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Over 100 pages of our Sussex village news, information and history!

Welcome to HorstedKeynes.Com the web site for all who love our Beautiful Sussex Village. With thousands of visitors each month you will find much to interest both long time residents as well as visitors to our area. From Horsted Keynes Parish Church, more than 1000 years old, to the Bluebell Railway which regularly brings our village to TV screens all over the world. For example in Downton Abbey, Sherlock Holmes and many Disney blockbusters! There's accommodation and local photos too. We also try to represent villagers' views on sometimes contentious local issues in the same friendly way they might be discussed in the pub. If you have anything to add or correct please email the webmasters.


Old and New This ever expanding section features pictures in and around the village from more than 100 years ago - recommended.

Our Information section has details of local doctors, dustmen, police, and shopping, plus local clubs and societies' contact details.

Films of Horsted Keynes in years gone by We have just started to set up this major addition to the village web site.  1953 - 1993

How Horsted Keynes' roads have altered 
Maps of local roads now, and a look at how the area has changed in over 200 years.

Webcams As featured live on the BBC web site showing our village to the world.

How it was in '86 Just 25 years ago, yet the village is so altered! Pages from an early electronic disc.

Budget 3G Mobile Broadband antennas Connect from a not-spot like ours easily

Bonfire Blues Why do some residents still light up without thinking?

A Wartime Railway Tragedy remembered.

Helping you find your long lost relatives, post a free request on our Family History Help Wall.

Our French Twin We are twinned with the village of Cahagnes through the Horsted/Cahagnes Society.

Weather Live weather report direct from our village.

Pictures of beauty spot Ludwell spring.  

Power cut misery! We get far too many of them here in rural Sussex!


The Forge, 100 years agoHilary BallSt. Giles ChurchStick 'em up! I'm armed!The mill in September 2004Our own Post Office!

  Free Small Ads Looking for a job or got something to sell? Village residents can advertise here free! Providing we have room

History Snippets featuring accounts of life in the village more than 100 years ago. Including A dolmen circle around the church?  Where was the Village Boatyard?

Village Memories of war years and lots of Old Pictures of the village.  

Southern Ways 15 years ago in 1997 BBCtv South visited the village for a week of live television programmes. Look here if you would like to watch it all over again.

Places to visit We're not just the Bluebell Railway! There are many other things to do in this area.

"Land of Hope and Glory" and its authors' connections with our village, plus lots of other local interest subjects.

Horsted Keynes in the News  Look here to see the latest events that have put our village in the news.

President Kennedy slept here! No, really he did, shortly before he was assassinated.

In and around Horsted Keynes Mill. Our enlarged page with a dozen fascinating very old views of the area.

Kelly's Directory 1874 Our entry from the "Kelly's Post Office Directory" for 1874. listing local farms, businesses, landowners.

Did we photograph the Aurora Spy Plane flying over our village? As recently featured on BBCtv and Radio.

A Railway Mystery (Updated)
Solved, the reason why there are huge earthworks and a station where trains have never run. The Ouse Valley railway, started but never finished!  

Other subjects that interest local residents include Computer Cycles and Electric Scooter Instructions - FREE Downloads!


March 2020 We own copyright or have permission to use every picture and all the text on this site. Almost all our pictures may be downloaded for personal use only, while many may be right clicked to be seen in best resolution.   You may not copy our pictures or text onto public media or another web site without our specific permission which will not be unreasonably refused as long as you ask first! Once bitten, twice shy, so we will pursue this policy by law if necessary. Please see "What I can and can't do with your pictures". You can contact the site at