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Camber Castle

Rother

Type:Castle / Fort

Rye Harbour Road, RYE, East Sussex, TN31 7TD

Tel: +44 01797 227784

Camber Castle

About

Camber Castle was one link in the chain of forts built along the south coast by Henry VIII. Highly symmetrical, built from Wealden and Sussex sandstone. By completion in 1544 the garrison strength was 29 men and had cost £16,000. It was abandoned in 1642 due to shingle build up and is a rare example of a Henrician fort surviving in its original plan. Now 2 miles from the sea.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Educational group visits only.
  • Max group size - 30
  • Min group size - 10
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Outdoor Attraction

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A259. From Rye turn left off A259 towards Rye Harbour village. Park in 1st car park on right-hand side of road at Brede Lock. Walk 1 mile through fields to castle along footpath.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Rye. head towards Rye Harbour, follow footpaths to castle from Brede Lock.

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