Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Crawley

Enjoy the churches and other features of Crawley. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, gardens and restaurants. Sheffield Park Garden and Chartwell are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Crawley

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Crawley a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chessington World of Adventures (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • K2 Crawley Leisure Center (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Tilgate Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Ifield Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Tulley's Farm (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Effingham Park Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Crawley

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Crawley is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sheffield Park Garden (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Tilgate Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • High Beeches Garden (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Nymans (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Wakehurst Place (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Ardingly Reservoir (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Crawley

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 27 mi (43.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Crawley Station, Crawley Three Bridges Station and Crawley Ifield Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Crawley?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 182 holiday lettings around Crawley. From 83 cottages to 29 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Crawley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Crawley:

  • London Borough of Southwark: 3,417 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Lambeth: 6,445 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Wandsworth: 6,140 holiday homes
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 6,829 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Lewisham: 7,083 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Crawley? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Crawley. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Crawley Three Bridges Station: 557 holiday lettings
  • Crawley Ifield Station: 531 holiday lettings
  • Tilgate Park: 939 holiday lettings
  • Crawley Station: 578 holiday lettings
  • Crawley Town Hall: 555 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Crawley listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Crawley?

Yes, of course. offers 83 Cottages in Crawley. Our other popular types of Crawley holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 29 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 46 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Crawley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Crawley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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