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One of England's most beautiful medieval villages, Rye rests in East Sussex. A place for romantics and historians, lined with cobbled lanes, winding pathways and crooked old buildings, even with other tourists around you'll get the profound feeling of stepping back in time.

Rye in East Sussex is an ancient sea port town lined with charming boutique stores, traditional bistros and gastropubs and sits atop a rocky outcrop.

One of East Sussex's most accessible hubs, trains to Rye run directly from Ashford and Brighton/brighton-accommodation/) with both trains arriving via London. There are also bus services which run from Hastings/hastings-accommodation/) and Dover.

Accommodation in Rye is diverse and plentiful, ranging from guest houses and hotels to bed and breakfasts and resort parks. Regardless of where you're staying, you'll find an accommodation option to suit your budget and tastes, only a short walk from the pebbled streets of the town centre.

Rye is the sight of many medieval attractions including the 13th century Tpres Tower, the Landgate, and the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, all dating back hundreds of years. For panoramic views of the town, you can climb the church tower and enjoy spectacular views of Rye and its surroundings.

Many tourists flock to Rye for the traditional homewares and souvenirs sold along the town's main street. The several shops stock wool, antiques, arts and crafts and local Sussex produce. Rye also hosts a lively market on Thursdays mornings boasting many of the region's finest handcrafts.

Mermaid Street is the towns most charming feature, founded in the 11th century and famous for it's Mermaid Inn. The large medieval building and historical inn was established in the 12th century, and has a long and turbulent history which you'll surely find fascinating. With links to the infamous Hawkhurst Gang of smugglers who used it in the 1730s and 1740s, a tour of the inn will be a highlight for any history buffs.

The town of Rye can easily be covered by foot, however there's a bus service to Chamber which stops at the closest beach. There is also locally operated bike hire should you want to ride down to the nearby harbour.

Book yourself Rye accommodation and stay in one of the United Kingdom's oldest towns adorned with history.