RYE AND THE
Rye offers the prefect base at any time of the year and there's always something to do.
The town has a variety of fabulous cafes, bistros and restaurants to suit all tastes and pockets which are
complemented by a number of high-quality, local food producers and farm shops such as Salts Farm, and
Rye Bay Fish, where you can buy freshly caught fish.
A variety of cooking courses featuring local produce.
Rye and the surrounding area has many antique, arts and craft shops to visit providing relaxing opportunities to amble and browse.
If you are a keen bird watcher, RyeView is only a stone's throw away from Rye Habour Nature Reserve, with its observation hides at Castle Water. If you prefer a beach walk, why not walk along the seashore, past the old lifeboat house, to Winchelseas. Camber Sands with it's miles of sandy beaches, picturesque dunes, is only 10 minutes drive away and is a great place to
try your hand at kite surfing or just watch those if you'd prefer.
Visitors to the area are spoilt for choice when it comes to places to go; no matter whether your interest is in gardens, castles and their history or just wandering back in time, the list is endless. Picturesque Bodiam Castle is famous for it's reenactments, great for children as they can dress up; while Dover Castle, Deal Castle, and Walmer Castle offer a wealth of historic interest.
For those interested in astronomy, then Herstmonceux
Observatory is a fascinating place to visit, the Observatory Science Centre is appealing to all ages.