History Guided Tours
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History Tours

Upcoming Historical Walks

To book online

What To Expect

Local history expert and experienced tour guide, Mike Carver (BA Hons, MA, PGCE History), will lead you on a comfortably paced walk around Rye taking approximately 2 hours. You will learn just how important Rye has been in England’s history over centuries and hear much of its rich and varied history including its place in the Norman Conquest, smuggling, shipbuilding, the Cinque Ports and so much more.

Tour Taken By

Mike Carver (BA Hons, MA, PGCE History)


Tours start outside the entrance of the Heritage Centre (///usual.worlds.ship). Please arrive prior to our departure time with your ticket or QR code.

Tours last approximately 2 hours.

Please be prepared for the weather.




More than 12 people visiting? Experience private showings and talks with exclusive group rates.


Working with schools & colleges we can provide educational materials and talks for many subjects.


Ghost tours, historical tours and more can be purchased directly from the center or here online.