The main attraction of the Sussex town of Crawley is the outstanding transport links in and out of town, not only to the rest of the UK, but worldwide. Crawley town centre is just three minutes by train to Gatwick Airport, from where you can catch a high-speed train every 15 minutes into central London, a journey of just 30 minutes. In the opposite direction, the south coast towns of Worthing, Brighton and Eastbourne are an easy commute. With plenty of restaurants, shopping opportunities and bars, Crawley is an affordable and enjoyable town for a short stay, whatever your reasons for being in the Sussex area.
What facilities can hotels in Crawley offer business travellers?
Crawley's proximity to London means that getting into town for trade shows, conferences and events at major arenas such as Olympia and Excel is easy and efficiant. When you return to Crawley, hotels will offer you all the facilities you need, many hosting meeting rooms and even office space. Locally there are plenty of restaurants on offer to entertain clients, and a myriad of outdoor activities for team building are on your doorstep, such as the Southern Pursuits outdoor activity centre. When it comes to communting and travel, you'll struggle to find somewhere better placed than Crawley, just a few miles to the south of one of the UK's biggest airports.
What else is there to see close to my hotel in Crawley?
The town is on the edge of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty called the High Weald, so travel just a few miles from your hotel in Crawley and you will find yourself in the most beautiful area of rolling English countryside. Just a few miles into the High Weald in the village of West Hoathly is the Priest House, a 15th century house with a traditional cottage garden bursting with history and open to the public. Very close to the town centre is Tilgate Park, which offers acres of unspoiled woodland, walkways and lakes where you can go boating or fishing. Take some time out to relax at the Tilgate Park Nature Centre, and see all the varied wildlife found in southern England. For souvenirs or shopping, head to Crawley's County Mall, where you'll find 90 stores offering a mix of the best brands on the British high street.