Blaby is a small town, a parish and a suburb in the conurbation now known as Leicester city. It used to be a separate village and parish about 4 miles south of Leicester and 101 miles north of London. The parish includes the chapelry of Countesthorpe and covered 3,300 acres in 1887. A branch of the River Soar passes just north of the village, as does the Union Canal.
If you are planning a visit:
- By automobile, take the A426 motorway south out of Leicester city.
You can see pictures of Blaby which are provided by:
You can see the
administrative areas in which Blaby has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP566972 (Lat/Lon: 52.569688, -1.166341), Blaby which are provided by: