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Estate Agents in Blaby

Area Guide to Blaby, Leicestershire

Blaby, in the heart of Leicestershire, is a desirable village adjacent to the M1. With Leicester only 5 miles away, you can live in a friendly community while being only a 20-minute journey from the metropolis. So whether you are thinking of moving to Blaby or looking to stay for a couple of days, it’s a lovely place to explore the heritage side of Leicestershire. 


In the Blaby District, you can discover incredible shopping places, stunning landscapes, historical adventures, world-class sports and leisure facilities, and a diverse range of culinary options. There are many other local amenities, including:

  • Supermarkets (Waitrose & Partners, Aldi)
  • Convenience stores
  • Opticians
  • Newsagents
  • Beauty salons/hairdressers

If you are unable to find what you are looking for in Blaby, why not take the bus to Leicester City Centre. Highcross is one of the city’s more opulent shopping centres. 

Blaby Parks & Green Spaces

Blaby boasts a wide variety of great green spaces that offer the opportunity for a relaxing walk, a family day out, and reconnecting with nature.

Blaby Road Park is one of the parks and green spaces protected by Fields in Trust. It’s a perfect little park to enjoy with kids, family and friends.

Jubilee Park has a pleasant walking path, benches, and playground equipment, as well as views of the River Soar, which flows right through Leicester.

Glen Parva Nature Reserve Trail: This lovely trail connects to the Grand Union Canal, the Great Central Way, the Sustrans Cycle Route, and a variety of flora and animals, giving you plenty of opportunities to explore this wonderful space!

Things to do in Blaby

You’ll fall in love with Blaby whether you’re moving there or just passing through. You might not want to leave with so many exciting activities and attractions to pick from! With that in mind, here are some ideas for things to do in and around the Blaby District.

Blaby Golf Centre: There are 18 holes on the Congo River Adventure Golf Course, including obstacles and life-sized animals along the way! The track is jam-packed with intriguing attractions such as deserted camps, aeroplane and car debris, and river crossings. It is a big hit with everyone and a great family outing!

Fosse park: Discover the new revamped Fosse Park shopping experience as you browse more of your favourite brands. Explore the pathways between Next and Flannels flagship stores, as well as public art and green spaces that help to reinvent the modern retail experience.

Paradise Found Farm Park provides a complete tourist experience in which adults and children may interact and meet their favourite animals. You can also visit The Kitchen, where you can buy everything from soft drinks to hot coffees and teas, as well as lots of tasty goodies for hungry guests! There are plenty of comfy chairs and tables for everyone to relax and enjoy their beverages while taking a break from the farm activities.


Wondering how to get around Blaby? You’ll be glad to know that despite being a village, there are frequent buses that go around the Blaby area. It’s also only 30 minutes away from Leicester City Centre if travelling by bus and 20 minutes if getting there by car. 


If you are a new parent in the region, Blaby Stokes CE Primary School is a great school with Christian values and also has close links to All Saints Blaby CE Church. Badgerbrook Primary School also has an exceptional reputation; they take pride in being an integrated school that celebrates diversity and has been rated outstanding in their most recent Ofsted inspection.

In the field of higher education, Countesthorpe Leysland Community College has a strong reputation, with several students going on to popular universities such as Cambridge and Oxford.

Looking for an estate agent in Blaby to sell your home?

We at Open House understand that everyone’s situation and needs are unique. That is why we take the time to get acquainted with each and every one of our clients in order to find you the right home in Blaby. So if you’re looking to sell your home and move to the Blaby area, then we can help. To get started, why not sign up for our free house valuation service.

Call us now on 0116 243 7938 for friendly expert help or complete the enquiry form below to arrange your house valuation.

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