Do you know where Mr and Mrs Wyse lived? Where did Lucia and Georgie stay on their first visit?
Find out: take a guided walk round Rye, looking at the houses and places associated with Mapp and Lucia novels, taking in the houses used in both the C4 and the BBC TV series. Walk round Rye and enter E.F.Benson’s world. See the places associated with both the stories and Benson himself.
Guide: Allan Downend, Secretary, E.F.Benson Society
The Walk lasts 1¾ hours.
£12.50 per person
From: The Look-out at the eastern end of the High Street, the viewing point with the telescope for looking over the Romney Marsh
Walks are by arrangement on any day of the week. Contact 10797-223114 or by e-mail [email protected] and book a date to suit you.
There are two dates when you do not need to book and those dates are below:-
Saturday dates 2022:
These cost £9/person and the meeting place is the same as above.
All Walks ends at Lamb House, the home of E.F.Benson, which is open Friday to Tuesday, 11am to 5.30pm. See National Trust website.
THE E.F. BENSON SOCIETY
The E.F.Benson Society works to promote interest in E.F.Benson and the Benson family, and holds events and talks throughout the year as well as producing an annual journal and other publications. Membership is £12, £15 for two people at the same address, for UK and Europe, and £20 for other parts of the world. The Society was founded in 1985 and has produced its journal every year since, and published out of print Benson articles and stories as well as reprinting Betty Askwith’s biography of the Benson family and other Benson related material and essays.
If you would like to join or wish further information, please write to the Secretary, The Old Coach House, High Street, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7JF. All cheques payable to the Society or through PayPal using the Society’s e-mail [email protected]