Church of St Mary the Virgin
Rye's church is a hotchpotch of medieval and later styles, and its turret clock is the oldest in England (1561) still working with its...
This Georgian town house is a favourite stomping ground for local apparitions, but its most famous resident was American writer Henry...
At the northeastern edge of the town, this thickset pale-stone tower dating from 1329 is the only remaining gate out of four and is...
Ypres Castle Inn
This traditional family-friendly Sussex inn serves up a mix of Mediterranean and British dishes and opens a big beer garden for the...
Ypres Tower information
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.