Rye Walks


Do you know where Mr & Mrs Wyse lived?
Where did Lucia and Georgie stay on their first visit?
How could Miss Mapp spy on so many people?

Find out, take a guided walk round Rye, looking at the houses and places associated with the Mapp and Lucia novels, also looking at the houses and some of the locations used in both the C4 the BBC TV series. Walk round Rye and see where the various incidents in the books took place as well as taking in aspects of E.F.Benson’s life.

Guide: Allan Downend, Secretary, E.F.Benson Society


The Walk lasts about 1hr 45 mins.
£7.50 per person
Starts: 2pm
From: The Look-out at the eastern end of the High Street, the viewing point with the telescope for looking over the Romney Marsh and Blue Plaque stating the viewing point was given by E.F.Benson.

May: 26th
June: 2nd & 16th
July: 7th & 21st
August: 4th & 18th

The Walk ends at Lamb House, the home of E.F.Benson, which is open on Saturdays.

If you would like a Walk on any other days, these can be arranged, but they do cost £12 /person. If would like to do this please contact by either: 01797-223114 or use this website under contact: info@efbensonsociety.org
Groups can be taken by arrangement, please apply for Group rates: 10+

*** Please check with Heritage Centre for any dates that have to be cancelled, 01797-226696, or the Society’s contact: 01797-223114 or info@efbensonsociety.org