Welcome to Horsford - Places of interest

The Dog public house

A listed building that has served the village for many years. It is registered by CAMRA as a Community Asset.

Places to walk, jog or cycle

See the village map for circular walks and note the watering pits.

The woods at the north end of the village is a large area that you should enjoy. There are  miles of walks throughout the St Faiths Common and Horsford Woods that are open to the public. 

Horsford All Saint’s Church, Horsford 

You will find All Saints Church, Horsford on Church Street, at the south end of the village. The building is open every day from 8.30am to 5pm. Our regular services are at 10.30am on Sunday (a variety through the month!) and Tuesday (communion). You’ll find a warm welcome when you come along; every service is followed by drinks, snacks and good conversation


Inside the church you’ll be entering a place full of history and current activity. There’s a place to light candles, sit quietly in  prayer or help The churchyard is a peaceful and  well cared for place to wander, sit and look at the beauty around. 

If you are thinking of having your children christened, getting married, wanting to renew your wedding vows or wishing to celebrate and give thanks to God for a significant event in your life, do get in touch with me as I will be pleased to help make that occasion special. Do contact me on 01603 893018 or revmargaretmcphee@gmail.com. More information about the church can be found on our website www.horsfordbenefice.org.uk 


I hope you will be able to come along and enjoy our special place soon. 

Revd. Margaret McPhee, Rector 

Two Round Barrows

The two round barrows in Horsford Woods are not obvious to the naked eye but archaeological studies acknowledge their existence. If you would like information go the www.heritage.norfolk.gov.uk

Horsford Castle

A motte and bailey castle stood on a site that was  abandoned in the fifteenth century.  All that now remains is the low-lying motte and bailey in a field to the east of the village. The castle is a scheduled monument just off Church Street.

Horsford Methodist Church

Situated on the Holt Road beside the Village Hall.

All are welcome to the  friendly Fellowship Group meetings at the church on Tuesdays, fortnightly at 2pm.

The Church opens for prayer or a chat every Thursday, 8.45 - 10.30, with refreshments.

What's in this Welcome Pack

An Introduction to Horsford

Map of Horsford Village Centre

Parish Councillors and other representatives


Places of interest

  • The Dog public house

  • Places to walk, jog or cycle

  • All Saints Church and Methodist Chapel

  • Village Hall, Two Round Barrows and Horsford Castle


Health and local Business


Education from 0 to 11 years


Sports and recreation


Local leisure clubs and societies


Public Services

  • Household waste and recycling

  • Post Office

  • Mobile Library

  • Rooms for Hire

  • Public Transport

  • Police

Village Hall

Consists of several rooms and used by many groups. The large hall  is used by the very young for their pre-school group. There are also various exercise and sports groups ;hiring the room regularly. The Women’s Institute hold their regular meetings and enjoy the large hall’s amenities. 


The Horsford Social Club also uses the central part of the building all evenings. 


At the front left you will find the Committee Room which is used by various bodies including the Parish Council.

Horsford Parish Council

Jim Graves (Parish Clerk)

01603 898621