Free Places to Visit in & Around Burgess Hill
Burgess Hill is located in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, 10 miles north of Brighton. Although there is little in the way of free family days out within Burgess Hill, there are a number of free things to do nearby, including:
- Follow 'Dizzy the Dragonfly' on a lovely circular walk around Ditchling Common Nature Trail (10 mins away) discovering a range of exciting habitats along the way.
- See the iconic Jack & Jill windmills in nearby Clayton (12 min drive) and take a circular walk with 360 degree views of the Sussex Weald.
- Blow the cobwebs away whilst admiring the stunning views at Ditchling Beacon (13 min drive), part of the South Downs National Park.
-Explore Stanmer country park (14 min drive) on the network of trails. Admire the 18th century Manor House and visit the tiny village of Stanmer
Whilst not free, the town's Triangle Leisure Centre is popular with families who travel from miles around for the fantastic leisure pool (featuring slides and rapids), soft play and climbing walls.
Burgess Hill is also within a short drive of three National Trust properties - Nymans (17 min by car), Sheffield Park (18 mins by car) and Wakehurst (22 min by car). Admission is free for NT members - check out our guide to top National Trust days out in Sussex for families, to decide which would best-suit your family!
Burgess Hill has a population of around 31,000. The town has good rail links, with trains to Brighton and London taking 12 min and 50 min respectively.
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