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Olde cobbled street lined with olde houses

Rye is a small place to visit & easily done within 2 hrs. It's best to combine day trip out with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
West Molesey, United Kingdom
Beautiful historic cobbled street

Home to the world famous Mermaid Hotel, but a joy to walk along the cobbled streets even on a... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2018
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Mermaid Street, Rye, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rye is a small place to visit & easily done within 2 hrs. It's best to combine day trip out with another nearby place to visit. Mermaid street is beautiful with old cobbled street & quaint beautiful houses full of history. The street is very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cobbled street is amazing and its like we went back in time... most fascinating and wonderful a must....

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bevalt52
Reviewed 30 January 2019

...walking up Mermaid Street a couple of times. Lovely old and historic buildings all well maintained and good route to take you to the church and tower.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roxburgh8
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Home to the world famous Mermaid Hotel, but a joy to walk along the cobbled streets even on a gloomy winter day and enjoy the beauty of the ancient houses.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 880judithh
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Fabulous cobbled street bursting with old world caracter. I always stay every year in Jeake's House Hotel in Mermaid street. I love to walk up and down the street looking at the mixture of houses from at the 1600s. The famous Mermaid Hotel with it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BoogieLegs
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Yes this is a pleasant 5 minute walk on an uphill cobbled street but really is not a destination in itself. The cobbles are difficult to walk upon but there is a narrow pavement on one side. Looking in the front windows of the old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Unfortunately a lot of scaffolding around during our recent visit but some of these ancient treasures must need a lot of upkeep. Quite unique and impressive even within a town full of similar treasures. The hotel is worth a quick peek (or drink).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher U
Reviewed 4 October 2018

It is a cobbled street, of which there are many in Rye and elsewhere, this one is particularly photogenic with its quaint old houses and the way it slopes down the hill.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank WW_Traveller023
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Mermaid Street is absolutely lovely cobblestone road which leads up the hill to the church and the castle surrounded by beautiful Tudor houses and buildings!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aleksander22
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Mermaid Street is a much-photographed narrow, cobbled street leading up to the old town on the hill. It used to be the town's main road (source: Wikipedia). Most of the buildings are half timbered and were rebuilt after the French burned the town in 1377....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from BoogieLegs | Reviewed this property |
My favourite is Jeake's House, not the cheapest place but the best. The Old Borough Arms or the Ship Inn, all well located