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 STAY

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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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 when you visit Lewes!

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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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BEACH HUTS FOR SUMMER

If you are visiting Seaford beach this Summer, why not make a day of it and hire a beach hut. These pretty beach huts also come complete with tea making facilities and deck chairs. Prices start from just £25 a day. or £125 for the week.  For further information and to make a booking contact the Seaford Tourist Information Centre. What a treat! 

10 FRESH PICKS FOR VEGAN FRIENDLY FOOD & DRINK

If you’re running out of ideas for veganuary, here are some top tips for places that serve vegan friendly food & drink in our area. We’ll be extending this list throughout the year as we make new discoveries. If you have any delicious suggestions to add to the list tweet us on @enjoylewes #VeganLewes, Instagram StayLewes.

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THE NEW INDEPENDENT SHOPPING GUIDE

We’ve been busy at Stay Lewes Coast & Country producing a shopping including over 85 independent retailers. To find out where to pick up your FREE copy

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MINI BREAKS

If you’re visiting the Lewes area for a day at the races, the opera or simply for a spot of shopping, why not stay a little longer. We have some fantastic places to stay and some great places to eat and drink. Here are some top tips for mini breaks in the Lewes area. 

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LOVE SUPREME TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Tickets are now on sale for the Love Supreme Jazz Festival 2019! Held at Glynde Place, highlights include Lauryn Hill, Gladys Knight and Jamie Cullen. As well as fantastic music, you can enjoy spoken word, world food and there’s plenty of entertainment for the kids too. Pop into the Lewes or Seaford Tourist Information Centres and pick up tickets to avoid a booking fee. 

FARM SHOPS

There’s nothing better than visiting a farm shop to finish a day out in the countryside. To find out where our hidden gems are located VISIT

LEAP INTO SPRING 2019

Newborn lambs, cream teas and country houses, our district is waking up from its winter slumber. READ MORE

NT LIVE In SEAFORD

This Summer, Seaford Community Cinema will be showing a programme of live shows from the National Theatre in London. This month they will be showing All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson. Tickets are now on sale at the Seaford Tourist Information Centre. To see the full cinema programme VISIT 

STAY LEWES COAST & COUNTRY MINI GUIDE

Our 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. Garden Show at Firle Place

    April 19th - April 21st
  2. Art exhibition: Tom Benjamin

    April 20th - April 21st
  3. Lewes Farmers Market

    April 20th @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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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.