Monthly Archives: February 2013

43d – Winchelsea Beach

Winchelsea Beach is, we were told by a local, pronounced “Winchlsea”.  The inland route between Rye Harbour and Winchelsea Beach follows a private unmade track lined with a very unique set of houses, known as The Ridge.  Some houses are brand new … Continue reading

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43c – Rye Harbour to Winchelsea Beach

The Ordnance Survey map shows various rights of way running down to the coastline south of Rye Harbour.  However, this area is a Nature Reserve and no rights of way seem to run along the shore itself.  Thus, instead of walking … Continue reading

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43b – Rye to Rye Harbour

As we left Rye we saw Martello Tower #30, dilapidated and overgrown, stood in a private garden.  I think I would quite like a Martello Tower in my garden.  I could put it to good use. We crossed the Brede … Continue reading

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43a – Rye

We parked on the eastern outskirts of Rye, where we had finished our last walk.  We were looking forward to walking through a town we had heard so much about, and crossed the River Rother with eager expectation.  The flow … Continue reading

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42d – Camber to Rye

The route in from Camber to Rye does not follow the coast.  This part of the coastline, known as the Camber Sands, is a wide expanse of beach, however, when travelling west this beach ends abruptly at the mouth of … Continue reading

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42c – The Kent Border to Camber

Shortly after stepping over the border from Kent into East Sussex, we were back at the coast.  It had been a 6½ mile roadwalk inland to circumnavigate the Lydd Ranges; we were pleased it was at an end.  The view stretched for … Continue reading

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42b – Lydd to the Kent Border

When we arrived in Lydd we stopped off very quickly at All Saints Church, for a quick rest on its wall.  All Saints, at 199 feet in length, is Kent’s longest church.  It’s tower stands at 132 feet, which also makes … Continue reading

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