Mapp & Lucia's Rye

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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 the Hope Anchor Hotel on Watchbell Street. Channel 4, on the other hand, use The Mermaid Inn.

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Ypres Castle Inn
Gun Garden
East Sussex
TN31 7HH


01797 223 248

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The Trader’s Arms (BBC Series)