It is close to the very heart of Roman Britain, where the Fosse Way crosses Watling Street at High Cross.
The village is coterminous with Claybrooke Parva, which has the parish church.
A former nonconformist chapel has had its side opened up to create a workshop.
Claybrooke Mill is a watermill which has been grinding corn since 1988, after a gap of 25 years. There has been a mill on the site since the 13th century.