aerial view Camber Castle near Rye
Hastings beach in the sunshine, along the Marshlink Line
Rye station
Rye windmill
Marshlink Line
Ashford - Eastbourne
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The Marshlink Line is a section of railway between Hastings and Ashford, extending to Eastbourne. It passes the famous landing place of William the Conqueror at Pevensey, follows the dramatic coastline between Bexhill and Hastings, crosses the stunning Romney Marsh, and continues through the ancient towns of Winchelsea and Rye before arriving at Ashford with its high speed connections to London and Europe.

There are a huge variety of walks and cycle routes throughout this area to explore, some covering local nature reserves.

The route provides access to De La Warr Pavillion, a pioneering centre for the arts in an iconic Modernist building located by the sea. Discover how easy it is to access De La Warr Pavillion on a car free day out.

Explore Towner Eastbourne, an art gallery that boasts world class exhibitions of modern, contemporary and historic art, just a short walk from Eastbourne Station. See how you can get here car-free.

Nearby heritage railways