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Shoreham Airport Visitor Centre

Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5FF, England
+44 1273 467373
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Good cycling stopover!

Shoreham Airport has a good restaurant (The Hummingbird) with an excellent vista of all the small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Graham D
Worthing, United Kingdom
Conned & will never return!

Went for lunch & got a parking ticket here even though I paid exactly what the display board next... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton City Airport is the UK's oldest fully operational licensed aerodrome and remains at the forefront of general aviation in this country. Built in 1934, the Art-Deco Terminal Building is Grade II* listed and is still in everyday use by business, training and pleasure flyers alike including many visitors from Europe. Many of the fixtures are original including the Whispering Gallery on the first floor and the main window design above the main entrance. In addition to aviation, the airport has also appeared in a number of high profile films, such as the Da Vinci Code, Poirot and more recently as Vienna Airport in the Woman in Gold, starring Dame Helen Mirren. During the summer of 2015, the airport played host to the inaugural Wild Life music festival, with headline acts such as Mark Ronson and Rudimental. The event also won the Best New Festival award in 2015 and brought significant benefits to the local economy. The Terminal Building also houses the Hummingbird Restaurant which includes an outdoor seating area where the whole airfield can be viewed. The Terminal Building underwent an external renovation to take it back to its former glory, which was completed in 2015.
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Cecil Pashley Way, Shoreham-by-Sea BN43 5FF, England
+44 1273 467373
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shoreham Airport has a good restaurant (The Hummingbird) with an excellent vista of all the small aircraft taking off and landing. If the weather is good there is also a good outside area right by where all the Aircraft are.

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for lunch & got a parking ticket here even though I paid exactly what the display board next to the payment machine I used CLEARLY quoted. The cunning warden took a picture of another display board in a different part of the car park...More

1  Thank F5209FXemmah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shoreham airport is ideal for families and those that Love watching aeroplanes coming and going and having good food as well ! also can book for short flights over Sussex. word of warning tho ! watch the parking !! a real con in my books...More

Thank barryjmishon
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The airport is fascinating for children and adults. We used to chose a window seat inside to watch the planes and helicopters whilst having lunch or tea. We went back for the first time since owning a dog and although we can't take her into...More

Thank Lisa-Lou B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I booked a 25 minute flight last minute for my son's 19th birthday today. I spoke to a very pleasant helpful gentleman who arranged a time for us. We arrived today and the man who booked our flight came to us to say our pilot...More

Thank piercedntattoo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A unique environment with good food and an excellent bar. Unfortunately it closes early so is not open for dinner.

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place to take little ones who likes aeroplanes. We went to the Hummingbird Restaurants to have a lovely brunch there too whilst watching the planes taking off and landing, refuelling and running their engines. Our little ones were fascinating by what's going...More

Thank Sin B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Before our helicopter trip, we popped into the airport for a coffee and 'nose' around. Very clean, staff were quick and efficient, prices were a bit 'keen'. Nice place to view the goings-on and steeped in history. Enjoyed a visit to the volunteer-run museum; make...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The outside seating here is superb and the views are lovely. However, the food is moderate for vegetarians and expensive. The parking is a joke, we got a ticket after placing the adhesive ticket on the side window of our car instead of the windscreen...More

1  Thank Pilson
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Always nice to meet my friends here for some lunch. The food is great and the service is pretty good too. Would recommend anyone to have lunch here .

Thank Romania15
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21 May 2016|
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Response from PGS234 | Reviewed this property |
I think the venue would be ideal for your gathering, there is loads of parking right outside, there is also a car park opposite which always has room, you do have to pay, but it is quite cheap, and it is wheelchair... More
10 February 2016|
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Response from Roger B | Reviewed this property |
We stay with family when we are in the Shorehsm area so haven't availed ourselves of lical hotels etc. You could try TripAdvisor, by using Shoreham Airport as the 'destination' or maybe Booking. com, either of which should... More

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