Rye is the perfect place to start your wine tour

Rye is steeped in history dating back to the 12th century.  You can get lost in time as you meander around the ancient cobbled streets.  Some vineyards which are nearby the medieval village are:

  • Gusbourne
  • Charles Palmer
  • Sedlescombe Organic
  • Chapel Down
  • Woodchurch
  • Wayfayer
Wine Tour Starting from Standard Inn - Rye
Wine Tour Starting from Standard Inn - Rye

Stoll the streets of Rye after your day out in the vineyards

There are several places you must visit and walk throughout the town.  We often encourage guest to to to Mermaid St and see the House with Two Front Doors and also the Mermaid Inn.   The Mermaid Inn is was rated the most haunted pub in England and was featured on the TV programme "Most Haunted!"

Some other notable places to swing by for a drink or a nibble of cheese would be:

Great places to eat in Rye that are near the Standard Inn

Rye has so much history and is probably most well known of a fine seafood delicacy -- scallops.  This lovely shellfish are harvested locally in the sandy waters at the estuary of the Rother River and Rye Bay Harbour.

Here are some ideas for food:

Herbert Hall Wine Barrels
Herbert Hall Wine Barrels