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

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 Kent, Surrey, East and West Sussex.

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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

West and East Sussex

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. 

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.

Surrey and Kent

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.

Summer in Sussex

Voted No 2 in UK and No 11 in Inspiring Global Destinations for 2021 by CN Traveller Magazine and named top UK staycation destination 2020 by accommodation travel specialist Snaptrip, holidays to West Sussex are sure to be high on the list for those looking for a summer escape this year.

One of the sunniest counties in the UK, summer in West Sussex is hard to beat. Its glittering coastline gives way to quintessential English countryside dotted with historic ruins, glorious gardens, and characterful villages. The South Downs with its picturesque hills, hidden inns and numerous walking and cycling trails beckons.

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