Lewes attractions

Lewes attractions

LewesFrom Lewes the rural and coastal county of Sussex can be accessed. The county is now divided into East and West Sussex and is bounded on the north by Surrey, east by Kent, south by the English Channel, and west by Hampshire. It is an area with a fertile coastal plain along which are scattered numerous resort towns including Hastings, Bexhill, Eastbourne, Seaford, Brighton, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor. The South Downs Way runs along the grassy ridge of the South Downs, giving splendid views over the countryside and the coast over the chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters.

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Attractions Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, Halland, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5AF. See our fascinating collection of over 1000 swans, geese and ducks from all over the world, along with a superb collection of gleaming Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage Cars and Motorcycles. Miniature trains run on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to October, and on East Sussex half terms, school holidays and every Sunday in winter (weather permitting). www.bentley.org.uk. About 5 miles north of Lewes.

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

Attractions Glynde Place, Glynde, East Sussex BN8 6SX. Tel: 01273 858 224. A magnificent Elizabethan manor house looking out from its position high on the rolling Sussex Downs over the weald. It was built in 1569 from flint and Normandy stone which was brought across the English Channel in barges. Includes a collection of Old Masters such as Canaletto, Guardi, Zuccarelli and Batoni. www.glyndeplace.com. About 2 miles east of Lewes.

Glynde Place

Attractions Brighton Racecourse, Freshfield Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 9XZ. Tel. 01273 603 580. Brighton Racecourse is a versatile leisure venue offering horse racing, a variety of public events and a wide range of venue hire opportunities. Located on the outskirts of Brighton's vibrant city. A free shuttle bus runs between the station and the racecourse for two hours before the first race. Alternatively we offer free parking at the course. www.brighton-racecourse.co.uk. Location: About 6 miles south of Lewes.

Brighton Racecourse

Attractions Plumpton Racecourse, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AL. Tel: 01273 890383. Plumpton Racecourse is one of the most successful smaller jump racecourses in the country, staging National Hunt meetings from September to May. The corporate hospitality boxes, Paddock bar and restaurant have wonderful panoramic views of the track. www.plumptonracecourse.co.uk. About 4 miles north of Lewes.

Plumpton Racecourse

Attractions Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1YE. Tel: 01273 486290. Lewes Castle is located centrally in Lewes off the High Street, a few minutes' walk from both the bus and railway stations. Location: In the centre of Lewes.

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum

Attractions The South Downs Way, over 100 miles long, passes through the beautiful countryside between Winchester and Eastbourne. The trail is very popular with walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. Passes through Eastbourne & Winchester. It passes close to (miles) Steyning (1/2 ), Midhurst (2), Newhaven (3), Lewes (4), Portsmouth (12), Alton (15), Brighton (7), Worthing (4).

The South Downs Way

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