An attractive and varied garden with many rare trees and shrubs. Features include an Italian-style water garden,
a rose garden and perennial borders. Woodland and parkland walks. Distant view of Ouse Valley viaduct, north of Haywards Heath.
Café and picnic area.
Open Mar-Oct, Daily 1000-1700.
A preserved all-steam railway from Sheffield Park to Horsted Keynes and
East Grinstead. Over 30 locomotives.
Period stations. Museum and restaurant at Sheffield Park.
Open please see the website.
Bus 270 from Perrymount Road to Horsted Keynes station, Sat only, hourly, 14 minutes journey, operated by Metrobus. Buses also operate from Lewes.
The Bluebell Railway operates from East Grinstead station.
Kew's 'country garden', with plants from across the world. Walled gardens, water gardens,
wetland conservation area, woodland, lakes and ponds. Millenium Seed Bank. Restaurant and Coffee Shop.
Open Daily 1000-1800, closes 1630 Nov-Feb.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk and www.kew.org
Bus 272 from Perrymount Road to entrance shortly after Ardingly, 15 minutes journey. M-S about every 2 hours. Return buses leave from the stop in the car park, NOT on the main road. Operated by Metrobus. Buses also operate from Three Bridges.
A Sussex Weald garden developed in the 20th century by three generations of the Messel family.
Historic collection of plants and shrubs. Woodland walks. House open Mar-Oct. Restaurant and refreshment kiosk.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1600 Nov-Feb).
Bus 271 from Perrymount Road to Handcross, 18 minutes journey. M-S about every 2 hours, Sun & BH infrequent. Operated by Metrobus. Buses also operate from Crawley.
The Museum tells the story of Cuckfield. The town declined in importance following the arrival of the railway
at nearby Haywards Heath in 1841 but it was once a busy market town and thriving centre for trades including the local iron industry.
Open WThF 1000-1230, Sat 1000-1500.
Bus 31A/31C and 271 from Perrymount Road to Cuckfield High Street/Broad Street, 8-13 minutes journey. 31A/31C M-S hourly combined frequency, operated by Compass Travel. 271 M-S about every 2 hours, operated by Metrobus.