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Pubs and Restaurants 

Walking Distance

The Swan

On the edge of Lewes, good pub grub and a superb Sunday lunch, regular music nights. 

Outside eating available.  

Booking advisable

Walking Directions – from the lodges follow the cycle path towards Lewes, if walking take the footpath where it leaves the cycle path, follow to the main road, walk up and over the bridge, round the corner and the Swan is on your left at the roundabout. (about 20 mins walk)


30A Southover High Street, BN7 1HU  

01273 480211

Please check ahead to see if any of the following suggestions have altered their operations due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Juggs

Traditional country pub, large garden, play ground in nearby park,  decent pub food.  

Walking Directions – Take the cycle path towards Swanborough, cross the main road, up the drive and turn right outside the house.  Follow the footpath to the bottom, turn left and follow the road past the school.  The Juggs is on your left.  (about 20 mins walk)

The Street, Kingston, BN7 3NT 01273 472523

The Abergavenny 

A great local country pub with outside eating area.

A choice of walking routes from 2 miles to 5 miles.

Rodmell, 01273 472416  

Further Afield

The Jolly Sportsman 

A smart country gastro pub/restaurant in a quiet rural location, excellent food in a fantastic setting.  


Chapel Lane, East Chiltington, BN7 3BA, 

About a 20 mins drive

The Ram

Popular country pub in idyllic village of Firle, nice walks on the downs or in adjacent Firle Park. 


The Street, Firle, BN8 6NS

About a 20 mins drive 

The Half Moon

Traditonal country pub set at the foot of the Downs, large field and playground behind the car park.  

Ditchling Road, Plumpton, BN7 3AE

About a 15 mins drive , a potential 6 mile walk as well

The Sussex Ox

A country pub with its own farm, traditional food, beautiful views.  

Milton Street, Polgate, BN26 5RL

01273 870840, 

About a 30 mins drive

Other Places Worth Considering

Shepherd and Dog

Poynings, BN5 9LT

01273 857382

The Ginger Fox 

Albourne, BN6 9EA

01273 857888

The Tiger

East Dean BN20 0DA


Brighton has a wealth of pubs and restaurants, with something for every budget! 

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