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  • A Wonderful Visit

    Husband and I have just returned from a short break in Rye, which we thoroughly enjoyed. During our 3 day visit we visited two historic houses (Knowle in Kent and Bateman’s in East Sussex) and one garden (Scotney Castle Garden) and enjoyed a walk along the Royal Military Canal about which I knew nothing until … read more

  • Arts in Rye

    I have had a look at The Arts in Rye Page and it mentions only 4 authors: Benson, of course, Henry James, Malcolm Saville and Monica Edwards. But didn’t Rumer Godden live in Lamb House at one time? And someone else on the website has mentioned Radcliffe Hall, who could be on the Arts page. … read more

  • Super Website

    What a super website! Easy to use and it seems to have attracted some intelligent questions and comments! My husband and I are visiting Rye for 4 days in early May. Too early, sadly, to enjoy a guided walk, taking in E F Benson’s ‘Tilling’ houses, such as Mallards and Grebe. According to this site, … read more

  • Henry James

    On the authors list – am I mistaken or did Henry James also live in Rye and in the same house as E F Benson? … read more

  • Burnham / Wood Information

    Can anyone give me information on George Burnham who I understand was a Mayor of Rye also his wife who was a member of the Wood family of Playden. Thank you. … read more

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  • Andrews Church of Fruitful Alliance

    This morning I went into the planning office. A member of the planning team covering the Rye area said the Andrews Church of Fruitful Alliance development covers a very large area as car parking is required for several hundred cars! She also said unless councilors made representation to the planning officers it was likely consent … read more

  • Fireworks Display

    Is there a public firework display or something relating to Bonfire night for the weekend prior to November 5th/Guy Fawkes night. Just another excuse to visit Rye. … read more

  • Search for Robin Hill House

    Can anyone tell us if Robin Hill House in Mermaid Street is still available to rent. My family has rented this many times but it now seems to have disappeared from any brochures, etc. We are planning a family gathering in November and this would be ideal to put up members of the family who … read more

  • Rothwell History

    I’m looking to trace Roger Rothwell, born in 1911 in Eridge, Rye. He was a secondary school teacher. Subject: French. He is/was married to Daisy, and has two children, Timothy & Gillian. If anyone was taught by him or knows his children, or him, could you please contact me. My father in law was his … read more

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  • Recommendation

    I have just spent 3 days in Rye and arrived home on the 27/8/01. We can recommend the Windmill guest house on ferry Road Pauline and Bob made us feel very welcome. You must vist St Marys Church and climb the Tower the view is breathtaking. … read more

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Glencoe Farm
Glencoe Farm

Set in 5 acres and yet just over a five minute walk to the town centre and citadel of Rye, … more

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Jeake's House
Jeake's House

Award winning 17th century town house in medieval cobbled street

Cadborough Cottages
Cadborough Cottages

Walking distance from Rye. Ample parking. Peaceful location.

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Council Services Affected by Potholes

I live in St Margarets Terrace / Rock Channel area of Rye and with the state of the roads I’m … more

Men of Sorrows

This message is for Mary Elizabeth Thomas author of Men of Sorrows. I am looking for more information and your … more

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