Stay near Brighton - Just 15 minutes on the train!
You can see Lewes lying like a box of toys
under a great amphitheatre of chalk hills ... on
the whole it is set down better than any town
I have seen in England
William Morris (1834 - 1896)
Located just 15 minutes by train (and a 30 minute drive) away from the city of Brighton, Lewes in Sussex is a great destination for your next getaway. Boasting a fruitful history, as well as a wide variety of things to see and do, booking accommodation in Lewes will make your holiday in Sussex truly unforgettable.
Perfectly situated in the South Downs National Park, Lewes is surrounded by stunning countryside which is fantastic to explore. Running through the centre of the town is a pretty high street with a wonderful selection of cafes, restaurants, pubs, shops and quirky places to visit. In the summer you can visit the outdoor swimming pool, and on rainy days a fun day out for the kids is Lewes leisure centre - complete with flumes.
Lewes, East Sussex’s county town, is full of history giving you a glimpse into a bygone era. A visit to Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum will interest history enthusiasts, and being the highest point in the whole town, the panoramic views of the area are beautiful. You could also stop by Anne of Cleves House, a charming medieval property which once belonged to the fourth wife of Henry VIII.
Bonfire night in Lewes, England’s largest celebration of Guy Fawkes Night, is a must see with its large procession, bonfires, and fireworks! You won’t see a celebration like this anywhere else in the World, making November a great time to book your Lewes accommodation. Not only is there a wide variety of places to visit and things to see, you can also choose to pay in local shops with the Lewes Pound. It’s a kind of voucher form of payment that can be used alongside normal pounds and when using it you know you will be supporting local business within the area.
Book your cottage holiday in Lewes today and discover the art, culture and history that makes the town so unique. For those who are interested in all of this along with modern accommodation, Lewes makes the perfect destination. With brilliant connections to both London and Brighton, it is also a very easy location to get to.
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