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Discover local

Find out what's on our doorstep in the surrounding counties of Sussex, Surrey and Kent.

Discover what's on our doorstep

London Gatwick, conveniently located to the South of London and the gateway to a host of attractions across the South East of England. While the train can whisk visitors away to London and Brighton in less than 30 minutes, if you're looking to get away from the crowds, you can also explore the vibrant and historical corner of the UK right on our doorstep.

From manor houses and castles to vineyards and villages, there's something for everyone to explore across our neighbouring counties of Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

Get out and explore the area around London Gatwick

We have curated some itineraries designed to help you get the most out of your time, however brief. Click through these tabs for a summary of each timed itinerary, then click the link to download the full, printable version. If time is less of a concern, click through the themed itineraries on the grid below.

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The counties around London Gatwick


Explore historic market towns in West Sussex, stately homes, castles and a cathedral city. Discover the delights of the coast, from water sports and beach days, to artist trails, galleries and events.

Arundel Castle

View of Seven Sisters Cliffs in East Sussex

Come to beautiful East Sussex for green hills, white cliffs, vibrant seaside resorts, historic castles and iconic galleries and theatres. Visit our enchanting gardens, rich with history.

Brighton and Hove

An inclusive, free-thinking city in the heart of Sussex. With a blend of modern culture and exotic architecture, sea and countryside. With its majestic Regency squares and crescents, iconic Royal Pavilion and famous piers, today Brighton is as well-known for being a welcoming and diverse city with a passion for culture, creativity and sustainability as it is for its historic landmarks.

Brighton Pavilion

Image showing view from Leith Hill in Surrey


Explore Surrey’s steep wooded hills, rolling chalk downlands and river valleys. Visit the vibrant market towns and idyllic villages and enjoy the award-winning vineyards and historic houses.


With historic towns and villages, set in a magnificent Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Kent is the best of town and country. There's so much to explore; from ornate gardens to boutique shopping.

Hever Castle Garden near Penshurst in Kent