Like the city itself, shopping in cosmopolitan Brighton is a truly original experience. From the romantic charm of The Lanes and the exuberance of North Lane to the new Churchill Square, the stylish indoor shopping mall in the city centre, Brighton is a place where anything goes. A vibrant mix of high-street stores and small specialist shops selling a dazzling array of the exotic, the familiar or the weird and wonderful. Alongside your favourite brand and designer names, you’ll unearth antique jewellery, kites, tribal textiles and hand-made crafts. And a whole lot more.
Distance From Springwood: 20 min by train
Find Out More: www.brighton.co.uk
London is world famous for its shopping areas and famous shops. Some of its best known shopping areas and shops include Charing Cross Road, Chinatown, Covent Garden, Harrods, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, Portobello Road and Regent Street to name but a few.
Distance From Springwood: 40 min by train
Find Out More: www.london.com
South of England Showground
One of the most unique venues in the country. Its 150 acres offers a wide range of facilities and shows for everyone during the year and certainly not just of interest to the farming community! Choose from the Festive Food and Drink Fayre in early December, the Spring Garden and Leisure Show in early May or the very popular South of England Show during June too name but a few.
Distance From Springwood: 11 miles
Find Out More: www.seas.org.uk
A market town located on the upper reaches of the River Arun in the centre of the Weald, West Sussex, in the historic County of Sussex. Horsham has lots of interesting independent shops and restaurants as well as the usual chain shops in the Mail. There is often a craft or artisan food market held in the square.
Distance From Springwood: 15 miles
Find Out More: www.visithorsham.co.uk
A visit to the charming market town of Dorking is a special experience. Surrounded by the beautiful Surrey Hills, you can catch glimpses of the wooded hills and open downland as you walk along the historic streets of the town. Wander around Dorking discovering arts and crafts shops, boutiques, art galleries, jewellers, interiors and furnishing specialists sitting alongside eclectic vintage shops and fabulous antique centres. A stop off at West Street is a must, with its beautiful listed 16th century properties. It is home to the many individual antique shops and antique centres specialising in furniture and objet d’art from the medieval period through to art deco of the 20th century. West Street’s reputation for fine antiques, art galleries and expertise is renowned, attracting buyers worldwide with many dealers trading seven days a week throughout the year.
Distance From Springwood: 13 miles
Find Out More: www.visitdorking.com
One of the most attractive high streets in the country with its beautiful cobbled streets and historic buildings. It has a great selection of designer stores alongside well known department stores and a mixture of high street shops too accompanied by a vast range of cafes, restaurants and bars to help you relax when you need to take a well-earned break.
Distance From Springwood: 34 miles
Find Out More: www.visitsurrey.com/things-to-do/shopping/guildford-town-centre
You will find the major banks and Post Office in Horley where you can exchange currency as well as Boots for last minute holiday essentials. If you just have time to kill before going to the airport or heading out for the day there are plenty of coffee shops and the charity shops can be an economic way of stocking up on holiday reading!
Distance From Springwood: 5 minute walk