Nellayi is a picturesque village located about 17 km from Thrissur
. Bounded by Kurumaali River, this landscape is enriched with palm trees, paddy fields and green lands. This village is noted for numerous temples.
Major tourist attractions are Vylur Shiva Temple, Mahamunimangalam Temple, Karavat Temple, Mullorly Temple, Kolathur Temple and St Mary's Church. Nellayi is an ideal destination for nature lovers. Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport.