How to get toNT Nymans Gardencar-free

Visit NT Nymans Garden car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

Bus 271 and bus 273 link Crawley and Brighton to Handcross Village, close to the entrance to Nymans Garden. Bus 271 runs via Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath. Bus 273 runs via Hurstpierpoint. Both routes run every couple of hours Monday to Saturday (only a few buses on route 271 Sundays).

The nearest station is Crawley, where you can connect with bus 271 or bus 273, from Stand F at the Bus Station opposite, for the 15-minute journey to Handcross. Or Haywards Heath where you can pick up bus 271 at nearby Perrymount Road for the 20-minute ride to Handcross. Both stations have frequent trains from London, East Croydon and South Coast towns.

Our journey planner will show you train and bus times and walking routes.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Visitors arriving car-free may be eligible for a cup of tea.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About NT Nymans Garden

An extensive yet intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins, with rare and unusual plant collections. Explore the elegant house reflecting the personalities and stories of the talented Messel family. Walk along tree-lined avenues surrounded by the lush Sussex Weald countryside, as well as woodland, with lake and bird hides to spot wildlife.

For any queries about visiting contact NT Nymans Garden on 01444 405250 or

Address: Handcross, near Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6EB . Visit Website