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Best Beaches near to Rye
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Camber Sands (2 miles)
Rye
Camber Sands Mountainous sand dunes and vast expanses so even when it's busy you can find a space for yourselves. Good amenities.
Hastings Beach (9 miles)
Hastings
Hastings Beach Sand and shingle beach with good swimming and lifeguard cover. Many features and facilities at one end, quiet at the other. Connected to Pelham Beach.
Dungeness Beach (9 miles)
Romney Marsh
Dungeness Beach Definitely for exploring, this is a visually dramatic shingle beach with RSPB hides and lots of local wildlife. No swimming, no immediate facilities.
Tankerton Beach (15 miles)
Whitstable
Tankerton Beach Good for swimming but not building castles, this is a pebble and shingle beach with an intriguing natural causeway to explore.
Sunny Sands Beach (22 miles)
Folkestone
Sunny Sands Beach A hugely popular sandy beach at the eastern end of the Stade and Folkestone Harbour. It is a firm favourite with families throughout the summer, with good facilities nearby including WCs and cafés, pubs and beach shops.
Eastbourne Beach (23 miles)
Eastbourne
Eastbourne Beach Sand, shingle and pebble beach with water sports and swimming opportunities. Many local features.
Birling Gap (26 miles)
Eastbourne
Birling Gap Chalk and shingle beach good for rock pools, fossil hunting and safe paddling, very popular with surfers and kite fliers, excellent local walks with loads of butterflies in season.
Seaford Bay (30 miles)
Seaford
Seaford Bay Shingle beach with a few features to explore and good water for swimming with some lifeguard cover.
Brighton Beach (38 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Beach Long pebbly beach in a cove with safe shallow swimming and protection and natural windshield.
Ramsgate Main Sands (40 miles)
Ramsgate
Ramsgate Main Sands Long sandy family beach with summer lifeguard cover and children's amusements, arcades and family dining.
West Bay Beach (40 miles)
Margate
West Bay Beach Blue Flag Awarded sand and rock beach, with lifeguards during summer season. Good immediate facilities including cafes and shops, accessible toilets, tennis, putting, sailing and windsurfing.
Margate Main Sands (41 miles)
Margate
Margate Main Sands This timeless beach with tidal pool, children's rides and amusement arcades caters for families who want traditional seaside fun and entertainment. Seasonal lifeguard cover.
Botany Bay (42 miles)
Broadstairs
Botany Bay Popular for surfing and canoeing this Botany Bay (there are several) is a pure sandy delight with especially well inhabited rock pools to explore.
Viking Bay (42 miles)
Broadstairs
Viking Bay A curved, sandy bay ideal for family trips, with tidal pool, children's rides and surf school beachside, plus cliff top promenade and boardwalk with some children's rides.
Leigh on Sea Beach (42 miles)
Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea Beach Regularly voted in the Top 100 British Beaches, a lovely sandy beach which stretches for 7 miles from Leigh to Shoeburyness, excellent for swimming, windsurfing and sailing.
Joss Bay (43 miles)
Broadstairs
Joss Bay Sandy beach with chalk cliffs popular with families, swimmers and surfers with summer lifeguard cover and great immediate amenities.
Climping Beach (56 miles)
Littlehampton
Climping Beach Shingle beach popular with windsurfers, summer lifeguard cover provided. Quite an isolated beach but connected to the East Beach which holds several awards
Knockhatch Adventure Park (22 miles)
Hailsham
Knockhatch Adventure Park This diverse attraction offers Playgrounds, Birds of Prey, Rowing Boats, Animals, Reptiles, Giant Sky Leap Slide, Indoor Soft Play, Toboggans, Trampolines, Crazy Golf, plus lots more. At extra cost and weather permitting, Go-Karts, Laser Adventure Game, Driving School and Rodeo Bull!
Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings (9 miles)
Hastings
Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings Take the ultimate undersea safari at Blue Reef Aquarium. Enjoy close encounters with seahorses, native sharks, giant octopus and hundreds of other amazing aquatic creatures. Don't miss the amazing tropical underwater walkthrough tunnel! Informative, entertaining talks and feeding displays throughout the...
Drusillas Park (26 miles)
Alfriston
Drusillas Park Widely regarded as the best small zoo in the country - with brilliant play areas, Thomas the Tank Engine and close encounters in Lemurland and Lory Landing. Hello Kitty Secret Garden also offers the UKs first themed Hello Kitty attraction with 3 theme park rides, a Hello Kitty bedroom and a beauty parlour.
Brighton Sea Life Centre (39 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Sea Life Centre offers a fun and educational day out whatever the weather. With over 150 species and 57 displays, you will be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable day for the whole family! Great idea for things to do in Brighton with kids.
Seven Sisters Sheep Centre (27 miles)
East Dean
Seven Sisters Sheep Centre The farm is packed full of animals and with loads of things to do, you can be sure that adults and children alike will have a great experience to remember.
Ashdown Llama Farm (31 miles)
Forest Row
Ashdown Llama Farm Over 100 beautiful llamas and alpacas, and a small herd of reindeer. Lovely views, picnic area, adventure play area, museum, Alpaca Knitwear and South American Crafts Gift Shop, Coffee Shop, Walking with Llamas (pre booking required).
Spring Barn Farm (33 miles)
Lewes
Spring Barn Farm - so much to see and do! With indoor and outdoor play, daily activities schedule and facilities including MEGA speedy slides, pedal tractors, go karts and jumping pillows; plus a host of wonderfully cute and friendly animals, we canât wait to meet you.
Rye Castle Museum (< 1 mile)
Rye
Rye Castle Museum A small independently run museum set in an early 14th century building with medieval gardens.
