HORSHAM BLOG

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21
Jun
2018
Horsham is blessed to have so many areas of natural beauty in and around the town. Over the years the District, which has an area that expands over 204 miles², has seen substantial development and population increase. However, we have managed to preserve some of the most beautiful natural beauty spots in Sussex. The county benefits from the highest concentration of natural woodland, internationally important wetland sites, and downlands; some of which are located in Horsham. In this post, we explore some of the best natural beauty spots in Horsham and its surrounding areas. Discover some of our best picks...
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20
May
2018
Horsham: a beginning Horsham, the name could either mean “horse home”, or “Horsa’s home”. Horsa was a Saxon warrior who was granted land in this area. Horsham’s first historical mention was in 947 CE, it was also mentioned in the Doomsday Book in 1086 as a large village, and by the 13th century had grown into a small town. Initially, Horsham was famous for its horses, but as time went on the town’s main trade switched to tanning leather and brewing beer, and by the 16th century, the town boasted 5 separate brewers. A growing town In 1801, Horsham had...
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13
Apr
2018
In Horsham there are so many fantastic places to grab lunch or dinner, with a range of local and even historic pubs to lap up the atmosphere. If you’re looking for some inspiration, here are out top five pubs for food in Horsham! The Olive Branch – 12 Bishopric, Horsham, RH12 1QR This award-winning gastro pub at the top of the Bishopric serves up a delicious selection of classic British cuisine and traditional beers, ales, cocktails, gins and wines. Enjoy an extravagant Sunday roast in the light and spacious glass-roofed conservatory and take your pick of pork loin, prime beef...
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15
Mar
2018
Image source: www.travelandleisure.com As the saying goes, dogs are a man’s best friend. So, when you’re out and about in Horsham, why not bring your four legged bestie with you? At Horsham Blog, we have researched some of the great places and activities you can enjoy in Horsham with your dog. Dog friendly pubs, restaurants and coffee shops Café Nero on West Street serves rich, full flavoured coffee, patisseries and paninis. It also has comfy sofas for some time out with your dog! Waterstones Café is a great dog friendly place for those looking to sit down with a cup...
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26
Feb
2018
There’s nothing more relaxing than a spa break, whether you opt for a morning session, day out or overnight stay, there are so many gorgeous facilities situated a stone’s throw away from Horsham. To help you pick the perfect break. we’ve compiled a list of spa experiences and great retreats right on our doorstep: Beauty Cocktail Spa Rated the number one spa in Horsham on TripAdvisor, the Beauty Cocktail spa on Langhurst Road is a hidden gem. The facilities are available for exclusive bookings for you and five friends from just £78.00 per person a day. This is perfect for...
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22
Feb
2018
We’re lucky in Horsham to have so many restaurants right on our doorstep. If you find yourself going to the same places more often than not, why not try something new this Mother’s Day? We have compiled a list of restaurants you might not have been to that are different to the chain restaurants and extra special. We hope you get plenty of inspiration and have a great day. Happy eating! Cisswood House Why not head down to the Cisswood House in Lower Beeding, Horsham and treat your mum to a delicious lunch with plenty of choices, or afternoon tea which...
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18
Jan
2018
It’s that time of year again when the annual day of love aka. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s time to turn up the romance and plan the perfect evening to share with your loved one. Not sure what to do? Here’s our guide on what to do this Valentine’s Day in Horsham. Indulge in Afternoon Tea On the 14th February, The Three Crowns in Wisborough Green are celebrating love with a delicious afternoon tea. They want everyone to celebrate this day with their nearest and dearest and so they are freshly preparing sandwiches, scones and a selection...
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12
Jan
2018
New outdoor free gym equipment has been installed in Horsham Park. You’ve probably seen this elsewhere before but this is a first for the town, with many residents delighted about the new facilities. The council are committed to ensuring people are leading an active and healthy lifestyle, and we feel this is a huge step in the right direction. A welcome addition The equipment is situated in two different areas of the park and is fully accessible to users of all fitness levels. In the coming months, the Council’s Wellbeing team will be offering training sessions to show people how...
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6
Nov
2017
At Horsham Blog, we’d like to welcome Falcon Energy Ltd into our select group of trusted businesses in Sussex. Based in Foundry Close, Horsham, Falcon is a team of energy assessors with over 10 years experience in conservation for both domestic and commercial properties. Domestic and commercial testing The welcoming team specialise in a range of energy saving processes that benefit homeowners, landlords and property developers, including: Air tightness testing Sound insulation testing New build SAPs and EPCs Part G water calculations Renewable energy Consultation (inc. design & construction) The independent firm has worked on a number of local and national...
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3
Nov
2017
On 2nd November 2017, two of the Horsham Blog team attended the launch of the brand new Chapeau! Brewery based in the Redkiln industrial estate. Officially open from 3rd November, the brewery and tap room welcomes beer lovers to enjoy draft beer and bottles in the tap room, or to take away and enjoy at home. Founders Katherine Lee and her husband Michael (an ex-chef) have created four beers based on flavours that they would want to drink, all named after cycling terms. ‘Chapeau’ means ‘hats of to you’ and their four core beers follow suit; Hard Yards (Best Bitter...
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