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Place Category: Beaches
Camber Sands beach is hidden behind dunes is a popular family sandy beach, with picturesque dunes and interesting wildlife. The village of Camber is very close to the beach and you have a selection of holiday parks to the east of the village.
The dunes are formed from the sand that is blown inland which builds up around plants, debris and fences. A large section of the western end sit within the Camber Sands and Rye Saltings Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), while the rest is designated a Site of Nature Conservation Importance
The marram grass that you see covering much of the dunes has a deep root system which helps to hold the sand in place. Traditional chestnut fences along the beach help sand to build up more quickly. The combination of plants and fences at Camber Sands prevent the dunes from moving and burying the village.
Public telephone, toilets with disabled access, children’s play area, slipway, Coastal Control Office for lost children, first aid, information, police/emergency phone, slipway, deckchair hire.
In Camber Village you have a selection of cafes, chip shops, general stores, a post office and a couple of pubs.
There are three main car parks in Camber, Western car park on New Lydd road, Central car park, and the car park on Old Lydd road. Both Western and Central also has large overflow car parks. Only Central has direct access to the beach. You have to tackle steep soft sandy paths over the dunes to reach the beach from Western car park, making this unsuitable for those with prams, or wheelchairs.
Dogs restricted to zones during summer months.
Light rain on Thursday through Saturday, with temperatures peaking at 16°C on Thursday.Partly cloudy starting in the afternoon.Today's Forecast
7->130% 22% 14 mph
6:47 am 7:20 pmPartly cloudy overnight.Monday, Mar 27th
7->150% 19% 9 mph
6:44 am 7:21 pmPartly cloudy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Tuesday, Mar 28th
8->152% 25% 10 mph
6:42 am 7:23 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Mar 29th
10->158% 67% 13 mph
6:40 am 7:25 pmLight rain starting in the evening.Thursday, Mar 30th
10->1650% 70% 11 mph
6:38 am 7:26 pmLight rain starting in the evening.Friday, Mar 31st
9->1354% 74% 15 mph
6:35 am 7:28 pmLight rain starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.Saturday, Apr 1st
8->1366% 76% 15 mph
6:33 am 7:29 pmPartly cloudy starting in the evening.Sunday, Apr 2nd
5->125% 16% 9 mph
6:31 am 7:31 pm
Tide TimesTide Times & Heights for Rye (Harbour) on 26th March 2017
10:44 - High Tide (4.81m)
23:05 - High Tide (5.07m)
Photos from around the surrounding area