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Long walk dodging sheep ship

Bit tricky to find, Harbour Road and the Lock/River gate, looks like a private house's garden and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Camber Castle

Good food and atmosphere. Lively bar with separate room for eating. Plenty of outside tables... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
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A259 New Winchelsea Road, Rye TN31 7TD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Downloaded the I footpaths walk with gps tracking for this one although the route is so well signposted tracking is hardly required . Lovely four mile circular walk from rye to the castle and back again through beautiful countryside . The dogs loved it although...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit the castle as it was listed on our English heritage package, dissapointed that it's only open for a guided tour first Saturday of each month, otherwise the whole place whichbis quite small is in lock down, considering the size it should...More

Thank Copperpot_uk
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Bit tricky to find, Harbour Road and the Lock/River gate, looks like a private house's garden and then a small nettle ridden footpath to the left through a big gate with a tiny map on the gate takes you onto the sheep fields and shingle...More

1  Thank Chriswyc
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Good food and atmosphere. Lively bar with separate room for eating. Plenty of outside tables too. We tried the £10 evening menu, and it was lovely.

Thank yolande181
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Camber castle is only really accessible by foot and it’s a fair walk over a few sheep fields (roughly 2-3 miles round trip). Another problem is that the castle itself is unmanned and thus it’s inside is unaccessible for most of the year (you have...More

4  Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 9 May 2018

A fabulous 30 minute or so walk across the fields and along the river out of Rye, this ruin seems well preserved on the outside, but get closer and peer inside and you can see how the effects of the test of time has had...More

2  Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Thank you Camber Castle for rescuing our Rugby Tour. With over 40 if us booked in Pontins it was clear we needed an alternative venue for food and fun. Brilliant response to open early on both days to provide a 1st class breakfast and I...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you like your history, and wildlife you will get it all here, we were lucky enough to go inside the castle as we had a guided wildlife trust guide, who told us all about the area and castle

Thank gina n
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Do take the time to take a photo of this historic building or what is left of the castle and if you can then have a walk across the fields to this place and have a good walk around it

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We have been to Rye many times but NEVER, for one reason or another got to go to Camber castle. This time we did, fantastic walk in the fresh air amongst the sheep...... WELL WORTH IT

2  Thank DKGM2015
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