Mapp & Lucia's Rye

A guide to the locations of Tilling set in Rye

The Trader’s Arms (Channel 4 Series)

The Trader’s Arms is where Lucia and Georgie spend the night on their visit to Tilling.

In the Channel 4 series, this is set at The Mermaid Inn.

The BBC series however use the Ypres Castle Inn.

The original location of the Trader’s Arms from Benson’s books is the Hope Anchor Hotel on Watchbell Street.


The Mermaid Inn
Mermaid Street
East Sussex
TN31 7EY


01797 223 065

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The Trader’s Arms (Channel 4 Series)