Blaby
in Leicestershire of England, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
52.576 and -1.164 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 52° 34' 32" and W -1° 9' 50"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:14 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
4:40 am and 9:30 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Blaby

Blaby in Leicestershire (England) with it's 6,300 citizens is a city in United Kingdom about 86 mi (or 138 km) north-west of London, the country's capital city.

Local time in Blaby is now 03:14 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 11 airports in the vicinity of Blaby, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Coventry Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 31 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Derwent Valley Mills in a distance of 41 mi (or 67 km), North-East. Also, if you like golfing, there are a few options in driving distance. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Leicester, Glenfield, Nottingham, Coventry and Keresley. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 18°C / 64 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 75%
Air Pressure 1015.7 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 5% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 18th of June 2019

17°C (63 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

14°C (58 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

16°C (61 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Glasshouse Autograph Collection

Address
1,9 mi
2 Greenside Place
EH1 3AA Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hilton Leicester

Address
1,9 mi
Junction 21 Approach
LE19 1WQ Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 0:00


College Court Conference Centre

Address
3,1 mi
Knighton Road
LE2 3UF Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel

Address
4,2 mi
Grandby Street
LE1 6ES Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Leicester Marriott Hotel

Address
1,7 mi
Smith Way, Grove Park, Enderby
LE19 1SW Grove Park,Enderby,Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Maiyango

Address
4,2 mi
St. Nicholas Place 13-21
LE1 4LD Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 6:30 - 22:30
Weekend: closed


THE BELMONT HOTEL

Address
4,0 mi
20 DE MONTFORT STREET
LE1 7GR Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ramada Leicester Stage

Address
2,6 mi
299 Leicester Rd.
LE18 1JW Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 23:00
Weekend: closed


Stoneycroft

Address
3,9 mi
5 - 7 Elmfield Av.
LE2 1RB Leicester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Holiday Inn LEICESTER

Address
4,1 mi
129 St. Nicholas Circle
LE1 5LX LEICESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Leicester South Wigston Driving Test Routes

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 18:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Route- Led

Driving Test Routes for Leicester South Wigston.


Birmingham to Peterborough Line, South Wigston Station 27.08.2012

Published: August 29, 2012
Length: 11:59 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: HomeMoviePerson

A few shots of Cross Country Trains Class 170 'Turbostars' at South Wigston Station on the Birmingham to Peterborough Line. Filmed on the 27th August 2012. *Filmed in the company of Amy.*


DRS Class 66 No 66402 South Wigston 02/07/2014

Published: July 03, 2014
Length: 46:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: John C

Direct Rail Services 605B 0859 Crewe Bas Hall S.S.M. to Mountsorrel Sidings 02/07/2014 Some freight action today this one runs most days where some only run when required.


Part 2 Flying Scotsman on the Cromwell Pullman

Published: September 12, 2008
Length: 22:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: foxontourthesecond

In the late 1980's (86 or 87) the Cromwell tools company hired the Flying Scotsman to haul a week long series of special trains between Birmingham and South Wigston in Leicestershire. This...


Part 1 Flying Scotsman on the Cromwell Pullman

Published: September 12, 2008
Length: 15:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: foxontourthesecond

In the late 1980's (86 or 87) the Cromwell tools company hired the Flying Scotsman to haul a week long series of special trains between Birmingham and South Wigston in Leicestershire. This...


Part 4 Flying Scotsman on the Cromwell Pullman

Published: September 12, 2008
Length: 06:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: foxontourthesecond

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Windmill Bill by Atomic Uke 2009

Published: October 11, 2009
Length: 09:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Atomic Uke

Another outing of 'Pop Trounce' from Atomic Uke. 'There and back to see how far it is.' is the reply my Nana Broughton would issue from the passenger seat of the car, when my brother and myself...


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Published: January 19, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Chris Bettoney

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Crossing Traffic

Published: September 07, 2011
Length: 47:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jon Matthews

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Campus of the Living Dead

Published: March 21, 2008
Length: 08:07 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Mark Wall

This is a short zombie film I made. It has been played at a couple of film festivals across the country and is going to be mentioned in a book. Check out my group on facebook: http://www.facebook....


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Blaby District

Blaby is a local government district in Leicestershire, England. The district is named after the village of Blaby. It covers the civil parish of Blaby and 23 others. Among these are Cosby, Countesthorpe, Enderby, Huncote, Narborough (the location of the main district council offices), Sapcote, Stoney Stanton, and Wigston Parva.

Located at 52.573, -1.205 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Local government in Leicestershire, Blaby, Non-metropolitan districts of Leicestershire, Local government districts of the East Midlands

Blaby

Blaby is a village in central Leicestershire, England, some five miles south of Leicester city centre. It has population of around 6,240 (2001 figures), and its proximity to the city causes it to form part of the Leicester Urban Area. Its name probably came Old Norse Blábýr = "farmstead or village belonging to a man named Blár" (where the -r is a case ending).

Located at 52.5724, -1.16777 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Leicestershire, Civil parishes in Leicestershire

Leicester South (UK Parliament constituency)

Leicester South is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2011 by Jon Ashworth of the Labour Party.

