The peaceful and ‘picture postcard’ town of Rye in East Sussex is one of England’s best kept secrets. Whether you’re coming for a long weekend or just for the day, come and take a fully guided walk around the Ancient Town Citadel with an expert local guide and learn all about Rye’s fascinating history.
Taking a ‘Rye History Walk’ will give you a real insight into the key historical events which makes Rye one of England’s most important and vital medieval towns. Find out about the pivotal role played by Rye in the 1066 Norman Conquest, the Hundred Years War, the Reformation, Tudor England, the Napoleonic Wars and WW2.
This small town has a castle, two striking churches, a medieval friary, a unique Georgian water tower, a defensive wall, a superbly preserved medieval gateway and so much more to see and appreciate. It even has a fascinating scale town model to be seen at the Heritage Centre where the Walks begin. Kings, Queens, the Bard, artists, writers, poets & smugglers: they all have a role to play. The story of Rye is, in many respects, England’s history in microcosm!
Come and experience this truly remarkable story. It’s the perfect way to appreciate your trip to Rye!
Rye History Walks offers something for everyone – from the avid history lover to those of an inquisitive nature: young and old alike.
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Walks will run every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 11.00
Please meet at Rye Heritage Centre, Strand Quay.
JUST TURN UP AND PAY YOUR GUIDE ON THE DAY (cash or card payments).
Alternatively tickets can be purchased in advance from the Rye Heritage Centre.
Private tours are available outside of the stated times by arrangement. For details of this or if you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 07800 545237 or email email@example.com.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON A WALK SOON!
Tel: 07800 545237
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