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Lewes is the market town of East Sussex, located about 8.5 miles North-East of Brighton . It’s famed for its medieval streets, independent retailers and historic features including Lewes Castle and the ruins of Lewes Priory set within Priory Park.

There are plenty of things to do in the town of Lewes which makes it a great town to visit for a day out. We’ve compiled a list of things to do while visiting Lewes which include the Castle, Lewes Priory, Anne of Cleves House, Southover Gardens as well as cafes to visit for some refreshments!

Things to Do and Where to Eat

Have a look at our favourite things to do and personal recommendations on where to eat in Lewes by viewing the links below.

Some of our favourites are the Southover Grange Gardens and visiting the Sussex Guild, which is situated in the Southover Grange Gardens itself. We also recommend visiting Lewes Castle and Museum, as well as exploring the independent shops and wandering around the small, pretty lanes.

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Lewes Bonfire is held every year and is the most spectacular bonfire night display, being one of the UK’s largest and most famous celebrations. Needless to say, we don’t need to tell you when it’s on!

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By Car – If you are coming by car you can park in Lewes itself in the various car parks or you can park near Offham and walk along the river to get to Lewes along the footpaths if you want a more scenic arrival!

By Train – Lewes runs on a direct train line from London with journey times of just over an hour, so makes it doable for a day or weekend trip from London.

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15 Best Things to Do in Lewes (East Sussex, England)

The neat and well-to-do town of Lewes is embedded in a gap in the South Down in East Sussex.

Lewes’ Medieval streets are set off beautifully by the neighbouring green hillsides, and poking around the town you’ll come by independent galleries, artist studios and lots of shops you won’t find anywhere else.

For a town of its modest size, Lewes packs a cultural wallop.

The Bloomsbury Group laid down roots near Lewes at Charleston, home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant, while Virginia Woolf wrote several books at her summer retreat, Monk’s Cottage.

Add to that mix Glyndebourne, the world-famous opera hall, just moments away by car.

Let’s explore the best things to do in Lewes :

1. Charleston

Charleston

The artist couple Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant picked this large farmhouse in the village of Firle as their country home in 1916. Over the next 50 years the house would be a meeting place for the Bloomsbury group, a set of forward-thinking artists, writers and intellectuals made up of the likes of Virginia Woolf and T. S. Eliot.

Bell and Grant were two of the leading English painters in the first half of the 20th century and Charleston is prized for the decoration they applied to the walls, fittings and furniture.

The house and its bedrooms, kitchen, dining room and studio has been frozen in time, and is embellished by decorative art from the Bloomsbury Group’s own Omega Workshops.

There’s also a tremendous art collection with paintings by Delacroix, Picasso, Renoir, Derain and more.

The gallery at Charleston puts on short-term exhibitions by well-known contemporary artists, while the walled garden has been restored after becoming overgrown after WWII.

2. Lewes Castle

Lewes Castle

A Norman motte-and-bailey stronghold, Lewes Castle was built within three years of the Battle of Hastings (1066), and for most of the Medieval period was controlled by the Earls of Surrey, descendants of the nobleman William de Warenne who fought at the battle.

The castle was reinforced throughout that time but the precipitous mound is a Norman holdover.

Made from chalk blocks this is a challenge to climb even today.

But your efforts will be paid off by dreamy vistas of Lewes, the South Downs and the gleaming chalk cliff at Cliffe Hill.

At the foot of the mound is the barbican, which can also be scaled and is considered one of the best of its kind surviving in England.

3. Cliffe High Street

Cliffe High Street

You may not find a lovelier high street in England than this east-to-west artery through the centre of Lewes.

Cliffe High Street is on a bit of a slope, with a pedestrianised section at the top and a few narrow lanes and passages disappearing off to the sides.

On this upper stretch there are views of the South Downs to stop you in your tracks, as well as a farmers’ market on the first and third Saturdays of the month.

The street is flanked by period houses; some flat-fronted Georgian townhouses and more than few slate-clad buildings with gables and dormers.

On a sunny morning you could visit for a cup of coffee at one of the terraces to watch the sun climb over the downs to the east.

4. Glyndebourne

Glyndebourne

The landowner John Christie was a music aficionado, and after moving into the late-Medieval house at Glyndebourne began to host opera evenings in the inter-war years.

