Henfield is a large village and civil parish in the Horsham District of West Sussex, England. It lies 33 miles south of London, 12 miles northwest of Brighton, and 30 miles east northeast of the county town of Chichester at the road junction of the A281 and A2037. The parish has a land area of 4,285 acres . In the 2001 census 5,012 people lived in 2,153 households, of whom 2,361 were economically active. Other nearby towns include Burgess Hill to the east and Shoreham-by-Sea to the south.