Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Rye

4.6
#2 of 12 in Wildlife in East Sussex
Explore the large number of unusual plants and animals that have earned Rye Harbour Nature Reserve the status of Site of Special Scientific Interest. Learn about the park's biological and geological characteristics, like the shingle, saltmarsh, and intertidal mud habitats. Follow numerous paths and spot rare wildlife and growth. Birdwatchers will love identifying egrets, sandpipers, juvenile goldfinch, and many more species. Feel free to take your dog, as long as the pup is leashed and cleaned up after. Consider avoiding the reserve on windy days as there is little protection from the elements. Work out when and for how long to visit Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and other Rye attractions using our handy Rye travel itinerary maker.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Very pretty ballad to take a breath of air! Nice gig when the boats go out to sea. Large free parking available, but great idea we can leave a contribution of our choice for the maintenance of it.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Recently me and the wife took our daughters for a walk down the Nature Reserve. It was a little windy and as it’s open you do feel the full force of the wind. The girls took their scooters and as its ...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    We came to visit Rye but realised we had never been to the nature reserve so headed there first. Free car park, easy walk to the reserve. Information points on what has been seen that week. Had we rea...  more »
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  • Beautiful natural nature reserve. Great for bird spotting and excellent watching hut. Great trails to walk or cycle. Interesting old bunkers. Great ice creams too.
  • Beautiful landscape. Beautiful hiking paths. Well worth a visit. Not just the sea side but especially the public footpathes towards Camber castle.
  • Very nice when no one's there, if anyone else is there it's really annoying
  • It is a good place to observe the wildlife but the door of the hide makes a lot of noise.
  • Great day out if you enjoy wildlife, drawback, no toilets at the end of the harbour.

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