“A pretty Sussex village with a historic High Street, great schools and superb road/rail links, all surrounded by the beautiful Sussex countryside“

Welcome to Billingshurst, West Sussex

What’s it like?

 

Beautiful views of the South Downs, outstanding schools, mainline access to London, Brighton, Barnham, Gatwick and Heathrow airports… Billingshurst sounds like the dream location.

Billingshurst and its surrounding villages are the perfect place for commuters who want ease of access to London along with the country life. This charming village lies on the Wey and Arun Canal with its older buildings – including St Mary’s Church – believed to date back to the 12th century. Both pretty period properties and stylish contemporary houses establish the street character of the village centre and residential streets. In the heart of the village 16th century former coaching inns can be found, including The Kings Arms, The Kings Head and The Six Bells all of which offer a warm welcome and great beer.

There are several well-regarded local schools, including Billingshurst Primary School, The Weald Secondary School and Sixth Form, Christ’s Hospital as well as other private schools in the nearby area which make this a great location for young families.

Venture further afield and you’ll discover attractive and thriving villages including Wisborough Green and the prestigious town of Petworth with the magnificent Petworth House and parklands, carefully managed by The National Trust.

MAIN POSTAL DISTRICTS WE COVER: RH14, RH20, RH12, RH13

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trains

Destination How long How often Notes
London Victoria 1h9 to 1h17 every 30 mins direct
East Croydon 50-57 mins every 30 mins direct or 1 change at Three Bridges
Gatwick Airport about 36 mins every 30 mins direct
Brighton 1h9 to 1h34 every 30 mins approx. 1 or 2 changes

This information is a guide only, and not intended to be a timetable! Times shown are at peak times. Please check for exact times. Source: www.thetrainline.com

schools

Schools rated as 'good' or 'outstanding', within 3 miles of the centre of Billingshurst include:

Primary schools
  • Billingshurst Primary School
  • Ingfield Manor School
  • Wisborough Green Primary School
  • Muntham House School
  • Barns Green Primary School
  • William Penn School
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Secondary schools
  • The Weald School
  • Ingfield Manor School
  • Muntham House School
  • Christ hospital
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16-18
  • The Weald School
  • Ingfield Manor School
  • Muntham House School
  • Christ hospital
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This schools information is intended as a guide only and is subject to change. Please check www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk or http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/ for more detailed assessments.

clubs and societies in Billingshurst

We have some great clubs and societies here in Bills. Here is a selection. If we have missed yours please email us

  • Billingshurst Cricket Club
  • Billingshurst Angling Society
  • Billingshurst Football Club
  • Billingshurst Bowling Club
  • Billingshurst Chamber of Commerce
  • The Royal British Legion
  • Billingshurst District Wine & Beer Circle
  • Billingshurst Community Partnership
  • Billingshurst Dramatic Society
  • Billingshurst Lions
  • The National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
  • Short Mat Bowls Club
  • Billingshurst Choral Society
  • Billingshurst WI
  • Neighbourhood Watch
  • Rotary Club of Billingshurst
  • The Dame Vera Lynn Trust for Children with Cerebral Palsy
  • VMA Dance
  • Wisborough Green
  • Wisborough Green Masonic Lodge
  • Wisborough Green Cricket Club – Wisboroughgreencc@gmail.com

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There's plenty more to know about Billingshurst. Please feel free to give us a call or pop into our office if you'd like to know any more about the town where we live!

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