Bolney is a village and civil parish in the Mid Sussex district of West Sussex, England, near the junction of the A23 road with the A272 road. The village is about five miles (8 km) west of Haywards Heath.

The parish has a land area of 1479.41 hectares (3654 acres). In the 2001 census there were 1209 people living in 455 households of whom 576 were economically active.


For pre-school education there is Bolney Under Fives Pre-School, for 2 to 5 year olds which relies on fund rasing. Also, there is Ark Nursery for 3 & 4 year olds, it follows the Early Years Curriculum.

Finally, there is Bolney Church of England Primary School for 4-11 year olds. It was built in 1871 and has been expanded several times since, in 1996 and 2002.


Bolney is in the constituency of Arundel and South Downs, a fairly new constituency, created in 1997 which has had only two MPs: Howard Flight (Conservative, 1997-2005) and Nick Herbert (Conservative), the current MP who received 49.8% of votes in the 2005 general election.


Bolney Cricket Club was founded in 1840. In 2003 a new pavilion was designed and built by players.

Bolney Rovers Football Club plays in the Mid Sussex Football League, there is also a Veterans team for the over 37s.

Bolney Stoolball Club is a ladies' Stoolball Club that play on Tuesday & Thursday evenings.

Batchelor’s Field is the village's main recreation ground.

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