Each year a team of volunteers run guided tours of the town’s medieval cellars. All proceeds received (£5 per person) are used by the charity “Friends of the Ancient Monuments and Museum of Winchelsea (FOAM)” to help maintain and repair the Ancient Monuments of the town.

Please book our tours via email cellars@winchelsea.com or phone 07596 182874. Private tours for groups of 15 or more can be arranged – again, please email us if this is of interest. Rye Festival tours – please see below and the Rye festival page for the Cellar Tours

(Coming soon) DATES AND TIMES FOR 2017 – ALL TOURS ARE AT 11:00 unless otherwise stated:

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Heritage Open Day: Sun 11th Sept: 11 am  Meet outside the Wesley Chapel, opposite Blackfriars Barn; no charge,

Tour arrangements (except for Heritage Open Day): Please see above for bookings. Note that some cellars have difficult access. Bring a torch and wear sensible shoes. Meet at the Town Well in Castle Street, Winchelsea, 10 minutes before start time. Tours last about 1½ hrs.

Meet here

Meet at the Town Well in Castle Street, Winchelsea, 10 minutes before start time. Tours last about 1½ hrs.