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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Crawley a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Crawley

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 3 mi (4.8 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Crawley?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 170 vacation rentals near Crawley. From 82 Houses to 51 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Crawley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Crawley:

  • Wimbledon: 484 vacation rentals
  • Richmond: 139 vacation rentals
  • Perry Vale: 29 vacation rentals
  • Brighton City Centre: 393 vacation rentals
  • Royal Borough of Greenwich: 7,328 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Crawley?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Crawley. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Crawley County Mall Shopping Center: 547 vacation rentals
  • Crawley Ifield Station: 510 vacation rentals
  • Broadfield Stadium: 755 vacation rentals
  • Crawley Station: 552 vacation rentals
  • Ifield Golf Club: 509 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Crawley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 82 Houses in Crawley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Crawley include:

  • Cottages: 51 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 51 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 23 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Crawley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Crawley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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