Out & About
Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Lewes, East Sussex to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!
Lewes Although surrounded by chalk cliffs, the townscape of nearby Lewes is dominated by the remains of a Norman castle and is also home to the handsome townhouse of Anne of Cleves (fourth wife of King Henry Vlll). Lewes also claims host to numerous contemporary art galleries and historic and special interest sites including the once mighty Priory of St. Pancras - a casualty of the dissolution of the monasteries.
Glyndebourne Founded in 1934 by John Christie and his opera singer wife, Audrey Mildmay, Glyndebourne is a world-renowned opera house hosting a uniquely English opera festival May-August where open air opera, black tie costume and high tea picnics creates the most genteel of occasions. © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd
Pooh Bear Woods Nearby Ashdown Woods is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and its heathland is classified as rare habitat. Great for walks, abundant with deer (once hunted by Henry VIII) and home to Winnie the Pooh - you can even visit the original 'Pooh Sticks' bridge.
Homes and Gardens There are many beautiful National Trust houses and ornamental gardens close to Hummingbird House. Batemans is a beautiful Jacobean house with stunning gardens located in the picturesque village of Burwash. It was home to Rudyard Kipling for 34 years and much of his writing was done there. Charleston Farmhouse is the Sussex home to members of the 'Bloomsbury set' (artists, intellectuals and writers famous in the early part of the 20th century) and their innovative style and intriguing décor still remains throughout the house. Well worth a visit.
Camber Sands Just 30 miles away, lying East of the popular town of Rye, is the golden stretch beach known as Camber Sands. This gorgeous beach is the only sand dune system in East Sussex and will provide the setting for a good old fashioned day at the seaside.
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