Explore thewine cellarsbeneathWinchelsea

People will have an opportunity to explore medieval wine cellars beneath the streets of historic Winchelsea on Sunday.

Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 11:45 am
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 9:46 pm

The next tour of the vaulted cellars under Winchelsea will take place on August 6 from 2pm.

Winchelsea boasts more than 50 medieval cellars, a number rivalled only by Southampton, Bristol and Norwich.

Most of the cellars are vaulted and were built around 1285-1300, at the same time as the medieval town.

Winchelsea Archaeological Society (WAS) conducts tours of the cellars.

Find out why and how they were built, and also learn something of the history of the Ancient Town and Cinque Port of Winchelsea.

The cost is £5 and includes a guidebook to the cellars. All tours start at 2pm on Castle Street.

Enquiries and reservations to 01797-224446 or [email protected]

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.ryeandbattleobserver.co.uk/

2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/RyeandBattleObserver

3) Follow us on Twitter @RyeObs

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Rye and Battle Observer - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.