The Southeast Sights

Lewes Castle

  • 169 High St. Map It
  • Lewes
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

High above the valley of the River Ouse stand the majestic ruins of Lewes Castle, begun in 1100 by one of the country's Norman conquerors and completed 300 years later. The castle's barbican holds a small museum with archaeology collections, a changing temporary exhibition gallery, and a bookshop. There are panoramic views of the town and countryside.

Sight Information


169 High St., Lewes, BN7 1YE, England

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Sight Details:

  • £7.50; combined ticket with Anne of Cleves House £11.50
  • Mar.–Oct., Mon.–Sat. 10–5:30, Sun. 11–5:30; Nov., Dec., and Feb., Mon.–Sat. 10–4:30, Sun. 11–4:30; Jan., Tues–Sat. 10:30–4:30, Sun. 11–4:30

Published 08/18/2015


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