What's on inRye

Welcome to Rye

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Rye - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Rye to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Hotels in Rye

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Whether you're staying for the night or a few days, check out the choice of local hotels.

Restaurants in Rye

Restaurants in Rye

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Forthcoming events in Rye

Tourist Attractions

Flamingo Land

Our zoo is home to over 1,000 animals, including Siberian Tigers, Grants Zebras, Bactrian Camels, Monkeys, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Humboldt Penguins and Meerkats. We also of course, have our famous pink flamingos, the largest flock in the country. In our Bird Walk you can see birds…

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway provides some 18 Miles of preserved steam railway running through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs between Grosmont in the north and Pickering in the south.…

Castle Howard

Castle Howard really is a magical place that has something for everyone, with many visitors returning time and time again. Set dramatically between two lakes, this 18th‐century palace designed by Sir John Vanbrugh, is one of England's most beautiful historic houses. It has been the home…

Rievaulx Abbey

Built in the 13th century, its soaring height is a reminder of Rievaulx's original splendour. The abbey was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux, as part of the missionary effort to reform Christianity in western Europe. Just 12 Clairvaux monks came to Rievaulx in 1131. From these modest…


Bowling at Ryedale in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01653 600016 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Duncombe Park

Duncombe Park lies close to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the heart of rural Yorkshire. Built in 1713 it is set amidst rolling parkland which has been virtually untouched for 280 years and overlooks the River Rye and Helmesley Castle.Your memorable day in the country…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Rye? See our list of attractions in Rye, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.