Ypres Tower

Ypres Tower information

Location
Rye , England
More information
www.ryemuseum.co.uk
Prices
adult/child £3/free
Opening hours
10.30am-5pm Apr-Oct, to 3.30pm Nov-Mar
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Just off Church Sq stands the sandcastle-esque Ypres Tower (pronounced 'wipers'). You can scramble through the 13th-century building to learn about its long history as a fort, prison, mortuary and museum (the last two at overlapping times), but it's the views of Rye Bay, Dungeness nuclear power station and even France on very clear days, that will hold your attention longest.