Located slightly South East of London you will discover the district of Lewes , East Sussex. Within 7 miles of both Newhaven and Brighton, Lewes has easy access to popular towns and cities nearby. With a number of A roads located in close proximity, including the A27 (for Southampton and Eastbourne) and the A26 (taking traffic from Maidstone to Newhaven,) access to the town is not limited. Or if you prefer to travel by train than Lewes train station is a great hub for fast commute to London,Brighton,Eastbourne and Hastings.
If you like a bit history then check out the house of Anne Cleves. From taking a visit to this architecturally magnificent building, discover how the Tudors and Elizabethans went about their daily lives and relaxed at home. The house medieval house unravels an interesting story about one of England’s most famous and notorious kings, Henry VIII. The house itself keeps within theme of its time period with its authentic kitchen and gardens. And if you feel hungry or want a drink then take a visit to the café and tea rooms. Entrance is reasonably cheap so you will not break the bank.
If that is not enough to feed your thoughts then why not explore the remains of Lewes castle and visit the museum too. If you want to check out stunning views of the Sussex countryside and catch sight of panoramic splendour, then climb this mighty 1000 year old Norman Castle built by William De Warenne. The adjoining Barbican house is a brilliant museum which tells stories of the castle and the history surrounding the town from prehistoric to medieval times. It also boasts Sussex Archery and even a mini Cinema.
Lewes like many places has a number of great shops, cafés and restaurants to entertain your visit but the wonderful thing is the fact that the town is close to wonderful countryside and the beautiful coast where you will find Brighton, Newhaven and Seaford close by. The positioning for Lewes is perfect as there is so many places for walking, cycling and sight seeing within the town and nearby, there is always adventure around the corner. One great example is that you have South Downs National Park on your doorstep so if you enjoy peaceful nature, uncompromising views than this a place worth visiting.
There are plenty of pubs to enjoy a goo drink in and socialize with friends. A great example is The Dorset which is home to the famous Cliffe Bonfire Society. The pub its self is a traditional pub which is family friendly, as well warming to walkers and cyclists. It has a great rotating menu serving up delicious food and also has a great drinks menu, particularly specializing in Harvey's real ales. If you are looking for a bed for the night the pub also has 6 welcoming rooms with en suits to attend to your needs. Top everything of with a great garden and for guests access to a golf complex nearby!