Winchelsea

Winchelsea is just off the A259 between Hastings and Rye. From A259, turn right on to Back Street. Street parking is available near the church. There are occasional public events scheduled on the Grayfriars grounds.

  • St Martins church partially ruined, open to public
  • Three medieval town gates, accessible year round
  • Medieval cellars are privately owned, but tours are sometimes available in the summer
  • Ruins of Greyfriars monastery is on private land and not usually accessible
  • Castle - No
  • Museum - Yes
  • Parking - Street parking available near St Martins
  • Refreshments - The New Inn pub and also sandwiches at the village store
  • Bathrooms - Public bathrooms
  • Official web site http://www.winchelsea.net/


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