This eventually led to a theatre being built on the grounds, upgraded in 1992 to a modern performance venue that can seat 1,200. The Glyndebourne Festival took off in the wake of the Second World War and now has international fame.

There are six productions per season, and something special about each performance, other than its superlative quality, is the 80-minute interval.

This is purposely extended to allow you to take a picnic on Glyndebourne’s lawn.

If you have tickets to a show you’re invited to arrive early to tour the splendid garden and view the Stalls Gallery where there’s a new art exhibition each summer.

5. South Downs

South Downs

Lewes rests in a stunning gap in the South Downs, a range of chalk hills in southeast of England roughly from Winchester to Eastbourne.

This region became the UK’s newest national park in 2011 and is threaded by a National Trail.

The route passes close by Lewes and you could walk a section to the little village of Southease, downriver on the Ouse, and crossing the scenic Blackcap Hill on the way.

The 146-metre Mount Caburn, meanwhile, is only a mile out of Lewes and 2,500 years ago was crested by an Iron Age hillfort.

There’s a breathtaking view of Lewes from the top, while the hill’s grassland is treasured for its wildflowers, comprising the largest number of burnt-tip orchids in one place.

6. Lewes Priory

 Lewes Priory

In a park at the head of the Ouse Valley in the south of Lewes you can investigate the Grade I-listed ruins of Lewes’ Priory of St Pancras.

This was a Cluniac priory, the first Cluniac house in England, founded around 1081. Nearly everything you see is from that time and the century that followed.

It pays to remember that this site has been heavily quarried since the priory was shut down in 1537 in Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries.

The church was among the largest monastic churches in the country, and you can make out traces of its southwest tower and its wall arcading.

Other fragments include the precinct wall, two dorters (dormitories) and the hospitium (hospice).

7. Southover Grange

 Southover Grange

There’s a spellbinding Elizabethan house within seconds of Lewes Station.

Southover Grange was built in the 1570s using ashlar stone from the recently dissolved Lewes Priory.

A private home for centuries, Southover Grange was visited by the Prince Regent in the 1790s when he came for the Lewes Races.

The house is now home to Lewes’ Register Office and can be hired out for weddings.

Framed by this stunning building the formal gardens are free to enter and are a joy for their vibrant borders, fastidiously tended lawns, boxwood hedges, roses and mature trees.

The future Queen Elizabeth II planted a tree here in 1951, while the venerable mulberry is particularly beautiful.

The house is closed for regular visitors but there’s a tearoom serving tea and cakes with old-fashioned china.

8. Monk’s House

Monk's House

In the village of Rodmell, three miles south of Lewes is the 17th-century weatherboard cottage owned by Virginia Woolf and her husband Leonard as a country retreat.

They purchased Monk’s House in 1919 and while staying here entertained luminaries from the Bloomsbury Group like E. M. Forster, T. S. Eliot, Lytton Strachey and Roger Fry.

Monk’s House has been in the care of the National Trust since 1980, and a treat for any fans of Woolf’s work is the weatherboard writing lodge at the bottom of the garden where she wrote a series of works including Jacob’s Room, Mrs Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, Orlando and several more.

After she died, Leonard buried her ashes under an elm in the garden.

Virginia painted the interior walls herself in green, pomegranate, blue and yellow.

The very intimate collection of photographs documenting the comings and goings at the cottage, known as the Monk’s House Album was recently published online.

9. Barbican House Museum

Barbican House Museum

Included in the same ticket as the castle is a museum in the Barbican House at the entrance to the site.

The official name for this attraction is the Museum of Sussex Archaeology and there’s a spectrum of artefacts to view from the Stone Age to Medieval times.

Among the finds are flint tools, pieces of pottery, jewellery and weapons, while there’s a mini-cinema screening a well-made film about Lewes’ progress through the ages.

There are regular family workshops on archaeology during the school holidays, and downstairs is a well-stocked archaeology bookshop.

10. Anne of Cleves House

Anne of Cleves House

The Sussex Archaeological Society also owns and operates a museum at the timber-framed Wealden hall house once owned by Henry VIII’s fourth wife, Anne of Cleves.

The house was raised in the 1400s, and although it was part of her annulment settlement the Queen never actually lived here.

At any rate the building is a spectacular example of vernacular Medieval architecture and the museum inside is compelling.

The galleries deal with Sussex trades in times past, like the iron-making industry, represented by a hammer from the forge in Etchingham.

