A multitude of attractions from neighbouring cities sit in close distance to Gatwick Airport. A short 30-minute ride on the Gatwick Express will take you to Central London, where you will find some of the world’s greatest museums, and premier attractions such as the London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Westminster, the Tower of London, and London’s famous West End theatres.
In the south coast, you will find the stately seaside town of Brighton, complete with Regency houses, charming boutique shops, a Victorian pier, and invigorating sea breeze. In Portsmouth, you will find the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, housing some of the world’s most historic ships. Also close by is Eastbourne, known for its magnificent countryside, and home of the country’s highest chalk cliff, Beaty Head, from which you can soak in breathtaking views of the English Channel.
One of the most popular and quintessentially British attractions in Sussex is the Bluebell Railway, a delightful steam railway that runs through the stunning Sussex countryside for most of the year. If you’re a history lover, look out for some superb castles such as Bodiam Castle, and Arundel Castle, or take a stroll around the magnificent Petworth House.