“A truly picturesque village just 12 miles from the coast and 38 miles from London and set high on the Weald of Sussex. Excellent schools and easy access to the A/M23 and mainline railway at Haywards Heath.“

Welcome to Cuckfield

What’s it like?

Cuckfield is a lively and friendly village which offers a superb lifestyle for people looking for a village atmosphere with the convenience of excellent transport links to London, Haywards Heath, and Gatwick Airport.

There is both a highly sought-after primary and secondary school in this picturesque village, along with various nursery schools. 

Cuckfield is small but perfectly formed, and no matter where you live in the village, youre never more than 15 minutes' walk from the bustling High Street which has a range of boutique shops selling everything from vintage furniture, homewares and gifts, to jewellery and pre-loved designer clothing, to organic and locally sourced produce.

The village is also home to no fewer than four pubs, including the family-run Rose and Crown and The Talbot (great gastropub!).

There are also four cafes including the Gardenia whose cream teas and choice of over 20 delicious home-baked sweet and savoury scones are a must!

The railway station at nearby Haywards Heath provides fast access to the centre of London in just 50 minutes and the village is only 25 minutes' drive from Gatwick Airport and 20 minutes from Brighton for a day at the seaside.


our favourite places for...


Destination How long How often Notes
London Victoria about 50mins every 20-30 mins direct
East Croydon about 30 mins every 10-20 mins direct
Gatwick Airport about 15 mins every 10-20 mins direct
London Bridge about 55 mins every 10-20 mins 1 change at East Croydon
Brighton about 15-20 mins every 10-20 mins direct

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 rated as 'good' or outstanding, in Cuckfield or the surrounding area include:

Primary schools
  • Holy Trinity CofE Primary School, Cuckfield
  • Harlands Primary School
  • Bolnore Village Primary School, Haywards Heath
  • St Mark's CofE Primary School, Staplefield
  • Bolney CofE Primary School, BolneySee full results
Secondary schools
  • Warden Park Academy, Cuckfield
  • Oathall Community College
  • St Paul's Catholic College
See full results
Independent schools
  • Ardingly College, Ardingly
  • Hurst College, Hurstpierpoint
  • Handcross Park School, Handcross
  • Burgess Hill Girls', Burgess Hill
  • Worth School, Turners Hill
  • Great Walstead School, Lindfield
See full results

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 Cuckfield

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

  • Cuckfield Archers
  • Cuckfield Badminton Club
  • Cuckfield Cosmos Football Club
  • Cuckfield Cricket Club
  • Cuckfield Town FC
  • Adventurers Art Club
  • Burgess Hill & Cuckfield Dance Club
  • Cuckfield Dramatic Society
  • Cuckfield Evening Flower Club
  • Haywards Heath Canine Society
  • Live Wire School of Dance
  • Mid Sussex Ramblers
  • Silver Threads Over 60s Club
  • Cuckfield Lawn Tennis Club
  • Haywards Heath Harriers
  • Haywards Heath RFC
  • Haywards Heath Table Tennis League
  • Ichi Ban Shotokan Karate Club
  • BPM Dance Academy
  • Brownies
  • Codanza Dance for children
  • Cuckfield Woodcraft Folk
  • InSpire Youth Club at Holy Trinity Church
  • Music Bus


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


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