Local area guide

Living in Burgess Hill

Thinking about moving to Burgess Hill? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Burgess Hill

Why Burgess Hill is a good place to live

Known for its attractive blend of urban and rural charm, Burgess Hill is located within the beautiful Sussex countryside and offers its dwellers a peaceful and pleasant environment. Adding to its appeal are two lovely nature reserves, Batchelors Farm and Bedelands, as well as Ditchling Common Country Park nearby for those who enjoy outdoor activities. For those who love the hum of the city, Burgess Hill is a stone's throw from the bustling metropolitan areas of London, Brighton, and Hove. An efficient transport network, including two stations on the main London to Brighton Line, ensures you'll have no trouble moving to Burgess Hill.

What's Burgess Hill famous for?

Burgess Hill boasts a rich past owing to its prolific brickworks and potteries dating back to the sixteenth century. The town is also tied to Roman history and has plaques marking the remains of an ancient Roman road. On a slightly different note, Burgess Hill has been home to a few notable personalities including the celebrated actor Michael York, the famed TV presenter Holly Willoughby, and comedian Colin Griffiths whose contributions to the entertainment industry hold the town's flag high in the realm of pop culture.

Things to do in Burgess Hill

There's never a dull moment living in Burgess Hill. Catapult into fun at Jumpin Fun Burgess Hill, an exhilarating inflatable park, or appreciate the great outdoors whilst walking around Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve. Families can spend an enriching day at Washbrooks Family Farm in nearby Hassocks, while those with a love for history can tour the quaint Burgess Hill Museum. And don't miss a ride on the nearby Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway and Victoria Park Splashpad in Haywards Heath. The activities in Burgess Hill guarantees an adventurous and exciting lifestyle.

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Transport in Burgess Hill

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Local connections

Burgess Hill
National Rail
0.4 miles / 0.6 km
National Rail
0.7 miles / 1.1 km
National Rail
2.3 miles / 3.7 km
Haywards Heath
National Rail
3.5 miles / 5.6 km
National Rail
3.8 miles / 6.1 km
National Rail
6.6 miles / 10.6 km

Schools in Burgess Hill

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Education in Burgess Hill

St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Burgess Hill
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Hambrook School
Ages: 5 - 18 years old
The Burgess Hill Academy
Ages: 11 - 16 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2019)
Woodlands Meed
Ages: 2 - 19 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)
Sheddingdean Community Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement (2021)
London Meed Community Primary School
Ages: 4 - 11 years old
Ofsted Rating: Good (2023)

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