Welcome to the BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel

The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel is an independent hotel located in the heart of Mid Sussex in the town of Haywards Heath

The main building was constructed in 1874 as a country house and still retains many of its original features including the oak-panelled lounge and the Victorian staircase. An extension was added in 1980 and over recent years there has been extensive refurbishment of the entire hotel.

Haywards Heath is in the heart of Sussex. To the North and East lies the High Weald covering some 560 square miles and designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the south lie the South Downs which stretch along the South Coast offering wonderful walking opportunities and magnificent coastal views. There are many renowned gardens within driving distance including Sheffield Park, Borde Hill and Wakehurst Place. Brighton (14 miles) and Lewes (12 miles) are attractive historic towns to visit and there are many other local places of interest which are listed on the Tourist Attractions page.

The hotel is ideal for business or leisure and has 51 en-suite bedrooms all of which have free wireless internet access as do the public areas of the hotel. There is the Courtyard Restaurant for fine dining and the Bar and Brasserie for more informal eating and drinking.

We have 6 Conference/Meeting rooms which can accommodate any size of gathering from small groups up to 60 persons seated theatre-style. All have wireless internet access.

For weddings, family gatherings, dinner dances and corporate events we have a range of banqueting rooms  which can cater for any number of guests from 10 to 80 (at a seated reception). The BEST WESTERN Birch Hotel is licensed for Civil Marriage and Partnership Ceremonies.

The hotel is located on the A272 which gives immediate access East and West as well as connecting with Burgess Hill and beyond via the newly constructed Southern Ring Road. It is ¾ mile from the shopping and commercial centre of Haywards Heath. The hotel is immediately opposite the Princess Royal Hospital and a 5 minute taxi ride from the Nuffield Haywards Heath Hospital.

Central London is 40 miles away and the train journey from Haywards Heath Station to Victoria or London Bridge stations takes approximately 45 minutes with a total of around 6 direct trains per hour. Train links with Croydon, Gatwick and Brighton are also excellent.

Other local destinations include:

  • Ardingly – 5 miles
  • Burgess Hill – 5 miles
  • Crawley – 13 miles
  • Gatwick – 16 miles
  • Hassocks – 7 miles
  • Hickstead – 7 miles
  • Horsham – 14 miles
  • Newick – 5 miles
  • Uckfield – 11 miles



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Free Parking, Free WI-FI, Freeview and Free Sky Sports Channels.




For Information: Call 01444-451565 
E-mail enquiries@birchhotel.co.uk



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