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“lots of lovely little shops and cafes” 4 of 5 stars
Review of North Laine

North Laine
Between Church Street and Trafalgar Street, Brighton, England
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Ranked #2 of 60 Attractions in Brighton
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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“lots of lovely little shops and cafes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

weather was fab and I had a great time wandering about all the shops and cafes - busy with a laid back feel

Visited August 2013
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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“Incredible atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

There is nowhere like Brighton in the world, and the North Laine says it all. Quaint and quirky there's plenty to explore and so much delicious food to eat.

Visited September 2013
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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“You Have to go shopping in the lanes.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Only 5 minutes walk from Churchill Square,have a great walk round the lanes, tiny winding alley's and a great range of shop's, cafe's and restaurant's. Some quirky shop's you will not see in your home town, worth a visit.

You can go there three day's and still not be sure you have been down all the alleyway's.

Good selection of jeweller's.

Good afternoon tea in the Blackbird tea room's. Hmmm.

Visited September 2013
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Steyning, United Kingdom
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“An eclectic, individual and fascinating place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Over the years, I've visited 'The lanes' many times. In recent years, North Laine has become my favourite place to visit in Brighton. The varied, individual shops, the amazing people around and great food at very reasonable prices. If you like individuality and need to get away from the big brands, if you like interesting people of all ages, if you like noisy but friendly pubs and eating places, then visit here. A great place.
Incidently, this is where the Body Shop was 'born' many years ago. Anita Roddick got a loan from a garage mechanic friend in return for a share in the business (the banks wouldn't go near her) and set up shop here. That garage mechanic was eventually a multi millionaire!
Take a visit - you'll be fascinated.

Visited August 2013
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Wigan
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“Wow!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

What a great place for shopping! It is fantastic as it is all small independent shops with some really unique, quirky products. So much jewellery to choose from as well.
Also, the odd cheeky pub for a quick refreshment break!

Visited August 2013
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