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Winchelsea Beach

Dogs Hill Road, Winchelsea, Rye, England
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Nice and relaxed

The village has no entertainment like other places in Sussex and that is good, the beach is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TheBoxonIce
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Winchelsea Beach

Winchelsea Beach is not the most enticing beach as it's not a beach to sit on and relax because... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maurice G
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“low tide” (16 reviews)
“pett level” (5 reviews)
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Dogs Hill Road, Winchelsea, Rye, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The village has no entertainment like other places in Sussex and that is good, the beach is outstanding, no restaurants or any like that. Very relaxing.

Thank TheBoxonIce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Winchelsea Beach is not the most enticing beach as it's not a beach to sit on and relax because it's not a sandy beach - it's all pebbles, and when we visited the sea was grey and uninviting. It's peaceful with a bracing sea air...More

Thank Maurice G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A place to stretch your legs, peaceful, nature, either sunshine or windy still good. At low tide just be careful of the mud holes, worst place is dogs hill you will get stuck, there used to be a café and amusements at the east end...More

Thank Gene_smiler
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Good area for a dog walk, not a sandy beach , pebbles but walkable. Unfortunately the cafe was not open when we visited but seemed to be under refurbishment.

Thank JJPWindsor
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Not a beach to sit on and relax But nice for a walk with the dog Invigorating sea breezes will blow away the cobwebs

Thank Genny F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Staying in Rye and took a trip to Winchelsea Beach. Glad we did. A very long beach hidden from the road by a defence wall. Plenty of places to stop and walk to the top of the wall and onto the beach. We had a...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I was inspired by the local Winchelsea brochure and I wanted to see the sea. I was able to stop at a few places along the road. I was amazed at the construction of this wall to keep the sea out. Being Australian I am...More

Thank MB1506
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Walk along under the nearby cliffs and see fossils and if lucky a dinosaur footprint or two. A long beach that has become popular but still plenty of room to remain fairly private. A pub at one end of the beach and a cafe at...More

Thank dyslexiart
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

On a nice day the walks or cycle paths to this beach are recommended. There are plenty of birds if you like to spot or watch them and it's not too far from the main town too. Lots of pebbles. If it's more sand you...More

Thank joshuapaul73
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great day down on the beach, although it's stoney when the tide goes out there is lots of sand and you can go out quite far in the shallows.

Thank EthanHawk
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MelBuck17
What are the dog restrictions on Winchelsea Beach?
7 August 2016|
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Response from mouse12mat | Reviewed this property |
Dog are prohibited from 1st May to 30 September
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MelBuck17
What are the dog restrictions on Winchelsea Beach?
7 August 2016|
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Response from karenwesterhill | Reviewed this property |
Between May and September inclusive, no dogs on the beach.
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Denise C
We are coming to your hotel next week. What is the situation regarding Mosquitos please. Do we need to bring spray etc. Thanks. Will the swimming pool be open, I understand it may be unsafe to swim in the ocean. Thank you.
25 July 2015|
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Response from MrBignose | Reviewed this property |
Hi Denise The mosquitos are very bad this year We suggest guests rub diluted mustard on exposed areas This is a local Rye custom that works well The pool will be open between 10pm and 6am We look forward to seeing you Ask... More
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