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Mapp & Lucia's Rye

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Address: Hilders Cliff, Rye TN31 7LD, England

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Pure Mapp and Lucia!!

A wonderful setting for this drama with the quirky buildings, the cobbled street and the merchants houses. I can see Mapp and Lucia standing on the doorstep of Lamb House... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Maidenhead, Berks
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Maidenhead, Berks
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

A wonderful setting for this drama with the quirky buildings, the cobbled street and the merchants houses. I can see Mapp and Lucia standing on the doorstep of Lamb House bickering with one another in their inimitable way!

Thank dandlv
Melbourne, Australia
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325 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Quite a lovely old town but did not live up to all the hype as 'England's best preserved town'. Enjoyed wandering the streets and, yes, there are some lovely buildings and the cobblestones add character but, please, get a grip on reality.

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London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Take your walking shoes as there are lots of cobbled areas. Plenty to see in this beautiful quaint town. Friendly locals as well. I adored Rye and would certainly recommend a couple of days stay. Lots of lovely antique shops .

Thank Lisa C
Lawrence, Kansas
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195 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Allan is a personable, energetic and informative guide to all sights and history connected to E.F. Benson, the Mapp & Lucia series of books and the two televised programs based on this series. Just under two hours in length, the walking tour takes you to all of houses mentioned in the books or shown in the tv programs, plus provides... More 

Thank 49viaggio
Rye, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Rye is a very pretty town which has been used on numerous occasions for different films and most recently the mapp & Lucia television series.

Thank Lynn B
Chichester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited Rye purely on the basis of the TV show broadcast Christmas 2015, and we weren't disappointed. It is a great place to visit with magnificent architecture and excellent places to visit nearby. Rye warrants at least a couple of days to do it full justice.

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Lancashire, England
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933 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

A lovely quaint town with some cobbled narrow streets and some old and interesting buildings. There are plenty of good reasons why you should visit or stay here, even if you have no interest in the Mapp & Lucia connection. The Heritage Centre staff were very helpful and can provide guides or advice to make your visit more enjoyable. There... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Here with my wife - a fan of Mapp & Lucia - so pottering around the locations. Even without that connection, this is a lovely place to explore. Cobbled streets, ancient buildings and interesting shops makes for a great day out here. Will definitely be back for more hours of delightful pottering around.

Thank Conrad N
Stanmore London
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243 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Stayed for the weekend and loved it. We came because we had seen the Mapp and Lucia episodes on TV, but the whole place is a delight. Lamb House, home to Henry James and E F Benson-see separate review- 14th century church, cobbled streets and fascinating shops, museums and castle. Too much to see, we will be back again. Browse... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Regardless of the Literary connection Rye is a brilliant place to visit in itself. The architecture is a delight and the random and ecliptic shops all add to the experience. Next time it will be an overnight stay.

Thank Celt141

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