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London Gatwick Airport sits in Crawley, Sussex. It is London's second-largest international airport. Gatwick can boast, however, that it is Europe's leading airport for point to point flights and has the worlds busiest single-use runway with an average use of 52 aircraft per hour.

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Driving tips at Gatwick Airport

Easily accessible from nearby London and the southeast, Gatwick Airport is known as the second busiest for total passenger traffic in the UK after Heathrow​ Airport. If you are coming from central London, the journey time to Gatwick Airport takes an hour via M23 and A23​. Please note that there are numerous car hire suppliers providing a wide selection of vehicles that can be found on both North and South terminals​. There are also 24-hour filling stations at both terminals in case your car runs out of fuel. Read our guide on renting a car at the airport​ for more information.

Attractions nearby Gatwick Airport

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 a picnic, meditate, play and even to stroll dog(s). With plenty of car hire depots nearby from VroomVroomVroom.

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.

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 might be served as a place to pray and meditate for some noblemen. Its notable owners are William the Conqueror, William de Warenne, the 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. And whilst you're here, why not grab a bargain car hire from VroomVroomVroom.

The Hawth has one of the liveliest and most diverse programmes of arts and performance in the south-east. Settled into a 38-acre wooded site, the facilities include the Theatre, Studio, a permanent foyer exhibition space, 8 meeting rooms, ArtsCafé coffee shop and bistro, two bars and an outdoor marquee and amphitheatre used for performances throughout the summer.

Denbies Wine Estate boasts the largest vineyard in England representing over 10% of the plantings in the whole of the UK. A magnificent achievement and well worth a visit.

Hever Castle and Gardens is known for its enchanting double-moated castle and 125 acres of spectacular gardens. Visitors can explore the beautiful gardens of all seasons which include Italian, Rose and Tudor gardens, topiary, yew maze and splashing water maze, you can even take a stroll around the informal areas of Sunday Walk and Anne Boleyn's Wall.

Brantridge Park is one of the lesser-known Royal residences. Situated in Brantridge Forest, it was the seat of the 1st Earl of Athlone, and his wife, Princess Alice of Albany, the last surviving granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Need a local car hire depot to pick up or drop off your hire car, you've got at least 3 nearby if you booked your car hire through VroomVroomVroom.

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre is a mere 36-acre site set in the South Downs National Park. Dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East, exhibits include a narrow-gauge railway and bus service, Connected Earth telecommunications hall, energy electricity hall, printing workshop and so much more. The Museum is also home to traditional craftspeople, such as the stained glass maker, blacksmith and potter, plus a fabulous restaurant, gift shop and numerous picnic areas. A wonderful day out for all ages.

The Nymans Gardens in the 19th century were some of the greatest of its time. it is now proudly a National Trust property, the variety of greenery, the layout of the garden, and its breathtaking views, make Nymans a wonderful destination for an experience with nature in the Sussex countryside, not far at all from Gatwick Airport.

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