Things to do in  Rye Sussex

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Churches and monasteries

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Most famous shoping street

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Authentic culinary paradise



Planning a weekend or day trip to Rye, East Sussex? Check out this ultimate guide to exploring this Rye getaway from London.

Wander Through Mermaid Street

Do you know those picturesque postcards of English towns with cobbled streets and tendril-wrapped houses? Mermaid Street is exactly that kind of place, lined with half-timber buildings and trailing ivy.

Explore the Ypres Tower

The origin of Ypres Tower is an unsolved mystery, but its history shows a rather interesting trajectory.

Climb up the Tower of St. Mary’s Church

The Parish Church of St. Mary stood guard over Rye for over 900 years. While it was ravaged by fire and looted in 1377, stolen church bells.

Visit Rye Castle Museum

The first thing to do upon arriving in any new destination is to learn its history. Drop by Rye Castle Museum and scour through the exhibits. Housed in Ypres Tower, there’s no end to its historical richness.

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

If you are still wondering what to do in Rye, then visit the Harbour Natural Reserve. You’ll have 465 hectares of land to explore here.

Visit Lamb House Storybook

The burnt orange facade of the Lamb House must be particularly inspiring because it has housed both kings and writers.

The unique experiences in Rye belong to this town only, begging you to return here over and over again.

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