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Address: A259 New Winchelsea Road, Rye TN31 7TD, England
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A long walk

Walked here from Rye Harbour holiday park, interesting castle although it's only open limited times, great views of the nature reserve along the way

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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London
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I arranged for our walking group, Country Walks, to have a private visit to Camber Castle with guide Barry. Each member of the group declared this to be a highlight of their few days walking. Barry brought the history alive and was extremely knowledgeable with regard to the local flora and fauna. Next time our group visits Rye, we will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had arranged a private tour of the Castle and it was superb. Full of interest with explanations on the history, architecture, plant and wildlife of the site. Really worth the visit.

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hertfordshire
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16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Walked here from Rye Harbour holiday park, interesting castle although it's only open limited times, great views of the nature reserve along the way

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tunbridge wells
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had a couple Sunday roast ,plenty off it normally.friendly staff,had a 3 course meal ,more than enough,only had the toast.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I don't think one visits the castle simply to admire the fortress remains but also to take in the flat, levels landscape, the views and the history. It is a very evocative area. There is no shelter on the levels so chose dry day. A pair of bins might be useful if you want to do a bit of bird... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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84 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The castle is only open occasionally although there isn't a great deal to see inside, the walls however are in reasonably good condition considering its age. I think this attraction is worth one visit but I wouldn't bother to return. The castle is set back inland and can either be approached across very muddy fields from Rye Harbour Road or... More 

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Englandshire
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10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We knew camber castle wasn't open to the public when we visited but wanted to see it anyway! If you gave a map of Rye Nature Reserve it's easily found - about a half hour walk from the main toad to the harbour. - park by the big white containers stored on the RHS of the toad, and rake the... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

OK. So Camber Castle is nowhere near Camber Sands beach. Is this confusing or what? Camber Castle is near Rye Harbour,which isn't actually a harbour! Even more confusing. Camber Sands is miles away,on the other side of the river. You can't even walk there from Camber Castle unless you go back into Rye. OMG!How confusing can anything get? And it... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The ruins of Camber Castle are well worth visiting if you have any interest in history. There are tours of what is left of it on certain dates in the summer (I seem to remember) but it is fairly spectacular just from the outside. We walked here from Rye town centre on a bracingly cold and wet day but were... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Great walking area with the goal of visiting an historic landmark that because of its location not many people visit. It wasn't open when we visited but still a very worthwhile visit.

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Address: Address: A259 New Winchelsea Road, Rye TN31 7TD, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Rye

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