Welcome to Lewes, the county town of East Sussex, England. It lies approximately 7 miles north of Newhaven and an equal distance north-east of Brighton.
The historical significance of this area cannot be overstated, with many noteworthy landmarks to visit. When it comes to Afternoon Tea Lewes venues, there are plenty to choose from.
People have likely inhabited the area around Lewes since prehistoric times. It later became a traditional market town, as well as the site of the infamous Battle of Lewes in 1264.
Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, Lewes developed gradually into the county town of Sussex. This saw the area expand beyond the line of the town wall, with it now a thriving tourist destination.
Today, there is much in Lewes to keep tourists content. Lewes Castle, the remains of Lewes Priory and ‘Anne of Cleves House’ are just a few examples.
Whatever your reason for travelling here, be sure to have an Afternoon Tea in Lewes. You won’t be disappointed!