Lewes is the market town of East Sussex, located about 8.5 miles North-East of Brighton. It’s famed for its medieval streets, independent retailers and historic features including Lewes Castle and the ruins of Lewes Priory set within Priory Park. Not only that, the River Ouse running through the town makes for a lovely scenic walk.

How to Get to Lewes

By Car – If you are coming by car you can park in Lewes itself in the various car parks or you can park near Offham and walk along the river to get to Lewes along the footpaths if you want a more scenic arrival!

By Train – Lewes runs on a direct train line from London with journey times of just over an hour, so makes it doable for a day or weekend trip from London.

Have a look at our favourite things to do and recommendations on where to eat in Lewes by viewing the links below.

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