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Haywards Heath to Lewes

View this route on our Interactive Discovery Map

Start: Haywards Heath (or Newhaven)
Finish: Haywards Heath (or Newhaven)

With your Discovery ticket, you’re free to explore everything the South Downs National Park area and beyond has to offer by bus.

Spring Barn Farm is a working farm with plenty of family activities. You can help feed the pigs and lambs and take tractor rides. With a Farm shop and restaurant, why not stop for a spot of lunch or stock up on a few supplies for your onward journey?

Hop on the bus back to Lewes and visit Lewes Castle the 1,000 year old Norman Castle, where you can climb to the top and discover stunning views of Lewes, the Downs and the river Ouse.

Cool down at Pells Pool, the oldest fresh water public swimming pool in the country. Relax in the tree-lined green lawn whilst the children splash in the paddling pool.

Before heading home, the adjoining Barbican House Museum is home to the Museum of Sussex Archaeology and a mini-cinema which tells the story of Lewes from prehistoric to medieval times.

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Days Out – Haywards Heath to Lewes (pdf file, 155kb)

Route

Outward journey

Haywards Heath to Lewes or Newhaven to Lewes

Route 166
Compass Travel
Monday to Friday 6 times daily
Saturdays 3 times daily
Sundays no service

Lewes to Spring Barn Farm (request stop)

Route 123
Compass Travel
Monday to Friday 10 times daily
Saturdays 5 times daily
Sundays 4 times daily
(until 7 September 2014)

Return journey

Spring Barn Farm to Lewes

Route 123
Compass Travel
Monday to Friday 10 times daily
Saturdays 5 times daily
Sundays 4 times daily
(until 7 September 2014)

Lewes to Haywards Heath or Lewes to Newhaven

Route 166
Compass Travel
Monday to Friday 6 times daily
Saturdays 3 times daily
Sundays no service

Along the Way

Attractions

Spring Barn Farm
Kingston Road, Lewes
BN7 3ND
01273 488450

Lewes Castle
High Street, Lewes
01273 486290

Pells Pool
Brook Street, Lewes, BN7 2BA
01273 472334

Barbican House Museum
169, High Street, Lewes, BN7 1YE
01273 486290

Food and Drink

Spring Barn Farm restaurant
Kingston Road, Lewes, BN7 3ND
01273 488450

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