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in the county of East Sussex

St Mary's Church, Rye

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About Rye

Regarded by many as the prettiest town in England, Rye is a very popular place to visit along the south coast of England in Sussex. Standing on a hill, Rye is full of pretty pictures, with its winding cobbled streets and old timber framed buildings and windmill. Once an important harbour town in Sussex, Rye now lies 2 miles inland from the sea as a result of a changing coast line. Burnt down by the french in 1377 and again in 1448 the fortified town of Rye has had a turbulent history leaving it a with mix of buildings dating from the 15th through to the 18th century.

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St Thomas's Winchelsea, East Sussex

Winchelsea (43 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of East Sussex

(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction SW of Rye)

This is a pretty, busy little town tucked along a ridge overlooking Pett Level...

Camber Sands

Camber (25 Pictures)

in the county of East Sussex

(2.7 miles, 4.4 km, direction E of Rye)

Backed by the Walland Marsh, Camber has one of the finest stretches of pure sand and sand dunes found along the East Sussex coast...

Hastings

Hastings (304 Pictures)

in the county of East Sussex

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction SW of Rye)

Hastings is an old fishing town along the southern coast of England. It offers all the traditional amusements of the seaside but retains much of the character of its colourful past...

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Battle (68 Pictures)

in the county of East Sussex

(11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction W of Rye)

Battle is a unique town in the county of Sussex built on the very site where William the Conqueror defeated king Harold of England and his Saxon army in 'The Battle of Hastings' in 1066...

St Dunstans, Cranbrook, Kent

Cranbrook (7 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Kent

(13.5 miles, 21.6 km, direction NW of Rye)

Cranbrook is an old rural town of numerous streets and alleys, all still true to their medieval layout...

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Ypres Tower, Rye, East Sussex

Rye Castle Museum (9 Pictures)

(0.0 miles, 0.0 km)

Rye Castle Museum, also known as 'Ypres Tower', in the beautiful maritime town of Rye, occupies a commanding position.....

Bodiam Castle July 2009

Bodiam Castle (96 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction W)

The wonderful parapet, walls and high round towers of 14th-century Bodiam Castle are gloriously reflected in its broad moat. It.....

A picture of Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway

Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway (15 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction E)

First opened to traffic in July 1927 as the 'World's Smallest Public Railway' and now covering a distance of 13.5 miles from the.....

Dungeness Lighthouse Lens

Dungeness Lighthouse (3 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction E)

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Battle Abbey (79 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.1 km, direction W)

The Abbey Ruins - The pope ordered William the Conqueror to build an abbey in penance for the great loss of life. The abbey was.....

The Tower at Sissinghurst Castle Gardens, Kent.

Sissinghurst Castle Garden (166 Pictures)

(13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction NW)

It is entirely fitting that one of the loveliest gardens in the land can be found in a county renowned for its beauty and.....

Batemans Gardens 25 June 2011

Bateman's (61 Pictures)

(16.0 miles, 25.8 km, direction W)

Bateman's was built in 1634. From 1902 until 1936 it became the home of Rudyard Kipling and is preserved as it was when he lived.....


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