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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


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

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

COVID-19 Restrictions

Please stay local to where you live and enjoy your local wildlife, do not travel to our nature reserve.

Following Government guidelines, the Information Cabin and birdwatching hides are closed. Please observe government guidelines and any local signage at all times.

More information on Sussex Wildlife Trust’s response to the Coronavirus can be found here

Nature Reserve


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

 

Public Transport


Try visiting us using public transport and perhaps bring a bike to explore the whole reserve and wider area

 

Latest News


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Spring Bird Arrivals in Rye Bay


​The birdwatchers around Rye have been looking more at their local birds this year. So we thought it would be interesting to log the arrival of birds as they travel north

 
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Discovery Centre - handover from Baxall and other news


Update about the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre

 
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Meet our staff - Barry Yates


Tilly Hopkins talks to Barry Yates about his life and work at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

 

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