Southwater boasts the ever-popular Country Park, a stunning lake in a country setting that has the extremely popular Dinosaur Park within its confines. The Downs Link runs past the lake, starting near Guildford and ending in Shoreham by Sea, and provides excellent cycling and hiking opportunities, with a few great pubs along the way. Here you will also find the modern Lintot Square and one of the best curry houses that we have ever frequented! Southwater truly is a family friendly location and the buses into Horsham run until midnight and every 15 minutes at peak times.
Barns Green hosts the annual half marathon and includes Sumners Pond in its locality, a fantastic fishing and camping spot with a delightful restaurant and lakeside veranda that is a beautiful spot to kill some time. Live music is occasionally on the entertainment schedule here.
Mannings Heath is a picturesque village just south of Horsham, home to a world renown golf course.
Cowfold, further south, is in an excellent location to access Horsham, the A24 to Worthing or Epsom and the A23 to Brighton or Crawley.
Partridge Green is a short distance south of Horsham and here you will find the Partridge pub, a truly essential stop on the Downs Link.
Christ's Hospital hosts one of the oldest schools in the country, an outstanding setting and incorporating a leisure centre.
Horsham boasts the Horsham Park where you can find its leisure centre and swimming pool, formal gardens, maze, tenpin bowling, snooker club, BMX and skateboarding ramps, tennis courts, football and rugby pitches and basketball nets. On the outskirts is St Leonard's Forest for country trails, the Down's Link that runs through the whole district and the spectacular Mannings Heath Golf Club, with Rookwood and Horsham Golf and Fitness present within Horsham town itself.