With the coming of bigger ships and larger deepwater ports, Rye 's economy began to decline, and fishing and particularly smuggling (including owling, the smuggling of wool) became more important.
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Rye also stands at the centre of a network of nature reserves, some of national importance.A BBC adaptation of Mapp and Lucia was filmed in Rye in the summer of 2014.6 One of the tourist websites includes a picture tour of the town 33 Rye Art Gallery was established as a Trust in the early 1960s.The Rye ward returns two councillors to RDC.It's easier than ever to join the conversation.Those historic roots and its charm 3 make it a tourist destination, with hotels, guest houses, B Bs, tea rooms, and restaurants.It starred Gregory Peck.
Spike Milligan (19182002 comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and vice-president of the Rye Rugby Club John Ryan (19212009 although born in Edinburgh, this British author/cartoonist famed for his TV cartoon Captain Pugwash, was a resident of Rye.
43 The post- Monty Python film Yellowbeard also had a few scenes filmed on the cobbled street.
The original course of the River Rother then reached the sea at Romney to the northeast.