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Rye Heritage Centre

Rye Heritage Centre in Rye, East Sussex

Rye Heritage Centre
The Old Sail Loft
Strand Quay
East Sussex
TN31 7AY
01797 226 696

The perfect way to discover Rye.
The Rye Heritage and
Information Centre provides an
ideal introduction to the town bringing together the story of Rye set within the famous Rye Town Model sound and light show. Historic and Ghost Audio Walking Tours are available for hire, with guided ghost tours taking place on selected dates during the winter months.

The Heritage Centre is also host to a fantastic working collection of Old Pier amusement machines, and has a variety of gifts, books and maps. The Heritage Centre’s experienced and knowledgeable staff provide local information on places to visit and things to do in and around this beautiful historic town. We also offer a local accommodation booking service.


What's On in Rye?

  • Make a Minibeast Home

    Tuesday 25th October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Rye Harbour Drop-In Family Event Make homes for minibeasts to overwinter in. Suitable for accompanied children of all ages. Drop ... more

  • Uncle Harry's War

    Tuesday 25th October @ 7:00pm
    Location: Northiam

    Northiam and District Historical Society present a talk by John Nicholson - from Ramsgate to the western desert and beyond. ... more

  • Rye Ukulele Experiment

    Tuesday 25th October @ 7:30pm
    Location: Rye

    Rye Ukulele Experiment offer Piggy themed songs with Wild Boar nibbles and lots more and free tasting of our Boar ... more

  • Rye Farmers Market

    Wednesday 26th October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Come to Rye Farmers’ Market for great tasting, local, seasonal produce. Our producers raise, grow, catch, bake and make their ... more

  • Collect and Create Plant Pots

    Thursday 27th October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Rye Harbour Family Event Gather seeds from some of our special plants, and then paint a pot to plant them ... more

  • Children's Craft Afternoon

    Thursday 27th October @ 2:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A fun afternoon making a variety of autumn themed crafts – items to make and take home. £2 per ... more

  • Jamie Smart at the Standard Inn

    Thursday 27th October
    Location: Rye

    Jamie Smart is a local singer / songwriter known for his fabulous singing voice and songs of longing, love and ... more

  • Jazz Supper At Rye Cricket Club

    Thursday 27th October
    Location: Rye

    Join Roger Lewin piano, Dave Silk contra-cello, and Jacci Norris with vocals, for the Jazz Supper Night in Wild Boar ... more

  • Branagh Theatre Live at the Kino

    Thursday 27th October
    Location: Rye

    Screening live from the Garrick Theatre to Kino Rye. - The Entertainer. Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John ... more

  • Mick Bolton at the Globe Marsh Inn

    Thursday 27th October
    Location: Rye

    Mick Bolton plays live at the Globe Marsh Inn,Military Road, Rye, East Sussex TN31 7NX ... more


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