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Explore historic East Grinstead at Sunnyside

Stay in the quiet Sunnyside area of East Grinstead to explore this attractive West Sussex town, rich in history and only an hour from the bright lights of London. A walk down the historic high street is an absolute must - breathe in the sense of times past and marvel at the array of preserved medieval buildings, now home to plenty of interesting shops and cafes. For an authentic historic experience take a steam train trip on Bluebell Railway which has a station here.

All aboard for London

Regular trains run from East Grinstead to the capital. Step out at London Victoria and take the bus or walk down to the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben at Westminster. Stroll down past Downing Street towards Trafalgar Square and take in some art at The National Gallery and The National Portrait Gallery, both free. The National Gallery is home to some famed works including Rembrandt's Self Portrait at the Age of 34. From here it's an easy walk to the TCKTS booth at the clocktower in Leicester Square for the chance of same-day tickets to a West End London show.

Laser questing in lush countryside

Just under half an hour from Sunnyside brings you to Ultimate Laser Games based at Brambletye Park. With all the excitement of paintballing without the bruises, it's great for energetic types looking to burn off a bit of steam. Looking for accommodation Near Sunnyside? Travelodge Crawley Hotel is close by or Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central Hotel boasts great transport links.