If the capital seems a bit too busy to you there's the wonderful seaside town of Brighton just an hour south. The broad beach is backed by retro amusement arcades and regency-era constructions. But it's not just about the scenery, as stunning as it is. Brighton's nightlife and arts scene are vibrant and bubbling over with talent. Concorde 2 providing a valuable proving ground for the UK live music scene and arts focused cafes and bars like Patterns & The Hope and Ruin offering you an endless array of peerless cultural experiences.