‘West Sussex really is a special county, it literally has everything you could possibly need: fantastic beaches, pretty little villages, the South Downs, country pubs, good country walks, an historical cathedral city, a major airport and excellent train links to London.’ (LifeAfterLondon.com)
Within an hour’s drive to Glyndebourne (36 miles) ; Hickstead (17 miles) Goodwood (34 miles), Brighton, Chichester and Arundel.
National Garden Scheme: local Open Gardens to visit.
A wonderful range of inspiring private and larger gardens to visit, whilst raising funds for charity. Tea is often on offer with home made cakes & home grown plants for sale, too. https://ngs.org.uk/find-a-garden/?postcode=Horsham%2C%20West%20Sussex&from_date=&to_date=&date=all_dates&page=1&opening_type=normal&distance=20
Horsham Farmers Markets, in the Market square
Twice weekly markets and other events and festivities through the year, celebrating locally produced goodies! https://www.foodrockssouth.co.uk/horshammarkets/
Horsham Town Festivals – various through the year!
From French, Italian and Americana festivals to the VW festival, ‘Plum Jam’, local food & drink producers, and Remembrance Day service – there’s such a variety of fun and interest for all, right through the year. https://www.horshamtimewellspent.co.uk/
Horsham free music at the Bandstand
(Photo by Clem Onojeghuo onPexels.com) Horsham Bandstand in the market area of town hosts a variety of free musicians through the year at weekends – street entertainment at its best, with the array of restaurants and cafes lazily spilling out onto pavements: .https://www.horshamtimewellspent.co.uk/bandstand/
The Capitol, Horsham: multi arts centre
The Everyman Cinema, Horsham
Opened in 2019, our new Everyman offers a more intimate film experience – positioned in Piries Place, Horsham’s buzzing bar and restaurant district. https://www.everymancinema.com/horsham
RHS Wisley, Surrey
See blog post here
RHS Garden Wisley is world renowned. Many special events through the year, but well worth the drive into Surrey, and a day to wander – and wonder, any time. https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/wisley/whats-on?facets=11;vwi8&facets=12;F&facets=5;2019-09-23;2020-09-22