Leisure and Tourism
Today’s hectic lifestyles means that time for leisure activities is precious. Here at Horsham District Council we provide a broad range of leisure opportunities for all ages. Whether you want to get fit and active, enjoy beautiful countryside, improve your sporting skills, learn something new, relax and enjoy some great entertainments, or simply have fun, we can help. We also provide a range of Aiming High activities for disabled children.
Simply click on the links in the bottom right hand box for more details.
Visiting The Horsham District
The Horsham District is centrally located between the beautiful Sussex Downland (now a National Park) and delightful Weald landscape of the South East. It is just one hour by train from London, 30 minutes to Gatwick Airport and 40 minutes by car to Brighton and the coast. Offering glorious countryside, a fascinating cultural heritage and great days out for all the family to enjoy there is a wealth of things to see and do in the Horsham District: Look out for picturesque villages and thriving towns offering independent and unique shopping and dining opportunities in award-winning venues; take a peek into the past in evocative medieval churches and beautiful historic houses and gardens; enjoy award-winning local foods, wines and beers, and watch or take part in a host of local entertainment and special events.
Those wanting to stay for more than a day can enjoy a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from spectacular historic country houses and stylish bed and breakfasts to well-equipped caravan and camp sites.
For more details of accommodation, places to see, and things to do in the Horsham District please see our Visitor Information pages.
Your first point of information when arriving in the Horsham District should be Horsham's Visitor Information Centre, open six days a week for local and visitor enquiries, holiday and travel information, visitor accommodation including a free bookings service, information on local events and attractions, maps and guides, books, gifts and souvenirs.