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Gatwick Aviation Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Vallance By Ways, Lowfield Heath Rd, Charlwood, Gatwick RH6 0BT, UK

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About Gatwick Aviation Museum

The Gatwick Aviation Museum is located in the village of Charlwood, in Surrey, on the boundary of Gatwick Airport. Some of the aircraft are capable of running their engines on event days, and it is intended to get as many aircraft as possible restored and into working order. The museum has a varied collection of aircraft, aircraft engines and over 500 aircraft models. The museum also has displays and artefacts related to local aviation history particularly Gatwick Airport. Aircraft may run thei


Attractions Near Gatwick Aviation Museum

Russ Hill Hotel
Russ Hill Hotel1.65km from Gatwick Aviation Museum

The Britannia Russ Hill Hotel is based in a 19th century manor house and set in nine acres of picturesque grounds, surrounded by glorious countryside, in the charming village of Charlwood. This Hotel invites guests to dine at Ruspers Restaurant, which offers a traditional roast dinner each evening with a selection of promotional dishes.

Crawley Museum
Crawley Museum4.4km from Gatwick Aviation Museum

Crawley Museum is a local history museum, which tells the history of the town through objects and their stories. It has an active programme of events and temporary exhibitions which reflect various aspects of the town and the local area. It is a place where you can find out about the history of the town and the surrounding areas. They tell the history of Crawley through objects and and exhibits along with the stories associated with them.

Buchan Country Park
Buchan Country Park6km from Gatwick Aviation Museum

This quiet country park covers 170 acres of beautiful countryside. Popular with local dog walkers, the park has a network of well-surfaced paths allowing for easy walking and a rich mix of wildlife. This is an excellent place to walk, watch wildlife or enjoy a picnic. Afterwards, you can have fun hunting the sculptures dotted around the park.

Tilgate Park
Tilgate Park6.83km from Gatwick Aviation Museum

Tilgate Park is a large recreational park situated south of Tilgate, South-East Crawley. It is the largest and most popular park in the area. Originally a 2,185-acre part of the ancient Worth Forest, the park and adjacent areas were part of the larger Tilgate Estate. Although visitor activity is mostly focused on the area surrounding Tilgate Lake and on the adjacent gardens of a former country mansion, a large area of the park is former silvicultural forest.

Tulleys Farm
Tulleys Farm8.95km from Gatwick Aviation Museum

Tulleys Farm  is a fourth-generation  family farm, located in West Sussex. Originating in 1937, the farming business at Tulleys was founded by Bernard Beare, and continues to be run by the Beare family to this day. Tulleys is best known for its seasonal attractions, most notably the annual Halloween festival held each October, entitled Shocktober Fest which has become the largest scream park in Europe.

Priory Park
Priory Park9.09km from Gatwick Aviation Museum

A popular location rfor many families living within Surrey. It has a fantastic children's play area with sand and water features and a huge wooden ship. For sports fans there are four tennis courts, a skatepark, cricket square, croquet lawn, football pitches and multiuse games area.

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Surrey is a county in South East England which borders Kent to the east, a very short border with East Sussex to the southeast, West Sussex to the south, Hampshire to the west, Berkshire to the northwest, and Greater London to the northeast. With about 1.2 million people, Surrey is the 12th-most populous English county, the third-most populous home county, after Kent and Essex, and the third-most populous in the Southeast, after Hampshire and Kent.

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