It was Henry III who gave permission for the castle to be built as part of the defense against the frequent raids by the French. At the time, the coast was under constant threat from the French, who were warring with England.
Rye Castle, also known as Ypres Tower is a grade I listed building. Exhibits in the tower include locally-made medieval pottery, an embroidery depicting many aspects of Rye life and history, medieval artifacts, activities and town maps.
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