The market town of Rugby can be found on the River Avon in Warwickshire, in the West Midlands of England. Being the famous home of the sport of rugby, the town has many notable landmarks on offer including The Rugby Football Museum, where traditional rugby balls are handmade.
The museum also contains a vast amount of rugby football memorabilia and is a must-see for fans of the game. The town also features statues of three famous locals: Rupert Brooke, Thomas Hughes and William Webb Ellis and are very popular amongst visitors.
Rugby School Museum
If you ever wondered how the popular football game got it’s name , well it all started here. This school is one of the most prestigious in England, and the museum here tells all why that is so. (01788 556 216)
Ryton Organic Gardens
Located 7 miles from Rugby is the national centre for organic gardening. A highlight here is the Vegetable Kingdom attraction, which tells you everything you ever wanted to know about Britain’s vegies. There is also a restaurant and coffee shop so you can taste the organic produce. (02476 303 517)