Rye - anyone live there?

(5 Posts)
donttrythisathome Sat 06-Oct-12 20:55:53

Thanks again. Most small towns/villages would be a bit bad for that though. I really like it there.

BedHog Fri 05-Oct-12 07:58:15

I wouldn't let the drug issues put you off, tbh. Probably no worse than any other town, and it was mostly just kids having a spliff at lunchtime rather than heroin etc.! But as I say, that was in the 1990s and it has probably changed by now. Rye is great for most ages apart from those two or three years when you want to go a bit wild, go clubbing and meet lots of new young people. But you can pack them off to college/university to do that!! smile

donttrythisathome Thu 04-Oct-12 22:25:57

Thanks! It's hard to imagine drug problems there walking around, you just never know!

BedHog Wed 03-Oct-12 18:06:37

I have friends in Rye. There are a couple of pre-school groups, and swimming sessions for under fives in a lovely pool. The salts play area isn't bad, and there is a skate ramp and cricket/football club for older kids. It's not great for older teenagers tbh, the only nightclub is a bit of a meat market and the secondary school had quite a bad reputation for drugs etc. back in the 1990s, but that may well have changed. For adults, it's lovely. Lots of arty stuff going on, good pubs and restaurants, a great bonfire event every year, fantastic walks in the surrounding countryside. Property prices are a bit higher than nearby towns (Hastings etc) but I'd be quite happy to live in Rye.

donttrythisathome Mon 01-Oct-12 21:45:06

We are considering a move to Rye. I know its small, but does anyone (i.e. anyone reading this!) live there?
Would you recommend it, and is there anything on for the under 5s there?

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