Is East Grinstead In West Sussex
East Grinstead is located in the northeastern corner of the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex. It lies close to the East Sussex, Surrey and Kent borders. It is excellent for commutors, just 27 miles south of London, 21 miles northeast of Brighton and 38 miles northeast of Chichester. Gatwick airport lies just 10 miles away and the town has been a railway terminus since 1967 with services running each way every 45 minutes. Great road connections too as it lies on the junction of the A22 and A264 roads.
Is East Grinstead a Nice Place to Live?
East Grinstead is a town full of history and heritage with one of the longest runs of 14th century timber-framed buildings to be found in England forming part of the High Street. The town is surrounded by picturesque countryside. The Weir Wood Reservoir Nature Reserve and the Millennium Stone & Meridian Line will plant you in the centre of open grassland, open water and forestry. You will share the town with listed buildings including East Court Mansion and Sackville College.
Besides its heritage and beautiful surroundings East Grinstead has a great infrastructure of schools, seven primary schools and two primary, local sports and social clubs, theatres and religious organisations. East Grinstead has an unusually diverse and representative range of religious and spiritual organisations in fact. It is also home to the Queen Victoria Hospital.
There are plenty of local quaint pubs and stunning properties worthy of capturing your dreams and enhancing them! It is a beautiful town with a lot to offer prospective buyers.
What Council is East Grinstead In?
East Grinstead town council is responsible for planning, public services, amenities and tourism and finance & general purposes. East Grinstead is part of Mid Sussex Council along with Haywards Heath and Burgess Hill. Mid Sussex is a local government district in West Sussex.
What is there to do in East Grinstead?
There is so much to do in East Grinstead you will be spoilt for choice! Lot’s of activities, places to visit as well as pubs and restaurants to unwind in. Here are our top attractions list to keep you entertained in this historic town:
- Ashdown Forest
- East Grinstead Museum
- Sackville College Almshouse
- Southern Pursuits
- Chequer Mead Community Arts Centre
- Ultimate Laser Games
- Standen Historic Site
- Kingscote Estate and Vineyard
- Saint Hill Manor
- Stub Ponds Fishery
- Hammerwood Park
- The Llama Park
We have included a few places in the surrounding areas but there really are tons more. You will not be short of things to do and places to go. This is a vibrant and beautiful location. Come and see for yourself!
You can contact our East Grinstead Office via email or phone. We are here to help you with any enquiries you might have and our team are incredibly friendly and approachable.
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