Plan your visit

Where to stay

Whatever you are planning to do, there is somewhere perfect for you to stay in Horsham District. From picturesque hotels and spas to quaint bed and breakfast, self-catered apartments to campsites and shepherd's huts (pictured: Sumners Ponds shepherd's hut), there is a place to stay for everyone.

Use websites like Tripadvisor,, Airbnb, Trivago and to check out local options and find one that's right for you.

A pale blue shepherd's hut at Sumners Ponds

Travel by car

Horsham District is well connected by road. The A24 and the A272 are the roads you'll need to know - the A24 cuts through the District north to south, and the A272 east to west.

  • From London, the M23 and the A24 offer direct routes into Horsham and the surrounding villages
  • From the South coast, the A27 connects with the A24 at Worthing or the A283 at Shoreham

Find a place to park on Horsham District Council's website

Find out more about electric charging points in Horsham District

Travel by train

We have four town train stations in Horsham District.

  • Horsham (Southern services and Thameslink services)
  • Billingshurst (Southern services only)
  • Pulborough (Southern services only)
  • Amberley (Southern services only)

We also have three smaller stations:

  • Christ's Hospital
  • Littlehaven
  • Warnham
Thameslink train at Blackfriars station

Travel by bus

Two bus companies operate in Horsham District, connecting our towns and villages. Travelling by bus is a great way to see more of our countryside if you don't have a car.

Compass Bus in Steyning

Travel by bike

The Horsham District is a great place to explore on two wheels, with off-road options and plenty of bike-friendly pit-stops.

Fing a list of 44 recommended local rides, visit the Horsham District Council website.

Two people cycling on the Downs Link trail

Travel from Gatwick Airport

Visiting from overseas? Horsham District is a short drive from Gatwick Airport. Horsham Town Centre is only 11 miles from the airport, while Steyning, which is at the south of the District, is 28 miles away.

Gatwick Airport has a train station and bus services that can get you into the heart of the Sussex countryside in no time at all.

Gatwick Airport