Out & About
Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Rye Harbour, East Sussex to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!
Rye harbour Nature Reserve On your door step with its riddle of lagoons, grazing marshes and freshwater gravel pits, this historical, ever changing coastline has no shortage of wildlife to discover. A recognised SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest), a Special Protection Area for birds and a Special Area of Conservation guarantees a thoroughly special stay! Choose from a labyrinth of paths meandering through the 465 hectares including 5 bird watching hides.
Full Steam Ahead! A trip on the Kent and East Sussex Railway is a great day out! It travels between Tenterden in the Kentish Weald and 600-year-old Bodiam Castle in East Sussex. The Tenterden station is also home to a museum for those railway enthusiasts out there!
Kite Surfing Feel the wind in your hair with an exhilarating kite surfing lesson at nearby Camber Sands. There are not one but two world-class kite surfing beaches just a short drive away from Hawkhurst, where you can learn how to control the kites and buggies crisscrossing the dunes, all with BKSA-approved equipment.
Dungeness One of the largest shingle landscapes in the world, this unique and desolate landscape with wooden houses, power stations, lighthouses and expansive gravel pits, possess a rich and diverse wildlife. Home to many rare plants, insects and spiders, Dungeness is also a migratory hotspot!
Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage The English film director, artist, gardener and author's famous cottage sits on the shingle shores near the Dungeness nuclear power station and is a uniquely unusual place to visit, evoking both feelings of calm and stormy disturbance! Discover the post-modern shingle gardens and see where Jarman spent his remaining days a Prospect Cottage.
Full Throttle If kite surfing at camber Sands doesn't offer enough for adrenalin junkies, opt for a fun-filled, high-speed day on power boats in the English Channel, (remember to tell Will you're staying at the house!).
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