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great, dog loved it! (Lewes Castle isn’t dog friendly) the notices give a lot of info and it’s nice... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Daniela R
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Worth a visit

Went to Lewes The Priory Park through interest as my work collegue had told me about it and I come... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Founded in the 11th century by monks from Cluny in France, the Priory of St Pancras survived until the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1537. There is much to see at Priory Park. Walk in the footsteps of medieval monks and imagine how the buildings...more
Cockshut Road, Lewes, England
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

great, dog loved it! (Lewes Castle isn’t dog friendly) the notices give a lot of info and it’s nice and quiet

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daniela R
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Went to Lewes The Priory Park through interest as my work collegue had told me about it and I come from Lewes,but hadn’t visit Priory Ruins in over 40years. We went on a weekend and parked in Southdown Tennis club overflow parking free of charge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BernaandSue
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Good place to go if you want to just walk around some very old ruins. Need a good imagination to picture what it was actually like back in it’s day. Very grand! Great park setting. Take a picnic and relax. Nothing much there except a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IRW1127
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Priory park is historical and very nicely laid out. The ruins are super interesting and the park itself is well kept and green. Definitely recommend checking out the Priory as well as the park.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D174QSdanielar
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Having visited Lewes on many occasions, I was delighted by Priory Park. We had the benefit of a local guide, who was invaluable in giving the historic and geographic relevance of this attractive and peaceful hidden gem.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank anthonydoug
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice place to go for a walk, sit and watch the world go by or take the family for a picnic. If you don't want to take your own food or just want a coffee "Cafe Lazzati" is just around the corner at the Southdown...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ramsammy69
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The priory was destroyed on the orders of Henry VIII but the ruins are safe and interesting, the size of it is quite astounding, plenty of information boards explain monastic life and the was the range of building stood, the medicinal garden is a recent...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Eurocrusier
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Priory ruins are very interesting and there are information boards to tell you more about the areas you can see. The park itself is nice to sit in and there is a great little herb garden with a lovely bench to catch the afternoon...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Hannie303
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Well worth a stroll around. The ruins are obvious and the information boards help interpret what's there. Would be a good place for a pic nic.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 11 March 2017

found this out of the blue while visiting Anne of Cleves house in Lewis and found it very interesting and great for a family day out bring a picnic and the children have a great place to run and play

Date of experience: March 2017
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Ana A
9 August 2018|
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Response from 841andrewn | Property representative |
Yes, just stay on the all weather path that runs from Cockshut road to convent field