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Tel code: 01797 | code search
Postcode: TN29 | code search
Population: 3300
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Folk Customs:
Admiralty of the Medway
Biddenden Dole
Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
St Bartholomew's Day Bun Race
The Offham Quintain

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Lydd is one of the larger towns on the Romey Marsh in Kent. It was originally an island, separated from Romney by the Rother estuary. The church, one of the biggest in Kent, is known as the "Cathedral of the Marsh". It was largely rebuilt in the 13th century, but the 132 foot tower is 15th century. The East End was destroyed by bombing in World War II but has now been restored. Notable buildings in Lydd include a guildhall and a mediaeval courthouse. There is one pub in the town called the Royal Mail. South-west of the town is a military training camp and firing range, set up in 1881, where the Lyddite explosive was invented. To the north-east is Lydd Airport, opened in 1954 for transporting motor vehicles. Now known as London Ashford Airport, it is used mainly for private, light commercial and training flights and there is a daily scheduled service to Le Touquet. Lydd-on-Sea is a modern village mostly built after the 2nd World War. It lies on the coast road between Greatstone and Dungeness. It consists mostly of modern bungalows. There is one pub, The Pilot, famous for its fish. Remote Dungeness is known for its lighthouses, shingle and nuclear power stations.


Cottage Dental Practice
Robertson & Associates


New Lydd Surgery
Orchard House Surgery

Golf Club


Pub and Bar

Bridge Inn
Pilot Inn
Royal Mail
Royal Oak
Star Inn
The George Hotel

Sports Clubs

Lydd Town (Amateur Football)


Action Watersports(Water Sports)

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The Ship Hotel (2.73 miles)

The Ship Hotel
The Original Ship was built of mainly ship timber brought from the old port of New Romney. The 1st recorded keeper is one Thomas Banne, who is described as an "ostler" of the parish of ... More | visit website
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Olde Moat House (4.82 miles)

Olde Moat House

Amidst a tranquil location, surrounded by its own moat and set in 3.5 acres of grounds, this lovely medieval property provides the ideal retreat from the stresses of modern life. Moat house dates from 1460 ... More | visit website

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The Gallivant (5.34 miles)

The Gallivant

Escape to the Gallivant, Sussex’s Beach House hotel, an oasis opposite the dunes of Camber and the eight miles of uninterrupted golden sand beyond. Our New England style environment exudes charm and tranquility, offering great ... More | visit website


Waterside Guest House (6.71 miles)

Waterside Guest House
All the essential facilities are provided to an excellent standard. Five bedrooms all with ensuite are tastefully decorated providing televisions and tea/coffee making facilities. WATERSIDE GUEST HOUSE is tailored to look after everyone, offering family ... More
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Little Saltcote (7.32 miles)

Little Saltcote

Located just a few minutes walk from the centre of the historic and picturesque Sussex town of Rye, Little Saltcote was originally an Edwardian family home - the character of which still remains in this ... More | visit website

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Saltcote (7.47 miles)

We offer large comfortable new beds, King size or bigger, fresh flowers and fruit in the rooms and a warm welcome with drinks on arrival. Flexible Accommodation with spacious rooms means we can provide the ... More | visit website
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Saltcote Place (7.47 miles)

Saltcote Place

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At this privately owned luxurious Queen Anne Style Mansion we offer you a tailored personal service to meet your specific requirements.Short stay B&B or stay for longer, we offer internet ... More

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Rye Lodge Hotel (7.49 miles)

Rye Lodge Hotel

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Staying at Rye Lodge is always an enjoyable experience at any time of the year. The surroundings are elegant, the atmosphere relaxed - and the service second to none! The hotel ... More | visit website

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Queens Head Inn (7.50 miles)

Queens Head Inn

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Chris and Marcus welcome you to the Queens Head Inn, situated on historic Landgate in Rye. Our charming and beautiful pub has three individually designed newly refurbished rooms, each inspired ... More

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Rye Holiday Homes (7.52 miles)

Rye Holiday Homes
The Old Surgery. Holiday Cottage - Sleeps 8. This lovely 15th century house is situated in the heart of Rye close to its famous Mermaid Inn and George hotel. Apart from its obvious ... More | visit website

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