Useful links

Nature Reserve Partners

East Sussex County Council
Established the reserve in 1970, but in November 2011 transferred its nature reserve management functions and staff to the Sussex Wildlife Trust.
Environment Agency
Landowner with wide responsibilities for sea defence, drainage and environmental quality.
Sussex Wildlife Trust
Sussex's leading conservation organisation covering East and West Sussex. It is now the lead partner of the Nature Reserve and employs the staff. It owns and leases land within the nature reserve.
Rother District Council
Our district council
English Heritage
Manage and maintain Camber Castle.
Sussex Ornithological Society
A focal point for Sussex for all those interested in birding.
UK charity working to secure a healthy environment for birds and wildlife, helping to create a better world for us all.
British Association of Shooting and Conservation
Is what it says...
Natural England
Has taken over the administration of SSSI's from English Nature.

General Wildlife

RX Wildlife
Wildlife news from Hastings, Rye Bay, Dungeness and Romney Marsh.
Brede Valley
Wildlife information about the valley west of Rye.
Friends of Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve
a means of involving the wider community in the management and enjoyment of the Reserve.
Hastings and East Sussex Natural History Society
A Society for all those in and around the Hastings Area with an interest in Natural History
Romney Marsh Countryside
Find details on current countryside activities in the Romney Marsh area.
Sussex Biodiversity Record Centre
SxBRC collects, manages and disseminates biological data, providing a biodiversity information service for the whole of Sussex.
Wild Hastings
Your gateway to the world of remarkable wildlife that can be found in the unique coast and countryside of Hastings and St Leonards.


FEATHERS - Wild Bird Care
Offering a wide range of top quality Wild Bird Care products from a variety of class-leading companies, giving you the best opportunity of finding your special requirements... locally in Salehurst.
All you need to know about Greenshank from a Hampshire based project.
Satellite tracking of a Whimbrel.
The Birds of Sussex
Dedicated to all aspects of Birds and Birding in the County of Sussex.
Dungeness Bird Observatory
A site to promote and share information and records with all people interested in the natural history of Dungeness.
Kent Ornithological Society
Providing information about birds and birding in Kent.


Sussex Botanical Recording Society
The SBRS is a group of botanists who study and record the distribution of wild plants in the counties of East and West Sussex and Brighton and Hove.


Moths of Dungeness
Information about moths for Dungeness and the surrounding area.
Simply birds and moths
A website with images of birds and moths.

Rye Harbour Village
Image library of Rye Harbour village where you can submit photos and comments.
Avocet Gallery & Tea Room
Just opposite the village shop, this gallery and tea room offers fine art and food.
Rye Harbour Lifeboat Station
Information about present and past lifeboats.
Rye Harbour Sailing Club
The club prides itself in the diversity of its members' sailing interests and in the variety of yacht and dinghy classes that are enjoyed.
Rye Harbour Newsletter
Monthly village newsletter
Mary Stanford Lifeboat House
Details about the charity trying to save the buidling and the disaster that took place there in 1928.
Monica Edwards Appreciation Society
Monica Edwards grew up in Rye Harbour and wrote about conservation issues in both her children's fiction and adult non-fiction.
The Old Vicarage at Rye Harbour
B&B in a delightful Victorian house standing prominently at the very end of Harbour Road, right at the main entrance to the nature reserve.


