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Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Harbour Road | Rye Harbour, Rye TN31 7TU, England
01797 227 784
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Rye
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: A coastal nature reserve with 5 birdwatching hides and miles of footpaths to explore. Habitats include saltmarsh, shingle, saline lagoons, grazing... more » Owner description: A coastal nature reserve with 5 birdwatching hides and miles of footpaths to explore. Habitats include saltmarsh, shingle, saline lagoons, grazing marsh and reedbed. Visit at any time of year to see a range of birds, plants and other animals, including many that are rare. Find out more by visiting the website or joining the Friends. « less
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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

For a nature lover, birdwatcher, walker, photographer just an amazing place! I could go there again and again and always find something new!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

we began to wonder where we were going as we passed through endless rathy seedy industrial sites but finally arrived in the still pretty old harbour village. The views are great with some interesting houses, a few very smart and modern. WQell worth the detour if in the area especially if you like boats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Lovely area, excellent for bird watching and dog walking, spent hours walking around!!! Free parking. Easy access for wheelchairs / mobility scooters to within a hundred feet to sea at high tide.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great for exercise and bird watching. Lovely views across Camber Sands. The information hut is very good.

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oxon
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15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

we walked round the suggested routes in beautiful sunshine, stopping to watch coromorants and grebes on the little lakes in the area - the sea was beside us, a really lovely area for the public to enjoy.

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Good free parking reasonable priced ice cream Local seller .Great wild life and views and is still Free .

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is a great location to watch the world go by. Just a really relaxing location, what more could you ask for.

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hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Easy parking here and very accessable. An easy hours walk with loads of amazing views. Thoroughly reccommend taking a picnic.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Lovely area to explore with lots of hides overlooking ponds. Well maintained footpaths and seats along the way.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Very informative walking area...amazing how much a river, seaside estuary, harbour landscape, flora and fauna can change over the years when humans are involved depending upon the purpose at the time.

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