Days Out: Brighton Toy and Model Museum

Last week, T and I were treated to an outing to the Brighton Toy and Model Museum under Brighton Station. Our friend had won tickets and apparently didn’t take long to think of someone  to invite who would also go banzai for model trains.

I haven’t been to the museum in YEARS and it was a first for T, so we were genuinely very excited to visit. I’ve always had a fascination in vintage toys, and as we know, T loves model steam trains. So this was the perfect outing for us and will no doubt be a repeat visit for when Sharon’s dad comes to visit.

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Ten Things To Do in Brighton, Even in the Winter. 

Brighton is and always will be one of the go to places for tourists. With it’s sandy pebble beaches and crystal clear murky waters, you’ll have a tough time thinking of anywhere better to spend your summer. But as the rain rolls in with the increasing waves, Brighton gets given back to the residents in the winter and often becomes a ghost town when it comes to tourists. The students go home and Brighton is forgotten about for another season.

But unlike other seaside locations, Brighton is actually still business is usual. With shops remaining open and the pier still in full swing. If you’re lucky, you may even still get robbed of your doughnut by a seagull the size of an ostrich.

So if you’re stuck on what to do one blustery day, remember that your favourite seaside city still has plenty of things to do with the family in the winter. Here are a few of our favourites:

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