Pells Pool is one of Lewes’ best kept secrets and it’s the oldest documented freshwater outdoor public swimming pools in the country. The Pells Pool is a spring-fed pool – 46 metres long by 23 metres wide. This is a fantastic spot to spend the whole day as there are facilities here for the whole family to enjoy.

This park is great place for kids of all ages. It boasts a large play facility for toddlers and an adventure playground for the older kids complete with a carved dragon, giant acorn tower and flying foxes. All of the play equipment is made with natural materials and blends in beautifully with the South Downs National Park that surround it. You will also find an ecologically sound cafe serving fresh coffee, lunch and snacks.

Raystede is free to visit almost every day of the year. With its sizeable lakes and 43 acre site Raystede, offers a safe haven for visiting waterfowl as well as for chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese. They also offer a lifelong home for goats, horses, ponies and donkeys which are no longer wanted.


Spring Barn Farm is a working sheep farm situated on the outskirts of Lewes town, but there’s much more to it than that. It is also a visitor attraction with a farm shop, restaurant and campsite. Not only do the children get an opportunity to feed the pigs, pet small animals, and ride in a tractor trailer, they also have giant jumping pillow trampolines and an indoor play area for the colder months.