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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


Meet the team: Arthur Sloman

Meet the team: Arthur Sloman

Joining us to make sure your experience at the nature reserve is top notch, please welcome Arthur Sloman, Visitor Experience Manager.

 
60,000 voices echoing hope

60,000 voices echoing hope

Ranger, Matt Rich’s passion is unequivocal as he reflects on being part of the Restore Nature Now march - the biggest gathering for nature and climate that the UK has ever seen.

 
Put a ring on it

Put a ring on it

Discover how a tiny, little metal ring can provide valuable information on the bird population. Bird ringer and long-term volunteer, Phil Jones, tells us more.

 
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife Sightings: May 2024

Rye Harbour Nature Reserve Wildlife Sightings: May 2024

In May, the aroura borealis swept over the nature reserve along with plenty of incredible wildlife sightings.

 

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