Located at 52.6, -1.14 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliamentary constituencies in Leicestershire, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1918, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies disestablished in 1950, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1974, Politics of Leicester

Fosse Shopping Park

Fosse Shopping Park is one of Britain's biggest out-of-town shopping parks and it is situated in Enderby parish, in Blaby district, on the southern edge of the city of Leicester, England. The retail park is in an area of mixed industrial and commercial development, about half a mile from Junction 21 of the M1, where it meets the M69. Junction 21 also connects the M1 with the A5460 (Narborough Road), from the centre of Leicester, and Leicester's main ringroad, the A563.

Located at 52.598, -1.179 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Leicestershire, Visitor attractions in Leicestershire, Shopping centres in Leicestershire, Buildings and structures in Leicestershire, Retail parks in the United Kingdom

Glen Parva

Glen Parva is a civil parish in Leicestershire with a population of over 5,000. To the north it runs into Aylestone, and to the east Eyres Monsell and South Wigston. To the south and west it is not immediately surrounded by development. It is a largely residential area with no main shopping or leisure centres, although it is situated next to Fosse Shopping Park, which is one of Britain's largest out-of-town shopping parks.

Located at 52.5867, -1.16167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Leicestershire, Civil parishes in Leicestershire

Grace Road

Grace Road is a cricket ground, in Leicester, England, home to Leicestershire County Cricket Club.

Located at 52.6078, -1.14269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Leicestershire, Sport in Leicester, Buildings and structures in Leicester, Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Cosby, Leicestershire

Cosby is a village in the English county of Leicestershire. Cosby is located in the south west of the county near the larger villages and towns of Whetstone, Blaby and Wigston. Its proximity to the city of Leicester means it is part of the Leicester Urban Area. It is not known how the name originated, and it is first recorded as "Cossebi" in the Domesday Book. It was described as a "considerable village" in 1810 by historian John Nichols.

Located at 52.5517, -1.19333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Leicestershire, Civil parishes in Leicestershire

Whetstone, Leicestershire

Whetstone is a village and civil parish in the Blaby district of Leicestershire, England. It has a population of 6,000 and largely acts as a commuter village for Leicester, five miles to the north. Its proximity to Leicester causes Whetstone to form part of the Leicester Urban Area. The village is bounded on the east by the A426 (on the other side of which is Blaby village), to the north by the railway line from Nuneaton to Leicester, and to the west by the M1.

Located at 52.574, -1.18 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Leicestershire, Civil parishes in Leicestershire

Braunstone Town

Braunstone is a civil parish and is the largest parish within the district of Blaby in Leicestershire, England, now known as the Town of Braunstone or more commonly, Braunstone Town. In 2007 the population was around 15,000. There are around 7,500 households including Thorpe Astley. Braunstone is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.

Located at 52.616, -1.175 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Braunstone, Civil parishes in Leicestershire, Towns in Leicestershire

Littlethorpe

Littlethorpe is a small village approximately 6 miles south of Leicester, separated from the village of Narborough by the Leicester to Birmingham railway line, and the River Soar. The village has expanded over the past 40 years, most noticeably through the creation of two housing estates, the Jelson estate and Barratt estate. Housing continues to be erected, with Parnell Close being completed during 2005. Riddington road farm has now been demolished.

Located at 52.5672, -1.20327 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Leicestershire

Blaby & Whetstone Athletic F.C

Blaby & Whetstone Athletic F.C. is a football club based in Whetstone, near Leicester, Leicestershire, England. They are currently members of the East Midlands Counties League

Located at 52.5684, -1.18106 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football clubs in England, Leicestershire Senior League, Football clubs in Leicestershire, East Midlands Counties Football League

St Andrews F.C

St Andrews Football Club are a football club based in Aylestone, a suburb of Leicester, England. They play in the East Midlands Counties Football League, having joined from the Leicestershire Senior League Premier Division at the end of the 2007–08 season. They should not be confused with another St Andrews F.C. , who play in the Anglian Combination.

Located at 52.6068, -1.15671 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Football clubs in England, Sport in Leicester, Association football clubs established in 1973, East Midlands Counties Football League, Football clubs in Leicestershire, 1973 establishments in England

Roundabout interchange

A roundabout interchange is a type of interchange between a controlled access highway such as a motorway or freeway, and a minor road, in which the slip roads to and from the motorway carriageways converge at a single roundabout, which is grade-separated from the motorway lanes with bridges. A roundabout interchange is similar to a rotary interchange, which uses a rotary rather than a roundabout.

Located at 52.6006, -1.195 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Road junction types, Roundabouts and traffic circles

HM Prison Glen Parva

HM Prison Glen Parva is a male juvenile's prison and Young Offenders Institution, located in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. Glen Parva is operated by Her Majesty's Prison Service.

Located at 52.5832, -1.1451 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government buildings completed in 1974, Young Offender Institutions in England, Juvenile prisons in England, Prisons in Leicestershire, 1974 establishments in England

List of United Kingdom locations: Cos-Cou

Located at 52.55, -1.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

All Saints Church, Narborough

All Saints' Church, Narborough is a parish church in the Church of England in Narborough, Leicestershire.

