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Founded in the 11th century by William de Warenne with 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 once looked with the aid of our interpretation panels. A herb garden grows plants that monks would have used for medicinal, culinary and ceremonial purposes. The South Downs frame the site; providing a spectacular setting.

Open all year round, free entry.

News & Events

Event: Priory Trust Members' Evening

Wednesday 1 December 2021 from 6 to 8pm...

Event: Exciting free events open to Lewes Priory Trust members

Saturday 11th September 09:30-11:00 & 11:30-12:30...

Event: 40th Emil Godfrey Memorial Lecture

Friday 11 June 2021 - 7.30 pm on line...

Event: 2021 Symposia

4th, 7th, 11th & 14th May at 7:30pm on line...

Event: 39th Emil Godfrey Memorial Lecture

Friday 2nd October 2020 - 7.30 pm on line...