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Explore Haywards Heath

Parks & nature in Haywards Heath

Gift Shop
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“A garden lovers home for all seasons, with an extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins. Approx 35mins from Cottage.”
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Garden
“Kew and National Trust. Half hour drive. Explore our wild botanic garden, home to the Millennium Seed Bank and over 500 acres of the world’s plants in the heart of Sussex.”
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Garden
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“Explore over 250 acres of parkland where paths and resting spots dating back to the 18th century once existed for pausing to enjoy the views back towards the lakes and out towards Fletching village. Copses of trees are dotted around the hillside, attributed to 'Capability' Brown and creating the English landscape appearance he was so famous for. Also dating back to the same time is Irongates Lock, built by the First Earl of Sheffield to allow navigation of the River Ouse.”
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Café
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“National trust garden. 15 minutes drive. Outstanding in spring and autumn. ”
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Travel Agency
“Not just at this location but any location on the Forest is beautiful. Wonderful walks and views. ”
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Pool
“A great wet-day out with rapids and water slides. About 15-20 minutes drive. Always a favourite with my kids.”
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Hotel
“One of the finest haute cuisine restaurants in England. Extensive wine list. Top chefs. Beautiful house and gardens. Lunch available at a very reasonable price.”
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Park
“If you've ever wanted to take a llama for a walk in a forest this is the place!”
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Park
“Unique gardens, shop, gallery, good cafe and excellent "Jeremy's" restaurant ”
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Park
“Dress with a dress code and visit this amazing hotel with the Michelin restaurant.”
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Park
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“Stunning gardens, historic house and ruins. Wonderful walks. Cafe and shop.”
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Park
“Kids outdoor splash pool and a spacious park right next to the shopping High Street of Haywards Heath”
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Park
“With 27 acres of woodland, water gardens, and a collection of rare, exotic and award-winning plants, High Beeches Garden is a botanical treasure trove, and one of Sussex's finest gardens. High Beeches Garden is home to a plant collection that includes specimens from many parts of the world. It's a hidden gem in the High Weald of West Sussex. A botanical treasure trove and classic English idyll make it one of the finest gardens in the South East.”
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Bridge
“It’s just different and a great place for photos. Half hour drive. Go underneath at the end on the right hand side and look through. What a feet of engineering and design. You have to park on the road in a lay-by bit. Usually there is space but only a few cars can park there. If you want to make a day of it Borde Hill Gardens are very near the viaduct (4 minutes drive). Borde Hill Gardens also has a nice cafe. Also Ardingly reservoir is only 5 minutes drive from both of these places. ”
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Premise
“Great open space for walking and observing plants, butterflies and wildlife.”
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Farmers Market
“Great farm-produced food. Sheep and cattle graze on Chailey Common where the farm is located.”
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