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A picture of Playden

Playden (4 Pictures)

(0.9 miles, 1.5 km)

Playden is situated just north of Rye. It is most noted for its beautiful Norman Church dedicated to St. Michael which dates from around 1190...

Winchelsea

Winchelsea (43 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction SW)

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

Camber Sands, East Sussex

Camber (25 Pictures)

(2.7 miles, 4.4 km, direction E)

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

Gathering the feed

Brookland (6 Pictures)

(5.5 miles, 8.8 km, direction NE)

This is a pretty area full of natural wonders to be discovered on quiet walks or by taking a cycle ride along the paths of the many rivers...

Rolvenden Windmill

Rolvenden (20 Pictures)

(8.4 miles, 13.4 km, direction NW)

Surrounded by a well-wooded landscape, this delightful village was first mentioned in the Doomsday Book, so we are assured of its long history...

Hastings

Hastings (304 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction SW)

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...

Burton's clockhouse at St Leonards, near Hastings

St Leonards (6 Pictures)

(10.2 miles, 16.5 km, direction SW)

Attractive Sussex seaside resort now joined to Hastings, but initially began as an independent resort laid out by the architect James Burton in 1828...

Dungeness Power Station

Dungeness (52 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction E)

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Battle

Battle (68 Pictures)

(11.2 miles, 18.0 km, direction W)

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)

(13.5 miles, 21.6 km, direction NW)

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

Bexhill

Bexhill (45 Pictures)

(13.7 miles, 22.0 km, direction SW)

The old town of Bexhill-on-Sea is of immense charm, it has wide streets, gracious building including black and white timber frame properties, but its real "star" is the fabled De.....

Bateman's. (The home of Rudyard Kipling  )

Burwash (49 Pictures)

(15.6 miles, 25.1 km, direction W)

It is from his home in this very English village that Rudyard Kipling penned the wise and wonderful words of his poem 'If'...

The Royal Canal

Hythe (40 Pictures)

(17.1 miles, 27.6 km, direction NE)

This delightful seaside resort is one of the five original Cinque Ports, it can trace its noble history all the way back to AD732 when it was granted a charter by the Saxon King Ethelred...

Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex

Herstmonceux (27 Pictures)

(18.6 miles, 29.9 km, direction W)

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Norman church, Pevensey, East Sussex

Pevensey (31 Pictures)

(19.5 miles, 31.4 km, direction SW)

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Marle Place Gardens, Brenchley, Kent - TN12 7HS

Brenchley (10 Pictures)

(20.2 miles, 32.5 km, direction NW)

Brenchley is a beautiful "showpiece" village full of picturesque Tudor cottages, complimented by houses from the Regency and Victorian periods...

St Nicholas Church

Leeds (4 Pictures)

(21.3 miles, 34.2 km, direction N)

For a romantic day out and a trip into England's rich historic past you can do no better than visit the pastoral village of Leeds...

Mayfield

Mayfield (6 Pictures)

(21.4 miles, 34.4 km, direction W)

This is a tranquil, historic village lying close to the beautiful River Rother. The village stands on a ridge in a lovely rural location with panoramic views over the valley...

Chilham Church

Chilham (30 Pictures)

(22.7 miles, 36.5 km, direction NE)

Chilham is a place of extraordinary serenity, it is both picturesque and pleasant, a lovely place to spend a perfectly peaceful day or a quiet, romantic weekend...

Eastbourne beach pier, East Sussex

Eastbourne (344 Pictures)

(23.3 miles, 37.5 km, direction SW)

Eastbourne, is a genteel town, that owes it's distictiveness to the 7th Duke of Devonshire...

Recommended attractions near Rye

Rye Castle

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.....

Hastings Castle downward view  taken  June 2004

Hastings Castle (6 Pictures)

(9.0 miles, 14.4 km, direction SW)

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Bodiam Castle July 2009

Bodiam Castle (91 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 Lighghouse

Dungeness Lighthouse (3 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction E)

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Gatehouse

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.....

Sissinghurst Castle - Garden

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.....

Bateman's in Burwash, East Sussex. Home of Rudyard Kipling

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.....

Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle (143 Pictures)

(17.3 miles, 27.9 km, direction NW)

What could be more romantic than to wander amongst the ruins of moated Scotney Castle, believed to have been begun in the latter.....

Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex

Herstmonceux Castle (25 Pictures)

(18.2 miles, 29.3 km, direction W)

The 15th century red brick Herstmonceux Castle with its magnificent gatehouse, was built in the romantic era when splendour and.....

Marle Place Gardens May 2001

Marle Place Gardens (21 Pictures)

(19.4 miles, 31.2 km, direction NW)

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Pevensey Castle, Pevensey, East sussex

Pevensey Castle (49 Pictures)

(19.8 miles, 31.8 km, direction SW)

When it was first built Pevensey Castle must have been an impressive sight standing against all-comers while the waters of the.....

The Pevensey Levels on an October evening, East Sussex.

The Pevensey Levels (1 Pictures)

(19.8 miles, 31.9 km, direction SW)

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Bayham Abbey, Lamberhurst, Kent

Bayham Abbey (13 Pictures)

(19.8 miles, 31.9 km, direction NW)

Built in the 13th century, and set in beautiful surroundings, Bayham Abbey is a favourite of painters and photographers...

Leeds Castle in Kent

Leeds Castle (325 Pictures)

(21.2 miles, 34.1 km, direction N)

Listed in the Domesday Book, this castle has been a Norman stronghold, a royal residence for six of England's medieval queens, a.....

Beachy Head, with Beachy Head Lighthouse in the background

Beachy Head (105 Pictures)

(26.1 miles, 42.0 km, direction SW)

Beachy Head, with its dramatic white cliffs and gently undulating downs, is an area of outstanding natural beauty and.....

Castle wall and Castle

Tonbridge Castle (16 Pictures)

(26.7 miles, 43.0 km, direction NW)

A fire in 1088 destroyed the first castle at Tonbridge, and the evocative remains we see today are of a later castle which was.....

Ightham Mote, Kent (Near Sevenoaks) South Side

Ightham Mote (91 Pictures)

(29.5 miles, 47.4 km, direction NW)

This 14th century moated manor house, set in a hollow and partly surrounded by woods, serves as a powerful reminder of the past. .....

Goodnestone Hall Gardens. Kent.

Goodnestone Park Gardens (12 Pictures)

(29.6 miles, 47.6 km, direction NE)

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