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What’s near our historic pub?

Our cosy pub has a rich history, as does the landscape surrounding it. With the pub just a stone’s throw from the iconic South Downs, it has become an idyllic spot for ramblers and cyclists to find rest and refreshment after a day’s exploring.

If you’re planning on visiting our local pub for a meal or a drink, why not make a day of it and discover the surrounding area? From rolling hills and cycling paths to walking routes and historic monuments, there’s plenty to keep you, your family, and your four-legged friends entertained nearby. 

Things to do and see near Lewes

Our team have used their local knowledge and put together a list of some of their favourite things to see and do near Lewes.

Historic Lewes

With 11th century Lewes Castle, Anne of Cleves House, specialist shops, art & craft galleries and an abundance of antique shops, the local village has much to offer.

Glyndebourne Country House and Opera House

Just a short drive away you can find a traditional country house that also plays host to a selection of operatic events year-round.

Sussex & Brighton Universities

Fancy an educational day trip? The campuses offer tours and host a variety of events during the academic year, some of which are open to the public.

Brighton & Hove Albion’s Amex Stadium

Football fan? Why not catch the latest match at the Amex and then stop off at The Juggs for a refuel afterwards.

Drusillas Park

Explore a variety of rare and exotic wildlife at the world-famous Drusillas, the best zoo in the South-East and Sussex.

In August, you won’t even have to stray from the pub at all to find the area’s star attraction - we host a popular car show here that draws visitors from miles around.