New Homes in Hassocks
Live the life
Located in West Sussex within commuting distance of Brighton and London, Hassocks is a rural village with lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re having a day at the beach, exploring museums or taking the kids to the park, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy close to your new home in Hassocks.
Things to see and do
For families moving to Hassocks, there are lots of great kid-friendly things to do in the local area, including visits to Washbrooks Family Farm, walks at Bedelands Farm Nature Reserve, and rides on the Beech Hurst Park Miniature Railway. Nearby Brighton is also home to the Sea Life Centre, the British Airways i360 and the iconic pier.
When you want to get out in the great British countryside, you can explore Butcher’s Wood, take a walk to Clayton Windmills or go hiking or cycling through the South Downs National Park. If you’re in the mood for some retail therapy, Brighton is home to plenty of high street, designer and independent shops at North Laine and The Lanes.
Other places of interest include Hassocks Golf Club, Singing Hills Golf Course, Ditchling Common and High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
If you’re moving to Hassocks with young children, it’s good to know there are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools nearby including Hassocks Infant School, Birchwood Grove Community Primary School and Downlands Community School, while independent education can be found at Hurstpierpoint College and Burgess Hill Girls School.
For higher education, you or your older children can study for a degree nearby at the University of Sussex and the University of Brighton.
Getting to Hassocks
If you’re commuting to nearby towns and cities for work or taking a day trip with the family, Hassocks is well-connected by both road and rail. To get to Hassocks from Brighton, the journey takes just 10 minutes by train or 20 minutes by car, while the train from Crawley takes around 20 minutes. For journeys from central London, you can get to Hassocks in just 55 minutes by train or one hour 30 minutes by car.
When it’s time to jet off on holiday, London Gatwick Airport is conveniently only a 15 minute train journey or 25 minute drive from Hassocks, so you can avoid the hassle of airport parking and take public transport instead.