Local area

The Yew Tree Inn is near to the villages of Chalvington and Ripe

Both villages are located between the A27 and A22 roads, close to the county town of Lewes and the seaside town of Eastbourne. Ripe is associated with Malcolm Lowry, the author, who died there in a boarding house. More information can be found on the Village Website. There are many interesting places to visit and things to see and do which are within easy travelling distance of the Yew Tree Inn Chalvington.


For walkers and cyclists both the Vanguard Way and the South Downs Way pass close by the Yew Tree Inn Chalvington.

While for golfers there is the East Sussex National Golf Course.


Firle Estate stands in an area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the South Downs National Park in Sussex.

Alfriston is a picturesque village in the valley of the River Cuckmere, where the South Downs Way crosses the river.


Lewes Castle a 1000 years old castle built on land given to William de Warenne by William the Conqueror at Christmas in 1066.

Pevensey Castle dating back to the 4th century is one of the strongest of the Roman Saxon Shore forts and it was the landing place of William the Conqueror's army in 1066.