Monthly Archives: March 2012

Discover six wonderful bluebell woods near Dunescape, Camber and Rye

The first of the bluebells are out in the woods of Sussex and Kent. If the weather stays fine we’ll soon have a glorious purple carpet of blooms. Here are six bluebell woods close to Rye and Camber that come recommended ...

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Want a taste of Sussex? Here’s a quick guide to great local food, wine and beer producers

If you're staying around  Camber Sands or Rye, and want to taste the best of what local food and drink producers are creating, here are a few starting points Rye Farmers’ Market. Every Wednesday, Strand Quay They say: "Our producers raise, grow, catch, bake and make their own goods in ...

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It’s a little bit Long Island down at Camber Sands these days

Or that's the view of the Guardian, anyway. They say: "To call Camber Sands Britain's answer to the Hamptons is perhaps an overstatement (it's got a Pontins for a start), but there's definitely something a bit Long Island about the new ...

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The style that makes Camber’s Royal William Square a unique holiday destination

Dunescape is part of Royal William Square, a small beach-house development designed by Knox Bhavan Architects (KBA) The practice is renowned for its elegant, eco-friendly modern buildings. The two images here show the original vision – sadly the turbines haven’t survived. KBA say of their approach:  ...

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Historic houses and other heritage sites around Camber Sands and Rye

You want houses? You want castles? You want gardens? We've got them on the doorstep. Here's a checklist - click on the links for details *St Mary's church, Rye. Fantastic views (left) over the town and the surrounding countryside from the tower. *Lamb House, Rye. Former home ...

Adrenalin and other sporting activities near Camber Sands

There is kite surfing on the beach to the east of Camber, a wind surfing school on the way to Rye, and boat trips for both fishing and sightseeing from Rye Harbour. You can learn to fly a light aircraft, or race ...

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What’s on around Easter near Camber Sands?

These are just a few family-friendly taking place around Easter time within easy reach of Camber and Rye. You'll find a full list of Easter attractions here. For dates and details, click on the links alongside each listing. There's a chance to dress ...

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