Camber Castle

Facilities at Camber Castle

  • Parking

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    No access via road. The nearest car park (not operated by English Heritage) is Winchelsea Road, Rye, TN31 7EL, which is about a one-mile walk from the castle.

  • Food And Drink

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    There are no facilities at the castle but there are plenty of options of places to eat and drink in nearby Rye or at Rye Harbour.

  • Picnic Area

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    There are grassy areas adjacent to the property where visitors can enjoy a picnic.
  • Toilets

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    There are no toilets on the site. The closest public conveniences can be found just over than a mile away opposite Rye Heritage Centre next to the Strand car park, TN31 7DB.

  • Dogs

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    Assistance dogs only.

  • Gardens

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    The are no gardens at the castle but it sits within the beautiful Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

  • Family Friendly

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    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    There is plenty of room to run and play in the castle's large open area. Unfortunately games and kites are not permitted due to the sheep in the field.

    Push Chairs Allowed

    Push chairs are permitted although access within the castle can be difficult.
  • Please Be Aware

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    During the site tour you will be given a verbal warning of any heights.

    Please mind your step - there are grazing sheep and rabbit holes across the site. Be careful of the nettles and brambles as you walk around outside.

  • Guided Tours

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    The castle is only open as part of a guided tour.

    School visits can be arranged - please phone 07884 494982 to discuss.

  • Commercial Photograph And Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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