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  1. With our towns and villages situated so close to the South Downs National Park, outdoor activities such as walking and cycling are incredibly popular in our district. Whether it be a gentle ramble along the river or mountain biking over the hills, venturing out into our great outdoors is a pleasure not to be missed. We are also part of the only UNESCO world Heritage Biosphere region in the South East of England.
  2. Art & Culture
    The Lewes area is rich in cultural heritage having once been the home of Virginia Woolf and a favourite countryside retreat for The Bloomsbury Set. It is also home to numerous traditional crafts people and contemporary artists whose work is regularly shown in Galleries.
  3. Meet the people of Lewes District who celebrate our spirit of independence
    Meet The People of Lewes District who celebrate our spirit of independence. This campaign centered around the diversity of the people who live and work in the District.
  4. Family Fun
    The Lewes district is a child friendly place with many visitor attractions sympathetically designed with the whole family in mind.
  5. What’s On
    From Glyndebourne festival to Lewes bonfire, we have a fantastic selection of events, fairs and concerts all year round.
  6. The Hovel at Housedean
    Whether you enjoy a night under canvas, a cottage or a boutique hotel, we have some great places to stay in some stunning locations across the Lewes district.
  7. Food & Drink
    The Lewes area in Sussex is full of excellent places to eat and drink. From historic pubs and tearooms to fine dining restaurants and locally produced artisan fayre.
  8. Follow circular routes of discovery from The Greenwich Meridian Trail to the Eric Slater trail

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Woodcut of Hamsey Church by Keith Petit

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Visit Seaford and enjoy a hot brew looking out across the shingles. Frankie’s Cafe is a friendly,…

Blackcap

Blackcap, in East Sussex, occupies 623 acres along the ridge of the South Downs, just west of the…

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