Things to do in Camber Sands
All of our Pontins Holiday Parks, including Camber Sands, are close to a variety of local attractions. Whether you are looking for a day-out with the kids, or looking to brush up on some history our Holiday Parks offer you a great ‘jumping point’ to explore the surrounding area.
Camber Castle is situated between the town of Rye and the coastline and dates back to the Tudors, as Henry VIII used the castle as one of his device forts. The castle has undergone restoration and conservation works to maintain its glorious image, and stands bold in its surroundings, making it a magnificent attraction to explore, discover and admire.
Rye Heritage Centre
The Rye Heritage Centre and Information Centre provides an ideal introduction to the town bringing together the story of Rye set within the famous Rye Town Model sound and light show. Historic and Ghost Audio Walking Tours are available for hire, with guided ghost tours available on selected dates during the winter months.
Englands Medieval Festival
Held annually since 1992 over the three days of August Bank Holiday Weekend, England’s Medieval Festival at Herstmonceux Castle is Britain’s most magnificant celebration of the Middle Ages. Activities and Entertainment for All: twice daily Battles, Longbow and Crossbow Competition, Puppeteers, Jesters, Strolling Minstrels, Europe’s largest Medieval Traders’ Row, fabulous Craft Stalls, Living History Encampments, Kids’ Kingdom, Hog Roast, Music, Colour and Dance.
If you want a zoo with an adventureland twist then Drusilla’s Park is perfect for you and all the Family! The zoo is not only packed with amazing creature’s to discover, it is home to Amazon Adventure, a play area with slides, tunnels, swings, bouncy castles, crazy golf and so much more! Why not take a walk through Lemurland and discover the bizarre nature of these fascinating creatures.
If you’re in the mood for a bit of exhilaration, then stop by Action Watersports, for a totally unique and exciting experience. Try your hand at Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Barefoot Skiing, Jet Skiing and take on different set of challenges, to see if you have what it takes to become a pro! Action Watersports can provide the equipment and instructors to have a fun and safe experience with watersports.
More Local Amenities:
Rye Harbour Reserve
A fascinating Reserve and worth a visit whether you want to discover its wildlife and habitats, explore its history, or simply enjoy the landscape and enjoy a walk beside the sea.
Rye Castle Museum
A museum in two venues giving you the oppurtunity to see and learn all about the town of Rye. The Ypres Tower is a sight to see!
Café des Fleurs
A great place to stop for a bite, with a small seating area where they serve tea, coffee and cupcakes in the beautiful surroundings of a flower shop.
A week long celebration to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066.