Stanford – Places to Visit

Below are places, some near, some far, that will cater for Scout Groups. Please before you travel contact them to make any arrangements you need as we cannot be held liable for incorrect information on these pages due to circumstances beyond our control. Go back to facilities Homepage

Arundel Castle +44 (0) 1903 882173 Arundel Castle The seat of The Dukes of Norfolk and set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens, Arundel Castle has been open to visitors seasonally for nearly 200 years. It is one of the great treasure houses of England, each having its own unique place in history and is home to priceless works of art. Come and see paintings and furniture, tapestries and stained glass, china and clocks, sculpture and carving, heraldry and armour in stunning room settings. Map
Bluebell Railway 01825 720825 Bluebell Railway The volunteer run Bluebell Line was the UK’s first preserved standard gauge passenger railway, re-opening part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line of the old London Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1960. Since then it has developed into one of the largest tourist attractions in Sussex, yet it still remains true to its objectives of the preservation for posterity of a country branch line, its steam locomotives, coaches and goods stock, signalling systems, stations and operating practices. Map
Brighton SEA LIFE centre 0871 222 6934 Brighton SEA LIFE centre The Brighton SEA LIFE centre offers a fun and educational day out whatever the weather. With over 150 species and 57 displays, you will be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable day for the whole family! Watch in amazement as giant turtles and sharks glide above you in our underwater tunnel. Come and visit our Tropical Reef – Complete with a shark encircled wreck and breath taking tropical coral, you can make it your own adventure! A show piece of Victorian splendor and as the oldest operating aquarium in the world is considered to also be the best! Map
Brighton’s magnificent sewers 01903 272606 Brighton’s magnificent sewers Brighton’s Victorian sewerage system is one of the most magnificent examples of civil engineering from that glorious period of ingenuity. Map
Crawley Museum Centre 01293 539 088 Crawley Museum Centre Crawley Museum Centre is the town’s repository for artefacts and archives. Based in a park setting, in an annexe to Goffs Park House in Southgate, Crawley, this local history Museum has collections that illustrate Crawley’s history – from the Stone Age to the New Town. Map
Ifield Water Mill 01293 539 088 Ifield Water Mill Ifield Water Mill is a 19th-century weatherboarded watermill in the Ifield neighbourhood of Crawley, a town and borough in West Sussex, England. Built on the site of an earlier, smaller flour mill, which itself replaced an iron forge Map
K2 Leisure Centre 01293 585300 K2 Leisure Centre K2 Crawley is a new state of the art leisure centre which opened on 14 November 2005 and is operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Crawley Borough Council. Map
London Science Museum 0870 870 4868 London Science Museum Bringing science to life, and life to science… welcome to the Science Museum Map


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