What's in the Discovery Centre?

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Design image of the interior of the Discovery Centre

The Discovery Centre interior will be flexible, allowing space for  

  • exhibitions
  • classroom, training and meeting opportunities 
  • areas for talks and seminars
  • a café, with spectacular views
  • facilities for volunteers
  • a shop, including books on wildlife 
  • an information desk
  • accessible toilets and baby-changing facilities        

    additionally, there will be access to a Community Wildlife Garden

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    For information on opportunities to take part in sponsorship of the centre, please email us appeal@sussexwt.org.uk


    The centre will act as a hub for a range of activities that form part of a wider Discover Rye Harbour project 

    • exhibitions on science, nature, wildlife, art and heritage 
    • guidance on how to explore the reserve 
    • improved interpretation, so visitors can learn about our wildlife, plants and habitats
    • illustrated talks and seminars on wildlife, nature and other subjects 
    • weekend festivals
    • viewing platforms 
    • expanded education, training and volunteer programmes 
    • research into migrating bird patterns, habitats and endangered plants
    • community projects, exploring the area’s history, its art and its fantastic ancient monuments
    • guided walks, health walks, running and cycling events connected to the Sustrans cycle network
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    Health walk

    To find out how you or your company could sponsor or support our activities, please get in touch appeal@sussexwt.org.uk