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Things to do near Gatwick Airport

There is a wealth of things to see and do in the Beautiful South, as well as a wide variety of places to visit around Gatwick Airport. Whether you have a couple of days or longer, or even just a few hours, you’ll find something of interest to help fill your break.

Attractions near Gatwick

Well known places to visit such as the royal castles at Windsor and Hampton Court; grand stately homes and estates such as Leeds Castle, the Royal Pavilion in Brighton, Loseley Park, Arundel Castle and Petworth House; world renowned gardens at RHS Wisley, Sissinghurst Castle, Great Dixter and Wakehurst Place; majestic cathedrals at Canterbury, Chichester, Winchester and Rochester; some of the best shopping destinations outside of London; a year round range of exciting outdoor, arts and culture activities and events the whole family will enjoy; breathtaking open spaces including the South Downs and the New Forest, and of course, the stunning south coast.

Eat & Drink

These, combined with a myriad of smaller, less well known – but just as fascinating - places to visit are all waiting to be explored. Added to that, the South East has an excellent reputation for high quality accommodation and a wide selection of pubs and restaurants near Gatwick which will spoil any food lover for choice. Everything you need to plan a fantastic day out or short break in the Gatwick area.   

Search our listings to plan your perfect day out, or have a look at our ideas for days out and short breaks in the Beautiful South.

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