Welcome! There are so many wonderful places to visit in Sussex in the Lewes area.

We are surrounded by the South Downs National Park, close to miles of unspoilt coastline, full of history, culture and a spirit of independence. There are so many places to visit in Sussex, particularly here in Lewes, Seaford, Newhaven, Ditchling, Plumpton, Falmer, Glynde and Firle. So if you are a looking for a day trip or a summer break; we offer you the best of both worlds, every day and all year round. If you are a foodie, a family, an outdoors adventurer or a culture vulture, we know you’ll love our district as much as we do.

FOOD & DRINK

The Lewes area in Sussex is full of excellent places to eat and drink. From historic pubs and tearooms to fine dining restaurants and locally produced artisan fayre. You won’t go hungry!

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PLACES TO VISIT

The Lewes area in Sussex is full of a wide variety of places to visit. From historic castles and houses to beaches and attractions. There’s a place for everyone if you stay Lewes!

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5 TIPS FOR DAYS OUT IN THE LEWES AREA

Schools nearly out and it’s time to start organising those big summer days away. Days on the beach, summer fairs, country walks and adventures; town, coast and country, we have it all. We’ve planned FIVE TOP DAYS OUT – all you have to do is pack the picnic and enjoy summer 2018. READ ON http://www.staylewes.org/days-out-summer-fun-lewes2018/

ADVERTISE WITH US

Are you the owner of a restaurant, cafe or visitor attraction in Lewes or the surrounding area? We are now accepting listings for 2018, just £75 + VAT for a basic listing & £125 for a premium listing. We are also offering a FREE listing to any business who advertises in our printed guide (offer valid until 31 Jan 2018).
To Apply click HERE

PLACES TO STAY

Whether you enjoy a night under canvas, a cottage or a boutique hotel, we have some great places to stay in some stunning locations across the Lewes area.

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THINGS TO DO

Be it a swim in the sea or a walk on the downs, our district is full of fun activities for people of all ages. Arts & culture, child friendly attractions, cinema and much more. Don’t forget to check our latest suggestions for cycling with maps for you to download.

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COMING SOON ....

ARTWAVE 2018 - CELEBRATING 25 Years

18 August – 2 September – Artist & makers trails across Lewes, Newhaven, Seaford and the surrounding villages. Pick up a brochure at the Lewes and Seaford Tourist Information centres or view the brochure online at www.artwavefestival.org

COMING SOON

It’s back! The Eastbourne & Lewes Walking Festival 22 – 30 September. Rambles and hikes across coast, town and country. VISIT the site to explore the events calendar or download a copy of the brochure walkfest2018 final v2 Alternatively, you can pick up a copy at the Lewes, Seaford or Eastbourne tourist information centres.

HOT OFF THE PRESS

It’s arrived. Our new Mini Guide for Visitors is now available at our Tourist Information Offices in Lewes & Seaford. It can be downloaded and viewed online HERE

Full of top tips, maps, attractions, things to do and places to visit, this mini guide is full to the brim of ideas and information to help you make the most of your stay.
‘It’s a very useful booklet’ Nick at Housedean Farm

If you’d like to request a hard copy by post, simply email us at lewes.tic@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

What’s On

  1. Art Wave 2018

    August 18th - September 2nd
  2. Newhaven Festival event: Bird Bath

    August 18th - August 24th
  3. Newhaven Festival

    August 18th @ 8:00 am - September 2nd @ 5:00 pm

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