Dates for your Diary

February / March

Rye Bay Scallop Festival.

Knights and Princesses at Battle Abbey.


April / May

Rye Jazz & Blues Festival

Pashley Manor Gardens Tulip Festival

Winchelsea Medieval Cellar tours
Mapp & Lucia tours


June / July

Biddenden Vineyard

Pashley Manor Gardens

CAMRA Ale & Cider Festival at Kent & East Sussex Railway.

Medieval Tournament at Battle Abbey.


August / September

Rye Jazz & Blues Festival

Rye festival of the sea

Rye Arts Festival


October / November

Wild Boar Week

Rye Fawkes – Street Parade, Bonfire & Fireworks



Rye Christmas Festival

Santa Specials at Kent & East Sussex Railway



Regular Events throughout the year:

The Official Visitor’s Guide to Rye Bay.
All you need to know about Rye and it’s surroundings.


Rye Audio Tour
Download fascinating mp3 Rye Audio Tour, an adventure rich in history!


The Guardian / The Observer
What the Observer had to say about Willow Tree House


Rye Sussex
For business and local tourist information in and around Rye


The Rye Retreat
For a complete hair & beautiful experience


The Ypres Castle Inn
For food, music & events


Webbes at the Fish Café
Sample a varied selection from the local catch


Great Dixter Gardens
House and gardens open to the public on a regular basis and study tours are available


Kite Surf Centre
For Kitesurfing, Kayaking and stand up paddle boarding – Lydd Road, Camber.