Hassocks is a large rural community and civil parish in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, England. The township is located approximately 11 km north to Brighton and is now occupied by Hassocks was just a small dwellings until 19th century. The community until 2000 was just a postal district. Today, this place is considered to be one of the popular tourist destinations in the UK and people who visit Heathrow often prefer to go on sightseeing and make their trip complete.
Places to visit in Hassocks
There is a location of extraordinary technical attention within the parish. One can enjoy the ride in a taxi from Clayton to Offham Escarpment, which stretches from Hassocks in the west, passing through many parishes including Ditchling, to Lewes in the East. This site is of natural importance due to its rare chalk grassland habitat along with its woodland and scrub. To the south of Hassocks there is small 7.12 hectares ancient woodland known as Butchers Wood. The wood is mainly oak and hazel with a large bluebell ground flora. It was acquired by the Woodland Trust in 1988. On the north-western edge of the township, on the London Road, is the Friars Oak, formerly a coaching inn, adjoining open meadows known as Friars Oak Fields.
You can also go and visit Clayton Tunnel to the south of Hassocks and also visit Hassocks railway station, newly built on July 5, 2013. Whether you go on a personal tour or office tour, make sure to visit all these places to understand the region and take back home good memories to cherish.
When you are there in Heathrow, you can also consider visiting the beautiful rural community of Oxted which is located at the foot of North Downs. Oxted is a commuter town which has a station with direct train services to London. Its major developed area is adjacent with the village of Limpsfield. The source of the River Eden, a tributary of the River Medway, is just north at Titsey.
After completing the tour you can hire a taxi from Hassocks to Heathrow and reach your home.
Places to visit in Oxted
T he original village of Oxted is a small village centred on a short high street with four pubs namely The Old Bell, The George Inn, The Crown Inn and The Wheatsheaf are just off the A25. Oxted’s oldest church which still provides services, St Mary’s, was built in a field, upstream from and north-east of the medieval heart of Oxted, near Master Park and the railway station. This church dates from at least Norman times and stands on a conspicuous mound.
With the arrival of the railway in 1884 Oxted boomed in line with London’s trade growth around its station, north-east of Old Oxted, and new buildings created “New Oxted“. These new buildings were built in the Tudor style, particularly with stucco frontages. All Saints Catholic Church was built in 1913–1928 designed by Arts & Crafts architect James L. Williams (died 1926, his other work includes Royal School of Needlework, St George’s in Sudbury, London (1926–27) and The Pound House in Totteridge (1907)). The United Reformed Church’s building followed in 1935, which is listed for its coloured glass and Byzantine design by architect Frederick Lawrence. So, you see your tour to Oxted can be really interesting and eventful if you plan your tour properly and hire a taxi from a reputed taxi company which can give you a chance to travel from Oxted to Heathrow, safely and comfortably.
Now, to ensure your tour to both these townships become a grand success you must get in touch with the officials of Tourist Information Centres.
So if you have a plan to visit Oxted and its tourist attraction contact jewelcars.co.uk. After the city tour you can hire a taxt from Oxted to Heathrow.
The Hassocks Tourist Information Centre is located in:
- Burgess Hill, 2.1 miles from Hassocks. Contact number – 01444 238 202
Some of the popular hotels and restaurants in Oxted are:
- Carpenters Arms
- Crown George Inn
- Golden Bengal Tandoori
- Old Bell
- Oxted Inn
- Rainbow Chinese Restaurant
Speak with your taxi driver. He will take you to the exact hotel you book to stay and enjoy an outstanding vacation in Oxted or Hassocks.