Located at 52.573, -1.2034 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Church of England churches in Leicestershire, Grade II listed buildings in Leicestershire, Grade II listed churches

Whetstone railway station

Whetstone was a station on the Great Central Railway (GCR), the last main line to be constructed from the north of England to London, which opened in 1899 to serve the Leicestershire village of Whetstone. Whetstone station was built by the Great Central as part of its London Extension, and opened to passengers on 15 March 1899. It was a conventional London extension station, common in towns on villages on the GCR, and was equipped with a single island platform.

Located at 52.5735, -1.1818 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Disused railway stations in Leicestershire, Former Great Central Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1899, Railway stations closed in 1963

Brockington College

Brockington College is a C of E Voluntary Aided middle school located on Blaby Rd in Enderby, Leicestershire, England. It is in the district of Blaby. The school is a specialist Technology College and became an academy on 1 August 2012. Brockington has approximately 880 pupils and capacity for 900 when fully subscribed. Brockington pupils currently move to Lutterworth College at the beginning of Year 10.

Located at 52.5849, -1.2038 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Middle schools in Leicestershire, Technology Colleges in Leicestershire, Church of England schools

River Sence (Wigston)

The River Sence is a Leicestershire tributary of the larger River Soar. The River Sence can be traced eastwards up to the village of Billesdon, and then flows south west through Great Glen, Leicestershire, and then west until the confluence with the River Soar just to the west of Blaby.

Located at 52.5818, -1.1871 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Leicestershire

Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association

The Leicestershire and Rutland County Football Association, also simply known as the Leicestershire & Rutland CFA, Leicestershire FA or LRCFA, is the governing body of football in the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Located at 52.5607, -1.17627 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
County Football Associations, Football in Leicestershire

Ellesmere College Leicester

Ellesmere College is a community special school in Leicester, England. It serves secondary school students with moderate learning difficulties. Established on Monday September 4, 1995, the school is recognized as a specialist Sports College.

Located at 52.6186, -1.16222 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1995, Special secondary schools in England, Sports Colleges in England, Special schools in Leicester

Riverside Business and Enterprise College

Riverside Business and Enterprise College was a secondary school in Rowley Fields, Leicester, England. Awarded Business and Enterprise College specialist status in 2006. Following declining enrollment and a recommendation by the local authority, the school stopped accepting new pupils on October 5, 2009 and closed in Friday July 15th 2011. In its final year the school had approximately 200 students in year groups 8,9 and 11 (ages 12-16).

Located at 52.6123, -1.16217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Defunct schools in Leicester, Educational institutions disestablished in 2011, 2011 disestablishments in England

Samworth Enterprise Academy

Samworth Enterprise Academy, is an Academy (publicly funded, semi-independent all through school) located in Leicester, England. It is a co-educational school for 3-16 year olds that specialises in Food, Business and Enterprise. The school was created on the site of the Mary Linwood Comprehensive School which closed in 1997. It opened in 2007 under the co-sponsorship of the Church of England and businessman David Samworth, and incorporates a fully functioning church.

Located at 52.5931, -1.1389 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 2007, Academies in Leicester, Primary schools in Leicester, Secondary schools in Leicester, Church of England schools

Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields

Braunstone Park & Rowley Fields is an electoral ward and administrative division of the city of Leicester, England. It comprises the western Leicester suburbs of Braunstone Frith, Braunstone Park and Rowley Fields.

Located at 52.6, -1.16667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Areas of Leicester, Braunstone, Leicester, Parks and open spaces in Leicestershire

Aylestone Park F.C

Aylestone Park F.C. is an English football club located in Aylestone, a suburb of Leicester, in Leicestershire. The club plays in the East Midlands Counties Football League. The club was formed in 1968. After spending 23 years in the Leicestershire Senior League, the club was accepted into the East Midlands Counties Football League League for the 2012–13 season after finishing third in the Leicestershire Senior League.

Located at 52.5908, -1.13339 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football clubs in England, East Midlands Counties Football League, Association football clubs established in 1993, Football clubs in Leicestershire, 1968 establishments in England

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18 Jun
2019

Leadership Coaching Network - Tuesday 18th June 2019
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SFT Essentials (Solution-Focused Therapy)
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Let's Talk Good Finance - East Midlands - Leicester
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Reaching People's - LOCAL ACCESS PROGRAMME EVENT
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AWS Project Hours - Leicester
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An Evening With Sandra Pollock
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Branch Annual Meeting - Caring For Working Carers: The Role Of HRM
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Midlands Engine Investment Fund: One Year On
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Leicester Dinner - Christian Business Networking
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Paul Young
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The Gathering - Christian Singles
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19 Jun
2019

‘Intersectionality And Identity.’ The ESRC Midlands Graduate School Conference 2019
Starting at: 10:30 am (10:30).
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Leicester Stories Writers Group Mrs Dalloway Day
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20 Jun
2019

Ile La Wa (We Are Home)
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
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Blaby