Camber Castle

History & Heritage See & Do


Camber Castle, Until the late 16th century, most of the low lying ground between Rye and Winchelsea was a shallow harbour, called the Camber, protected from the sea by a long series of shingle banks.

Henry VIII built a chain of artillery forts along the south coast to protect vulnerable and strategic areas. The existing tower at Camber was incorporated into a new fort built mid 16th century.

There are monthly guided walks round Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, including the castle.


Camber Castle 7 day weather forecast, weather in Rye, East Sussex

Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.6℃ with wind speed 9 m/sec (WSW)
Thursday, Dec 09
Expect a temp in the range 5.4℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 7.4 m/sec (WSW)
Friday, Dec 10
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 9.8 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Dec 11
Expect a temp in the range 3.2℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (WNW)
Sunday, Dec 12
Expect a temp in the range 10.9℃ to 11.3℃ with wind speed 8 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Dec 13
Expect a temp in the range 10.5℃ to 11.4℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Dec 14
Expect a temp in the range 10.2℃ to 10.6℃ with wind speed 6.9 m/sec (SW)

Rye weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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