A directory of all your local and independent retailers in one place.

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Shops local

Across the Eastbourne and Lewes District we have a range of local independent retailers. Many are still open for business online or are taking orders by phone whilst restrictions are in place.

Support local independent retailers and shop local.

From independent bookshops and local gift shops, to clothing retailers and beautiful homeware providers, the Eastbourne and Lewes districts have an array of fantastic shops.

If you’re looking for food and drink in the local area, please see our sister website Eat Local.

Whilst we are trying to keep this website up-to-date, please do get in touch with the business directly for their latest customer updates.

If you’re a business owner that would like to be included or you’ve spotted a shop that should be added, please contact us.  If your business also manufacturers goods, visit our sister website Make Local.

Please note that the businesses listed are not endorsed by Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough Councils.

Recently added shops

Travel Counsellors

I offer a bespoke, tailormade service related to all aspects of travel. Whatever your holiday needs I'm here to help you, so simply give me a call or send me an email, clare.davis@travelcounsellors.com, with your contact details and I can get things started for you.

01323 888560 Visit website

DebsCraftshackUK

Handmade cards for all occasions using eco-friendly materials wherever possible.

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Shifting Pixels

A photography retouching business specialising in affordable, natural post production.

01271 891208 Visit website

Caromacare Vegan Skin Remedies

A bespoke range of therapeutic body remedies made from vegan-friendly botanical butters, infusions and Essential Oils. No artificial preservatives or additives. Mail order delivery service or from selected Market outlets. Local to Lewes, East Sussex.

07891 291925 Visit website

Amber Bee Candles

I'm a local candlemaker, based in Seaford. I use only natural waxes - beeswax and organic soy wax - cotton wicks and recyclable materials. I source my solid beeswax from a beekeeper friend here in Seaford, and get my wax sheets from Payne's South Down Bee Farms - I'm as local as I can be.

07907 697687 Visit website

The Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery

Over thirty members of the Sussex Guild display and sell a variety of high quality designer work in the historic setting of Southover Grange. Open 364 days a year from 10.00am - 17.00pm (closed at the moment due to restrictions.)

01273 479565 Visit website

Rowland Gorringe Estate Agents

Trusted for three generations. For all your local property requirements from maisonettes to mansions.

01323 490680 Visit website

Lewes Cycleshack

Bike sales, repairs and servicing. children's bikes, eBikes, mountain, road and touring all held in stock! Full workshop facilities with qualified mechanics.

01273 479688 Visit website

Self Storage Space

Self Storage Units available for residents and businesses, directly opposite Lewes Train Stations. Established in Lewes in 2000. For a free quotation please call 01273 470000.

01273 470000 Visit website

Harley House Distillery

Harley House Distillery is based in Seaford and founded in 2017. We produce International and the well acclaimed Great Taste Award winning spirits. Our products currently range from 6 different gins, 2 liqueurs, fruit brandies, a range of rum through to hand sanitiser.

We have an online store and are open to click and collect. You will also see us at Eastbourne Market on the first Wednesday and last Sunday of each month, East Dean Village Market on the third Wednesday in each month, along with many events in the local vicinity.

01323 491998 Visit website
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