Edition: July 2023
With so much to experience locally, including many free activities – what will you discover?
Enjoy park life in Horsham
We have a busy diary of summer events for everyone in Horsham Park, including children’s shows, music and events – look out for Love Parks Week events on 29 and 30 July and activities on 26 and 27 August. For full details please visit the Horsham Park webpage.
Play all day
Find our 52 play areas on the Council's play areas webpage.
Get into tennis
Pay as you play or sign up for membership at our courts in Horsham Park. Look out for free taster tennis sessions for over 12s as part of the Tennis for Free initiative.
For more information, please visit the Horsham Park Tennis website.
Roll into our skate parks and BMX tracks
There are several skate parks and BMX tracks across Horsham District. Find one near you on the Council's Parks webpage.
Go out and explore
With many walking routes there is so much to discover in Horsham District.
- Head to the Council website where you will find a selection of walks for all abilities
- See Horsham District's history first-hand with Horsham Museum & Art Gallery's self-guided heritage trails
- Or pick out one of our 44 circular cycling routes
Pictured: Adur Valley heritage trail
Strikeout at Junior Baseball
Sessions for children and young people aged 8-12 at The Holbrook Club are continuing into July. Find booking information on the Council's sports sessions webpage.
Be a nature detective at Warnham Local Nature Reserve
Explore the boardwalks and wildlife at the Reserve on The Discovery Trail. Younger visitors can earn a Junior Trail Detective Badge. Find out more on the Warnham Local Nature Reserve webpages.
Neighbourhood Family Funday
Join our Neighbourhood Wardens at the Chanctonbury Leisure Centre in Storrington for fun-fuelled activities including a remote climbing wall and sports from 11am to 3pm on 21 August.
Immerse yourself in local produce and artisan products
Take a tour of all our charming markets. Find full details of all the markets in Billingshurst, Horsham, Henfield and Steyning on the Visit Horsham website.
Carfax Bandstand Performances
Don’t miss our programme of local talent in Horsham Town Centre. Find the latest schedule on the Events in Horsham town centre webpage.
Sample a high street safari
Get set to go on one of our free outdoor geogames. Use your smartphone and follow the QR codes around local towns experiencing an interactive family story trail. Find out more on the High Street Safari website.
Complete a Mystery Trail
Download your map from the Whistlestop Arts website and complete the seven mystery trails across the District.
Paper copies of the maps can be collected while stocks last from Horsham Museum & Art Gallery and Warnham Local Nature Reserve.
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