Destination guide

Travel to friendly Lewes

Take a holiday to Lewes and enjoy the area's history, culture and opera. Well known for its gardens, bars and spas, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Sheffield Park Garden and Drusilla's Zoo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Lewes

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Lewes a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Drusilla's Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Brighton Pier (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Eastbourne Pier (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Lewes Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • East Sussex National Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lewes

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lewes. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sheffield Park Garden (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Brighton Beach (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Beachy Head (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Southover Grange Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lewes Priory Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Spring Barn Farm Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lewes

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lewes Cooksbridge Station, Lewes Station and Lewes Glynde Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lewes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,109 holiday rentals around Lewes. From 435 Houses to 180 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Lewes is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Lewes?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lewes:

  • Kemptown: 295 holiday homes
  • Brighton City Centre: 407 holiday homes
  • Meads: 82 holiday homes
  • Ovingdean: 33 holiday homes
  • The Lanes: 254 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lewes?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Lewes. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Charleston Farmhouse: 1,264 holiday rentals
  • Glyndebourne Opera House: 1,271 holiday rentals
  • Spring Barn Farm Park: 1,206 holiday rentals
  • Lewes Castle: 1,244 holiday rentals
  • Malling Down Nature Reserve: 1,243 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lewes listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lewes?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 435 Houses in Lewes. Our other popular types of Lewes holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 180 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 432 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 180 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lewes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Lewes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.