Euston is a village with none of the usual amenities. First mentioned in the Doomsday book, it did not achieve prominence until purchased and developed by Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington in 1666. Today there is a playing field which is run by the modest village social club, otherwise, no shop, no school, no public house, prima facie therefore, not much happening. It provides a pastoral retreat for its residents which number in the region of 144 on the electoral register in 69 households, and of these some six to eight could be described as regular Church members, although many more attend on high days and holidays. In other words, a typical rural village.  

We are a close-knit community, with a good spirit and a general commitment to helping one another and, crucially, providing manpower and expertise in the various charitable events in support of the Church, St Nicholas Hospice and other worthy causes. This effort has the support of Their Graces The Duke and Duchess of Grafton who live at Euston Hall, which is central to the village. The Hall is surrounded by the Euston Estate, which is principally agricultural and residential and provides local employment. It has shoots, equestrian events, including an International Long Distance Riding competition, music festivals plus the long established Rural Pastimes event held in Euston Park on the second Sunday of June. The Countess of Euston has a great interest in rare breeds and has award-winning examples of the Suffolk Trinity with pedigree Red Poll cattle and Suffolk Punch heavy horses. As can be seen this is a community which has a deeply rooted rural tradition with many of those in the village enjoying this country way of life.

Euston Hall, with its wonderful collection of Old Masters and furniture, is open to the public on advertised days between May and September. Visitors also have the chance to view the wonderful Hall grounds, which feature landscaping by John Evelyn, William Kent and Lancelot Capability Brown and can visit the water mill, bygones exhibition and excellent tearooms. All profits from these open days are donated to charity. The present Duke and Duchess have carried out a massive restoration of both the house and grounds over the last four years.

Euston is blessed with a beautiful parish church, set amid the open parkland adjacent to Euston Hall, which is open, with guides on duty, when the Hall is open to the public.  The church provides a continuing focus for annual events such as the Flower Festival and there is a well attended Harvest service and meal which, in addition to giving thanks for the Harvest, is also a happy family occasion for the parishioners.   The church has services on two Sundays in the month, a Morning Prayer and a Holy Communion, both taken from the Book of Common Prayer with Bible readings from the King James Version and hymns from Hymns, Ancient and Modern.