The parish of Fakenham Magna, alternatively and confusingly known as 'Little Fakenham', is a small village located on the A1088 road midway between Honington and Euston. 

It is a small Suffolk 'estate' village, now of some sixty dwellings with about 170 residents, whose origins date to a 9th century Saxon settlement although there is evidence of nearby Roman and pre-Roman occupation.   The village is within a Conservation Area, and therefore very little development is permitted.  

With no shop nor Pub and a long-closed village school, the main feature of Fakenham Magna today is the parish church of St Peter.   Perhaps because of the lack of village facilities, there is a mutually supportive culture which embraces the care of the church.   The Church runs weekly ‘Knit and Natter’ sessions and also the Tea Rooms at Euston Hall and produce stalls at various times, all of which contribute to village social life as well as raising money for church funds.   

Songs of Praise and Holy Communion are and held each month for the small but loyal congregation.