Rye Harbour Cycles

The Point, Rye Harbour, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7TU

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aerial view of a harbour, with grass and vegetation, single shore and a long tarmac path leading along the shoreline.


We are located in Rye Harbour, opposite the Rye Harbour Lifeboat station, next to Rye Harbour nature reserve.

We have an extensive collection of unisex mountain pedal bikes to suit all ages, or try one of our tandems, (two is better than one). We also have a trekidoo which is a practical tricycle to carry two children on the back with safety harnesses, tag-a-longs, rear baby child seats, child and dog trailers. Helmets, locks & maps are provided. 

We have an interactive route map of the local area with detailed cycle routes for you to follow.


Take a bicycle and ride through the 1150 acres of the nature reserve via the designated trails, or stay on the tarmac private road through to Pett Level. Discover the wildlife in a mosaic of coastal habitats – shingle, salt marsh, saline lagoons, coastal grazing marsh, freshwater gravel pits and reed-beds. Explore the continues changing coastline. 

Henry VIII's Camber Castle lies within the nature reserve between Rye and Winchelsea. Camber castle is only accessible on foot or with a bicycle riding on the designated paths.

Or you could take the coastal road through Camber to Lydd, Dungeness and beyond.

You can stop for a coffee & cake at one of the cafés on route or why not stop for a local pub lunch.

Our cycle hire centre is conveniently located next to the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve with car parking in nearby large free public car park. 

To book please visit harbourcycles.com where you will find a comprehensive booking system detailing our entire range of bikes and accessories, showing availability and prices.  

Alternatively call us on 01797 227667.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • chris d
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      As easy as hiring a bike…
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 30th October 2023
      Hired a bike for a short stay with great intentions of touring some past haunts. Bike was great for the short time I had it , sadly weather was against me. The owner who sorted the bike out for me... Read full review
    • sharpeyMarlow
      Marlow, England
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      Fabulous experience for these rusty cycling legs
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 30th March 2024
      Friendly chap running the shop was super helpful. We did 4 hour hire and cycled down to Winchelsea beach cafe and then to the castle and round . Great mix of tarmac and muddy off road. Great exercise... Read full review
    • Debra M
      Great service and lots of fun!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 14th April 2024
      Excellent. The service was great, fitted the whole family with bikes, toddler seat, tag along for my five year old and helmets. Provided directions to a cafe as a destination spot and we all had a... Read full review

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    Rye Harbour Cycles (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

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