Browse the Independent Shops

    Visitors love the independent shops. Rye Chocolate Shop

    Visitors will love the range of independent shops in the High Street as well as in the surrounding cobbled streets, nestled among historic houses, pubs and cafes.

    Reflecting the current interest in interiors, you’ll find a selection of shops offering antiques, vintage items, contemporary furniture and home accessories.  Creative shops selling crafts, fabrics, books, jewellery and music sit alongside the galleries and eateries so you can break up your shopping trip with lunch or an afternoon tea in one of the many inviting cafes.

    Here is a snapshot of shops in Rye but there are plenty more to discover. If you’d like to add your shop email us at

    Read some earlier posts on Featured Shops

    McCully & Crane – a haven for interior lovers

    Sailors of Rye- must haves for your home

    Puckhabers home furnishing emporium

    Rye Cook Shop – reached finals of Excellence in Housewares Awards

    Grammar School Records – a rare independent treasure full of vinyls and CD’s

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    Image Credits: Rye News Library , Kenneth Bird , Merchant & Mills , Nick Forman , Martin Kyran .

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