Horley - the gateway to Gatwick
The small Surrey town of Horley is less than five minutes from Gatwick Airport, so it's a popular destination for travellers. And with great transport links to central London, it's the perfect place to explore the capital. Horley itself boasts a charming high street lined with specialist shops and quirky boutiques, as well as its own department store. And with plenty of pubs and restaurants, as well as a local theatre, you won't be stuck for a good night out.
Explore the history of airspace at Gatwick Aviation Museum
Discover the golden age of aviation at Gatwick Aviation Museum. Displaying aircrafts from the early 20th century to the 1970s, when British aircraft manufacturing was at its best, there's plenty to see. Climb aboard the flight simulator and see what it's like to be a pilot, and be sure to visit the Shackleton, where the plane's former pilot will be there to tell you his tales of adventure.
An evening at the theatre
Tucked away under the arches of the railway bridge on Victoria Road, the Archway Theatre is a fantastic place to take in a bit of culture while you're in Horley. From Shakespeare to Arthur Miller, the talented local theatre groups are always putting on a production - and the pantomimes are great for kids. Planning a trip to Horley? Our Travelodge Gatwick Airport hotel is right on the town's doorstep. Travelodge Crawley is also Nearby, giving you easy access to the bustling town centre.