iKnow Sussex
Over 1000 Sussex Hotels, Bed and Breakfast B&B Accommodation and Holiday Cottages
Bramley and Teal Holiday Cottages
An independent holiday letting company offering first class, self-catering holiday homes with unrivalled customer service.
Camber Sands House
A comfortable and modern detached holiday house, offering five bedrooms and situated in a quiet location, tucked away behind the dramatic dunes of Camber Sands.
Chestnut Lodge B&B
A beautifully restored nineteenth century Grade II listed Regency home not far from Rye.
Coldharbour Cottage
... won first prize for the “Tourism ExSellence Award” from the South East Tourist Board for the best self catering accommodation in October 2007.
Leswinton B&B
A chalet bungalow offering Bed and Breakfast, situated in a quiet lane overlooking the countryside.
Little Saltcote
Originally an Edwardian home, now a family-run guest house. Famililes with children are welcome, so too are pets.
Five Star Bed and Breakfast in an Edwardian country house, with stunning views of the sea and countryside.
Beautiful coastal cottages in Rye Harbour - leave your stress behind and escape to an un-spoilt world you didn't know existed, your new home from home
Park Holidays UK - Rye Harbour Holiday Park
A friendly caravan park with a genuine ‘family feel’ and all guests are made to feel very welcome here.
Park Holidays UK - Winchelsea Sands Holiday Park
A good honest park with all the facilities for a fantastic family holiday in one of the most popular tourist destinations on the south coast.
Romney Marsh Birdwatching Breaks, Bird Tours and Bed & Breakfast
Pontins Camber Sands
Apartments close to the sand dunes at Camber.
River Haven Hotel
This recently built comfortable 3 Star Hotel of 22 en-suite rooms in Rye overlooks the river.
Rye Lodge Hotel
An elegant luxury hotel in Rye, at the heart of the medieval town
Rye Windmill
A famous landmark provides a unique backdrop to this Bed and Breakfast accommodation. A 2 minute walk from the historic town of Rye.
Saltcote Place
Self catering accommodation in Rye with some extras in order to exceed your expectations.
Stoats at Winchelsea Beach
A quiet, family-friendly, dog-friendly house near the beach. Self catering accommodation for up to 8 people
The Gallivant
18 bedrooms, all ensuite, situated close to the sandy beach at Camber. Brasserie menu featuring fresh local produce.
The George
... is the most luxurious of Rye hotels.
The Hope Anchor Hotel
A mid 18th Century Hotel with stunning views of the surrounding area.
The Lodge at Winchelsea
Budget four star guest accommodation surrounded by National Trust countryside in Winchelsea. 28 Rooms with ensuite facilities and free parking and wi-fi. Set in the shape of a traditional Sussex barn the Lodge offers modern rooms, restaurant and bar facilities with friendly atmosphere and lovely walking on the doorstep.
The Old Vicarage at Rye Harbour
B&B in a delightful Victorian house standing prominently at the very end of Harbour Road, right at the main entrance to the nature reserve.
The Salty Dog
A few minutes walk behind the sand dunes at Camber Sands and awarded 4 gold stars by Visit Britain, The Salty Dog offers genuinely family friendly self catering accommodation.
The White Vine House
A family-run period property recently refurbished and restored, with parts dating back to the 15th Century. Located on Rye High Street. All rooms are en-suite, with restaurant open lunchtime and evenings.
White Cottage B&B
Set on the outskirts of Fairlight, with a wide range of walks close by.


Visit Rye
The local tourism web site.
Romney Marshes
A good guide to the wider area.
Rye Heritage Centre
The Rye Heritage and Information Centre provides an ideal introduction to the town.
Visit Rye Bay
tourism website for Rye and surrounding area.
Harbour of Rye
The Environment Agency's website for our harbour.
Romney Marsh Research Trust
Studies the history, archaeology and landscape history (or 'geomorphology') of Romney Marsh.
High Weald AONB
Information on the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Rye Farmers' Market
The market takes place every Wednesday - normally on the Strand Quay.
Rother Environmental Group
... campaigns for the protection and enhancement of the environment in Rother and the wider area.
a fun educational web resource for school children, it's aimed at 12-16 year-olds and allows them to explore various coastal habitats and find out how tides work amongst other activities.
Terry Whittaker Photography
Stock and assignment photographer specialising in wildlife conservation and environmental issues.
Rye Castle Museum
This website is also the Rye Local History Information System
Rye web site
Information about Rye and surrounding area.
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Harris Screen Print
Suppliers of our car window stickers.
Martello Tower in Canada
Carleton Martello Tower National Historic Site of Canada
Visit 1066 Country
Tourism website for the general Battle of Hastings area.
Winchelsea Beach
Information about the village to the west of the nature reserve