Originally two parishes Beeston with Bittering is a large parish located in central Norfolk, northwest of East Dereham. United in the 20th century, and not immediately adjacent, Bittering is located just to the northeast of Beeston.
Beeston with Bittering is a large parish located in central Norfolk, about 5 kilometres northwest of East Dereham. Originally two parishes, Beeston and Bittering were united in the 20th century. They were not immediately adjacent, with Bittering located just to the northeast of Beeston. This means that the modern parish has a peculiar shape. The present settlement pattern in the parish is generally one of scattered houses and farms, with the central Beeston village the only large concentration.