What's on inLewes


Welcome to Lewes

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Lewes - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Lewes to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Lewes

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Midland Adventure at The Garden Show @ Firle Place
Firle Place

The annual garden show has amazing plants garden goodies and a great day out for all at Firle Place Park & Gardens. The show continues to grow and expand. An eclectic range of exhibitors in the Park Marquees & Gardens have products…

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Tourist Attractions


Drusillas Park

Where getting nose to nose with nature is all part of the most memorable, fun‐finding‐out day you can imagine. Located amidst the stunning scenery of the Cuckmere Valley at Alfriston in East Sussex. With hundreds of fascinating and entertaining creatures you can be certain there will…

Bluebell Railway

Our exciting new museum is open on platform 2 and is well worth a visit. Explore the treasures and read all about our railway from its beginnings in 1882 through to the Bluebell Railway of the present day.The highlight of any visit to the Bluebell is a viewing…

Sea Life Centre Brighton

Welcome to Sea Life ‐ a network of marine life aquariums stretching across much of Europe. Each of our attractions offers a unique insight into the lives of a myriad creatures from shrimps to sharks. Discover the amazing stories behind the hard cases of the oceans; the…

Lewes Castle

From the high towers of Lewes Castle visitors can see both the town and the distant views of downs, river and forest. The best way to appreciate this view is to visit Barbican House Museum first and watch 'The Story of Lewes Town', a sound and light show…

Preston Manor

This delightful old Manor House evokes the atmosphere of an Edwardian gentry house both 'upstairs' and 'downstairs'.Dating from c.1600, rebuilt in 1738 and substantially added to in 1905, the house and its contents give a rare insight into life during the early years of the 20th century. Explore…

Royal Pavilion

This opulent seaside home was remodelled in Indian style by John Nash 1815‐1823for George, Prince Regent and later George IV. The Royal Pavilion grew over 35 years from a simple farmhouse to a spectacular palace. In 1787 Henry Holland extended the original farmhouse into a neo‐classical building…

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