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Always an interesting place

Well worth a stroll over the bridge and around the area. Several individual , shops , bars , book... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Pedestrian street with limited vehicle access, l

From the Ouse River Bridge to the bottom of the street, lots of veriety for rveryone of al ages... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
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Cliffe High Street, Lewes, England
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All reviews charity shops antique shops harveys brewery book shop alongside the river beautiful village take your time couple of hours bridge buskers browsing liffey pubs superdrug stroll rummage selling
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went along here. Shops not too exciting but a nice walk alongside the river Ouse at the end with good views of the Harvey,s Brewery.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Well worth a stroll over the bridge and around the area. Several individual , shops , bars , book shops and of course the magnificent Harveys Brewery and shop. Always bustling and almost always with the odd busker. Guaranteed you will meet the odd eccentrically...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

From the Ouse River Bridge to the bottom of the street, lots of veriety for rveryone of al ages, good eating places, fashion shops, ironmongers, antique shops, it is all there with easy walking.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MacL13
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Stayed in this beautiful village while house sitting. This part of town seems to always be bustling with activity. From farmers' markets to street musicians, incredible pubs, antique shops and bookstores galore. Never was bored walking this delightful street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sheilap234
Reviewed 23 October 2018

After an afternoon of walking a big circle from the train station to the gardens, up Keene Street, and downhill along High Street, we spent a couple of hours wandering around here. here are benches on the bridge, and lots of people to watch. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

After fighting our way through the large quantity of morris dancers ( the town seemed to be full of them) we progressed along the Cliffe High street. Very picturesque,the whole street had a variety of quirky shops ranging from little book shops to the brewery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

This was our second visit to Lewes ( not by choice ) as it was part of our day trip with National holidays. As before there's very little to see and an hour there was 55mins too long. The ENTIRE coach complained and was bitterly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TCmusicman
Reviewed 24 September 2018

An ever changing view, shops come and go but there's spmething for everyone here. From cafe's to antique shops, charity shops to china shops. Bi monthly Farmers markets, bi week fruit n veg market. Buskers on the bridge, what's not to love.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jay K
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The high street had lots of shops all selling various things & even on a warm, busy Saturday morning there was a lovely atmosphere & lots to see. We had a really enjoyable time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 943kathw
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Take your time to wander up one side and down the next, stopping for cake and coffee on the way. Plentiful shops for budding interior designers or those after something retro or quirky.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa M
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14 October 2016|
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Response from Duncan286 | Reviewed this property |
it is true. Sadly a lot of the independent shops cannot afford to open Sundays
19 August 2016|
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Response from Ramsammy69 | Reviewed this property |
There are various places to park including some on street parking check google or your sat nav for the cheapest places to park. North Street car park for all day parking.