Mapp & Lucia's Rye

A guide to the locations of Tilling set in Rye

Gun Garden

Ypres Castle, Gun Garden

Ypres Tower

The Ypres Tower is a landmark that exists both in Tilling and in Rye! Thought to have been built  in 1249, forming part of the town’s defences, the tower is the second oldest building open to the public in Rye. The oldest being the Parish Church of St Mary. To find out how the Tower can ... read more

Ypres Castle Inn, Gungardens

The Trader’s Arms (BBC Series)

The Trader’s Arms, where Lucia and Georgie spend the night on their visit to Tilling, is set at the Ypres Castle Inn. The Ypres (pronounced locally as the “Wipers”) is a very popular pub in Rye known for it’s live music on Fridays and great food. The original location of the Trader’s Arms from Benson’s books is ... read more