Rye is a busy, bustling centre with many interesting things to see and do all year round. As a team we’re always looking to get involved in hosting and supporting local events and have an ongoing calendar of exciting offers to tempt and entice you.

Below is just a small selection so call us on 01797 229 256 to find out more.

English Wine Week

Saturday 26th May - Sunday 3rd June 2018

It’s only fair that such a devoted and passionate producer of English wine as ourselves be fully behind English Wine Week. During this time we’ll be providing you with a fabulous selection of England’s finest (including our very own Hush Heath Estate). With Wine pairing menus and special promotions, there’s never been a better time to celebrate all that’s great about English wine.

For more information please call one of the team of on 01797 229 256.

1966 - We still believe

Another four years rolls round again and this time we find ourselves in Russia. Will this be our year? We believe in many things at The Ship – We believe in great English Wine, we believe in the finest local ingredients from our most trusted suppliers. We believe in exceptional service. Let’s hope our boys deliver this summer. Watch all the key games live at The Ship. We still believe…do you?

For more information please call one of the team of on 01797 229 256.


Rye Jazz festival

23 Aug 2018 – 26 Aug 2018

The Jazz world descends upon us at the end of August, the most acclaimed artists will be headlining at various venues including the stunning St. Mary’s Church. At The Ship we’ll be holding a number of events in line with this high profile event, including exclusive drinks promotions and live performances. We do rooms too, so we’re always the perfect base for you to explore. Book a room here to avoid disappointment


We are part of a unique hospitality business with the globally respected Hush Heath Winery in Kent at our core. Nurtured from the vines of Hush Heath Estate we have a collection of individual inns and pubs dedicated to the provision of exceptional hospitality; great thoughtful service, convention-challenging wines and spirits, and locally-inspired dishes presented with real flair.