Ardingly is a semi-rural village within 4 miles of Haywards Heath and is home to the South Of England Show and also Ardingly Independent College (Pre-prep to Senior). There is a strong village community and an excellent local primary school, together with a few local shops and a couple of pubs. Wakehurst Place (sister to Kew Gardens) is on the village outskirts and there are fabulous walks to be had on the doorstep. The reservoir offers a range of watersports including: kayaking, windsurfing, paddle boarding and sailing with the southern end of the reservoir being a local Nature Reserve.