27 May

Lewes offers rural setting

Lewes offers rural setting

The market town of Lewes is considered one of the best rural locations in the UK and it could appeal to anyone looking to make a break from busier cities.

There is a wide range of property for sale in Lewes to suit most budgets and it could tempt downsizers, as well as families with young children.

Located in East Sussex, the village has a strong community spirit and there are regular events that encourage residents to get together and celebrate.

One of the most popular annual events in the Bonfire Night celebrations and it is one of the biggest nights in the UK to celebrate November 5th.

On a day-to-day basis, there are plenty of well-regarded facilities in the town, with a mix of larger retailers, such as Tesco and Waitrose, alongside some smaller locally-owned shops. Both mean that one doesn't need to venture far away from the centre to pick up the basics.

There is also a monthly farmers market that is a great opportunity to pick up some local produce, as well as stop to have a chat. It takes place on the first Saturday of every month and is very popular event.

Lewes also has a great heritage that can be clearly seen in the local buildings. The Lewes Priory, Bull House and Wealden Hall house are some other architectural treats that are located around the town.

Plus the Lewes Castle, located on an artificial mound at the highest point in Lewes, is a must for all history fans.

In terms of leisure facilities, Wave Leisure centre has all the equipment you need to stay active. The facilities include a 25 metre swimming pool, gym, sports hall, sauna room and an outdoor athletics track for runners who enjoy exercising in the fresh air.

Families with children will also be pleased to discover Lewes has a number of primary schools, as well as three secondary schools and the nearby Sussex Downs College.ADNFCR-1222-ID-801724464-ADNFCR

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