In and around the town centre, which is just a short walk from the station, you’ll find a good selection of shops.
There are also plenty of places to stop for a bite to eat – try The Sergison Arms for some crowd-pleasing pub grub.
Haywards Heath is also home to some outstanding green spaces, such as the Muster Green conservation area and Victoria Park, both within walking distance of the station.
Things to do in Haywards Heath
Step back in time with a trip to this traditional country estate, which has been kept unchanged since its last occupants departed in the 1920s.
Nymans, a 15-minute car journey from the station, was struck by a devastating fire in the middle of the 20th century, leaving behind a trail of atmospheric ruins.
The vast gardens are also well worth exploring, with their collection of exotic plant life and beautiful statues.
Inside, there’s an ever-changing series of exhibitions, entrance to which is usually included in the standard ticket price.
Borde Hill Garden
You’ll find this Grade II English Heritage gardens just five minutes by taxi from the station.
It was created in the early 1900s, with four generations of the same family helping to keep it in the beautiful state you see today.
Backed by Borde Hill House, the grounds are made up of a series of plots each with their own theme.
In the Italian Garden, you’ll find of lily pool with some Mediterranean varieties, while the garden by the old potting shed has more than 500 types of rose.