What is the pollen count in Brighton today?
Check the Brighton pollen count for today by typing in your postcode. Use Your Pollen Pal to figure out where in the city
your hay fever symptoms might flare up.
Pollen forecast for Brighton
If you’re planning on being out and about in Brighton in the next few days, don’t let hay fever stop you from making the most of your plans. Whether you’re strolling to the sea front or heading for a hike in Devil’s Dyke, keep an eye on the pollen count in Brighton and Hove and figure out where’s best to hang out to avoid the sniffles.
Pollen hotspots in Brighton
As one of the most popular seaside destinations in Britain, thanks to its expansive beach, quirky shopping streets and plenty of surrounding natural beauty, Brighton is a beautiful place to spend a sunny springtime weekend. But, the pollen levels in Brighton can sometimes be high.
During springtime, it’s tree pollen that’s the most common in the air. Trees such as birch and cypress are especially likely to trigger hay fever symptoms and are among the most common
types of pollen. During the summer, the grass pollen count can also be high and cause even more pesky hay fever symptoms.
If the Brighton pollen count is a bit high one sunny day, it doesn’t mean you have to cancel your plans. There are still loads of lovely places to visit in the local area. Use Your Pollen Pal to check the pollen count before you visit some of these high pollen hotspots around Brighton and Hove:
- Devil’s Dyke – this natural beauty spot in the South Downs is a treat for hikers, ramblers, cyclists and picnickers alike. Here you’ll find a variety of walking paths and plenty of pretty woodland.
- Withdean Park – popular with dog walkers, this 38-acre park is one of the most beautiful in Brighton. It boasts a large collection of lilacs and a lily pond.
- Stanmer Park – one of Brighton’s most visited parks, Stanmer Park offers visitors vast woodlands and grassy paths for picnics, strolling, cycling or a game of football.
Hay fever friendly activities in Brighton
If you want to make the most of your time in Brighton without worrying about your hay fever, there are plenty of things to do that won’t trigger your allergies.
- A day on Brighton beach – this pebbled seafront is one of Britain’s most beloved beaches. Even with a high pollen count in Brighton, this beach is likely far enough away from grass and trees to keep your hay fever at bay. Plus, when the sun is shining, is there a better place to spend the day than sunbathing with a relaxing sea breeze? Hit the pier to try your luck on the amusement arcades.
- Royal Pavilion – this former Royal residence is now a museum and offers locals and tourists alike a fascinating dive into the city’s rich history. Shelter from the elements inside the grandeur of this stunning gallery.
- Brighton Museum & Art Gallery – gaze at collections from all over the world in this fantastic museum and gallery. Offering insights into some of the world’s most cutting-edge art and design, this is a fantastic place to spend a day of culture away from any outdoor allergens.
- The Lanes – quaint tearooms, independent jewellers and treasure trove antique shops fill these winding streets in the heart of the city. Wander the twisting alleyways to find all kinds of unique trinkets.
Kimberly-Clark are not affiliated with any of the places or activities recommended on this site.