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Horley Attractions: Horley Isn't Just Somewhere To Stay Before You Fly From Gatwick!

Apr 6, 2008
About Horley:

Horley is a famous town in Surrey, at the north of Gatwick Airport and Crawley. The town of Horley is located between the Redhell, Reigate and Gatwick Airport. Since 1950, its population has been doubled. Horley is considered to be one of the best tourist places in Surrey, mainly because of its rural surroundings that look really attractive.

Horley also serves as an excellent shopping place for its tourist. The town has easy access through trains and busses. The economy of the town is quite strong, mainly because of the fact that it is located close to the Gatwick Airport so it is often visited by different visitors going to or coming from the Gatwick Airport. Horley offer exciting staying options to its visitors in the form of hotels, motels, cottages and guest houses.

Attractions of Horley

Horley look particularly beautiful and attractive due to the surrounding rural areas. There are lots of attractive places for the tourists coming to Horley. Some of the famous attractions of Horley are described here:

Ladyland Farm:

One of the famous attractions of Horley is the Ladyland Farm. Ladyland form is located at the north of Horley Town. This attraction is particularly appealing for students as it is an educational attraction. It houses babies of different animals including calves, kittens, lambs and rabbits etc. the farm usually not open to general public during the term time.

High Beeches:

One of the most exciting tourist attractions at Horley is the High Beeches which is located near to the Hayward Heath. High Beeches is spread over an area of 20 acres. It has tranquil woodland and different attractive water gardens. These gardens are very well maintained since the time when they were laid out. The maintenance of the garden is under the responsibility of the High Beeches Gardens Conservation Trust. The garden is worth seeing and it captures the imagination of the visitor. High Breeches has always been the focus of attraction for all the visitors that come to Horley. The gardens houses many natural flowers, for example cowslips, orchids etc. The best time to visit this garden is the spring time when the every other thing is outshined by the colorful plants of High Beeches.

Sainthill Manor:

Overlooking the great hills of the Weald, Sainthill Manor serves as a source of attraction for all the visitors. It provides an excellent landscape and people from all over the world often come here to get themselves closer to the nature. Sainthill Manor was the effort of Gibbs Crawfurd in 1792. During the 1800s, the Sainthill Manor was used as England's Home Headquarter of China Inland Mission. It also became a centre for the purpose of recruitments for different missions of its time. Sainthill Manor is spread over an area of almost 59 acres.

Apart from the above attractions, there are other lots of worth seeing places in Horley that makes real value for their visitor's journey. Some of the other most well-known attractions of Horley are:

* Godstone Vineyard
* Ladyland Farm
* Barons Cave
* East Grinstead Town Museum
* Sackville College
* Wattlehurst Farm etc.
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