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Gatwick airport and its surrounding areas

Gatwick airport is in Crawley, West Sussex. And is the UK's second largest airport. Operating both domestic and international flights, the airport serves the South East of England. Surrounding towns and villages include:

  • Gatwick
  • Crawley
  • Horley
  • Redhill
  • East Grinstead

There's a host of things to see and do in and around Gatwick airport. From top bars, restaurants, attractions and events - we've created a list of the best things to see and do. If you've got a spare hour or two, or you want to grab a bite to eat before or after your flight, take a look at our following recommendations.

Gatwick pubs and restaurants

If you've jetted off from Gatwick before, you will have found that there's a selection of restaurants and bars at both the North and South terminals. But you may not have realised that there's actually a bigger range of places to eat and drink outside of Gatwick airport and the surrounding areas. Check out the links below for some of our recommendations.

Gatwick events

Gatwick airport is very close to Kent and situated in West Sussex, so there's a host of events and activities going on throughout the year in and around these areas. If you've got the time, you're bound to find something that interests you and that's worth a visit.

Local attractions near Gatwick

From theme parks to landscaped gardens, you'll find an array of exciting and interesting attractions to keep you occupied in and around Gatwick airport. Take a look at some of our top picks below...

More places of interest near Gatwick

Are you a bit of a health fanatic, or do you enjoy being pampered? How about something to keep you and the kids entertained or a place of leisure for you and a friend? We've picked out some of the best things to keep you from boredom near or at Gatwick airport.

Blogs of interest

Blogs, articles, news - there's a host of great writers bringing you the best and up-to-date information on travel and general interest across the UK. Why not get someone else's view or insight into the best things to see and do? Check out the links below to various blogs and websites.

Gatwick airport

Looking for more information on Gatwick airport? Take a look at our Gatwick airport guide for travel and luggage information, and for pretty much everything you need to know about Gatwick airport for your travels. We can even offer you big savings on Gatwick parking too.