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Gatwick Surroundings

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Gatwick Surroundings

Will be staying at Premier Inn north for an early flight but will be arriving there around 4 pm day before . Which is the closest town for some pub action / shopping ?

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1. Re: Gatwick Surroundings

4pm is probably a bit late for shopping. You might make it to Horley before the shops shut, but it's a small town with not that many shops, although I do like Collingwood Batchelor their small department store.. Crawley has a large shopping centre and a shopping Mall (County Mall) where the shops may stay open a bit later, but it depends what day of the week you will be there. Horley has pubs but I can't recall names and Crawley will have plenty of pubs, hopefully someone else will be able to advise on pubs.

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Six Bells is the best Horley pub. At this time of year, County Mall will be open late most nights.

Crawley pubs aren't great - there's some cracking country pubs within 20 minutes drive if you have a car and a willing driver. I listed them here : tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g2667189-i26474-…

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+1 Ye Olde Six Bells in Horley. Nice pub, good food. We stayed at a nearby b&b on nights before flights and enjoyed evenngs at the pub. DFW flights were moved to LHR so we can't do that anymore.

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Will be there on a Sunday,will be arriving from central london.Ideally I get there as early as 2 pm but if its kind of dead in those areas I will travel by 7/8pm just for a good night sleep.

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5. Re: Gatwick Surroundings

On a Sunday shops will close at 4 or 5pm. I would travel down later in the day, in time for a meal and a good sleep.

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