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
PLACES TO STAY
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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.
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.
TOP PICK FOR JANUARY 2019
Kickstart the year with some world class literature and lively debate at the Lewes Speakers’Festival. This year they have a fantastic line up including the author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres. For this and other top events Visit
Charleston, the former home of Virginia Woolf is hosting the first museum display of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant’s Famous Women Dinner Service. since The plates were created by famous artists Bell and Grant when they lived at Charleston and each plate depicts one famous woman, featuring figures as various as the Queen of Sheba, Sappho, Nell Gwynn, Emily Brontë and Elizabeth I. To book tickets and see the full lists of events and exhibitions
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 email@example.com