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Lovely walk and castle

We arrived at the castle after an easy and beautiful walk from Rye, it takes around 20-30 minutes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dorothy G
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London, United Kingdom
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Lovely Old Castle

Camber Castle is a lovely old castle sat in the middle of a sheep field. It wasn't open when we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stuart B
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Deal, United Kingdom
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A259 New Winchelsea Road, Rye TN31 7TD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the castle after an easy and beautiful walk from Rye, it takes around 20-30 minutes to reach, if you want to go inside it opens only on the first Saturday of the month, we didn't get to see the inside but the...More

Thank Dorothy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Camber castle is largely unspoiled (although ruinous) and a testament to the area's changing coast, which has left the castle marooned, some distance from the sea. This meant that its value as an artillery fort was lost. Built by Henry VIII, the fort didn't have...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camber Castle is a lovely old castle sat in the middle of a sheep field. It wasn't open when we passed so if you are keen to go in check opening times before you come. It is still a nice pass to pass by and...More

1  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The walk to the castle was good, we crossed the fields first and came back via the marsh. Unfortunately, when we arrived at the castle it was closed and a notice said it only opened on a particular day every so often, and then it...More

Thank IanMichelle2014
Reviewed 19 August 2018 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

2  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 17 August 2018 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
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