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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42a – Dungeness to Lydd

The trek inland from Dungeness, around Lydd Ranges, is rather a long one, involving about 6½ miles of road.  The first section, from Dungeness to Lydd, is along the Dungeness Road.  This is a fast road with no pavement, meaning my … Continue reading

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41c – Leaving Dungeness

It is impossible to walk out of Dungeness by heading west.  Lydd Ranges bar the way.  You have to walk north, inland, and circumnavigate the Ranges.  There is still a choice on how to leave, however:  the road, or a … Continue reading

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41b – Dungeness Part 2

The Nuclear Power Station at Dungeness is  in fact two nuclear power stations.  They are known as Dungeness A and Dungeness B. Dungeness A started generating power in 1965, and stopped in 2006.  It is now being decommissioned, which is a … Continue reading

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