Shopping

Almost unchanged for hundreds of years you can lose yourself in history as you tread the cobbled streets of Rye. Our beautiful shops offer all manner of local and regional fayre not to be found in the crowded shopping malls. Over the winter period our retailers get in the spirit and Christmas in Rye is a site well worth seeing.

To be served by the owner is another rare treat, courtesy and a warm welcome go hand in hand, break your shopping if you will with refreshments from one of the many warm and inviting tea rooms for which Rye has long been famous.

  • Rye Museum Rye Castle Museum has two sites:  the Ypres Tower (in the area known as the Gun Garden) and the East Street Museum, which holds most of our Local History exhibits. The Ypres Tower is open throughout the year, 7 days a week except Christmas and Boxing Day.   Opening hours in summer are from 10.30am to 5.00pm and ...
  • Webbs Fish Cafe Webbs Fish Cafe located in the heart of Rye close to the landgate with parking nearby. Paul and Rebecca Webbe, opened The Wild Mushroom Restaurant in 1998. from the outset it has proven popular with locals and visitors alike.  Inspired in part by our love of foraging wild food, the plentiful and outstanding natural ingredients on ...
  • CYCLE & WHEELCHAIR HIRE Rye Hire are genuinely nice and helpful local people, located just off Cinque Ports street. http://www.ryehire.co.uk/Cycle-and-Wheelchair-Hire.html Summary as of July 2015 We hire out road and mountain cycles, with a new fleet every year. We also hire tandems and child seats. We have cycle helmets if required, both for hire and for sale. The surrounding area is criss-crossed ...
  • Abbot Print Rye Printers At abbotprint we specialise in supplying a wide range of stationery and marketing materials to a broad customer base, all of our work is completed in house from design through to dispatch using the latest printing and pre press equipment. Thermography is a passion for us and we are constantly developing our range of effects and finishes, traditionally used for ...
  • Cafe des fleurs Rye Flowers Cafe des fleurs Rye Flowers are Located next to the railway station this popular florist offers a great selection of flowers for all occasions. Serving beautiful fresh flowers throughout East Sussex and west Kent where we strive to provide a wide variety of quality, freshly cut flowers for every occasion, creating stunning arrangements that appeal to ...
  • The Ship Inn Rye The Ship Inn Rye Located on the strand close to Simply Italian and only a short walk into town. Walk in to The Ship Inn and be assured of a warm welcome. This former warehouse dating to 1592 was once used to store contraband from smugglers. Strike out to explore the cobbled byways of historic Rye – half-timbered houses, ...
  • The Regent Motel and Bar The Regent Motel & Bar offers good value accommodation in Rye Town Centre.  Limited parking on a first in basis or spaces can be reserved for £5-00 per night. All rooms have en-suite shower rooms, tea/coffee trays, television and hairdryers. Double rooms from £70 per room per night for accommodation only. Family rooms available sleeping up to a ...
  • Neame Designs Neame Designs Rye “Your local office stationery and art supplies shop in Rye, East Sussex. Everything you need to get creative!” At Neame Designs we pride ourselves on offering a local and personal service. We are a family business and have been trading in Rye for 20 years, this means we have a really great knowledge of the ...
  • Christmas Comes Early Christmas Comes Early in Rye. Located on Cinque ports street this wonderfully uplifting shop is crammed with the latest Christmas trends as well as traditional fayre. Adults and Children will all find a visit to this lovely shop a delight. Nina Mahaffey has a passion for life and a flair for design so do pop in. Tel:01797 222822
  • Strand House Strand House is a calm retreat from the stresses of modern living, with elegant rooms set in an historic Tudor house full of period detail, such as low oak beamed ceilings, winding stairs and inglenook fireplaces in the large lounge. Bedrooms’ are full of quality furniture and include thoughtful extras such as hand-made biscuits. Sussex Breakfasts ...
  • Glass Etc Rye Glass Etc. is one of Britain’s largest shops selling antique and 20th century glass. Run by Helen & Andy McConnell, the principal shop, housed within a former Salvation Army chapel, measures 100 square metres, with an adjacent exhibition gallery of about 25 square metres. Our stock is vast, though not all on view. Drawing on ...
