Church of St Mary the Virgin
Just off Church Sq stands the sandcastle-esque Ypres Tower (pronounced 'wipers'). You can scramble through the 13th-century building to...
This Georgian town house is a favourite stomping ground for local apparitions, but not that of its most famous resident, American writer...
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...
Simon the Pieman
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Church of St Mary the Virgin information
Lonely Planet review
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 original pendulum, which swings above your head as you enter. Climb the tower for pretty views of the town and surroundings.