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EF Benson Society

EF Benson Society in Rye

01797 223 114
efbensonsociety.org
mappandluciarye.uk
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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 about 1¾ hours.
£12.50 per person
Starts: 2pm
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 01797-223114 or by e-mail (form below) and book a date to suit you.

Walks are by arrangement only

All Walks ends at Lamb House, the home of E.F.Benson, For opening hours please go to 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. See the Society’s website for all its publications and also out of print E.F. Benson books.

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. You can e-mail using the form below or use the telephone number above. All cheques payable to the Society or through PayPal.

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