Attractions near Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is the London’s second largest international airport and the second busiest in terms of total passenger traffic. A leading airport in Europe for point to point flights, London Gatwick has the world’s busiest single-use runway and is located near Crawley, West Sussex. Heavy traffic makes the presence of several budget hotels near Gatwick Airport a must.

Gatwick Airport is unique in the sense that it represents all the three main airline business models: full service, low-no frills and charter. Travellers looking for top hotels near Gatwick Airport have multiple options like Holiday Inn Express Gatwick – Crawley.


Five Top London Attractions near Gatwick Airport

Once you land at Gatwick airport, you can be sure of some excellent transport links and hotels that will make your London trip a comfortable and enjoyable one. Crawley, close to the Surrey border in Sussex is a highly popular commuter town along the main London to Brighton rail and road links. The town has plenty of open space including Tilgate Park which includes lots of woodland besides a nature centre, Buchan Country Park and many more places that are good for walking and getting some fresh air. The walled gardens and the lakes at the Tilgate park along with a collection of animals and birds offer an enchanting view.

Visitors to this area can also enjoy shopping at the local centres besides participating in various sports and leisure facilities at the K2 Leisure Centre Crawley. Located on the campus of Thomas Bennett Community College near the Broadfield Stadium, the centre which includes the only Olympic sized swimming pool in South East England was the training site for the 2012 Olympics held in London. The centre also has a 12 meter high climbing wall for children. The famous Crawley Town Football Club founded in 1896 is also located here. Crawley’s main football team played in the League One, the third tier of league football in England.

Heritage lovers can visit the Crawley Museum, based in Goffs Park which displays a wide range of Stone Age and Bronze Age artefacts. People staying in hotels near Gatwick airport also get a chance to enjoy Crawley’s bustling nightlife and view some great theatre at the Hawth Theatre. Offering one of the most diverse and lively performances of art, the theatre is wholly owned by the Crawley Borough Council.  Crawley also offers visitors a variety of excellent shopping options like the Country Mall which houses a range of leisure facilities like a bowling alley, multiplex and several places to eat and drink.

Hotels near Surrey & Sussex Crematorium are an ideal choice for travellers who need to travel to Gatwick and Heathrow airports or both. Tourists staying in near Gatwick airport can easily explore Sussex Gardens, Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden or visit the country’s largest wine estate Denbies Wine Estate.

So whether you wish to explore Crawley or Sussex’s countryside and visit their various attractions, you can choose any of the good near Gatwick airport.

Holiday Inn Express Gatwick – CrawleyThe Squareabout Haslett Ave, Crawley, RH10 1UA, England
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1293 525 523 Fax: +44 (0)1293 525 529 Google+

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