Map and Directions to The Birch Hotel, Haywards Heath

The Birch Hotel is an independent hotel in the mid-Sussex town of Haywards Heath. It is located on the A272 which gives easy access to the A23/M23. It is 5 miles from Burgess Hill, 16 miles from Gatwick Airport, 14 miles from Brighton and 40 miles from central London.

It is ¾ mile from the shopping and commercial centre of Haywards Heath. The hotel is immediately opposite the Princess Royal Hospital.

The Hotel is just 5 miles from Burgess Hill, 16 miles from Gatwick Airport, 14 miles from Brighton and 40 miles from central London.

For satnav devices our postcode is RH17 7SF.

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From Heathrow: Depending on which terminal you leave from, you may have direct access to the M25 or have to go along the M4 westbound first to reach the M25. Regardless follow the signs for the M25 towards Gatwick and Dartford and continue on this road for about 31 miles until you reach Junction 7. Take this exit and follow the signs for the M23 southbound marked Gatwick and Brighton. Drive for about 14 miles and take the exit at Junction 10A. Now skip to the last paragraph of this section.

From the M25: Whichever direction you are coming from take the exit at Junction 7 of the M25 and follow the signs for the M23 southbound marked Gatwick and Brighton. Drive for about 14 miles and take the exit at Junction 10A. Now skip to the last paragraph of this section.

From Gatwick: On leaving the airport follow the signs for the M23 southbound marked Brighton. Once on the M23 follow the road for about 3.5 miles and take the exit at Junction 10A. Now go to the next paragraph in this section.

From Junction 10A: having left the M23 take the second exit at the first roundabout marked B2036 for Balcombe and Cuckfield and follow Balcombe Rd for about 3.5 miles until you reach a mini-roundabout at which you should take the first exit onto Haywards Heath Rd. Follow this road for about 4.5 miles until you are on the outskirts of Haywards Heath. There is a sharp left-hand bend (opposite Burrell Rd) and immediately after passing under the railway bridge turn right onto Mill Green Rd. Go straight over the next roundabout and continue for 0.5 miles along Perrymount Rd and the Broadway until you join the one-way system. Keep left and follow the A272 which takes you left into South Rd. At the next roundabout take the third exit onto Frankton Rd and continue for 0.6 miles. At the next roundabout take the second exit, and the Birch Hotel is on your left immediately after the Shell garage.

For satnav devices, our postcode is RH17 7SF.

From London Victoria Station:
There are two direct trains per hour to Haywards Heath and the journey takes about 45 minutes. There are taxis available outside the station.

From London Bridge Station:
There are four direct trains per hour to Haywards Heath and the journey takes about 45 minutes. There are taxis available outside the station.

From Heathrow Airport:
Take the Underground to Victoria (about 50 minutes), changing from the Piccadilly line to the District or Circle line at South Kensington. Then from Victoria Station take a train to Haywards Heath following the directions above.

From Gatwick Airport:
There is a direct train service from the railway station within Gatwick Airport to Haywards Heath. Journey time is about 15 minutes and there are up to 5 trains per hour

If you would like to plan your route to the hotel, please click on the Google route planner

Local Attractions near The Birch Hotel

The town of Haywards Heath is situated in the heart of Sussex.

To the North and East lies the High Weald covering some 560 square miles and designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

To the south lie the South Downs which stretch along the South Coast offering wonderful walking opportunities and magnificent coastal views.

There are many wonderful places to visit within easy reach of The Birch Hotel. The local area is a paradise for garden enthusiasts, walkers and beach lovers and there are many other places to enjoy.

Nearby attractions include:

Stroll around the 30 acre park inhabited by llamas, alpacas and reindeer. It is located just 14 miles from the hotel and has been heralded as the ‘Jewel’ of the Ashdown Forest as it comprises of some of the most stunning countryside in South East England.

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A section of preserved standard gauge railway that used to form part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line. Travel between Sheffield Park and Kingscote stations through unspoilt countryside. Sheffield Park is 6 miles from the hotel.

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A local award winning vineyard which hosts tours and tastings. This is just 6.5 miles from the hotel.

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A world class garden only a short drive from the hotel and with magnificent views over the Sussex Weald. It is located on the outskirts of Haywards Heath 3 miles from the hotel.

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A lively, buzzing seaside town often called “London-by- the–sea”. Visit the famous “Lanes” antiques area and the Regency Royal Pavilion. Located just 15 miles from the hotel.

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London with all its attractions is only a 45 minute train ride from Haywards Heath station.

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Regarded as the best small zoo in the country and featuring hundreds of exotic animals including monkeys, otters, penguins and meerkats plus plenty of adventure attractions for the kids. It is located in Alfriston, 22 miles from the hotel.

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An elegant seaside town with 4 miles of beach and reputedly the sunniest place in Britain. 28 miles from the hotel.

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Set in 100 acres of beautiful parkland steeped in 600 years of farming history. See the Bluebell nature trail and the Rural Life Museum. Located in the Ashdown Forest 8 miles from the hotel.

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Lewes was the site of the Battle of Lewes in 1264. The town has many landmarks including Lewes Castle and a 15th century bookshop.

Today it is a bustling town full of places of interest with excellent shopping and dining experiences to be had. It is just 12 miles from Haywards Heath and is home to the most famous Fireworks celebration in England.

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The South Downs National Park’s landscapes cover 1,600km2 of breathtaking views and hidden gems. It is a rich tapestry of wildlife, landscapes, tranquillity and visitor attractions.

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For more information: Call 01444-451565
E-mail: info@birchhotelco.uk