Lewes

Properties and events in Lewes

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Anne of Cleves House Museum

Anne of Cleves House, 52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1JA
In person
Pre-booking not required

Enjoy an insight into Tudor and Elizabethan life at Anne of Cleves House in Lewes. This stunning timber-framed medieval house dates back to the 15th century.

Cable House 14

South Hill Barn Car Park, Seaford, East Sussex, BN254AR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Set in one of England's most famous views, this is a rare opportunity to see and learn about this 'haven of history'. It played its part in the development of worldwide communications and the defending England's shore in WWII

Coastguard Cottage

6 Coastguard Cottages, Cuckmere Haven, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4AR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and have a look inside one of the most famous cottages in England, meet a descendant of the last Coastguard, and see artwork inspired by this very special place.

Heritage Jewellery Workshop Tour

2 South Street, Ditchling, Hassocks, East Sussex, BN6 8UQ
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Take a tour of a heritage jewellery workshop with an interesting Arts and Crafts history. Now the site of Pruden and Smith's Jewellery workshop, this building was once home to a entirely different traditional craft. Take a tour to discover its story.

Lewes Castle & Museum

Barbican House, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1YE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Lewes Castle, a Norman Castle built after the Battle of Hastings by supporters of William the Conqueror. Climb the steps to the top of The Keep for stunning panoramic views across Sussex. As you ascend, explore the history of this 950-year-old

Newhaven Museum

Avis Road, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 0PR
In person
Pre-booking not required

An interesting collection of artefacts, photographs and documents connected with Newhaven's history and its maritime connections. The museum houses many exhibits and archives connected with Newhaven's railway history and ferry links with Dieppe.

The Crypt Gallery

23 Church Street, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 1HD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Art exhibitions and a Medieval undercroft- this incredible gallery is not to be missed!

Town Hall Open Day - Fun for all the Family

Town Hall, High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2QS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come along to the Town Hall to discover rooms not normally open to the public. View our collection of art work and Civic Regalia. Activities for children include colouring a crown and search for the hidden Iguanadon.