Enjoying a lovely location in the heart of Sussex’s scenic countryside, the town of Crawley attracts millions of tourists every year, many of whom simply pass through on their way to the busy Gatwick Airport. However, Crawley offers travellers much more than just a bed before a long haul flight; with its vibrant town centre and excellent transport links, visitors have access to wealth of exciting attractions guaranteed to appeal to all tastes.
One of Crawley’s most fun filled and fabulous attractions is undoubtedly Tilgate Park, a verdant expanse in which precarious rope bridges, towering zip lines and tree top swings decorate the canopy. Here, adventurous visitors can soar from treetop to treetop in the manner of Tarzan while enjoying beautiful English countryside. It’s a dynamic and dizzying experience that will result in unforgettable memories and an overwhelming sense of fun.
Immerse yourself in Crawley’s rich industrial heritage with a visit to Ilfield Watermill, an intriguing structure thought to be the region’s only remaining working water mill. The intriguing structure is still powered by its original water source, and houses original equipment from the mill’s progressive journey through time.
In order to take advantage of London’s fabulous cosmopolitan culture, sample some of Asia’s finest food at Lemongrass Restaurant. Situated in Crawley’s vibrant heart, the Thai cusine served in this effortlessly elegant restaurant is regularly hailed as some of the town’s best. Sample crispy duck spring rolls, aromatic red curry and sublimely sticky rice for a truly authentic experience.(6-14 High Street Crawley, RH10 1BN)