a station-by-station guide for UK tourist attractions

Haywards Heath

National Rail | station code HHE

West Sussex Offers & Links


Borde Hill Garden 1½ miles

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.

Bluebell Railway by bus

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.

Haywards Heath map
National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays
National Trust Holidays

Wakehurst Place NT by bus

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 (1630 Nov-Feb). and
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.

Wakehurst map

Nymans NT by bus

A Sussex Weald garden developed in the 20th century by three generations of the Messel family. Historic collection of plants and shrubs with something to see in all seasons. Woodland walks. Restaurant and refreshment kiosk.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (1600 Nov-Feb). House, see website.
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.

Handcross map

Cuckfield Museum by bus

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. Admission free, donations welcome.
Open WThFS 1000-1230.
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.

Cuckfield map

Britain's Heritage Railways

Houses of the National Trust

Gardens of the National Trust

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Purchases through these links help support this website.