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Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

Stuart Conway
Discover our wildlife in a mosaic of coastal habitats

Discover our wildlife in a mosaic of coastal habitats


You can discover our amazing wildlife all day, every day of the year, along many miles of path, with five birdwatching hides accessible to wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

Explore the changing coastline and military history, or simply enjoy a walk beside the sea.

Discovery Centre


Start your wild adventure at the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre

 

Nature Reserve


Explore one of the most spectacular places in Sussex to see wildlife

 

Latest News


Eastbourne Regional Group - February walk and talk

Eastbourne Regional Group - February walk and talk

Update from David Beer on February’s activities with the Eastbourne Regional Group - a walk at Rye Harbour and a talk by Evan Jones

 
February fun at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

February fun at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

The Communities Team at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Lucy Bowyer, Jill Ferguson and Natasha Sharma, tell us about their busy month of activities on the reserve during February, including launching their new activity trails

 
What's your favourite bird?

What's your favourite bird?

We set David Bentley, long-term volunteer and birder, the challenge of coming up with his three favourite birds at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

 
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife Sightings: January 2024

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife Sightings: January 2024

Site Manager, Paul Tinsley-Marshall, gives a round-up of January’s wildlife highlights from Rye Harbour Nature Reserve.

 

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