Oadby is a small town just five miles southeast of Leicester city centre. It is known for the Leicester Racecourse which is located at the border between Stoneygate and Oadby, and the University of Leicester Botanical Garden.
This town is primarily a residential area for families and it has a diverse population. It is comprised of various properties ranging from Edwardian homes to current purpose-built accommodation blocks. Such properties are quite popular among university students especially those who are just at the beginning of their university life.
Oadby is an interesting town to visit and discover. Aside from the main attractions in this town, there are numerous restaurants such as the Cheikho's, Oadby Spice, Swatlands, Grange Farm, and Oadby Owl; shoppers' destinations such as the Asda Oadby Superstore and Waitrose; and other places of interest such as Uplands Park, Oadby Tennis Club, Brocks Hill Country Park and Visitor Centre, Oadby Swimming Pool, Oadby Tennis Club, and Saint Paul's Church.
Sports clubs and leisure centres are also available in town mostly for groups and individuals of all ages. There's the Parklands Leisure Centre is where you can find the Dolly Rockit roller derby league. The Grandville Tennis Club is located at London Road and offers standard tennis for all ages. The local rugby team, the Leicester Tigers, train at the Oval Park.
Whether you are in town for business or leisure, there are local attractions and activities that will keep you interested and busy in this town. Going from one place to the next can be done via local bus line. However, if you need a more comfortable, safer, and relaxing tour of the town within a few days of your stay, it is best to book a chauffeured car in Oadby.