The market town of Rugby is situated in beautiful Warwickshire, in the heart of the Midlands.
At the time of the Great Domesday Survey Rugby was known as 'Rochberie' - 'roche' meaning stone and 'berie' an important place.
The excellent railway and motorway network, Grand Union and Oxford Canals, situated on Rugby's doorstep, have all played their part in Rugby's rapid growth.
However, Rugby is known as the birthplace of rugby, a game played and enjoyed worldwide, enthusiasts can visit the unique rugby football heritage within the town and follow the ' Pathway to Fame' trail.
Visitors to the town, experience Rugby's very special ambience, as history mingles with the present day. The delightful floral displays in Caldecott Park, provide a relaxing diversion, whilst shoppers experience everything from traditional old -world charm, to High Street names.
The magic of outdoor markets held in the heart of the town, and the rural charm of Monthly Farmer's Markets, is a welcome return to the joys of shopping in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Rugby football fan or not, Rugby School can't fail to impress with its beautiful buildings, a tour of the School and School Museum is highly recommended. Ex-scholars include author Lewis Carroll, poet Rupert Brooke, actor Anthony Quayle.
Other famous Rugbians include; Sir Frank Whittle who developed the jet engine here, Sir Norman Lockyer astronomer and scientist and Sir Denis Gabor developed the theory of Holograms here.
Art lovers can relish in Rugby's renowned collection of contemporary art, housed alongside Rugby's Tripontium collection of Roman artefacts, in the impressive Art Gallery, Museum & Library.
Health and Fitness Club
Pub and BarWilliam Webb Ellis
Carlton Hotel & Restaurant
Denbigh Arms Hotel
La Casa Loco
Maharaja Indian Restaurant
Olde Coach House Inn
Stag & Pheasant Inn
Dunchurch & Bilton CC (Cricket)
Moulton Basketball Club (Basketball)
Newbold on Avon CC (Cricket)
Newbold-on-Avon R.F.C. (Rugby Union)
Old Laurentians RFC (Rugby Union)
Rugby and Northampton AC (Athletics)
Rugby Polo Club (Polo)
Rugby Racing CC (Cycling)
Rugby SC (Swimming & Diving)
Webb Ellis Ltd
Polly's Plants & Flowers
Wyevale Garden Centre
Village Farm Nursery
Tebbs Garden Centre
Whiskers & Tails
Twisted Halo Promotions
Sheep Street Cobblers
World of Difference
Malt Kiln Farm Shop
Feldon Forest Farm
The Wholefood Shop
Wild & Free
Rugby Health Foods
T K Maxx
Halsey & Creery Opticians
Tebbs Garden Centre
Pets At Home
Willow Farm Equestrian Centre(Riding)
Places to Stay near Rugby
Three Horseshoes Hotel (0.20 miles)
Carlton Hotel & Restaurant (0.29 miles)
Widdington House (0.45 miles)
Diamond House Hotel (0.48 miles)
Grosvenor Hotel (0.51 miles)
The Holly Bush Inn (0.60 miles)
Premier Inn Rugby North (Newbold) (1.28 miles)
Brownsover Hall Hotel (1.32 miles)
Premier Inn Rugby North (M6 Jct1) (2.05 miles)Within easy reach of the M6. For shops and local amenities Rugby town centre is 1.5 miles away, Coventry city centre is just 7 miles away. Attractions include a local market, Ricoh Coventry City football ... More | visit website
Hillmorton Manor (2.16 miles)
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