Haywards Heath is a town in the West Sussex, England. The town is primarily served by the A272 road, which runs through the centre of the town joining the A23 road, which runs both to Brighton and to London. Amongst the many attractions within the town are a number of fabulous bars and restaurants, where you can enjoy a rich and vibrant nightlife as well as enjoying the Leisure facilities at the Olympus Haywards Heath Leisure Centre. There are a number of gardens in the area, including Borde Hill Gardens and Beech Hurst Gardens, where you can enjoy walks amongst a number of beautifully landscaped horticultural areas. Amongst the many events the town celebrates is "Town Day" that takes place in early September each year and features many great activities including fireworks in the evening at Victoria Park.
Haywards Heath has also become a haven for walkers with one of the best-known walks close to the town starting just north of the railway station and running to Ardingly Reservoir.
High Beeches Gardens, High Beeches Lane, Haywards Heath RH17 6HQ (01444) 400589
Set in 27 acres and around six miles from Haywards Heath, High Beeches Gardens contain many rare, exotic and unusual plants.
Dating from the early 20th Century, the gardens bloom throughout the year and include one of the finest displays of Autumnal colour, to an inspiring Daffodill ‘Field of Hope’.
Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield TN22 3QL (01825) 720800
Celebrating 50 years of preserved steam, the Bluebell Railway’s Sheffield Park Station is located just five miles from Haywards Heath.
As well as operating a number of steam locomotives through the Sussex Weald between Sheffield Park and Kingscote stations, the preservation society also runs a fascinating museum that displays a number of artefacts (including a miniature railway) that relate specifically to the Bluebell Railway.