Welcome to the Mulberry Fields Travel Plan Site. We’re here to help you utilise the best of your area, be that shops, facilities or public transport.
This page is designed for you! Think of this page as your one stop shop for all the latest, up to date information regarding travel and your local area. On this page you can find information on:
- Local shops and centres
- Bus stops and timetables
- Train station and timetables
- Cycle routes
- Events on in your local area
- Local travel news
Southwater Town Centre is located approximately 1km (15 minute walk/ 4 minute cycle) north of your home and comprises a variety of amenities such as a supermarket, restaurants, doctor’s surgery, post office, dentist and a pharmacy.
The accessibility map below highlights all of the major amenities and points of interest that can be found in the vicinity of your new house.
Southwater Accessibility Map
The town of Horsham is a 24 minute cycle/ 15 minute bus away and provides a more comprehensive range of amenities.
As the local bus network offers a comprehensive range of routes and destinations, and with an 8 week Metrovoyager bus voucher available, this could this be the travel mode for you?
The table below demonstrates the local bus services available near you.
Cripplegate Corner bus stop is your closest stop (300m/ 4 minute walk from the site), this stop has a number of services running from it, and operates in both northbound and southbound directions. The services from this stop are run by Southern Transit, Metrobus and Sussex Coaches, and include the 3, 23. 98, 398, 626 and N8 services. Full up to date timetables can be found on their websites.
Christ Hospital Railway Station is located c.3.7km from your home and is easily accessible via a 15 minute cycle.
With services from this station running hourly, the train is the perfect way to travel to work or a weekend trip to London! For detailed and up to date train journey information for Christs Hospital Station, click here.
To ensure that your travel is not disrupted make sure to keep up to date with the live departure information by clicking here.
Horsham Railway Station is located c.7.5km from your home and is easily accessible via a the 98 bus from Cripplegate Corner bus stop, 300m/ 4 minute walk away. Bus journeys to Horsham Railway Station take approximately 25 minutes and come at a frequency of between every 15-20 minutes.
The bus is the best way to access Horsham Railway Station, avoiding the stress of traffic, finding a place to park and expensive parking fees.
Why not switch 4 wheels to 2 and get on your bike; for exercise or just for fun. For ideas of local cycle routes, Horsham District Council have devised a list highlighting all the best cycling routes in your local area. Click here to find out more.
In addition, the helpful map found on Sustrans shows the National Cycle Routes (NCR) in the surrounding area. NCR 223 connects to numerous destinations in the surrounding area including Christ’s Hospital, Slinfold, West Grinstead and many more.
Local Cycle Routes
With so many great cycling routes on your doorstep, why not put your £150 Halfords cycle voucher towards a brand-new bike?
A full list of events in Southwater can be found here.
To find events further afield, why not take a look at the events planned in West Sussex too. Click on the link to find out more http://www.westsussex.info/events.shtml.
See if you can add any of these events to your calendar. You’ll get to know your local area, have a bit of fun, and get to know your neighbours.
Local Travel News
Stay up to date with the local travel news by taking a look at the travel links below:
National Rail Enquiries – To search for engineering works on rail routes. Search via route or operator e.g. Southern Rail.
Traveline – A national journey planner allowing you to plan door-to-door travel using public transport.
CycleStreets Journey Planner – This is an online service dedicated to cyclists. It knows all the shortcuts, and the route takes account of steepness and congestion. The results can even be downloaded to a GPS / SatNav device so they can be followed whilst travelling.