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Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7TX

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Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

About

A large coastal nature reserve with shingle beaches, sandy shores at low tide, grassland, saltmarsh and reedbeds bordering lakes and pools hosting a vast array of wildlife. A network of footpaths leading throughout SSSI areas to 5 birdwatching hides - 3 of which are wheelchair accessible, plus an information centre open throughout the year.

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4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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  • Very Good
    257
  • Average
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  • Poor
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Recent Reviews:

  • Therese A
    Glenties, Ireland
    Great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th October 2019
    If you are a bird watcher its a good spot -even if you are only out for a good walk and some sea air its well worth the visit. Read full review
  • Jo5877
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Lovely walk
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 17th October 2019
    Beautiful place albeit bleak at certain times of the year. The light and colours on the ponds and lakes is magical. Can be windy making it a great walk to blow the cobwebs away. Read full review
  • Moolet H
    Loughborough, United Kingdom
    A lovely walk in between the blustery weather
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 19th October 2019
    This is such a lovely venue for a walk with a difference. With the harbour and river one side of the track to the bird reserve on the other, it offers so much to see. They are building a new... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A259. From Rye turn left off A259 towards Rye Harbour. Follow the road round until reaching the large car park on the right. Entrance to reserve is opposite the car park.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Rye. Bus 325 from station drops off close to reserve entrance or follow footpath signs from turning off A259 towards Rye Harbour.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop systems in bird hides and information centre.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible - Motorised scooters hired out at Reserve - contact Chris on 07884 494 982

Catering

  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 10

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material

Provider Preferences

  • Outdoor Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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