The house’s kitchen and bedroom are recreated in the Tudor style of Anne’s day, and the garden has species and planting schemes also common in the 16th-century.

11. Railway Land Nature Reserve

Off Cliffe High Street and behind Lewes Railway Station you’ll suddenly find yourself in a clear natural space.

This is the Railway Land Nature Reserve, looked after by a charitable trust and found on the site of a former railway marshalling yard.

Where there used to a tangle of railway sidings there are now four different types of water environment.

These are: Floodplain grassland sprinkled with wildflowers in summer, ponds abounding with fish and newts, reed beds inhabited by reed warblers in summer and wet woodland.

This last space is on the site of a lost Victorian estate, and still has some exotic species from its park like a swamp cypress and holm oak.

12. Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

A day out that should suit different members of the family, this museum combines classic cars with a wildfowl collection in opulent formal gardens.

The motor museum covers a century of road transport with some beguiling exhibits like a Chevrolet Corvette (C3), a BMW 315-1 Sports Roadster, a Frazer Nash Mille Miglia and a genuine Delorean.

The avian collection is made up of 1,000 birds from 130 species across the planet, including the stunning Spectacled Eider Duck, Wandering Whistling Duck and Indian Runner.

Little ones can climb aboard the miniature railway, and the South Downs Pantry prepares both full meals and teatime treats.

Added to all that is a craft barn, leased to local artists and crafts people, and selling a range of paintings, sculptures, wooden toys, accessories, homewares and wooden toys.

13. Needlemakers

Needlemakers

This historic factory once manufactured candles and then switched to hypodermic needles during the First World War.

Today the brick building in the town centre on West Street has been taken over by a set of one-of-a-kind shops and craft studios.

There’s a seamstress, hairdresser, a design shop, book and art shop, a quirky card and gift store, as well as a craft goldsmith and vintage furniture dealers.

On your shopping trip you can take a detour to the Back Yard Cafe, which has original brick floors and a beamed ceiling, serving quiches, tarts, soups and homemade cakes.

14. Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Raystede Centre For Animal Welfare

Founded as an animal charity in 1952 by M. Raymonde Hawkins, Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare is a sanctuary for hundreds of different species.

Nearly all the animals at the centre have been rescued or donated from homes and zoos.

You’ll meet tortoises, ponies, alpacas, horses, donkeys, goats, rabbits, parakeets and a wealth of other exotic birds.

The centre is in idyllic countryside on the shores of a series of ponds, and has an adventure playground for youngsters.

At the end of your visit there’s a shop for the charity, and a cafe with tasty vegan and vegetarian options.

15. Harvey’s Brewery

Harvey's Brewery

Established in 1790, Harvey’s Brewery makes traditional English cask ales that are sold across the South East of England.

You can take a tour here, at the oldest independent brewery in Sussex, for an experience deeper than you’d get at other breweries.

First of all, this takes place outside the working day, and goes into such depth that you can spend up to three hours chatting with master brewers and learning the intricacies of malting barley and brewing ale.

The business is now in the eighth generation of the same family, and also operates as a wine merchant, importing bottles from all over the world.

Call in at the brewery shop on Cliffe High Street for Harvey’s selection of ales and wines, as well as some rare spirits.

15 Best Things to Do in Lewes (East Sussex, England):

  • Lewes Castle
  • Cliffe High Street
  • Glyndebourne
  • South Downs
  • Lewes Priory
  • Southover Grange
  • Monk's House
  • Barbican House Museum
  • Anne of Cleves House
  • Railway Land Nature Reserve
  • Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum
  • Needlemakers
  • Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare
  • Harvey's Brewery

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At the heart of rural Sussex lies the beautiful county town of Lewes - a mixture of the unusual and intriguing and so typically Sussex.

Its medieval streets, old English churches and tiny twittens (a Sussex word for alleyway) allow visitors a glimpse into the true essence of bygone Lewes. Although surrounded by chalk cliffs, the townscape is dominated by the remains of a Norman castle and is also home to the handsome townhouse of Anne of Cleves (fourth wife of King Henry Vlll). Lewes also claims host to numerous contemporary art galleries and historic & special interest sites including the once mighty Priory of St. Pancras - a casualty of the dissolution of the monasteries.

