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Welcome to the Old Borough Arms 
& The Mermaid Street Café

Come and stay at our recently refurbished Guest House in Rye, with 9 beautiful en-suite rooms.
Below the Old Borough Arms you will find The Mermaid Street Café where you can buy great coffee & Ice cream or have a relaxing  breakfast, Lunch or afternoon tea, all freshly prepared in our own kitchen.

Our preferred method of booking is by email or phone.

01797 222128

Alternatively you can use the booking portal where you can browse a calendar and pick your preferred dates.

 

News and events

The Mermaid Street Cafe

The Mermaid Street Cafe

Mermaid Street Cafe is situated in the heart of Rye, at the foot of the famous Mermaid Street ‘underneath’ the Old Borough Arms Guest House.Here is a bit about us -Home cooked food cooked to order, using locally sourced ingredients where possible, playing some great tunes with a  happy work team. The Mermaid Street Cafe serves a(…)

Our lovely Self Catering cottage in Rye

Our lovely Self Catering cottage in Rye

Wellingtons, in Rye is a lovely holiday cottage with 3 bedrooms and sleeps 6.Wellingtons is a period property that has been beautifully and tastefully refurbished. In a great location in the lovely medieval citadel of Rye, it has many attractions and amenities on the doorstep, including the famous and historic Mermaid Street. Rye is the(…)

The new and Improved Old Borough Arms

The new and Improved Old Borough Arms

The Old Borough Arms is a four star Guest House in the heart of Rye.All of our 9 rooms are ensuite and are decorated to a high standard following renovation in early 2014. Breakfast is included in our room prices.All guest rooms have tea & coffee making facilities, TV, clean and crisp sheets and towels(…)

What’s on

Exciting events happening in & around Rye

Easter Holidays!

Easter Holidays!

Rye has some pretty awesome things happening over the Easter Holidays and one of the places to visit is Lamb house, which is just up at the top of Mermaid Street.On the 18th April  Lamb house have a fantastic Easter Egg Hunt which  opens from 2pm -4pm – this event is sponsored by Cadburys and(…)

Rye Arts Festival

Rye Arts Festival

The Rye Arts Festival takes place over a two week period every September in and around the picturesque, historic town of Rye in East Sussex. The town attracts a stimulating array of authors, performers and artists both high profile, and coming, national and international.The dates for our 43rd Annual Festival are 13th – 28th September 2014Rye(…)

Visiting Rye

About Rye and the surrounding area.

Boat Trips to Bodiam Castle

Boat Trips to Bodiam Castle

From historic Rye to Bodiam Castle, the River Rother is one of the finest rural rivers in England, and has been navigated for centuries. The river flows peacefully through the High Weald to Bodiam Castle, a magnificent 14th century castle ruin.

The Old Town

The Old Town

With enchanting cobbled streets, medieval 900 year old Church and beautifully preserved historic houses from medieval, Tudor and Georgian times, Rye is almost suspended in time and has a uniquely unhurried atmosphere.Compact enough to discover the key places of interest over a few days but with plenty of secret treasures to entice you to stay much longer(…)

Fun on the water

Fun on the water

Rye Watersports is a long established teaching centre by Camber Sands in East Sussex giving lessons in Kitesurfing, Windsurfing, Dinghy Sailing and Stand Up Paddleboarding.Enjoy the thrill of a windsurfing or dinghy sailing lesson on a unique coastal lake on the South East Coast, where the wind always seems to blow; or learn to kitesurf(…)