Lewes Castle

Lewes castle is in the center of Lewes. Driving and parking is tight in Lewes, but the castle is walking distance from the railway station. The castle is open most of the year, but please check the official web site for opening times.

  • Ruined - Yes
  • Moat - No
  • Dungeons - Not open to public
  • Battlements - Yes, some open to public
  • Interior - Rooms in keep and barbican accessible. Museum also
  • Parking - Park in town of Lewes
  • Refreshments - many cafes, tearooms, pubs in Lewes
  • Bathrooms - Yes
  • Public Access - Open year round, see web site for days and times
  • Location - Lewes is on the A27, about 7 miles Northeast of Brighton. The castle is just off High Street in Lewes
  • Official web site http://www.sussexpast.co.uk/property/site.php?site_id=12
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