Jimper’s Jottings

Swim wade or paddle, the people of Hythe, Romney Marshes, Rye and Hastings wanted to avoid of these summer pastimes during the bad weather of December and January. The low depression in December that caused a tidal surge that almost topped the defences in many places between Folkestone and Hastings. Continue reading Jimper’s Jottings

When the Hunt met in Rye

Up to 1966 the Romney Marsh Hunt was an often seen spectacle in and around Rye. The traditional Boxing Day Hunt usually set off from a well known Rye Hostelry, The George Hotel, the Peace & Plenty and The King’s Head (now known as the ‘Top O’ The Hill’) Continue reading When the Hunt met in Rye

Wheeler of the Wheelers


His name is Dave Wheeler, he rides for Rye Wheelers and this year
he has swept all before him.

He has raced to the very pinicle of his sport of Road Time Trialing.
He lives near Old Romney, you may have seen him out training on the
Romney Marshes where he spends many hours just riding his bike at
speed, “Getting the miles in” he will tell you. Continue reading Wheeler of the Wheelers

Exciting Times for the Wheelers


Wheelers in the News

The Rye & District Wheelers have been in the news quite a lot recently. Their Marathon Charity Roller Ride for ARRCC got publicity in the Rye Observer and an Continue reading Exciting Times for the Wheelers

The “Sprocket” Page

Barry Knocks 15 Minutes Off Record

History was made by three riders from the Rye Wheelers in the East Sussex Cycling Association 100 Mile Time Trial on 11 July. This was the first occasion in the club’s 120 year history that a team has competed in a “100”. Continue reading The “Sprocket” Page

Easter Visitors Guide to Rye

A Quick Guide To Rye

To view Rye there is only one satisfactory way, on foot. The town is very compact and all places of interest are within easy walking distance of each other. Leave your car in one of the car parks scattered around the foot of the town and proceed on Shank’s Pony. Continue reading Easter Visitors Guide to Rye