Horsham is a market town of 56,000 people located in West Sussex on the River Arun.
The major industries in Horsham are pharmaceuticals, financial services, and technology. Many residents commute into London for work, as it's only an hour by train into London Bridge or Victoria. Consequently, property values near the centrally-located Horsham rail station are higher than elsewhere in town.
Key attractions in town include Horsham Museum & Art Gallery, Horsham Park, and the 11-mile Riverside Walk. The town is also close to a number of country houses and gardens perfect for quality family time. Horsham has a wealth of sport and leisure facilities, including multiple local cycling trails and Horsham Gymnastic Club, known for producing the nation's top female gymnasts.
Residents of Horsham describe the town as friendly, safe, and quiet, with a good sense of community and an active adult social scene.
Queen Catherine Howard, one of King Henry VIII's wives (sadly, beheaded), and Percy Bysshe Shelley, the major English Romantic poet, were both born in Horsham.