Hassocks was a tiny hamlet until the railway arrived in the 1840s.
Travel to Hassocks
Hassocks is situated close to the South Downs, eight miles north of Brighton and is an ideal gateway for exploring the Downs.
|Burgess Hill||3 miles|
|Haywards Heath||7 miles|
|Gatwick Airport||18 miles|
Arriving by Train
Frequent direct trains from Brighton, Haywards Heath, Gatwick Airport, Luton Airport and London (St Pancras, London Bridge and Victoria).
Some off-peak services from London may require a change of train at East Croydon.
For more information on train services click here
Hassocks Community Cycle Hire
Step off the train and cycle off to explore the beautiful countryside in this part of the South Downs.
Hassocks Community Cycle Hire is next to The Hassocks Hotel pub, just outside the entrance/exit of the southbound (Brighton direction) platform of Hassocks Station.
Telephone: 07521 961 909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to make a booking.
All cycles are safety checked between hirings and come complete with helmets, a basic tool kit and a pump.
Hassocks Community Cycle Hire also offers bike servicing, repairs and cycle accessories. Telephone: 07521 961 909 or email email@example.com.
Five Star Taxis Tel: 01273 846 666
Hurst Taxis Tel: 01273 835 835
One-Nine Private Hire Tel: 01273 841 919
Numbers 17, 28, 29, 29A/C, 33, 36, 40, 41, 86, 89, 100, 134, 270, 271, 272, 273, 824 link Hassocks to Brighton, Lewes, Haywards Heath, Horsham and local villages.
For full list of buses and timetables visit the Hassocks Online website. Click here.
Hurst & Hassocks Community Bus operates a range of routes on different days of the week linking Hassocks to other villages.
Tel: 01273 844 181
For more information click here.
For more public transport travel information phone Traveline: 0871 200 2233 or click here.
Arriving by Road (Google maps)
Hassocks is eight miles north of Brighton. From Brighton take A23 then A273 filter lane at Pyecombe. For Hassocks take the right filter at the next traffic lights ( miles).
If southbound on the A23, take the A2300 via Burgess Hill.
From east/west use B2116 Lewes to Henfield road.
Parking: There are two public car parks accessible from Dale Avenue, operating disc parking. Discs cost £1, can be bought from local shops (check notices in car park for details) and kept for future visits. They can also be used in the Trinity Road public car park in Hurstpierpoint.
Parking in designated bays in Keymer Road is subject to time restrictions. Please see notices for details.
Parking for Adastra Park is available at Adastra Hall in Keymer Road and in Orchard Lane (accessed from Grand Avenue.)