The Mill Toy and Pedal Car Museum (6 miles)
Northiam
The Mill Toy and Pedal Car Museum A museum with one of the largest collections of pedal cars in Europe plus a variety of collectable toys.
Fishermans Museum (9 miles)
Hastings
Fishermans Museum Housed in a disused church this is a wonderfully atmospheric exhibition of local maritime history including a full size lugger and a wealth of art and artefacts.
Shipwreck Museum (9 miles)
Hastings
Shipwreck Museum With fascinating family friendly exhibits of local historic shipwrecks, and a Cretaceous gallery with everything from dioramas and footprints to fossils and a preserved 138 million year old fish!
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery (10 miles)
Hastings
Hastings Museum and Art Gallery A varied and exciting collection spanning many themes and ages. There are plenty of special features for children, with fossils that transform into dinosaurs, prehistoric crocodiles and fish, a diorama of local animals and birds and much more.
Yesterdays World (11 miles)
Battle
Yesterdays World The whole family will enjoy discovering 150,000 nostalgic British artefacts from the past 125 years including virtual and interactive exhibits. Journey through history with superbly recreated life size street scenes and shop displays, with evocative sounds and smells of the past.
Bexhill Museum (14 miles)
Bexhill On Sea
Bexhill Museum Main galleries include Costume and Motor Racing heritage as well as local archaeology and history, dinosaurs and fossils, natural history and geology, social history and cultures of other lands, local arts and crafts.
How We Lived Then (23 miles)
Eastbourne
How We Lived Then The Museum has over 100,000 exhibits, collected over the past 50 years and now displayed on FOUR floors of authentic shops, room-settings and various displays covering 100 years of retail and social history from 1850 to 1950.
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum (27 miles)
Lewes
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum A woodland where you can wander amongst a collection of prehistoric reconstruction buildings. A woldfowl reserve with an amazing collection of ducks, geese, swans and a Motor Museum with a superb collection of vintage and classic cars.
Seaford Museum (30 miles)
Seaford
Seaford Museum A deceptively small looking museum housed in a tower that was part of the defences built against the threat of Napoleon.
Toy and Model Museum (39 miles)
Brighton
Toy and Model Museum Underneath the arches at Brighton Railway Station there is a veritable treasure trove of Toys and Models. There are over 10,000 toys and models on display with a priceless model train collection and many period antique toys.
Brighton Museum And Art Gallery (39 miles)
Brighton
Brighton Museum And Art Gallery Set in the heart of the city's cultural quarter, Brighton Museum is located in the Royal Pavilion gardens. Its rich collections and exciting exhibits are dynamically displayed in stimulating surroundings. Entrance is free.
Bexhill Leisure Centre (14 miles)
Bexhill on Sea
Bexhill Leisure Centre - offers a great swimming experience for the whole family. The pool has a flume and wave machine making it the ideal place for having fun in the water - they also offer soft play, parties and kids activities.
Freedom Leisure (21 miles)
Hailsham
Freedom Leisure On site there is a large swimming pool, soft play area that can accommodate children from birth to 11 years old. There is also a state of the art 8 lane bowling alley.
Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools (22 miles)
Eastbourne
Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools Featuring fun pool with waves and flume, 25m gala pool and diving pool! Plus kids activities, parties, swim lessons and loads more during the school holidays.
Super Splash (22 miles)
Eastbourne
Super Splash Come down and have fun in the sun on the multiple slides, tilting buckets, interactive play panels, sprinkle showers, wet play structure, snake tunnels and loads more!
Uckfield Leisure Centre (27 miles)
Uckfield
Uckfield Leisure Centre Tropical leisure pool and waterslide, bubble pool and more typical leisure centre facilities besides.
The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool (32 miles)
Lewes
The Pells Outdoor Swimming Pool Heated outdoor pool with kids' rafts and other fun elements. Also has children's paddling pool, sunbathing terrace and a cafe. Open May to September.
Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre (10 miles)
Hastings
Clambers Indoor Soft Play Centre With climbing frame, scramble nets, tarzan ropes, swing bags, ball ponds and a slide with a special play area for the smaller customer. Plus seasonal outdoor play area.
Jumbos (14 miles)
Bexhill On Sea
Jumbos Classic soft and colourful adventure play for ages 2 to 8 or under 4ft7, inside a centre offering children's sports courses and more.
Treasure Island (23 miles)
Eastbourne
Treasure Island Spacious indoor adventure play, parkland with paddling lagoon and shipwreck adventure playground, plus 8 hole golf with extraordinary themed landscaping: all with a pirate theme. Yar!
Leos Play Den (23 miles)
Eastbourne
Leos Play Den Multi level adventure play frame with all the classic and contemporary features from slides and balls to swings, climbing, tunnels and more. Separate toddler spot and sports area too.
The Play Station Eastbourne (23 miles)
Eastbourne
The Play Station Eastbourne Let your children spend hours in their kaleidoscope of colours amongst super slides, tremendous tunnels and other fun but challenging obstacles with a dedicated toddler zone.
Barneys Playbarn (28 miles)
Uckfield
Barneys Playbarn Play frames and features for 5 to 12s, plus sensory room for children and young adults with learning disabilities.
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre (29 miles)
Seaford
PlayZone Indoor Play Centre A new indoor football pitch or a ZigZag interactive walls party. With a bouncy castle and climbing frame plus baby area, there's something for everyone
Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre (31 miles)
Lewes
Monkey Bizness Indoor Play Centre is an indoor childrens multi-activity centre incorporating three play frames for 0-2s, 2-5s and a 5-12s all of which have been designed by Europe's leading soft play manufacturer.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Best Beaches near Rye with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in East Sussex can enjoy the great day out as well.



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