THE BIRCH HOTEL is situated in the heart of Sussex countryside , with lots of places of interest to visit.
THE BLUEBELL RAILWAY : A preserved all steam railway , with over 30 locomotives, and Victorian 1930s and 1950s period stations. Trains operate weekends throughout the year, daily May- September. Telephone 01825 720800 www.bluebell-railway.co.uk
BORDE HILL GARDEN : Spectacular Garden and Woodland set in 200 acres of Grade 11 Parkland . Open all year 10.00 am -6.00 pm . Telephone 01444 450326 www.bordehill.co.uk
SHEFFIELD PARK GARDEN : The best Landscaped garden in Sussex, 120 acres , and 4 Lakes . Telephone 01825 790231 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sheffieldpark
LEONARDSLEE LAKES AND GARDENS : The Gardens are set in a 240 acre valley , with walks around seven beautiful lakes .Telephone 01403 891212 www.leonardslee.com
POOH CORNER : All the enchanted places including the famous Pooh sticks bridge are found in the Parish of Hartfield which stretches deep into the Ashdown Forest. Telephone 01892 770456 www.pooh-country.co.uk
DRUSILLAS PARK : No ordinary Zoo , over Sixty animal attractions. Train ride around the Zoo, or have fun in the Playland or Monkey Kingdom . Lots todo for all the Family . Telephone 01323 874100 www.drusillas.co.uk
WAKEHURST PLACE : Kews country garden in West Sussex . Walk the Worlds plants in 80 minutes. A must see for all plant lovers. Telephone 01444 894066 www.kew.org
NYMANS GARDEN : Developed across the 2oth Century by three Generations of the Messel Family . A variety of Woodland walks, with a diverse collection of Plants many grown from seed . Telephone 01444 400321 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans
BODIAM CASTLE : Built in 1385 as the perfect example of a late Medieval moated Castle. set in open grounds filled with archaeological features. Telephone 01580 830436 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/bodiamcastle
MICHELHAM PRIORY AND GARDENS : Tudor mansion that evolved from the former Augstinian priory, beautiful grounds include a physic garden . Telephone 01323 844224 www.sussexpast.co.uk
BRIGHTON : 18 Miles from Haywards Heath . Excellent Shops , The Lanes , The Pier, The Sea front. The Royal Pavilion built for George the 4th www.royalpavilion.org.uk , The Modern New Marina ,and lots more.