Ardingly Reservoir Introduction: The tranquil Reservoir, now owned by South East Water, was constructed in 1979 to help meet the growing demand for water in the south-east. But its benefits don't just exist in your home – you can visit for walking, relaxing, bird watching, fishing and water sports activities.
Broadfield Park Across the A23 from Tilgate Park, Broadfield Park is set in the grounds of Broadfield House, a Grade II Listed Building dating back to 1830. The parkland around the house comprises an attractive mix of landscaped lawns and a variety of ponds and meadows.
The Gatwick Aviation Museum has a unique collection of British aircraft from the "Golden Age" of British aircraft manufacture. From the end of WWII until the 1970s British aircraft designers produced some of the most innovative and advanced aircraft of the day. From post war to cold war, this museum clearly shows that timeline in aviation terms.
Operated by the Crawley Model Engineers the light railway provides public passenger rides every Sunday 2–5pm from Easter to October. Goffs Park House. Home to Crawley Museum Society, who have permanent and temporary exhibits on a range of subjects. Admission to the museum is free. Click on the link for more on the History of Goffs Park and Goffs Park House.
High Beeches Garden is home to a plant collection that includes specimens from many parts of the world. It's a hidden gem in the High Weald of West Sussex. A botanical treasure trove and classic English idyll make it one of the finest gardens in the South East.
Lowfield Heath is a former village within the boundaries of the Borough of Crawley, West Sussex, England. Situated on the main London to Brighton road approximately 27 miles (43 km) south of London and 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Crawley, it was gradually rendered uninhabitable by the expansion of London Gatwick Airport immediately to the north.
Nymans Garden, in Sussex is one of the National Trusts finest gardens. In the late 1800's Ludwig Messel bought the Nymans Estate in the Sussex High Weald to make a dream family home. Inspired by the wooded surroundings he created a garden with plants collected from around the world.
Saint Hill Manor in East Grinstead Saint Hill Road - Located in:Family Attractions|Historical Sites|Houses|Walking Explore the UK - the best places to visit on Freedom2Explore Saint Hill Manor in West Sussex is a sandstone house built at the end of the eighteenth century.Freedom 2 Explore gives you the opportunity to find out about all sorts of things to do in the UK.
St Nicholas’ Church, Worth, is one of the oldest churches in the country and has been a place of Christian worship and devotion for well over 1000 years. It is known that the church is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and parts of it have been dated to between AD 950 and 1050, in particular the chancel arch and apse.
A key feature of Worth Conservation Area is its rural landscape character, and the built form is characterised by this landscape, particularly through its large plot sizes, views and vistas. As a consequence, despite the urban growth of Crawley around it and the presence of the adjacent M23, Worth retains a special rural character.
Tilgate Lake is the biggest of three lakes at Tilgate Park, and remains a popular water activity centre and tourist attraction in Crawley, West Sussex.Tilgate Lake has a wide variety of outdoor activities open to the general public, such as archery, canoeing, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, raft building, rowing, running, sailing, standup paddleboarding, swimming, team building, navigational challenges, tree climbing and zip trekking.
Tree House, also known as The Tree, is a mediaeval timber-framed house on the High Street in Crawley, a town and borough in West Sussex, England. It is the original manor house of Crawley, and was built in the early 15th century and rebuilt in the mid-16th century.
The Wings Museum is a totally voluntary organization run by friendly dedicated volunteers & is a registered charity & a member of the BAPC. The Wings Museum is housed in a large approximately 12,000 sq ft "hangar" style building near Balcombe & Handcross.