is a beautiful beach in the village of
Camber situated on the coast of East Sussex in the UK. Camber Sands is the
only sand dune system in East Sussex and is located east of the estuary of the
River Rother at Rye
Bay. The stunning beach
stretches for five miles, and as well as featuring pristine clean golden sands,
boasts scenic dunes. What helps these dunes from moving and burying the village of Camber is the blend of plants and the
traditional chestnut fences around the beach area and the size of these dunes
rises every year.
dunes also provide a natural safety to the Camber village from floods due to
their magnificent size that looms over the village. Being the only sand dune
development in the East Sussex, these sand
dunes are the most iconic part of the Camber Sands. These dunes are also an
important natural habitat and precious haven for a wide variety of flora and
Nestled in 1066 country, and only a short drive away from London, Camber Sands is set
among the historical towns of Battle, Hastings and Rye
to the west and Folkestone and Dover
to the East. A popular holiday destination, Camber Sands is the perfect place
for a family picnic, sunbathing, an invigorating swim, horse riding, bird
watching, and loads more. When the tide is low, the sea retreats to a half mile
leaving shallow pools of water ideal for keeping little ones amused for hours.
Sands is also a great place for kite boarding, windsurfing and kite surfing.
Because of Camber’s long sandy beach and shallow natural tide the surfing
facilities are very safe and ideal for beginners and experts alike. Camber
Sands is rated as one of the best places in the UK for kitesurfing thanks to the
region’s relatively mild weather and
smooth winds and miles of open sand. It also attracts a large number of surfers
Sands is a place that can be visited throughout the year as each season offers
to enjoy. Camber Sands has a maritime-temperate climate moderated by
prevailing southwest winds over the North Atlantic.
Enjoying four distinct seasons, Camber Sands has warm, mild spring and summer
seasons and relatively chilly and rather wet autumn and winter seasons; the
latter sometimes receiving very cold temperatures and snow.
the summer and spring season, Camber Sands enjoys around 9 – 11 and 9 – 10
hours of sun a day, respectively. This lovely
weather lends itself to enjoying the local flower display, Rye in Bloom. The beach starts to get busy as
the weather improves and people flock to the sands to enjoy a plethora of fun
water sports; kite-surfing and buggying is only available at the east end of
this season the average temperatures reach the high of 18C, while the average
minimum temperature at night drops down to 13C. Number of rainfall days in this
season averages around 10 – 12 days, the average precipitation amount is 0mm
while the seawater temperature averages around 14C. The sun
will shine for a daily average of 11 hours a day.
is an enchanting time in Camber Sands – the beach is tranquil, the weather can
still be extremely pleasant with 6 hours of daily sunshine to enjoy. The
seawater temperature may call for a wetsuit at 16°C. The average high
temperature during this season reaches 18C while the minimum temperature at
night goes down to 6C. Number of rainfall days averages around 12 – 15 days,
the average precipitation amount is 2 mm.
winter season sets in the Camber Sands, the beach takes on a deserted, bleak
beauty and the sea – now ranges from a chilly 8-11°C - is for the brave only!
During the winter season the average high temperature is 7C while the average
minimum temperature at night drops down to 4C. Number of rainfall days in this season averages around 11 – 14 days, the
average precipitation amount is 0mm while the sun is expected to put its hat on
for just 4 hours a day.