Camber Castle is a historical East Sussex attraction that's popular with families. Built by Henry VIII, Camber Castle is a ruined artillery fort that remains relatively unaltered since the time it was built. The castle is open for guided tours, making it a fascinating and educational day out. Whether you're looking for budget hotels in the area or a luxurious boutique hotel near Camber Castle, there's a great range to choose from.
Choosing Your Hotel near Camber Castle
As Camber Castle was built to defend the coast, many of the nearby hotels are in seaside locations - perfect for families with children who may want to consider affordable options such as the many guesthouses which offer comfortable, clean, en-suite accommodation, with family rooms and breakfast included.
Couples looking for a romantic break by the sea should look at some of the boutique hotels on offer near Camber Castle with unique, quirky décor and designer influences for something a little bit special.
Things to Do near Camber Castle
Just down the road from Camber Castle is Rye Harbour Nature Reserve with its monthly guided walks to keep nature lovers entertained. Those seeking out more of East Sussex's history should look for signs pointing you towards the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield where you can follow the infamous footsteps of William the Conqueror and King Harold as they fought on one of the country's most famous battlefields.
Where to Eat and Drink near Camber Castle
There are many places to dine near Camber Castle should your hotel not have a restaurant or you simply feel like a change. Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings all have an excellent range of restaurants, cafés, bars and pubs, while there are some real gastronomical wonders dotted along the coast. Being by the seaside, you're also never far away from that British favourite, fish and chips!
Camber Castle is a fantastic family attraction thanks to its informative and entertaining guided tour and beautiful walks about the grounds. If you tire yourself out with a long stroll and the sea air, you can head back to your East Sussex hotel to rest and relax.