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Getting to Camber Sands – TN31 7RJ

Getting to Camber Sands – TN31 7RJ

The nearest motorway or duel carriageway to Camber is over 20 miles from any direction (around 35 minute drive Hastings, Ashford, Flimwell and Folkestone), so with that in mind please allow plenty of time and be patient. If you have a “Sat-Nav” entering the post code TN31 7RJ will get you to the centre of Camber. In the summer, on a particularly sunny weekend, expect some queuing as long queues build up as cars wait to enter the main car parks close to the beach.   Car Parks There is “free”, “limited” and “pay on entry” parking. All “pay on entry” parking is...

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Camber Sands Beach

Camber Sands Beach

Looking for a perfect beach in Britain? Here’s where you’ll find golden dunes, miles of coastal walks and quality fish ’n’ chips British holidaymakers are quick to forget that they live on an island of their own, and that its coastline shelters some of the most attractive beaches in the world. So pack a towel, leave your passport at home, and hit the road… Camber Sands beach Hidden behind a mountain of golden dunes, Camber Sands in East Sussex is a windswept expanse of soft, sandy beach that stretches for seven miles and boasts a half-a-mile width at low tide....

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Road Bicycle and Mountain Bike Hire

Road Bicycle and Mountain Bike Hire

Rye Hire, hire out road bicycles and mountain bikes for around £10 per day, with a new fleet every year. They also hire tandems and child seats. Cycle helmets are available if required, both for hire and for sale. The surrounding area is criss-crossed with cycle paths and country lanes, and there are lovely routes suitable for all abilities. Camber, Rye Harbour and Winchelsea Beach are within very easy reach, with Lydd, Dungeness, Bodiam and Romney Marsh a little further afield. Tye Hire can also repair and service your own cycle, and sell spare parts, inner tubes and tyres. As well as Bikes Rye Hire...

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Iconic Kate Moss shoot on Camber Sands

Iconic Kate Moss shoot on Camber Sands

It has been 25 years since the 'Rock n Roll' of all Supermodels Kate Moss started her career. She has been on more then 300 magazine covers and the 'Face' of numerous campaigns. Mix that with scrutiny and Love from the Press and never ending public attention, she is no less then an icon of our time and it all started on a shoot back in 1990 on Camber Sands, East Sussex. Corinne Day was commissioned by The Face for a definitive grunge story entitled ‘The 3rd Summer of Love’. Styled by Melanie Ward Kate was only fifteen and completely...

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Dungeness is Britain's only Desert

Dungeness is Britain's only Desert

Dungeness is one of the largest expanses of shingle in Europe, and is classified as Britain's only desert by the Met Office. It is of international conservation importance for its geomorphology, plant and invertebrate communities and birdlife. This is recognised and protected mostly through its conservation designations as a national nature reserve (NNR), a Special Protection Area (SPA), a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and part of the Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) of Dungeness, Romney Marsh and Rye Bay. There is a remarkable variety of wildlife living at Dungeness, with over 600 different types of plant: a third...

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Beautifully Crafted Home on Dungeness Beach

Beautifully Crafted Home on Dungeness Beach

British architect Guy Hollaway used rusty steel mesh, silvery larch and grey cement fibreboard to clad this house on Dungeness beach – the only place in Britain officially classified as a desert. Guy Hollaway's Pobble House is the latest architect-designed addition to the Kent beach, best-known as the former address of the late artist Derek Jarman, but also home to a rubber-clad house by Simon Conder Associates and a tar-coated residence by NORD Architecture. Named after the Kentish word for pebble, the holiday home was designed for a client with a growing family who, like many, is attracted to the...

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