"Like a box of toys lying under an amphitheater of chalk hills" is how the writer William Morris described the city of Lewes and its idyllic setting in the south of England.
The beautiful county of Sussex has existed since the nineteenth century as a source of inspiration for several artists and writers. Around Lewes, literary enthusiasts can visit the homes of some of England’s most famous writers including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Virginia Woolf.
For lovers of holidays with an active kick, or for those just looking for a break, the green hills of the South Downs National Park have much to offer. Enjoy the beautiful coastline with its chalk cliffs which offer panoramic views for hikers and cyclists.
The medieval streets of Lewes retain their cultural heritage and atmosphere of the historic city and Lewes Castle to this day. Being the center point of many rail links between Brighton, Eastbourne and London, this city offers excellent access to these nearby cities for those who would like to spend a day or two experiencing the city life.