Ideas for days out

Ideas for days out in Rye
What is your favourite way to enjoy some time in Rye Bay? suggestions for a full day to we will add your suggestions.

Things to do in Rye vary depending on your age group, energy levels and the amount of time you have. Although Rye is small and amazingly pretty there is plenty of things to see and do to last a couple of weeks.

Firstly give some thought to where to eat in Rye, book your restaurants or pubs promptly as they can fill up quickly. Ask your accommodation provider for the ones they recommend. Where possible always book direct to avoid fees.

Gardens near Rye include
Great Dixter at just under 6 miles
Sissinghurst Gardens is a short drive from Great Dixter Biddenden Road, near Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2AB
Pashley Manor is about 16 Miles from Rye

Enjoy a sedate day in the country.
From Northiam you could get on a train to Bodiam Castle with the Kent and east sussex light railway, enjoy Bodiam and then return using the popular Bodiam Boating station. Of course if you do it the other way around you could leave your car at Northiam and stay on the train up to Tenterden.

National Trust and English Heritage are all over the Rye Bay area
From Lamb house brought to life in the BBC adaptation of Mapp and Lucia in the centre of Rye to SmallHythe place which was was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry ( 1899 to 1928) her fascinating theatre collection is available to view. The gardens are tended by volunteers. Both places can be reach on 01580 762 334

Camber Sands
In the summer the road can be arduous if you arrive at 11am. Arrival in Rye Bay before 10am is highly recommended.  Hire cycles locally and then go to the beach via the old tram track from the Monkbretton bridge. Cycling through the countryside is a good way to see the area.

See the former home of Derek Jarman. Wander the beach and see the unusual beaches and interesting if eclectic selection of unusual properties. Pop into the pub where children are welcome.

Many of the pubs are family friendly. Many Pubs have outside gardens and offer live music such as The Ypres near the Gun Garden or the Kings Head at the top of Rye Hill.

Kino Digital Cinema
Far from being just another Cinema, this is a digital experience you will remember for a long time. Always showing the latest release, or live coverage of sports events you can enjoy a glass of wine whilst viewing live performances from anywhere in the World.