New Homes in Crawley
Live the life
Located in West Sussex with good transport links into London, Crawley is a vibrant town with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re playing golf, exploring country parks or visiting museums, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Crawley.
Things to see and do
Crawley is home to many of high street, designer and independent shops at the popular County Mall Shopping Centre. Green spaces in the town include Southgate Park, Goffs Park and the Memorial Gardens, while Tilgate Park has a golf course, a walled garden, lakes and even a small zoo.
If you want to go hiking or cycling, you can go to Buchan Country Park, visit High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, or drive slightly further afield to the South Downs National Park. Other outdoor attractions nearby include Cherry Lane Adventure Playground, Go Ape Crawley and Wakehurst Gardens.
For families moving to the area, you can take them to play at Waterlea Adventure Playground, go and explore Reigate Caves or see native animals at the British Wildlife Centre.
Other places of interest nearby include Wings Museum, Tulleys Farm and Ifield Golf Club, while the beaches of Brighton are only a short train journey away, perfect for summer days by the sea.
If you’re moving to Crawley with school-age children, it’s good to know there are some excellent schools in the local area. Maidenbower Infant School, Pound Hill Infant Academy, Millais School, Tanbridge House School and Imberhorne School are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, while independent education is available at Cottesmore School and Worth School.
For older children, Central Sussex College and Ardingly College offer further education courses, while the University of Surrey, the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton are all within commuting distance, along with London’s many universities.
Getting to Crawley
Crawley has excellent transport connections by road, rail and air. The town is a one-hour 25-minute drive from London via the M25 or just 45 minutes by train from Victoria to Three Bridges Station, while the journey from Brighton takes just 25 minutes by train or 40 minutes by car via the A23.
When you want to go on holiday, you can leave the car at home and take public transport, as London Gatwick Airport is only a 10-minute drive away from the town or just four minutes by train.