Situated in East Sussex, Rye is one of the most charming historic towns in Britain. There is Mermaid Street with cobblestones, medieval timber-framed houses as well as kind Georgian homes.
Once it was part of the Cinque Ports, five coastal towns which were created in the 11th century.

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Rye used to be a centre for smugglers who often visited the Mermaid Inn (dates back to the 12th century), a pub where they celebrated a successful smuggle.


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