Tourist Spots at Gatwick

Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 by in Information

Archway Theatre

This tourist spot is located in the railway arches at Horley having a capacity of 95 seats, thus having its nickname “the little theatre”. They present 10 productions each year and opens a youth workshop which meets fortnightly and presents there production every summer. Their humble beginnings started in 1940 having a small group meet in a church hall. From then, it grew fast and in 1952, it established itself “underneath the arches” by occupying 5 of the arches formed by the road bridge crossing the railway line at Horley, near Gatwick.

The Hawth 

This place is owned by the Crawley Borough Council. This is a venue which hosts an exciting mix of theatre, dance, music, comedy, concerts, film and exhibitions.

Crawley Museum Centre

Housed in an annex of a gorgeous mansion, this small museum is located in the amazing Goffs Park in Crawley. If you visit this place, you will be brought back to the Crawley’s history from the Bronze Age to the New Town.

Gatwick Aviation Museum

This museum is a landmark in Gatwick which further proves the place’s fascination for aviation. It has a unique collection of British Aircraft including aircraft manufactured by English Electric, Avro, de Havilland, Hawker, Fairey, Blackburn, Percival.

Lingfield Park Racecourse

This place came to be in 1890 which houses the prestigious Derby Trial. With a background such as the beautiful Surrey countryside, it offers travellers the unique blend of National Hunt racing, Flat racing on the turf and All Weather racing.

If you wish to know more about the different destinations at Gatwick, visit the Crawley Tourist Information Centre or you may contact them at Tel: +(0)1293 545322 and Fax: +(0)1293 545319

Gatwick Local Amenities

County Mall Shopping Centre

This is located at Crawley, West Sussex. You may contact them by dialling there digits, Tel: +44 (0)1293 611 975. There amenities include 97 stores (including Debenhams, BHS, Boots, WHSmiths, Virgin), 7 restaurants (Costa Coffee, BHS, Debenhams, Obriens, Giaediona, Burger King, Arcrights Food Court: Burger King ), Car Park, Toilets, Cash Machine, Baby Changing Facilities, Lift, and Escalators.


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