Places to Visit near Crawley
Located on the outskirts of Crawley, Tilgate Park and Tilgate Forest offer fun and relaxation for the whole family. A large reservoir at the center of Tilgate Park provides a tranquil setting for long walks. Tilgate Forest extends out of Crawley for many miles and provides opportunities for many recreational pursuits such as Mountain Biking, Jogging and much more.
Shopping in Crawley
Crawley Town Centre offers a vast indoor (County Mall) and outdoor shopping area featuring all the popular high street names. Surrounded by many restaurants, coffee shops and cafes. The High Street also offers weekly traditional, continental and craft markets.
The Hawth theatre
Offering a diverse set of performances, The Hawth theatre in Crawley puts on entertainment from West End shows to local workshops. For further details please visit the Hawth theatre website
Keep the children entertained with Gatwick Airport’s Skyview experience. Featuring a rotating Theatre Show with insight into life behind the scenes at the Airport complete with sound and music. The Cinemotion Action Ride lets you feel what it’s like to become a Harrier jet pilot.
Located around a 30min drive from Crawley, the Bluebell Railway provides an all-steam railway experience not to be missed. Trains run most the year round but please visit the Bluebell Railway website for further details.
Not too far away, and well worth the drive, is the famous UK theme park, Thorpe Park. With many roll-a-coster rides and events, you’re guaranteed to have a fun day out for Adult and Children alike.