Lewes is a market town of small, specialist, independent retailers and on certain days, the subtle aromas wafting from Harvey’s Brewery will attract any visitor to Cliffe High Street. Bookshops, boutiques and antique centres sit alongside individual craft workshops, and the restaurants, cafes, and pubs offer delicious choices all year round with real emphasis on local produce.

Things to do near Lewes

A short drive from Lewes reveals an abundance of tourist attractions making the town of Lewes an attractive base for a short break.

  • Lewes Castle, nearly 1,000 years old, this castle offers fantastic views of the medieval streets below.
  • Plumpton Racecourse is one of the smallest in the country and therefore offers great views across the whole course in its 16 racedays between September and May.
  • Continuing the views theme, Ditchling Beacon is the highest point in East Sussex and the perfect landmark to take in the South Downs area of Lewes.
  • Take a family day out at Drusillas Park , widely known as the best small zoo in Europe, less than 10 miles from Lewes.
  • Take a trip into Eastbourne just 15 miles from Lewes to enjoy time by the sea.
  • Established as a charity over 50 years ago with over 100 members, The Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery are a group of local professional designers and makers of fine, contemporary and traditional craftwork - the shop can be found on the high street.

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Lewes is an ancient market town of steep narrow streets, lined with fine buildings of all periods from half-timbered Tudor, to traditional Sussex brick and flint dwellings. An important place since Saxon times, it was the capital of all Sussex until the county was divided into East and West Sussex in 1974. It is now just the county town of East Sussex.

Lewes High Street

Lewes retains much of its original character. The steep streets of the old town are linked by narrow passageways called 'twittens'. The High Street has many fine Georgian houses and some much older, faced with mathematical tiles giving the impression of brick frontages. One of the most interesting building on the High Street is the 15th-c Old Bull Inn. Currently a restaurant, it was once the lodgings of the pro-revolutionary author Thomas Paine.

Lewes Barbican

Lewes Barbican Gate © TAB

The shopping centre has a good selection of antique shops and bookshops, plus a number of arts and crafts workshops, and many small independent retailers. There is a surprising number of eateries, catering for all tastes, with restaurants, cafes and pubs offering delicious local produce.

The ruins of a Norman castle, which dominates the town to the west, is reached through an a massive outer gatehouse or barbican. The castle and grounds are open to the public and well worth a visit. Opposite the castle is Barbican House, a handsome 16th-c timber-framed building, which is now an archaeological museum displaying a wide range exhibits and local artifacts from prehistoric times to the 19th-c.

The Battle of Lewes (14 May 1264), was fought on the Downs just east the town, where Simon de Montfort and his barons defeated Henry III. The king's ensuing terms of peace are now considered to be the beginnings of English parliamentary government.

Lewes is the scene of spectacular festivities on November 5th, when bonfires roar and an effigy of the pope is burned, in commemoration of several Sussex Protestants burnt as heretics by Queen Mary I in 1555.

Places of Interest to Visit in Lewes

Anne of cleves house.

A large 16th-c Tudor property given to Anne of Cleves by Henry VIII, following their divorce in 1540. Now a local history museum, it has displays covering local arts and crafts and farming.

Opening times: Feb to Nov, daily from 10am - Admission Charge Location: 52 Southover High St, Lewes BN7 1JA Tel: 01273 474610 Website: sussexpast.co.uk

Barbican Museum

Barbican House Museum

The fine Elizabethan house opposite the castle, which is host to a museum covering archaeology, prehistoric, Roman, Saxon and medieval periods. A collection of local paintings and prints are also on display.

Opening times: daily (exc. Jan) - Admission Charge Location: Bull House, 92 High St, Lewes BN7 1XH Tel: 01273 486290 Website: sussexpast.co.uk

Lewes Castle

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The ruined Norman castle, built on two artificial mounds near the centre of Lewes, has commanding views across the town and surrounding countryside. Originally built as a wooden palisade by William de Warenne in 1069, it was rebuilt in stone towards the end of the 11th-c. The remains of the keep date from the 13th/15th century, with much restoration and additions in the 19th-c.