  • Mica Paris and the London Gospel Choir Mica Paris and the London Gospel Choir We welcome the world renowned and multi-award winning London Community Gospel Choir with special guest UK Queen of Soul Mica Paris to perform a truly inspirational and uplifting Christmas concert as part of our special December series at St Mary’s Church, Rye. FRIDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2016: 8:00 PM – DOORS ...
  • Concepts of Rye The Ranges of Furniture offered cover Dining, Living and Bedrooms and major on Oak (Natural Oiled and Lacquered), Glass, Leather (Chairs and Sofas) plus the recently introduced Neptune range of Oak / Painted furniture. We pride ourselves on our product selection, taking time to choose Quality Products, with Realistic Pricing. Availability – Most items can be available within a matter of ...
  • The Golden Fleece Rye Established in 1973 we are Barbour, Harris Tweed and Jack Murphy stockists and specialists in British lifestyle and country wear. Our online shop features the latest seasonal styles and garments which are of the highest quality.  We also stock a large range of sheepskin rugs, hats, gloves and mittens, all available in store.         Opening Times: Monday – Saturday 9:30am ...
  • Churches in Rye Please do not call the Churches after 5pm St Mary’s Church at the top of Lion Street 01797 224935 No Parking St Michaels Church 01797 229219 Plenty of Parking Church of the Holy Spirit 01797 222430 No Parking
  • Rye Bay Jazz Festival The Rye Bay Jazz Festival dates for 2016 from 25th – 29th August based on the past few years this is going to be an amazing few days. 2015 was without doubt the best ever in terms of visitors and coverage on social media. Many thanks to the wonderful venues in Rye for playing host, especially ...
  • Forget me not Forget Me Not Rye offers an unusual selection of contemporary and traditional home-ware including luxury quilts, cushions candles & holders, china and prints. Our English soaps and fragrances, baby wear, seasonal products and cards make ideal gifts, wedding presents – or a treat for yourself when you visit the picturesque town of Rye in Sussex. We currently ...
  • Rye Dry Cleaners Rye Dry Cleaners A long established Dry Cleaners well known for high quality work you can rely on Francis Hadfield and his team to deliver the goods when it counts. 6 Market Road Rye East Sussex TN31 7JA T: 01797 224 779  
  • Rick Wakeman at Church of St Marys Rye Rick Wakeman at Church of St Marys Rye THURSDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2016: 8:00 PM – DOORS OPEN AT 7:15 PM AN EVENING WITH THE LEGENDARY RICK WAKEMAN We are honoured to present a very special, intimate solo concert with the legendary Keyboard player and composer Rick Wakeman in the stunning setting of St Mary’s Church, Rye. Rick will be ...
  • McCully and Crane Rye Located in Cinque Ports Street this is far more than simply an Antiques shop and the services they offer with regard to design are highly sought after with an impressive client list. You will find nothing like it in Rye or even locally, they have an eye for the unusual and with their contacts have a ...
  • Gandhi Restaurant in Rye Gandhi Restaurant in Rye is good if you are looking for places to eat in Rye and you fancy an Indian then the Gandhi is one of the popular places to eat. Children are welcome and late meals are available.   We offer a full 40 seat restaurant open until late offering a wide range of outstanding ...
  • Ian shaw and Claire Martin A Xmas Cracker 14th December St Marys Rye Ian shaw and Claire Martin A Xmas Cracker 14th December St Marys Rye Rye Jazz festival proudly present a jazz lovers festive delight with two of the best jazz singers in the Europe. Spend an intimate evening of seasonal escapism with these two award-winning jazz vocalists. Claire and Ian are both celebrated radio broadcasters (BBC and Jazz ...
  • Rye Wedding Venue This popular Rye Wedding venue Saltcote Place in Rye Bay is probably the most amazing privately owned Rye Wedding venue. The elevated position offers far reaching views whilst the grounds also offer privacy. Ideal for the couple who are looking for an elegant and totally unique experience and not simple wanting the off the shelf regular ...
