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  • Sedlescombe VineyardsSedlescombe Vineyards
    Head  down to rural East Sussex, for your chance to meet one of the UK’s true eco-pioneers. Sedlescombe Vineyard likes being first. Not only the first organic vineyard in 1979,  but as of late 2010, Sedlescombe is home to England’s first biodynamic vineyard. Roy  and Irma Cook now run 23 acres in several plots including the ...
  • Romney MarshRomney Marsh
    Romney Marsh The Fifth Continent is known for its natural beauty, the diversity of its habitats, rich history, extensive coastline and its sheep. What to See on Romney Marsh There is much to see and do on the Marsh, from its fine sandy beaches, world’s smallest public railway, mediaeval churches, nature and bird reserves, unspoilt countryside and ...
  • HushHeath VineyardsHushHeath Vineyards
    Balfour-Brut-RoseVision The vision was English Pink Sparkling Wine to rival the finest from Champagne and the rest of the world. The story begins here in deepest Kent, the Garden of England. It leads through the perfectly manicured Hush Heath vineyards, orchards and woodland, a new state of the art winery, great people, world class awards and recognition. The ...
  • Who’s Listening – audio stories
    The Marshlink line cuts through an area steeped in history, providing a wealth of material for both emerging and established writers. Inspired by lives and legends from the past, two rap stories, The Smugglers’ Tale and The Case of Alice Martin, were written and recorded by nine young people as part of a three-day workshop ...
  • Carr-Taylor VineyardCarr-Taylor Vineyard
    If you’re looking into English wines, you are probably aware that the industry’s reputation is going from strength to strength. (It’s amazing how many people still don’t know we make wine in the UK!) Whether your motivation is keeping your carbon footprint low, supporting local producers, or simply that you’re interested in sourcing exciting new, ...
  • Rye MuseumRye 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 ...
  • Rye History Walks
    Rye History Walks offer a fascinating guided walk around the Citadel. We all love to come and visit Rye in Sussex and yet a few snippets of additional detail will make this magical medieval Cinque ports town come to life. Mike Carver has taught history for 20 years and and has led an organised historical tours and ...
  • Charles Palmer VineyardCharles Palmer Vineyard
    Located in the gentle rolling hills of East Sussex in the village of Winchelsea. The Vineyard has achieved outstanding results in the few years of trading, already ranking with the larger more established vineyards of the south coast. Family run, the Charles Palmer story is a testament to the skill and love the Palmer Family have invested ...
  • DungenessDungeness
    Is Dungeness worth a visit? We think so, The former home of Derek Jarman is to be found here. Kent boasts numerous charming towns perfect for a weekend getaway. If you’re seeking an escape beyond the bustling scenes of Whitstable and Margate, consider Dungeness for your next adventure. Nestled at the southernmost point of Kent, ...
  • Captain PugwashCaptain Pugwash
    The Official Visitors Guide to Rye Bay features the Honourable Captain Pugwash, Young visitors can find him in the Rye Guide and then gain access to the Rye Town model on the Strand with a full paying adult ticket. For more details on the works of John Ryan see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captain_Pugwash for books and other works by John please ...
  • Useful NumbersUseful Numbers
    Useful Numbers in the Rye Bay area Associations Age Concern 01424 426162 Rye & District Lions Club 08458 332825 Royal British Legion 01797 225852 Rye & Winchelsea Rotary Club 01797 226451 Banks Lloyds TSB Bank 0845 3000000 HSBC Bank plc 0845 7404404 Barclays Bank plc 0845 7555555 Nationwide 0845 2660497 NatWest Bank plc 0845 6002803 Chemists Boots The Chemists 01797 222308 Day-Lewis Pharmacy 01797 222241 Pharmacy at Station Plaza 01424 ...