Lewes Priory

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To the south of the town at Southover stand the crumbling remains of a medieval priory, founded by William de Warenne (brother-in-law to William the Conqueror). The nearby 16th-c Southover Grange, set in delightful public gardens, was the boyhood home of the diarist John Evelyn (1620-1706)

Opening times: Any reasonable time - Free Entry

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Tourist information centres

 Our centres provide a comprehensive range of information and advice including

  • fully trained information assistants with expansive local knowledge
  • accommodation booking service or advice
  • ticket booking service for National Express (Eastbourne and Seaford)
  • tickets and vouchers for  Eastbourne Theatres , Seaford Cinema and other local events
  • maps, timetables and other free literature of the towns and surrounding areas
  • discounted travel tickets for Southern Rail and Brighton and Hove buses
  • gift shops selling a range of local area postcards, books and many other souvenirs

Lewes tourist information centre

187 High Street Lewes East Sussex BN7 2DE Tel: 01273 483448

Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday: 9:30am to 4:30pm Saturday: 10am to 2pm Sundays: closed Bank Holidays: may differ 

Seaford tourist information centre

37 Church Street Seaford East Sussex BN25 1HG Tel: 01323 897426

Monday to Friday: 9am to 4pm  Weekends and Bank Holidays: closed

Eastbourne tourist information centre

Eastbourne Visitor Centre Welcome Building Compton Street  Eastbourne East Sussex BN21 4BP  Tel: 01323 415415

The new Visitor Centre at the Welcome Building is now open seven days a week offering ticket sales for theatres, the bandstand, events, bus tickets, National Express and souvenirs.

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday: 9am to 5pm Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Lewes Tourist Information Cente

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    Lewes Tourist Information Centre. Type: Information Centre. 187 High Street, LEWES, East Sussex, BN7 2DE. Email. Tel: 01273 483448. Book Tickets Online. About. Lewes TIC is conveniently situated in the centre of Lewes, just a 5 minute walk from the train station and car parks. Our friendly team are on hand with their expert knowledge and ...

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    The autumn Tour runs through October before taking the productions to venues across the UK. 2. Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum. Climb to the top of Lewes Castle - a Norman Castle built after the Battle of Hastings by supporters of William the Conqueror - for stunning panoramic views across Sussex.

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    The Lewes Historical Society gladly welcomes thousands of visitors to its properties, museums, exhibitions, programs, and events each year. We feel privileged to be the custodian of important historical treasures and want to make the history of the First Town in the First State available to all who would like to learn and share our passion. You ...

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    Things to Do and Where to Eat. Have a look at our favourite things to do and personal recommendations on where to eat in Lewes by viewing the links below. Some of our favourites are the Southover Grange Gardens and visiting the Sussex Guild, which is situated in the Southover Grange Gardens itself. We also recommend visiting Lewes Castle and ...

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    5. South Downs. Source: Lilly Trott / shutterstock. South Downs. Lewes rests in a stunning gap in the South Downs, a range of chalk hills in southeast of England roughly from Winchester to Eastbourne. This region became the UK's newest national park in 2011 and is threaded by a National Trail.

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    A large 16th-c Tudor property given to Anne of Cleves by Henry VIII, following their divorce in 1540. Now a local history museum, it has displays covering local arts and crafts and farming. Opening times: Feb to Nov, daily from 10am - Admission Charge. Location: 52 Southover High St, Lewes BN7 1JA. Tel: 01273 474610.

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    Lewes tourist information centre Find us: 187 High Street Lewes East Sussex BN7 2DE Tel: 01273 483448. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:30am to 4:30pm Saturday: 10am to 2pm Sundays: closed Bank Holidays: may differ . Seaford tourist information centre Find us: 37 Church Street Seaford East Sussex

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    Lewes is the county town of East Sussex with a population of under 20,000. It's a perfect destination for a day out or as a base from which to explore the Lewes district. Lewes is a small town with a big heart. Most historians agree that Lewes' name derives from the Old English 'hlaews' ('hills' or 'mounds') as Lewes is built ...

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    With an expert knowledge of the are a and hundreds of informative brochures and leaflets at their fingertips, the team are only too happy to answer your questions. Should you have any specific queries please contact our visitor service officers and they'll be happy to help. Email: [email protected]. Call: 01323 415415.

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    Take a look below at our suggested itineraries for 24 hours, 48 hours, or a week in Lewes District and take some inspiration from us. Alternatively, have a browse at some of our highlighted attractions, or attractions by area and create your own unique visit. We're sure you'll find lots of wonderful things to see and do.

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    The Grain Store Lewes. Spacious and light-filled luxury holiday accommodation sleeping 6 guests, and a unique space for business events for up to 10 delegates. Located on the South Downs Way with wonderful countryside views just 10 minutes by car from Lewes town centre.