Billesdon is a village and civil parish in the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England, with a population of 745 according to the 2001 census. It is just off the A47, nine miles east of Leicester. The Billesdon bypass opened in October 1986. Nearby places include Houghton on the Hill (the next village towards Leicester), and Skeffington (the next village east towards Uppingham), Tilton on the Hill, and Gaulby. The Billesdon Brook flows through the village.
Billesdon has several amenities including two public houses: the 'Queens Head', situated on Church Street, and 'The New Greyhound Inn', situated in the Market Place. There is also a village store, a hairdresser, and a doctors' surgery. On Church Street there is a post office and on 'Leicester Road' there is a garage. There is a mobile butcher and a mobile fishmonger who each visit once a week. A mobile chipshop visits twice a week. There is a fire station. The Coplow Centre is Billesdon's own leisure centre featuring multi purpose sports area, and a concert hall. The Centre has various events taking place throughout the year such as drama productions, entertainment evenings, sports, etc. The church is St John the Baptist. There is an FM transmitter, on Life Hill close to Tilton on the Hill at Lord Morton's Covert wood at Sludge Hall.