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15 Best Things to Do and See in Camber 2024

Last updated: Feb 29, 2024

Each month we take a look at the most popular attractions and activities in and around Camber and here are the latest top 15 things to do according to our visitors in ...

#2

St Mary's Church Tower

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber
01797 222 318
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Climb the Church Tower for amazing views of Rye and the surrounding countryside! View the mechanism of the oldest working church turret clock in the UK. Gift Aiding your donation gives you free access for one year as many times as you like. Terms and Conditions apply. The Tower is open almost every day of … more

St Mary's Church Tower
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Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber
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For almost 900 years the Parish Church of Rye, dedicated to St Mary the Virgin, has dominated the hill on which the old town stands. It has stood through good times and bad. In 1377 when the town was looted and set on fire by French invaders the church was extensively damaged. The roof fell … more

Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin
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Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Rye Harbour 1.2 miles from Camber
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The Rye Harbour Nature Reserve is approximately 1.4 miles south east of Rye, signposted off the A259. There is a free car park at Rye Harbour. There is a network of foot paths that allow the reserve to be visited from Rye and Winchelsea on foot. Within the reserve there are five hides (with wheelchair … more

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
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Lamb House

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber
01797 222 909
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Lamb House was built in 1723 by James Lamb. Henry James leased the property and later purchased in 1899. It was here he wrote the Awkward Age, The Wings of the Dove, the Ambassadors and The Golden Bowl. In the Summer months James liked to use the Garden Room to dictate to his secretary. Sadly … more

Lamb House
#6

Rye Bay

Rye 1.2 miles from Camber

Rye Bay is nestled in the scenic county of East Sussex. Covering some 91 square kilometres of fantastic views, there is more than ample reason to visit Rye Bay. Miles of unspoilt coastline adjoin Rye Bay (visit Camber Sands; the only sand dunes in the county for a proper Sussex sea-side day out!) but there … more

Rye Bay
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Rye Museum: Ypres Tower

Rye 2.8 miles from Camber
01797 226 728
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The Rye Museum has two sites, the Ypres Tower (early 14th century) and the East Street site. The Tower has had many roles in its history from a fortification to protect the town, to a private dwelling, a prison and a mortuary. It is the oldest building–except for St Mary’s church–open to the public in … more

Rye Museum: Ypres Tower
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1066 Country Walk

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber

Enjoy the exhilarating 1066 Country Walk from or to Rye. The whole walk to Pevensey takes four days, allowing time to visit the places of interest on the way, or you can go from Rye to Battle or vice versa in two days. Great Oak Walks will organise quality accommodation in places of character for … more

1066 Country Walk
#9

Sarah Cox Ceramics

Rye 2.1 miles from Camber

Ceramics courses & taster days at my studio, Teak House, Jempsons Moorings, on Rye Harbour Road. Classes currently running on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings 6.30pm till 8.30pm, & Wednesday afternoon 2-5pm. With enough interest I may start others, please enquire! The 2 hour classes are £22.50 each, & the 3 hour class £30. Classes are … more

#10

Camber Castle

Rye 2.7 miles from Camber
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Camber Castle lies between Rye and Winchelsea, and was originally located on a shingle spit which protected the approach to these towns.

Camber Castle
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Rye Harbour Beach

Rye Harbour 1.6 miles from Camber

The beach at Rye Harbour is a picturesque and unspoiled coastal stretch situated at the mouth of the river Rother at Rye Harbour along to Winchelsea Beach to the west. Generally a pebble beach (although there are sandy areas to be found), the beach is known for its peaceful atmosphere, making it an ideal spot … more

Rye Harbour Beach
#12

Mary Stanford Lifeboat House

Rye Harbour 2.2 miles from Camber
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The Mary Stanford Lifeboat House is a historic building located in Rye Harbour, East Sussex, England. This iconic structure serves as a memorial to the tragic events that unfolded during a daring rescue attempt in 1928. The lifeboat house is a poignant reminder of the brave crew of the Mary Stanford lifeboat, who lost their … more

Mary Stanford Lifeboat House
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Rye Museum: East Street

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber
01797 226 728
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Rye Museum has two sites in the town: Ypres Tower and East Street which is the main site for exhibits and public events such as talks and coffee mornings. It houses changing exhibitions concerning different aspects of Rye life. The latest of these features Ryes connections to Royal Weddings. A major exhibit features Captain Pugwash, … more

Rye Museum: East Street
#14

Rye Town Hall

Rye 2.9 miles from Camber
01797 223 902
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Built in 1742, the elegant Georgian Town Hall in Rye is an ideal venue for your special day. A unique and historic setting in the heart of Rye, the Town Hall is within walking distance, over the cobbled streets, of a number of local reception venues. In addition to this beautiful venue, Rye Town Council … more

Rye Town Hall
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Church of the Holy Spirit

Rye Harbour 1.7 miles from Camber
01797 222 318
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In the churchyard stands the memorial to the men of Rye Harbour who died when the Mary Stanford lifeboat sank in 1928. Services at Rye Harbour Church are usually on the 3rd Sunday of the month at 5pm for Evening Prayer. Please check the parish website for other services and events.

Church of the Holy Spirit

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