The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel is an independent hotel located in the heart of Mid Sussex in the town of Haywards Heath

The hotel is ideal for business or leisure and has 51 en-suite bedrooms all of which have free wireless internet access as do the public areas of the hotel. There is the Courtyard Restaurant for fine dining and the Bar and Brasserie for more informal eating and drinking.

We have 6 Conference/Meeting rooms which can accommodate any size of gathering from small groups up to 60 persons seated theatre-style. All have wireless internet access.

For weddings, family gatherings, dinner dances and corporate events we have a range of banqueting rooms  which can cater for any number of guests from 10 to 80 (at a seated reception). The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel is licensed for Civil Marriage and Partnership Ceremonies.


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The hotel is located on the A272 which gives immediate access East and West as well as connecting with Burgess Hill and beyond via the newly constructed Southern Ring Road. It is ¾ mile from the shopping and commercial centre of Haywards Heath. The hotel is immediately opposite the Princess Royal Hospital and a 5-minute taxi ride from the Nuffield Haywards Heath Hospital.

Central London is 40 miles away and the train journey from Haywards Heath Station to Victoria or London Bridge stations takes approximately 45 minutes with a total of around 6 direct trains per hour. Train links with Croydon, Gatwick and Brighton are also excellent.

Other local destinations include:

Ardingly – 5 miles Hickstead – 7 miles
Burgess Hill – 5 miles Horsham – 14 miles
Crawley – 13 miles Newick – 5 miles
Gatwick – 16 miles Uckfield – 11 miles
Hassocks – 7 miles