Horningtoft is a very small village, in the county of Norfolk, England.  Six miles south of Fakenham, seven miles north of Dereham on the B1146.

The village population in 2021 was 147 in 63 properties.

This site displays village history and family genealogy that has been researched and more can also be seen on the Heritage desk in the church. 

In the Doomesday Book Horningtoft was recorded as Horninghetoft, was held by Ælfric and was 8 furlongs in length and 5 furlongs in breadth.

Village Events


Christmas Coffee MorningSaturday 17th December 10:00am til 12:00 noon Come along and see the Christmas decorations, enjoy coffee, tea, cake and mince pies.  Raffle and Tombola


Heritage Society


St Edmund's Church

Horningtoft Heritage Society started in 1999 ready to celebrate the new millennium.   The society holds bi-annual exhibitions about the village and its inhabitants.

St Edmunds Church is the centre of our village life. Many events are held in the church as the village does not have a village hall or other meeting place.