The Parish of Croxton sits in The Brecks in south Norfolk having borders with Stanford and Sturston to the north, Wretham to the east, Kilverstone to the south , and Thetford and Lynford to the west.
The importance of the landscape in the parish is recognised by its designation as an Area of Special Protection (policy ENV.1) – Area of Important Landscape Quality.
The parish is largely rural farmland in nature having two main residential areas located at Croxton village and at Hill House Lane/Heathlands Drive in addition to scattered smaller farm/residential locations.
Croxton is a thriving active parish with a Post Office/Shop, Village Hall, Playing field and Play Area, an RNA Club plus a number of separately organised Activity Groups. The Village Hall Committee also organise a number of events throughout the year.
The village is predominantly defined as a conservation area and has a number of listed buildings and structures, the largest of these being All Saints Church, parts of which experts believe date back to 800 – 900 AD.