Destination guide

Travel to friendly Lewes

Take a vacation 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-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Lewes a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation in Lewes. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)
Transport

Transportation to and around Lewes

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

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

Where to stay around Lewes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,157 holiday lettings near Lewes. From 428 Houses to 182 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lewes for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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 accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lewes:

  • Kemptown: 298 holiday homes
  • Brighton Marina Village: 70 holiday homes
  • Seafront: 415 holiday homes
  • Ovingdean: 33 holiday homes
  • Brighton City Centre: 418 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Spring Barn Farm Park: 1,271 holiday lettings
  • Lewes Castle: 1,294 holiday lettings
  • Lewes Priory Park: 1,298 holiday lettings
  • Lewes Station: 1,305 holiday lettings
  • Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum: 1,450 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lewes listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 428 Houses in Lewes. Our other popular types of Lewes holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 182 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 486 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 182 self catering accommodations

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 39 holiday homes with pool available in Lewes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.