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Cyclists, pedestrians and horseriders can reach Guildford and Shoreham via the Downs Link, a long distance bridleway and cycle route which follows the now disused Horsham-Guildford, and Horsham-Shoreham railway lines and passes through Southwater, just to the south of Horsham.

Holbrook RUFC are a smaller rugby club, based at The Holbrook Club in north Horsham. It was formed in 1971 as Sunallon RFC, which was the name of the Sun Alliance Sports & Social Club. This developed into Sun Alliance RFC and following a merger with the Liverpool-based Royal Insurance in 1996, into Royal & Sun Alliance RFC (RSA). Holbrook RFC now have two teams as of the 2014 season, with the 1sts in Sussex League 1, and 2nds in Sussex League 3.[32][3]

Horsham Hockey Club who play their home matches at Broadbridge Heath Leisure Centre.[33]

Horsham is a market town formerly trading in cattle, sheep and corn. Its prosperity was built on industries that included brewing, brickmaking, iron-smelting and printing.[10] Although some of these survive, with the exception of iron smelting they are on a small scale and no longer employ large numbers of workers. In 2014 the important industries are financial services, pharmaceuticals and technology. Horsham is a commuter town serving London, Gatwick Airport and the South East Coast.[11]

Horsham /ˈhɔːrʃəm/ is a market town on the upper reaches of the River Arun in the centre of the Weald in Sussex, England. The town is 31 miles (50 km) south south-west of London, 18.5 miles (30 km) north-west of Brighton and 26 miles (42 km) north-east of the county town of Chichester. Nearby towns include Crawley to the north-east and Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill to the south-east. It is the administrative centre of the Horsham district.

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Horsham is a historic market town in West Sussex offering much for visitors and locals alike.

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Horsham lies at the junction of three main routes with the dual carriageway A24 running north to south route from London and Dorking to Worthing. The A264 links Horsham to Crawley and the M23 to the east by modern dual carriageway and to the A29 to the west. The A281 runs between Guildford and Brighton.

To the east along Brighton Road is Iron Bridge named after the railway bridge that carries the railway from London Victoria to Littlehampton. The area consists of mainly Victorian and Edwardian houses to the north of Brighton Road, whilst to the south there are areas of inter- and post-war housing. This area is known as the East Side.

Horsham is 20 km (12 mi) from Gatwick Airport and 65 km (40 mi) from London Heathrow Airport.

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To the north of the Carfax is a park, Horsham Park, the remnant of what was formerly the Hurst Park Estate. The park has football pitches, a wildlife pond and tennis courts. Leisure facilities, including a swimming complex and a gymnastic centre, have been built on land around the park.

The town has historically been known for horse trading in early medieval times, iron and brick making up until the 20th century, and brewing more recently.[citation needed]

On 27 September 2007, Horsham was awarded as the overall winner of Britain in Bloom in the large town / small city category a Gold Award. It also has the honour of being presented with the Royal Horticultural Society's 'Bloomin' Wild' award which reflected the theme for year's national judging.

This hamlet dates back to the late 18th century, when a small number of houses were in existence, with an inn opening in the early part of the 19th century. A station opened in the area in 1907, originally called Rusper Road Crossing halt, but later renamed Littlehaven.[5]

Horsham Museum is located on the Causeway in a half-timbered medieval house. It has local history objects displayed in twenty-six galleries.[39] Situated on North Street is 'The Capitol',[40] the venue (formally Horsham Arts Centre) features a theatre, 2 cinema screens, a studio and gallery. On Lower Tanbridge Way is two storey modernised library run by West Sussex County Council.[41]

Horsham is home to the following well known independent schools:

Douglas Maddon's book The English Department's Whores,[42] is a thinly-veiled satire of life in Horsham.

The first illustrated history of Horsham was written in 1836 by Howard Dudley at the age of 16. It includes descriptions of St Mary's Church and other buildings along with lithographs and wood-cut images of the town. The book entitled The History and Antiquities of Horsham has been reproduced in full to enable research online.

The town is the centre of the parliamentary constituency of Horsham, recreated in 1983. Jeremy Quin has served as Member of Parliament for Horsham since 2015, succeeding Francis Maude, who held the seat since 1997 but retired at the 2015 general election.

Supermarkets serving the town include branches of Tesco, Sainsbury's, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose. In December 2013, John Lewis announced plans to open an £11m store in the town on the site of a car showroom and garage.[19]

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In October 2006, Horsham was pronounced the second best place to live in the UK, only beaten by Winchester. This was claimed by a Channel 4 show, The 10 best and worst places to live in the UK.

Horsham holds the UK record for the heaviest hailstone ever to fall. On 5 September 1958, a hailstone weighing 140g (4.9 oz) landed in the town. It was similar in size to a tennis ball and impact speeds have been calculated to be 100 m/s (224 mph).[1]

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had the fictitious Openshaw family, in the Sherlock Holmes story The Five Orange Pips, residing in the town.

Horsham Cricket Club play their home matches at Cricketfield which is used twice a season by Sussex CCC for matches. Although cricket was played in Horsham before 1768, the first recorded game of a town side was on 8 August 1771, which is when Horsham Cricket Club was created. The Club has played various locations over the years, before settling at the present ground in 1851. Horsham Cricket Club were national champions in 2005.

Visit Horsham is the official Horsham Town Centre Directory and Visitors' Guide connecting businesses, residents and visitors.

Horsham has featured in the films 31 North 62 East and A Dark Reflection (2014 film).

Located in the centre is also the Creative Assembly, Founded in 1987 and one of the UK's premier videogame developers. Creator of the Total War strategy games, the studio has received numerous press, industry and consumer accolades, including BAFTA and the Develop Industry Excellence awards.[citation needed]

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The earthworks of the eleventh century Horsham or Chennelsbrook Castle can be found near Chennells Brook.[28][29]

The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin is the oldest building in Horsham, having been in continuous use for nearly eight centuries. It is located at the end of the Causeway in Normandy, the oldest extant part of Horsham. It has a peal of ten bells.[27]

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The first historical record of Horsham is from AD 947. The name may mean either "horse home" or "Horsa's home" (a Saxon warrior who was granted land in the area).[citation needed]

Horsham is the largest town in the Horsham District Council area. The second, higher, tier of local government is West Sussex County Council, based in Chichester. In addition there are various Parish Councils.

Horsham Community Hospital, is open weekdays, and is located on Hurst Road. The town has its own law courts, ambulance station, fire station and police station also located on Hurst Road. The Statutory emergency fire and rescue service is provided by the West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. Home Office policing in Horsham is provided by the Sussex Police.[36]