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.


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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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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If you would like to film or carry out commercial stills photography on any council-owned land, towns, villages, parks or nature reserves in the Lewes District VISIT


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


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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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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For days out and attractions across the Sussex region VISIT


Don’t forget to visit some of our Top Events for 2018

The South Downs in the Lewes District are part of a UNESCO World Biosphere Region, the only one in the South East of England.

What’s On

  1. Pelham House Open Art Exhibition 2018

    January 24th - March 6th
  2. Seaford Little Theatre present A Slight Hangover

    February 16th @ 7:30 pm - February 24th @ 10:30 pm
  3. Fresh AiR 18 artists-in-residence at Martyrs Gallery

    February 20th - February 25th

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