It is coterminous with Thurnby, the two villages being usually considered to be one unit.
Most of Bushby is situated to the South of the main road from Leicester to Uppingham.
There is an early 20th century United Reformed Church on the main road.
Bushby has two small greens, and beside one of them is the picturesque Rose and Crown.
Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Bushby for groups.