The market town of Rugby is situated in beautiful Warwickshire, in the heart of the Midlands with exceptional access to railway and motorway networks.
For a small market town, Rugby has some admirable claims to fame. The birthplace of the game of rugby football in 1823, it is also home to Rugby School, one of England’s oldest and most prestigious public schools and also Frank Whittle designed the first British jet engine whilst based at Rugby in 1930s.
Rugby town has a special ambivalence as history mingles with the present day. Shoppers experience everything from traditional old-world charm, to High Street names in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. 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 Galley, Museum and Library. Rugby Theatre is on hand to take in a show or play and also shows the latest films.
Rugby town offers good facilities including, excellent private and public schooling, local hospitals, churches, many hotels, and at night buzzes with its array of restaurants and cafes, and nightclubs and bars. Other places to enjoy include the historic Coombe Abbey House and Country Park, Draycote Water Reservoir and Nature Reserve, Stanford Hall and the Oxford Canal all within easy access.
Rugby town offers something for every member of the family day and night.