Tag: Kent

Wildflower garden for the summer

Last year we planted an annual wildflower meadow along the side of Rye Bay Cottage and it was a huge success with all the bees and other insects. So we have been watching the new BBC series Sarah Raven’s Bees, Butterflies and Blooms on BBC2 with great enjoyment. Catch it here on i-Player http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01cktgq/Bees_Butterflies_and_Blooms_Cities/ So this year we will be more »

Lovely guest comments

Dear Mary and Hugh We just wanted to say a huge thank you for such a wonderful weekend in your beautiful Bed and Breakfast. It couldn’t have been better, you really had thought of everything. The attention to detail was second to none. You are wonderfully warm, attentive and professional hosts. Every room was beautifully decorated with so many thoughful more »

Beautiful South Guest Accommodation of the Year Award

Strand House and Rye Bay Cottage have won Silver in the Beautiful South Guest Accommodation of the Year Awards 2011 having been short listed from over 100 entrants across the South of England. Mary and Hugh went to Denbies Wine Estate last Thursday to collect the award from John Williams, Chairman of Tourism South East. SOUTH EAST’S TOP TOURISM BUSINESSES more »

Special Opening Offer

To celebrate the opening of Rye Bay Bed and Breakfast we are offering a 20% discount on our normal rates to all guests who stay between 15th May and 23rd May, You can even stay in Rye Bay B&B if you want to! Speak to Mary on 01797 226276  

Capturing a swarm of bees!

Our hive of honey bees has been hard at work since early Spring and we have given them some more room to expand by adding a ‘super’ to the National hive. But this may not have been enough as today, they swarmed. Luckily I was going up to Rye Bay Cottage to deliver the new teddy bears that had just more »

Building a Bed and Breakfast -We are open!

It was touch and go but we finally opened before the Easter break! The final installation of the bathrooms was the delay in finishing as the plumbing and tiling took longer than expected. The painting of the interior walls was another mammoth job that was finished at the last minute, especially the red of the hallway but it all got more »