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Anything fun to do near Gatwick?

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plipplops Thu 06-Aug-15 08:40:59

We're flying out of Gatwick on a Monday morning in Oct, and travelling up on the Sunday. We're thinking of doing something on the way there (travelling from Bristol) but are undecided as we don't want to totally knacker the kids before they fly long haul the next day (so Legoland etc is out). DDs are 6 and 8, any ideas??

imsorryiasked Sat 08-Aug-15 22:53:45

Assuming you will be driving, Tilgate Park in Crawley is good - small zoo, adventure playground, loads of space etc.

PatriciaHolm Sat 08-Aug-15 23:08:00

There's a nearby Go Ape.

IWantToMakePeppaBacon Sat 08-Aug-15 23:20:49

The British Wildlife Centre is fairly close by, we go regularly.

FairyPenguin Sat 15-Aug-15 09:36:39

Go Ape is in Tilgate Park. There's also a climbing wall and swimming pool at the K2 leisure centre which is very close by too.

FairyPenguin Sat 15-Aug-15 09:37:32

Or Nymans NT house and gardens is in Handcross a few junctions down the M23.

LIZS Sat 15-Aug-15 09:41:10

British wildlife centre would only be open on weekends and occasional weekdays by then. Tilgate park is a good idea and not far. Wakehurst place, bluebell railway, Standen are a little further. Whereabouts are you staying?

MrsHerculePoirot Sat 15-Aug-15 09:46:22

Godstone Farm is not too far - brilliant outside at area, indoor playbarn, tractor rides, animals etc...

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