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Medieval Winchelsea was one of the south coasts most significant trading ports. Like Sandwich on the Kent coast, the town grew to major importance under the reign of King Edward I.
Significantly Winchelsea is every bit as much a new town as Milton Keynes and...More
We went on this tour that at first I thought had far too many people on it - in excess of 55, but when this was split into two groups and the guides were loud enough to project themselves well this was not a p...More
Wow, did our guide know his stuff?! We had a great tour around Winchelsea for almost two hours. The tour is mostly outside, with the history of the town being explained along the way and we went down into three cellars. So much information that...More
This is a really good insight into Winchelsea and it's interesting history. Some myth and legend but it is brought to life by this informative tour thanks to Richard our guide. The cellars are amazing and you can just imagine the activities that used to...More
A most fascinating tour with a guide is to sea the existing cellars quite deep down where smuggled Liquor from France was hidden. 18th and 19th century smuggling was very lucrative and using Winchelsea was profitable and more secure. The well laid out pretty town...More
This visit is definitely very worthwhile. I did it a year or two ago and was delighted. I have been coming on holiday to Winchelsea since I was a small child and had always been curious to see what the cellars looked like from inside....More