Crawley Downs is just 3 miles from junction 10 of the M23 and just 5 miles from the unrivalled worldwide connections of Gatwick Airport. The town of Crawley is just 5 miles to the west, with East Grinstead a similar distance to the east, while the coastal culture of Brighton is just 30 miles to the south on the A23. Nearby Three Bridges Station in Crawley speeds you into London Bridge in just 45 minutes, with regular rush hour services for commuters, while Brighton can be reached by rail in just over half an hour.
Crawley boasts excellent shopping, with the County Mall Shopping Centre offering over 90 shops and hundreds of parking spaces. Closer to home, Crawley Down is well served by a local Co-operative store, with all the leading supermarkets available in either Crawley or East Grinstead.
Authentic Village Life
Crawley Downs offers a taste of times gone by, with a traditional village community that is full of fun and energy. The Village Hall and Haven Centre both host regular shows and events, while Crawley Down’s football, tennis and cricket clubs represent the village across the county and all welcome new members to their squads. The village is surrounded by superb walking country, including the Worth Way along the former railway line from Crawley to East Grinstead, and the Sussex Border Path. If you prefer to play a few shots as you walk, Effingham Park Golf Club and Copthorne Golf Club both offer excellent courses.
Close to Crawley
In contrast to the quiet life of Crawley Down, the vibrant town of Crawley itself has so much more to offer for shopping and entertainment. Cineworld Crawley brings you all the latest releases, while the digital screens at the Hawth Arts Centre also offer art house and less mainstream films.
Schols and Services
Crawley Downs has its own Church of England primary school, with a good selection of secondary schools available in Crawley and East Grinstead, such as Oriel High School.
Medical services are provided locally by Crawley Down Health Centre in Bowers Place, (call 01342 713031), while a choice of dentists is available in Crawley, including Mill Dental Centre on Mill Road (call 01293 525906).