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“great place to see” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Camber Castle

Camber Castle
A259 New Winchelsea Road, Rye TN31 7TD, England
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Ranked #21 of 36 things to do in Rye
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“great place to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

very old and very interesting lots to see and learn about the history great views or the romney mashes

Visited September 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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“Impossible to find”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

As noted in previous reviews, its not in Camber Sands, the real location is: N 50° 56' 0.78", E 0° 44' 1.29". Asking about it in Camber Sands provided blank stares (even form the Pointin's staff, which features it on its promotional material). Searching for it on Google Maps, Bing, Trip Advisor and my GPS leads to a pub called Camber Castle (smart owner) in Camber Sands.
There are no signs on the road on how to get there - you go to Winchelsea and ask for directions (and its cryptic). Park your car and walk for about 2km through the field to get to it.
Looks very pretty from outside, but its closed to the public as its state of conservation is poor.
Real shame, seems like an amazing piece of history but laid to waste.

Visited May 2012
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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“Lovely walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

NOT IN CAMBER SANDS!!!
BETWEEN THE ANCIENT TOWNS OF RYE AND WINCHELSEA!
You have to walk cross country to get to it and access is by guided tour only (see Rye info centre). Great structure (never finished) in lovely open grazing land, surounded by sheep and lambs in spring. Can be muddy.

Worth the visit!

Visited July 2011
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Sutton Coldfield
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“History was good.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

I love history. The whole town of Rye I found fascinating. Talk to the local.s

Visited April 2012
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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“Historic Ruin, curremtly closed to the public.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Napolionic Fort in need of restoration and now deemed unsafe due to falling masonary from the keep. Access can be gained on certain organised walks. No tea shop or facilities. Park at Winchelsea Beach and its a fair stroll but pleasent enough. Owned by English Heritage it needs vastly improving. Very good and helpful ex Falkland Veteran on hand to give a history.

Visited May 2011
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