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23 High Street
East Sussex

Why move to Lewes?

Located on the Greenwich Meridian within East Sussex and nestled into the beautiful South Downs, Lewes is one of the prettiest places to live in the south-east. The River Ouse adds to the picturesque and charming character of our quaint country town. Plus, we're within easy commutable distance of London, making Lewes a Londoner's dream retreat.

Some things to love about living in Lewes

Bills for a leisurely breakfast or brunch.

Pelham House Bar for the beautiful views from the terrace, ideal on a summer's evening with a glass of Pimms in hand

The historical Lewes Castle and Anne of Cleves in Southover

The Grange with its stunning gardens & stream.

The Spice Merchants Indian restaurant when we are in need of something hot!

A little bit of history

Lewes Castle was built in the 11th Century by William the Conqueror's cousin, William de Warenne.

Need to know

Lewes launched its own currency in 2008, the Lewes Pound which has proved to be very popular with visitors and locals alike.


Southdown National Park, Cuckmere Valley and Spring Barn Farm all offer fun days out near Lewes and the seafronts of Brighton and Eastbourne are but a hop, skip and a jump away too. Grange Gardens is perfect for walking the dog. Kids will love feeding the ducks at Pells and the many playgrounds in the area. On rainy days, or for childrens' parties, you can't go wrong with indoor soft play area Monkey Bizness. And opera fans will love the famous Glyndebourne Opera house, just a 10 minute drive away.



By Road:

Brighton and Eastbourne are connected via the A27, whilst the A23 and M23 provide a quick route to London and Gatwick Airport.

By Train:

Lewes Train Station is on the line to Brighton and London. (London 65 minutes)

By Bus:

Buses to Brighton & Eastbourne run every 20 minutes.

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