Gatwick is so much more than an airport town. If you are in Gatwick and you are about to jet off on your holidays, you need to explore the area before you leave. After all, the rolling countryside, heritage sites and incredible shopping experiences are not to be missed.


Gatwick truly comes alive in the spring. With the winter drawing to a close, it’s time to start preparing for spring and the holidays that come with it. When you are visiting Gatwick, irrespective of how long you stay, you need to make sure that you are making the most of your trip. The springtime is the best time to be in Gatwick.


There are some beautiful sights to behold in Gatwick at this time of year.


Let’s take a look at things that you can do during your trip to Gatwick this coming spring.


Parks and Gardens


Gatwick has no shortage of parks and gardens. Offering scenic views and simply stunning gardens, you’ll be surprised that you never visited this part of Gatwick before. South East England is the home of nature. From miles and miles of stunning countryside to manicured gardens in secret parts of the surrounding villages, you will be amazed at what Gatwick has to offer.


Visiting the gardens and parks in the springtime is a must. After all, the scents, colours and animals are starting to come alive. There is a feeling of ‘newness’ within Gatwick. After all, Gatwick doesn’t have a reputation for being the Garden of England for no good reason!


Whatever your garden and park needs are this stunning area of South East England has them all. Sissinghurst and Great Dixter are the national home of plants. Wakehurst Place is the place to be for sculptures, combining horticulture and art in a magnificent way. For culture vultures and history buffs, Hever Castle is a must. It’s akin to a fairy tale castle. The manicured lawns and gardens are at their best in the springtime.


Stately Homes


With moderate temperatures and the smell of budding flowers in the air, Gatwick can offer some amazing springtime excursions before you depart on your trip. Windsor and Hampton Court are a must for anyone that loves the opulence of stately homes. After all, our Royal connections are not be sniffed at. The cathedrals of Chichester and Winchester are truly majestic. They are a real feat of stunning architecture. Couple this with a backdrop of stunning and breathtaking open spaces and green areas. It’s not to be missed! You can spend a leisurely few hours in the heart of Gatwick, soaking up the delicate springtime sun.


A Place to Put Your Head


Springtime in Gatwick makes for a truly romantic experience. The new life of flowers and birds, the longer, balmy days and the cooler temperatures can give you a whole new lease of life. So, if you have been exploring the best of Gatwick and the South East England, you will want a place to lay your head. The Gable End offers personalised, welcoming accommodation in the heart of Gatwick. It’s your home from home while you are exploring the best of Gatwick.