Camber Sands

Camber Sands East Sussex

Visit Camber Sands

Spend a day in the dunes at Camber Sands, a popular sandy beach at the village of Camber near Rye. Famous for its seven miles of award winning golden sandy beach, which stretch to the East Sussex and Kent border.

The beach is backed by grassy sand dunes which provide a thriving natural habitat for plants and animals is ideal for finding a private spot even in the busy summer months. Take a picnic or a good book!

Did you Know? Camber Sands has been the location for a number of films, including ‘Carry On – Follow That Camel’.

With so much open space it is a popular destination for families and sports enthusiasts alike. There is safe swimming here and the wide beach is perfect for activities and sports including kiteboarding and buggying in particular kitesurfing.

Horse riding is also allowed on the beach at low tide. During the summer season from 30th March to 1st October, weekdays early mornings (off beach by 8.30am) and evenings (after 7.00pm).

This beach is dog friendly in zoned areas between 1st May and 30th September. See map (pdf)

Public parking is right next to the beach and is “pay on entry” from Easter to the end of September. During the winter months Pay and Display ticket machines operate.

For weekends away and longer stays there is the Camber Sands Holiday Park and the lovely Galivant Hotel.

Travelling from London? Camber Sands is one of the best sandy beaches near London. To get there, take the train from London St Pancreas station to Rye Station (1 change): 1 hr 12 mins (then it is a short 5 minute taxi to the beach at Camber Sands)

Getting There

Location: Camber Sands Lydd Road, Rye, Sussex TN31 7RL
Nearest Train: Rye Station and Winchelsea Station (Southern Railway)
Map of Camber Sands

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