Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.

Burgess Hill

From Wikitravel
Jump to: navigation, search

Burgess Hill is a town midway between Brighton and Crawley in West Sussex, England.

Get in

The ===Burgess Hill Train Station=== has a regular service on the London to Brighton line. This line sometimes stops at ===Gatwick airport===. There is also a bus service from Haywards Heath, Cuckfield, Brighton and other local towns and villages.

Get around

===Walking=== or possibly ===cycling=== is the best way to get around in this small town. Cycling may cause a problem however; Burgess Hill - as the name suggests - is rather hilly. There are also good local ===bus routes=== and ===taxis=== available.

See

===St Johns Park=== in the middle of the town, and ===Batchelors Farm===, ===Bedelands === and ===Ditchling Common Nature Reserves=== on the southern, northern and eastern outskirts of Burgess Hill respectively.

Do

Go ===walking=== round Burgess Hill. It has many parks and nature reserves on the outskirts and is surrounded by the beautiful Sussex scenery in all directions.

Buy

Burgess Hill main shopping area is ====The Market Place= and is an small indoor shopping mall featuring many well-known stores such as

as well as many independent stores and cafes.

===The Market Place=== is Burgess Hill's second shopping area, and shops belonging to this group are identifiable by their blue fascias. The majority of the shops in the Marlets are independent stores.

Eat

In the centre of the town are plently of ===cafes=== and ===coffee houses===, including Mooch@76, shown on the Channel 4 TV programme, Risking It All, and also a Costa Coffee. For ===takeways===, Burgess Hill has McDonalds, Uncle Sams, and KFC Outlets. There is also a selection of pizza takeaways, and a couple of Italian restaurants as well as Fish and Chip shops and Chinese and Indian restaurants. There is a Waitrose, a Somerfield, a Lidl, and an Iceland ===supermarket=== (all in the town center) and a large Tesco superstore on the southern outskirts of Burgess Hill.

Drink

There are a number of pubs and bars in Burgess Hill; ===The Railway=== and ===Jacobs Post=== in the town center being the two popular places, especially with the younger crowd.

Sleep

There is some accomodation dotted about the town, including 'Daisy Lodge B&B'.

Get out

Brighton is a major sea-side city and very easily accessable from the town, by train, or by car via the A23.

London; there are direct frequent trains to both London Bridge and London Victoria stations.

Crawley is a major town and shopping area which is not too far away.

Horsham is a pictoresque historic town to the west.

Lewes is also an attractive town, a short drive to the east.



This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!


Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages