Cosby lies to the south of Leicester.. The larger villages of Broughton Astley and Countesthorpe are both close
Cosby is well placed to pick up motorway links – junction 21 the MI/M69 intersection being about 5 miles away. There is railway station at nearby Narborough (eg Birmingham approximately ¾ hour ) and also one at South Wigston, under 4 miles away. Public bus transport continues to run regularly from Cosby.
Cosby Primary Community School takes pupils from ages 4 - 11
Portland Street Cosby Leicestershire LE9 1TE Tel: 0116 286 3103
Brooke House Day School is an independent school, taking pupils from ages 2 - 14 Croft Road Cosby Leicester LE9 1SE .
Tea Pot Day Nursery, located at nearby Broughton Astley, offers day care and out of school hours facilities for children from birth to eight years of age.
Cosby has its own public library and fulfils a range of day to day shopping needs, such as food, newsagent, chemist, hairdressers and a car repair garage. There is also a Farm Shop a little distance from the village.
The three village halls support a thriving community spirit where a variety of activities take place. The beautiful parish church of St Michael and All Saints dates back to later Middle Ages but the first rector is recorded as far back as 1220. There are also Baptist and Methodist churches within the village.
Cosby Golf Club promotes itself as a progressive Club, ‘keen to move forward with the times’, and welcoming players of all abilities. It can be found on Chapel Lane, off Broughton Road, LE9 1RG, Tel: 0116 4759.
For younger football players, there is the Cosby United Youth & Juniors Football Club.
Cosby Park, Cosby Cricket Club promote themselves as an ambitious club, running senior teams for all abilities and junior teams for under 17s.
Originating in the late 1980’s, there is also a thriving Rugby Football Club.