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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Lewes

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 939 fun things to do in Lewes for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, museums and art galleries and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 624 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Lewes day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Lewes with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Outside view of Lewes Castle

Lewes Castle

  • Lewes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Lewes Castle is great little Norman castle that is over a thousand years old, with a series of spiral staircases leading to the highest tower, which...

Map and booklet for The Lewes Treasure Hunt Treasure Trail

The Lewes Treasure Hunt Treasure Trail2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Lewes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get out exploring on theLewes self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. and discover so much more about this famous historical town. There's c...

Families at The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool in Lewes

The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool

  • Lewes
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool claims to be the oldest documented swimming pool in the country, and offers a 46m x 23m (150ft 11in x 75ft 5in) sprin...

Ocean Adventure Indoor Play Area

  • Lewes
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ocean Adventure inside Lewes Leisure Centre offers a fun filled soft play area spread over 3 large levels and designed especially for children under...

Boy plays at Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre in Lewes

Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre

  • Lewes
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Mini monkeys may have found their new favourite place at Monkey Bizness Southampton. It’s a jungle themed multi-activity indoor play centre where kid...

Two kids at the Jawsome Sharks event at Sea Life Brighton

SEA LIFE Brighton4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Aquariums

Dive into the amazing underwater world at SEA LIFE Brighton - the oldest operating aquarium in the world. It’s a Grade II listed heritage building, h...

A little boy with a lemur at Drusillas Park in East Sussex

Drusillas Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Alfriston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Home to hundreds of exotic animals and tonnes of activities, Drusillas was rated Europe’s best small zoo! Say hello to meerkats, llamas, pandas, peng...

Steam trains at The Lavender Line in Uckfield

The Lavender Line

  • Uckfield
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Lavender line is East Sussex's best kept secret! The line is now just a mile long and starts at Isfield station. They are extremely excited to an...

Kids on slide at Funplex in Brighton

Funplex

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Funplex offers a fun 3 level play frame whose highlights include a 4 lane racing slide, a softball area with no less than 4 cannons and a climbing ma...

People jumping on trampolines at Sky High Trampoline Park in Peacehaven

Sky High Trampoline Park

  • Peacehaven
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Sky High Trampoline Park offers action, exhilaration and superhero parent status! For thrills, adventure and massive street credibility, go to Sky Hi...

Phileas Foggs World of Adventure

Phileas Foggs World of Adventure

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the kids? Take a trip back to the 1870s and journey around the world with Phileas Fogg in an immers...

Climbing walls at Extreme Ventures Indoor Climbing Gym Brighton

Extreme Ventures Indoor Climbing Gym Brighton

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Budding adventurers can develop their skills in a fun and safe environment at Extreme Ventures Indoor Climbing Gym, Brighton. The team are committed...

Brighton Marina

Brighton Marina

  • Brighton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Brighton Marina is always lively and bursting with energy - it’s the perfect location to take your kids for a walk and find something fun to do. Home...

Family at GLOBALLS in Brighton

GLOBALLS

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Take the kids to GLOBALLS and enjoy wild, themed, glow-in-the-dark mini golf at the heart of Brighton Marina! There are two 12-hole mini golf courses...

Kids on cannon at Newhaven Fort

Newhaven Fort

  • Newhaven
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Offering the perfect day out for the whole family, Newhaven Fort sits on 10 acres of beautiful surroundings with plenty of room for your little ones...

Cineworld Brighton

Cineworld Brighton

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Treat yourself to a cinematic adventure; thrills, action, romance, or laughs - it's all in store at Cineworld Brighton. Share the magic of the big sc...

The lanes at Hollywood Bowl, Brighton

Hollywood Bowl Brighton

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Become a pro bowler or race around the tracks at Hollywood Bowl Brighton. It’s a great way to bond as a team, especially with the promise of burgers...

Entrance to Volks Electric Railway in Brighton

Volks Electric Railway

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Opened in 1883,Volk's Electric Railway is the 'world's oldest operating electric railway'. The brainchild of inventor Magnus Volk the railway runs fo...

Man playing mini golf at Peter Pans Adventure Golf in Brighten

Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf

  • Brighton
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf is 18 hole Championship putting course on beautifully landscaped strips, with half pipe tunnel, slopes and drop throughs...

Merry Go Round at Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach

  • Brighton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Brighton Beach is a long pebbly affair housed in a cove which means it's safe for shallow family swimming and offers handy southerly wind protection....

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