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Travelling around Horsham


Are you thinking about visiting Horsham? Perhaps you already live in this great town but need to get around without the hassle of parking or the expense of petrol? At Arriva we know travel and we know Horsham, so take a few moments and read through our carefully created guide to attractions and travelling in this great town.


Horsham's early prosperity was as a market town. Although it was well positioned to benefit from the Wealden iron industry, Horsham was less influenced by iron making than many other Wealden towns like Cowfold, Lindfield or Heathfield.  

From the middle ages Horsham seems to have become more important, returning MPs, holding Assizes, executions and having the country jail too.  

The clay of the Weald also provided the natural resources for the next boost to Horsham's economy - brickmaking. Horsham stone was also much used for roofing and heavy Horsham slab roofing is one of the notable features of many old buildings in West Sussex.  

Horsham was also known for its breweries. Although King and Barnes folded a while back, the tradition of brewing in Horsham is being kept alive by the Hepworth Brewery and WJ Kings Brewery.