Crawley is a town in West Sussex, England. It lies southeast of the country and northeast of West Sussex. The city is near the Charing Cross and the cities of Chichester and Brighton and Hove. Its history dates way back the middle stone age.
Plenty of historical sites and items are available to see in the area. Crawley is famous for its wealthy economy, the Crawley Town Football Club and shopping areas.
Crawley Museum can be found in the Goffs Park House along the Old Horsham Road. It showcases exhibits and artifacts from the town and region from the Bronze Age and today. The admission is free and has wheelchair access from all over the town.
Buchan Country Park located along Horsham Road is a one hundred seventy (170) acres of meadow, heath and woodland. It is wheelchair friendly, has two man-made lakes, interesting sculptures, hard-surfaced paths, refreshments, countryside centre, parking lots, toilets and abundant flora and fauna. It is a great place to watch wildlife, have picnic, meditate, play and even to stroll dog(s).
Delta Force Paintball (Victorywood) is a popular paintball game venue near M23. It currently has six exciting game zones of different themes namely the Afghan Fort, Castle Wolfenstein, Chemical Alley, Mad Murphy's Jungle Attack, the Hunted Graveyard and the Viet Cong Village.
LaserHub is located in Spindle Way, Crawley Town Centre. It is a laser tag quest venue for people of all ages who are looking for a lot of fun. The establishment also serves food and drinks, has a private karaoke suite and is open for corporate events and parties. Visit www.laserhub.co.uk for more information.
St. Nicholas' Church is a parish church with distinct architecture, interior design and very old (Saxon origin) history. No one really knows until today why the church was built in the middle of what was then a forest. But people believed it may serve as a place to pray and meditate for some noble men. Its notable owners are William the Conqueror, William de Warenne, Fitzalan family and Nevills, Earl of Abergavenny. Another feature of the church to visit is the grave of the modern torpedo inventor Robert Whitehead.
Tilgate Forest Park is a park and woodland located along the Tilgate Drive near Salisbury Road. It is rich in flora and fauna and has tons of great facilities such as lakes, miles of woodland walks, nature centre, Brewsters Family Pub, Restaurant, indoor play area, picnic areas, shire horses, a golf centre, children's playground, craft units and a GreenZone environmental centre. It is a fine place to enjoy wildlife, learn about animals, appreciate nature and have fun.