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Broomhill Sands Beach

Rye, East Sussex

A very flat sand and shingle beach with a large tidal range that makes and it possible to remain within your depth for a long way out. A popular destination for paddlers, windsurfers, kite surfers and sand-buggies.

Beach Type

Sand & shingle


Shop in nearby Camber
There are toilets in the car-park and a motorised craft launching zone


Kite surfing
Sand-buggying and other kite-sports

Nature and Wildlife

This is a very long stretch of beach. backed by dunes (please stick to marked paths). with plenty of room to stretch your legs.

Water Quality

Not Tested




May to September – dogs on a lead are allowed in marked zones. October to April – dogs are allowed onto all areas of the beach under close control.

Tourist Information Rye Tourist Information Centre The Heritage Centre Strand Quay Rye TN31 7AY Tel: +44 (0) 1797 226696 Email:


Nearest town: Rye
County: East Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9258, 0.823443
Postcode: TN31 7SD
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Rye, East Sussex at Explore Britain.


Camber is 3 miles East of Rye. Signposted off the A259. There is a cycle path from Rye to Camber. Broomhill is just to the east of Camber along the coastal road.

Public Transport

The 711 bus links Camber with Rye. The nearest railway stations are Rye and Winchelsea.

Nearest Railway Stations

Rye (Sussex) (Approx. 4 miles away)
Winchelsea (Approx. 5 miles away)
Appledore (Kent) (Approx. 7 miles away)
Doleham (Approx. 9 miles away)
Three Oaks (Approx. 9 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There is a pay car park

Nearby Car Parks

Camber Central, Camber (Unknown stay).
About 1.3 miles away
Old Lydd Road, Camber (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Camber Western, Camber (Long stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Rye Harbour, Rye (Unknown stay).
About 2.8 miles away
Park Street, Lydd (Unknown stay).
About 3.8 miles away
Lucknow Place, Rye (Long stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Bedford Place, Rye (Long stay).
About 4.2 miles away
Cinque Ports Street, Rye (Long stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Cinque Ports Square, Rye (Unknown stay).
About 4.3 miles away
Strand Quay, Rye (Long stay).
About 4.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Rye