Clayton is a small village at the foot of the South Downs in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, England. It lies 41 miles south of London, 6 miles north of Brighton, and 28 miles east northeast of the county town of Chichester. Other nearby towns include Burgess Hill to the north and Lewes, the county town of East Sussex east southeast. The Clayton Windmills, known as “Jack and Jill” sit on the hill above the village.