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Rye Harbour Circular

County/Area - East Sussex

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 100 feet / 30 metres

Grade - easy

Start - OS grid reference TQ942190
Lat 50.937738 // Long 0.762649
Postcode TN31 7TU (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This circular walk explores the man-made lakes of Rye Harbour. The route follows good paths and tracks. The walk is full of interest and includes a Martello Tower used to defend the harbour, a section of beach that extends south to Winchelsea, the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, and Camber Castle, which became redundant when the shoreline receded.

GPS Files - Notes

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 125Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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