“A desirable village located on the Sussex/Surrey border with fantastic schools. It has easy access to the M23, the London-Brighton mainline rail stations and Gatwick.“

Welcome to Copthorne

What’s it like?

Copthorne is a small Sussex village popular with families. It has all the atmosphere of a village yet only a stones throw away from the road and rail links to London, Brighton and Gatwick Airport. In fact its said that people who live here love it so much they dont move, but relocate within the local area as their needs change.

Copthorne is a sociable village and the lively carnival, which has been running every year for over half a century, is a major event where the streets play host to floats, dancers and colourful characters as well as a selection of stalls and games.

There are lots of sports teams to get involved with all year round, as well as horse riding, Tulleys Farm, and a polo club. There are also lots of excellent pubs and restaurants in which to unwind, perhaps after a stroll around Ashdown Forest or Ardingly Reservoir.

Copthorne offers an array of different sized houses and roads for all types of buyers. There is also fantastic shopping available nearby at Horley or Crawley town centres.


our favourite places for...


Destination How long How often Notes
London Victoria 36 mins to 1 hour approx. every 15 mins direct
East Croydon 16 to 40 minutes approx. every 10 mins direct
Gatwick Airport 4 mins approx. every 10 mins direct
London Bridge 1 to 1h30 approx. every 15 mins or less 1 change at East Croydon
Brighton 30 mins approx. every 20 mins direct

This information is a guide only, and not intended to be a timetable! Times shown are at peak times. Please check for exact times. Source: www.thetrainline.com


Schools rated as 'good' or outstanding, within 3 miles of the centre of Copthorne include:

Primary schools
  • Fairway Infant School, Copthorne
  • Copthorne C E Junior School
  • Pound Hill Infant Academy
  • Pound Hill Junior School, Crawley
  • Maidenbower Infant School
  • Three Bridges Primary School
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Secondary schools
  • Imberhorne School (school bus service runs from Copthorne village)
  • Hazelwick School
  • Oriel High School
  • Oakwood School
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  • Imberhorne School (school bus service runs from Copthorne Village)
  • Hazelwick School
  • Oriel High School
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This schools information is intended as a guide only and is subject to change. Please check www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk or http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/ for more detailed assessments.

clubs and societies in Copthorne

We have some great clubs and societies here in Copthorne. Here is a selection. If we have missed yours please emails us

  • Copthorne Players
  • Copthorne Art Class
  • Copthorne Art Group
  • Copthorne Village Badminton Club
  • Copthorne Cricket Club
  • Copthorne Ladies Stoolball Club
  • Copthorne Table Tennis Club
  • Carers Group
  • Copthorne Cots 2 Tots
  • Mothers Union
  • Copthorne Ladies Club
  • Copthorne Consort Choir
  • Copthorne Youth Football Club
  • Happy Feet Song and Dance
  • Girlguiding Copthorne
  • Copthorne Scouts


There's plenty more to know about Copthorne. Please feel free to give us a call or pop into our office if you would like to know any more about the town where we live!


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