
Visit the Brighton Bathing Boxes
When you search for Brighton, you’ll likely spot vibrant bathing boxes dominating the pictures. At Dendy Street Beach, you’ll find 82 of these colourful bathing boxes. They all share a consistent size and design, making them unique structures near Melbourne’s CBD. A visit is recommended if you want to capture that picture-perfect shot.
Meander down Church Street
Church Street is the place to be, a hub of activity where you can enjoy more than 80 specialty shops, cafes, restaurants, and cinemas. It’s also where you can find Middle Brighton Train Station which will take you right to Melbourne’s CBD. Enjoy the inviting atmosphere of Church Street, whether you’re exploring its unique shops or hopping on a train for a quick city adventure.
Enjoy the history through the Bayside Coastal Arts Trail
Get some exercise and fresh air while taking a deep dive into the history of the air as you walk along the 17km trail through Brighton and Beaumaris. Here you’ll find artworks made by former Australian artists who have painted the Bayside coast. It’s a wonderful cultural walk with a view. Lace up your shoes and immerse yourself in this delightful blend of nature, history, and creativity.
Watch a movie at Palace Dendy Brighton
If you’re going to watch a movie, you might as well do it in style. This beautiful and luxurious cinema has been around since the 1940s and is still just as popular. A classy way to enjoy a movie, with a fully licensed café and bar to truly make a day or night of it. With its timeless charm, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a classy movie experience.
Take a stroll through Dendy Park
Dendy Park, a vast parkland reserve, offers an ideal setting for outdoor activities. Designed with kids in mind, the park features two playgrounds and a tennis court, providing ample space for recreational fun. It’s the perfect spot to unwind with a leisurely picnic or barbecue, making it an excellent destination for a relaxing day outdoors.
Visit the Billilla Mansion
Billilla Mansion, a prominent entry on the National Trust Register, stands as a local landmark with a history spanning over a century. This property is a must-visit for those intrigued by the area’s rich past. Constructed in 1878 by successful miner Robert Wright in the Edwardian style, the mansion underwent a transformation in 1888 when new owners redesigned it in the Art Nouveau fashion. Today, this impressive piece of history is open to the public for exploration at any time, offering a glimpse into the architectural evolution and heritage of the region.
As you can see, there’s plenty to do in Brighton!
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