Cinque Ports, Rye, Shepherd Neame

Visit Rye

Rye Heritage Centre

This is a great place to start your visit. You'll find out about the history of the town, and you can book walking tours, including the guided ghost tour.

Rye Heritage website

Rye Castle Museum

The castle hosts a number of very interesting exhibits, including medieval artefacts, and if you're looking for stunning views, then the balcony of the Ypres Tower is a good place to go!

Rye Museum website

Lamb House

This house is full of literary history - Henry James bought the house in the late 19th century and wrote three novels here, and E F Benson also lived here. Lamb House was the inspiration for Mallards, the house in his Mapp and Lucia novels.

National Trust website

Rye Arts Festival

With live music, special walks, exhibitions and much more, the Rye Arts Festival is a must-visit!

Rye Arts Festival website