Brighton is renowned for being one of Australia’s most beautiful suburbs and is considered a jewel in Melbourne’s crown. Famous for its beautiful homes, coastal cityscape, bustling café and shopping precincts on Church and Bay Streets, Brighton is both aspirational and inspirational. 

Several of Melbourne’s finest schools are situated amongst Brighton’s leafy, tree lined streets, including Brighton Grammar and Brighton Secondary College. Brighton is unquestionably attractive to the many families who reside there. Pristine Brighton beach is immediately recognisable due to its distinctive, colourful row of beach boxes.  These can be found near the beautiful residential area known as “The Golden Mile” – where a small collection of exclusive properties sit right on the beach.

Brighton boasts two cinemas, a yacht club, a golf course, three railway stations and an array of gorgeous fine dining and casual dining establishments, many of which are warmly regarded by locals, but also by the many Melburnians who visit Brighton in the Spring and Summer months. Brighton has a nightlife heritage and still boasts a range of great venues like the Hotel Brighton and Half Moon. The local library is in Wilson Street near the Brighton Town Hall and Brighton Historical Society. 

With a mix of architecturally designed mansions and beautiful residential family homes, Brighton is truly one of Melbourne’s best suburbs.

Brighton is approximately 11 km from the Melbourne CBD and it’s part of the City of Bayside. The postcode for Brighton is 3186.

Rockwood Favourites in Brighton

The Brighton Baths, The Pantry, White Rabbit Restaurant, Walking on the beach, Church Street strip, Bay Street strip.