• Rye is not a castle, but an old fishing village with cobbled streets and many old buildings preserved from the middle ages
  • The clock tower of St Mary’s church is often open to the public and provides a fine view from the top
  • Ypres castle next to St Mary’s church is open to the public also
  • Camber castle is nearby (a long walk), but only open for guided tours on some summer weekends.
  • Winchelsea is a short drive west of Rye
  • Parking - Limited street parking in Rye, the large car park near the railway station is a better choice
  • Refreshments - In Rye, many pubs, cafes, tearooms etc.
  • Bathrooms - In Rye
  • Official web site http://www.visitrye.co.uk/
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