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Visit Rye in Sussex during the Art Festival

Visiting Rye is a delight at any time of the year it’s history dates back from before the Norman Conquest and is well known for being one of the finest Cinque Ports. There is so much to see in this beautiful town The Ypres Tower (the Castle), the Landgate Arch the only surviving one of four original fortified entrances to Rye dates from 1329, and Rye Castle Museum. At this time of year in September Rye holds the renowned Rye Arts Festival which is held over a 2 week period. Rye with its big skies and the beautiful landscapes of Romney Marsh is beloved of artists with a large and very active community. There are lots of events to choose from which include Literary talks, this year Dame Ellen MacArthur gave inspiration to all of her sailing adventures, Jazz, Classical & Contemporary music, Art Exhibitions and Tours.

Come and discover for yourself the antique shops, the abundance of art galleries that can be found down the enchanting cobbled streets. Taking an easy stroll through the town on a sunny autumn day is just what you need for a relaxing break. Take your time to visit

This is a perfect time of year to visit Rye located on the East Sussex Coast and stay in a holiday cottage. Mulberry Cottages are a holiday agency specialising in this stunning area with a selection of Sussex Holiday Cottages including one right in the heart of the town and further afield in the south of England. The Gallery Flat is an apartment above one of the art galleries near to the Landgate Arch.

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