Things to do in the Horsham area in the summer holidays: 13 ideas for family fun

This summer holidays there are lots of family-friendly places to visit with your family in the Horsham area.

Wednesday, 14th July 2021, 7:06 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 6:34 pm
Children can enjoy a range of outdoor activities at Chesworth Farm, Horsham. Picture credit © Miles Davies SUS-180820-152109001

Here are a few ideas in the town and surrounding area to keep the whole family entertained:

Horsham Park, Horsham RH12 2DW - Visit Horsham Park for its wide open spaces, tranquil Sensory Garden and Human Nature Garden, buzzing sports clubs and activity centres, and its excellent children’s play area. There is also a cafe, skate park and sports facilities. More information at: https://www.horsham.gov.uk/parks-and-countryside/horsham-park/find-horsham-park
Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens, Brighton Rd, Lower Beeding, Horsham RH13 6PP - These spectacular and ancient gardens are well worth a visit with its stunning walks and sculpture park and restaurant. More details: https://www.leonardsleegardens.co.uk/afternoon-tea-at-leonardslee-house
The Pavilions in the Park. Hurst Rd, Horsham RH12 2DF - With a popular swimming pool and a whole range of other sporting activities this is a great place for all the family no matter the weather. More details: https://www.placesleisure.org/centres/the-pavilions-in-the-park/
High Places Clip ‘n Climb, The Bridge Leisure Centre, Wickhurst Ln, Broadbridge Heath, Horsham RH12 3YS - High Places Clip ‘n Climb is a new and innovative indoor adventure concept. The colourful arena features 11 fun themed climbing experiences and 19 individual climbing lines up to a maximum height of 7.5 metres, each showcasing striking designs. More details: https://www.placesleisure.org/centres/the-bridge-leisure-centre/centre-activities/climb/
Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green RH14 0EG - This fantastic family-run adventure park features with horse and tractor rides, animal enclosures, adventure playground and cafes. More details: https://fishersfarmpark.co.uk/
Huxley’s Birds of Prey Centre and Gardens, Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 6QA - Displays and talks about a range of stunning birds are on offer, as well as beautiful gardens, are on offer at this fantastic centre. More details: http://www.flyingfalcons.co.uk/
Warnham Local Nature Reserve, Warnham Road, Horsham, RH12 2RA - The Reserve features many different habitats supporting a wide range of fauna and flora. The 17 acre Warnham Millpond with its reedbeds, islands and marginal vegetation dominates this 92 acre site which has a visitor centre, cafe and other facilities. More details: https://warnhamnaturereservefriends.org.uk/
Chesworth Farm, Chesworth Lane, Horsham RH13 0AA - Chesworth Farm has 90 glorious acres of colourful meadows and ancient hedgerows to explore and perfect for a family stroll. More details: https://www.horsham.gov.uk/parks-and-countryside/chesworth-farm Picture credit © Miles Davies
The Capitol Horsham, North Street, Horsham RH12 1RG - Fun for all the family is on offer on both stage and screen this summer at this fantastic multi-purpose arts venue. More details: https://www.thecapitolhorsham.com/
Go Ape Tilgate, Tilgate Drive, Crawley RH10 5PQ - Fantastic treetop adventures await at Go Ape which sits within located in Tilgate Park with two courses and forest segway on offer. More details: https://goape.co.uk/locations/crawley
Tilgate Nature Centre, Tilgate Park, Titmus Dr, Crawley RH10 5PQ - Tilgate Nature Centre is a fantastic day out and is home to more than 100 different species, from otters to owls, tapir to terrapins, reindeer to raccoon dogs and sits within the popular Tilgate Park. More details: https://crawley.gov.uk/culture/parks-and-open-spaces/gardens-and-parks/tilgate-park/tilgate-nature-centre
Tulleys Farm, Turners Hill, Crawley RH10 4PE - Pick your own fruit, enjoy a drive-in cinema experience, visit the tea rooms or tackle the escape rooms at this fantastic venue which offers a little something for everyone. More details: tulleysfarm.com
HOUNDS Escape Game Experiences, 12 - 13, Queens Square, Crawley RH10 1DY - work together to solve the clues at these fantastic escape rooms which have experiences for families and friends. More details: https://www.houndsescape.co.uk/