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County - Sussex | Map
Tel code: 01444 | code search
Postcode: RH15 | code search
Population: 28800
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Burgess Hill Market
"a great little ,friendly place with quality food stalls i bought some fantastic cheese from a stall which had the most different and unusual (and you can try ..." More

Royal Oak
"What a fabulous place. The staff are very friendly, the facilities are fantastic. The selection of real ales was a very pleasant surprise. The food was the ..." More

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Burgess Hill - 11 miles north of Brighton, 4 miles south of Haywards Heath, is a fairly modern town having grown with the opening of the London to Brighton railway. It was known as Burgesthill in 1597 and is probably named after the family of John Burgeys a land owner in the 14th century; which `Hill` is still open to speculation. Until the opening of the railway most of the land that the town now sits on was common land -St.Johns Common - and was used for grazing, foraging and collecting fuel. It was also the site of the midsummer fair held since the C14th on the 24th June, the last Sheep & Lamb fair was held in 1912. By the early C17th brick and tile making was flourishing and alehouses & shops began to make an appearance. The popularity of Brighton in the late C18th saw an increase in traffic along the Cuckfield to Brighton road with many stopping a Burgess Hill, especially after the road was improved (Turnpiked) in 1770. The railway station opened in 1841 and it had an immediate effect on Burgess Hill with many seeing it as an ideal place to live whilst using the railway to travel to work; Burgess Hill had become one of the first `Commuter` towns. By the turn of the C20th the population had increased to 4500 and many of the Victorian houses and terraces are still to be found in the town. expansion still continues apace and today the population is around 29000. Until 1974 Burgess Hill was in East Sussex but `went west` in 1974 in the local government reorganisation of that year.

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Aztec Fun Pools

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Premier Inn Burgess Hill *book online*

Charity

The Disabilities Trust

Cinema

Orion Cinema

Classes

Yoga - Myra Nicol

Dentist

C M Rose
Queens Crescent Dental Practice

Doctor

Silverdale Surgery
The Avenue Surgery

Estate Agent

Black Horse Agencies - Geering & Colyer
Clifford Dann
Cubitt & West
Hunters
Russcotts

Farmers Market

Burgess Hill Farmers Market

Golf Club

Burgess Hill

Market

Burgess Hill Farmers Market
Burgess Hill Market

Pub and Bar

Bar Cena
Brewers Arms

Casbah
Cricketers
Jacobs Post
Kings Head
Potters
Royal Oak
Watermill
Windmill Inn

School

Burgess Hill School for Girls

Solicitor

Bennett Oakley & Partners
P W Mole & Co

Taxi

1st Taxis
A-2-B Taxis
Ace Taxis
Albion Taxis
Burgess Hill Taxis
Jade Cars
Station Taxis Ltd
Taxis R Us

Sports Clubs

Burgess Hill (Women's Hockey)

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Burgess Hill RFC (Rugby Union)
Burgess Hill Town (Amateur Football)
Seishin Judo Club (Martial Arts)
St Andrews (Burgess Hill) CC (Cricket)

Shops

Sussex Stationers
Julian Graves
Specsavers
Stems Florist
Recreative

Places to Stay near Burgess Hill

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Premier Inn Burgess Hill (0.65 miles)

Premier Inn Burgess Hill
Premier Inn Burgess Hill is a modern, ecological hotel located in the Victoria Business park of Burgess Hill and offering 24-hour front desk, free parking, a bar and a restaurant. The Beefeater restaurant at the Burgess ... More | visit website
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Little Turrets (0.96 miles)

Little Turrets

Little Turrets is a luxury detached contemporary Bed and Breakfast which has its own courtyard and is independent of the main house of Turrets set in 9 acres of land. Being newly converted it conforms ... More | visit website

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Abbey House (1.05 miles)

Abbey House

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A warm welcome.....Awaits you at our comfortable family home bed and breakfast in a pleasant residential district.We are within easy reach of Burgess Hill railway station, Burgess Hill Town Centre, ... More

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Vinyard Lodge (2.29 miles)

Vinyard Lodge

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Just 15 minutes from the bustle of Brighton and 15 minutes from Gatwick off the A23 London to Brighton, idyllically situated in the picturesque village of Hurspierpoint by the South ... More

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Hickstead Hotel (2.41 miles)

Hickstead Hotel

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Set in 7 acres of peaceful Sussex countryside, this distinguished rural retreat offers a wealth of choice for meetings, dining or a well-earned break away from all the stress of modern ... More

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Birch Hotel (3.37 miles)

Birch Hotel

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Situated in the peaceful West Sussex town of Haywards Heath, this charming hotel is ideally located within easy reach of Brighton’s bustling city centre (29 km) and Gatwick Airport (24 km).
Originally ... More

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Tovey Lodge (3.49 miles)

Tovey Lodge
Our guests can choose Luxury B&B in our main house or quality self-catering in the Cottage (see below): Deluxe B & B - 3 generous luxury Suites 1st floor & 2 grnd floor top ... More | visit website
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The Wheatsheaf Pub (3.53 miles)

The Wheatsheaf Pub
The nineteenth century Wheatsheaf Inn is situated on the on the edge of the historic village of Cuckfield. The mainline station of Haywards Heath is a short distance away and offers an excellent service to ... More | visit website
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Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa (3.53 miles)

Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa
This delightful Elizabethan Manor House, situated in the heart of the Tudor Village of Cuckfield, is the ideal retreat from which to discover the "Garden of England".

All 22 rooms have their own identity and are ... More | visit website
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Wickwoods Country Club (4.41 miles)

Wickwoods Country Club
Wickwoods Country Club, Hotel & Spa which offers Memberships, Wedding/Functions, Beauty Treatments and Accommodation is set amongst 22 acres of glorious landscaped gardens and woodland within the South Downs National Park. It lies just south ... More | visit website

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