  • Rye Town Hall Rye Town hall dates back to the 1700’s. Depicted in books by the celebrated author John Ryan with his lovable “Captain Pugwash”. Rye offers many places to host your Wedding breakfast, therefore we have listed them below. After your Wedding service at Rye town hall there are a number of venues for your Wedding Breakfast in ...
  • Peter Farrow Jewellery With more than thirty years experience of designing & hand making amazing precious jewellery, Peter has extensive knowledge of all aspects of the jewellery trade. Using skills developed over three decades, Peter creates unique pieces of jewellery, individually designed with both modern and traditional influences.  Peter Farrow Jewellery is now one of the finest jewellers in ...
  • Tuscan Kitchen Lion Street Rye Tuscan Kitchen in Lion Street Rye is a family run rustic Tuscan Trattoria set in an old world English oak building serving delicious home made food and award winning wines. Tuscan Kitchen is dedicated to deeply rooted country traditions and the forgotten rhythm of life.  A must for lovers of great food and wine. The Tuscan is ...
  • Crown Public House Rye The Crown is a lively sports bar with a late licence and buzz deals are available. Lots of wide screens adorn the walls to ensure all visitors can see the action. This is a fun pub mainly with locals who enjoy watching sport on the TV which includes Sky TV. Local beers and wines are served alongside ...
  • Empirical Events Empirical Events are a full service Wedding event and Wedding show Company. We host a wide range of Wedding shows across the south east of England. Elegant country hotels, large hotels, golf clubs and a wide range of public buildings all feature. For Couples wanting to see our future events and Wedding shows in Kent and East Sussex http://www.empiricalevents.co.uk/events.html For ...
  • Debbie Sanderson Wedding Photography Debbie Sanderson Wedding Photography are locally based, they are experienced and welcomed in all of the Rye Wedding venues and know the best angles, locations and have the relationships to ensure your images will amaze and delight you. “Debbie and James are always a pleasure to work with” “Saltcote Place” exclusive use Country Mansion overlooking Rye who ...
  • Wishbarn Antiques Rye Wishbarn Antiques Rye https://www.facebook.com/pages/Wish-Barn-Antiques/108989112837303
  • New To You New to you, is a lovely family run shop by long term Rye resident Ruth who knows a bargain when she sees it, as a result of her eclectic style you will not be surprised to find the shop (next to the zebra crossing) bustling, like so many of the shops in Rye dealing with ...
  • Fletchers Tea Rooms Fletchers are known for traditional afternoon teas serving freshly baked home made scones, cakes and pastries, made daily on our premises with the finest ingredients. A  licensed restaurant so you can enjoy a glass of wine with your lunch or Sunday roast in this tudor beamed restaurant which was once home to Jacobean Playwright, John Fletcher. Upstairs ...
  • Kino Cinema & Cafe-bar What’s playing now Kino Rye is a brand new, state-of-the-art 2-screen cinema, café-bar and function venue at the top of Lion Street in the medieval heart of Rye. Kino is open every day from 9.00am with film screenings from around 10.00am. The creation of Kino Rye involved a complete renovation of the Victorian buildings, the addition of ...
  • Antiques at Rameslie House The shop is an interesting mix of Antiques and musical boxes, what will instantly get your attention is the quality of the items in the shop and that it’s so nicely laid out you can find what you want and yet still find surprises if you delve. Recently Steve finished filming in the shop for the ...
  • Laura Oakes Rye Laura Oakes Rye – British-born artist, photographer and pattern designer, Laura Oakes, is widely recognised for her unique style of “digital decoupage” which features layers of vintage and hand-drawn imagery, with her own photography. Each work of art, whether it’s a Perspex wall-mounted image, a beautifully printed cushion or a giant-sized drum lampshade, is the result ...
  • Niche Womens Fashion London quality fashionable womens clothing at rural prices; we do not have the overheads but do enjoy good relations with some of the leading names in womens fashion. Come and see why Rye has such a reputation for good quality womens clothing http://niche-online.co.uk/ 54 Cinque Ports Street Rye East Sussex TN31 7AN