Discover Rye Harbour | Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Craft Group

Discover Rye Harbour

Discover Rye Harbour is our project to involve local people in four activity groups.

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If are interested in joining any of these groups please contact us at


Meeting at the Discovery Centre on the second Tuesday of the month at 2pm - 4pm

For people wanting to find out more about the wildlife of this corner of Sussex, but especially Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. We want people of any ability to join us to improve their wildlife skills and our knowledge of local wildlife. There is much local wildlife expertise that we hope to encourage to join in with this group. We'll encourage wildlife observers to increase their enjoyment and understanding and perhaps become wildlife recorders. 

This group also has a closed Facebook page


Meeting in the Discovery Centre every Wednesday 1.30pm - 3.30pm. 

For people wanting crafting company and to share skills. Bring something you are working on, or try something new with one of our small projects - crochet, cross-stitch, knitting, embroidery, patchwork, card making, needle felting...

Creative Writing

Our writer in residence, Louise Kenward, will lead us through many exercises to improve our writing about the landscape and the natural world.

Find out more about Louise at https://rye.sussexwildlifetrus...


Starting in January this group will meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 10am to investigate historical sites around Rye Harbour, especially the military defences from Henry VIII's Camber Castle to Pillboxes.

Documenting features of historic buildings and features in the landscape and presenting the information to a wider audience online, face to face and in print.  

The first meeting will be at the Discovery Centre to introduce Peter Hibbs and Stewart Angell of Sussex Military Research.

If are interested in joining any of these groups please contact us at

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