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A lovey quite historic area

Just away from the crowds in town, is this great historic jem, def worth a visit at anytime, we'll... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mark G
Horsham, United Kingdom
Sunday stroll

well worth a look around the ruins and stroll around the park. a lot of history here, fascinating... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Noel M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Just away from the crowds in town, is this great historic jem, def worth a visit at anytime, we'll be returning again soon

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 18 November 2018

well worth a look around the ruins and stroll around the park. a lot of history here, fascinating stuff

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Noel M
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Really interesting pre-reformation remains over a substantial area. Excellent interpretation boards. The route from the train station through the town is picturesque if steep on the way back. Best of all, it's FREE. Just make sure that you don't get run over. Lewes has more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

We visited this place on a trip to Lewes. The kids liked running around and we enjoyed reading the information boards. It is a beautiful place and great that it’s in a public park and free to access and enjoy,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melanie037
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My boyfriend and I both love history therefore we decided to head to the Priory Ruins. It is a very well thought out exhibit within a lovely park. The best part about the ruins was the signage which explained which part of the ruins were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D174QSdanielar
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a very nice place to wander through - well sign posted and leads to a nice park. Free and open to the public.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 75traveller2018
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Well looked after grounds and informative notices. Lovely scenic outlook of the south downs. A pleasant place to ponder!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Sadly this historic ruin has very little left to explore, but with a guide you will learn much of the history of Lewes and it's significance in the development of England as we know it today. The views are brilliant and it will open your...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank anthonydoug
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The people of Lewes are so lucky to have this place so near the town. We were visiting for the day and thought this would good for an A level photography project and spent an hour or so looking round and taking photos. Lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mazzacat85
Reviewed 6 May 2018

For such a small town, there is SO much history in Lewes. A visit to the priory ruins is definitely in order - they are quite run-down when compared to other places like Arundel (which is altogether not very run-down at all), but worth visiting.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Pat B
10 October 2018|
Response from 841andrewn | Property representative |
Yes they are. However, please keep them on a lead if there is a school class in progress there. Thanks.