Travel & Directions

Perfectly located for a day trip

Easily accessible, Borde Hill is only 45 minutes from London, 30 minutes from Brighton and 15 minutes from Gatwick Airport. We’re a short five minute taxi ride from Haywards Heath train station and just off the M23 motorway.

How To Find Borde Hill

By Road

Sat Nav: RH16 1XP
You can find us on Borde Hill Lane, just 1½ miles north of Haywards Heath, 20 minutes north of Brighton, or South of Gatwick on the A23 taking exit 10a via Balcombe. Use Google maps, or GoEuro to plan your journey.

What3Words is a great way to get accurate directions. Download the app and search our three words:

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By Rail

Direct trains run from London Bridge or Victoria to Haywards Heath and take just 45 minutes. Borde Hill is just a short 5 minute taxi ride from the station.  Plan your train travel using National Rail enquiries, Southern, or MyTrainTicket.


We welcome visitors of all abilities at Borde Hill and most paths in the formal Garden are step-free and accessible to those with restricted mobility. Gentle slopes, hard surfaces and gravel paths allow good wheelchair access and mobility maps are available from our Visitor Reception.

Become A Member

Connect to the beauty of nature, while supporting our Garden for future generations, by becoming a Member. 

Members enjoy unlimited access to the Garden, Woodland and Playground throughout the open season, as well as free entry to highlights from our varied events programme. Visit time and again, and enjoy free family trails during the school holidays, exclusive open days and monthly Garden newsletters.

Discover the Possibilities

A family next to the water feature in the Rose Garden at Borde Hill during summer.

Become a Member

Membership is your ticket to enjoy unlimited access to the Garden, Parkland and Woodland throughout the open season. Our members also receive free entry to a number of exciting events, from live music in the Garden to Specialist Plant Fairs and much more. Family Membership provides unlimited access to the Adventure Playground and free school holiday trails.

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Italian Garden at Borde Hill. Image: Molly Hollman

Our Garden & Grounds

Set within 383 acres of heritage listed Parkland, our formal Garden captivates and delights visitors with a series of intimate 'Garden rooms'. Beyond the formal Garden you can explore Woodland walks, the South Park and our lakes with outstanding views across the Sussex High Weald.

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A misty atmospheric view of trees in North Park at Borde Hill with cows in the distance.

Support Us

As a small, independent Garden Charity, we rely on your kind generosity to help fund our projects and to continue to grow sustainably, protecting our natural heritage for generations to come. 'Reinventing Borde Hill' is our most ambitious project to date and your support will help us to achieve exciting plans to benefit our local community.

It would make a huge difference if you would consider supporting us by making a donation – thank you.

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