Sir Norman Hartnell, designer of the Queen’s wedding dress, is buried in Clayton churchyard.
Things to do around Hassocks
There are lots of things to do in the Hassocks area whether you enjoy exploring beautiful countryside, visiting historic churches and museums or enjoying family days out. Whatever you like and whatever the weather, you’ll find something you’ll enjoy. Click on the tabs at the left of this page for more information.
Pyecombe Golf Club
Clayton Hill, Clayton BN45 7FFVisit website
Tel: 01273 845 372
Mid Sussex Golf Club
Spatham Lane, Ditchling, BN6 8XJVisit website
Tel: 01273 846 567
Singing Hills Golf Course
Muddleswood Road, Albourne, BN6 9EBVisit website
Tel: 01273 835 353
Hassocks Golf Club
London Road, Hassocks BN6 9NAVisit website
Tel: 01273 846 990
Visitors welcome. Pay as you play. Book via phone or website.
Public Tennis Courts Hassocks
Tennis courts in Adastra Park are available to hire by the hour.
Book at Hassocks Pet Centre, Keymer Road. Charges: £6 per hour (adults), £3 per hour (juniors - under 17). £5 key deposit.
The Weald Tennis & Squash Club
South Bank Hassocks BN6 8JPVisit website
Tel: 01273 844 283
Daily membership available
Triangle Way Burgess Hill, RH15 8WA
Tel: 01444 876 000
Competition and leisure pools; lido in summer months. Also squash courts, health club, studios and outdoor sports pitches.
Hassocks Sports Centre
Dale Avenue, Hassocks, BN6 8LP
Tel: 0845 803 5515
Gym, sports hall, exercise classes, outdoor games pitches. Pay as you go, or memberships available
16 Keymer Road, Hassocks BN6 8AN
Tel: 01273 841 003
Open 8am - 8pm Mon, Wed & Fri, 9am - 1.45pm and 4.30pm - 7.30pm Tues & Thurs and 8am - 12 Saturday Curves for women, offers a 30 minute workout which works every major muscle group and provides complete cardiovascular and strength training. New members
Ditchling Common Stud
Burgess Hill, RH15 0SEVisit website
Tel: 01444 871 900
Riding lessons and courses.
Three Greys Riding School
Rockrose Farm, Clayton Hill, Pyecombe BN45 7FFVisit website
Tel: 01273 843 536
Riding lessons and hacks on the South Downs
All England Jumping Course
Hickstead, RH17 5NUVisit website
Tel: 01273 834 315
Shows and events June to August; polo tournaments November to April.
Plumpton, BN7 3ALVisit website
Tel: 01273 890 383
Sixteen national hunt jump meetings per year - from September to May
Freshfield Road, Brighton, BN2 9XZVisit website
Tel: 01273 603 580
Twenty two race meetings per year
Burgess Hill Golf Centre
Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8REVisit website
Tel: 01273 258 585
Driving range and course
South Downs Garden Centre Heritage Centre
Brighton Road, Hassocks BN6 9LYVisit website
Tel: 01273 845 232
Exhibition of local heritage crafts, vintage tools and machinery. Admission free, donations to local charities invited.
Church Lane, Ditchling, BN6 8TBVisit website
Tel: 01273 844 744
Admission charge. To check opening dates and times and current exhibitions visit the website.
Hurstpierpoint Museum Group
Village Centre, Trinity Road (next door to library).
To check opening times phone 07985 201 335
Stoneywish Country Park
Spatham Farm, Spatham Lane, Ditchling, BN6 8XH
Tel: 01273 843498
Open 1st March - 31st October. Mon-Fri in term time. Open everyday during school holidays. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission charge.
Washbrooks Farm Centre
Tel: 01273 832201
Open 7 days a week 9.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. Admission charge (Children under 5 years of age free.)
Unit 4c Braybon Business Park, Burgess Hill, RH15 9ND
Tel: 01444 239 991
Antics Soft Play Area
The Triangle, Triangle Way, Burgess Hill, RH15 8WA
Tel: For bookings telephone Reception on 01444 876 000
Hassocks Community Cycle Hire
Station Approach East, Hassocks, BN6 8HNVisit website
Tel: 07521 961 909