Priory Park and Ruins

A lovely setting for a picnic. 

Children and adults alike will love exploring the impressive remains of this 11th century monastery. The detailed interpretation panels allow you to walk in the footsteps of medieval monks and imagine how the buildings once looked. 

* Explore the ruins and learn about the day-to-day life of the monks

* Visit the kitchen garden. See the plants which the monks would have

   used for medicinal, culinary and ceremonial purposes. 

* Discover the play park (best suited to under 10's)

* Soak up the sun in the beautifully landscaped grounds

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Cockshut Road, Southover, Lewes. If driving, use postcode BN7 2XA - Mountfield Road car park


Pay and display £1.40 for 2 hours.



All day, every day.

The delightful, well-kept setting makes this a wonderful place to visit for an hour or so - particularly on a sunny day. There is a decent play park in the field behind the ruins and the level, smooth paths are wheel-friendly and perfect for toddlers. 

Dogs are welcome and allowed off the lead, provided they are kept under control. 

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