Monthly Archives: February 2012

The old way to get to Camber Sands

Came across this fantastic picture of the old train that used to run from Rye to Camber Sands. The Camber Sands station was opened in July 1908, extending the line out past the golf course, where it had previously terminated. The Rye and Camber Tramways Company said that the station brought ...

Don’t dismiss Dungeness

Dungeness has a sense of bleakness and remotness that you'll find hard to match in South East England. Not everyone likes the idea of strolling in the shadow of a nuclear power station, but you'll really be missing out of you ...

What Rio Ferdinand loves about Camber Sands

Beside the Sea spotted this testimonial from Man U and England's  Rio Ferdinand. He told the Sunday Times: "‘I’m not stuck up about holidays and have no time for Wag-like choices of places to stay. I’m looking forward to going to Camber Sands, in East Sussex, again when ...

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Here’s the news: it’s Rye Scallop Week

The bloke from the Telegraph declared that Rye Bay scallops have all the juicy plumpness of Jennifer Lopez. What was he on? Down on the quay the fishermen are serving up piles of  scallops on a shell for people strolling along by the ...

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What’s so cool about Camber?

Camber is a seaside village in the true English tradition, but with a modern twist that has seen it dubbed cool Camber So it still has its beach cafes and bucket-and-spade shops. And Pontin’s holiday camp helps Camber retain its air ...

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