The Town of Rugby

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  • Free Wi-Fi in town centre
  • Famous for Rugby School (guided tours Saturdays at 2pm)
  • Town Centre and outskirts almost exclusively Victorian with some Edwardian
  • Lively, pedestrianised shopping centre with many independent shops
  • The “Clock Tower”, covered shopping mall (now renamed “Rugby Central”)
  • Multi storey car park by Library gives access to mall
  • Market on Monday, Friday and Saturday in town centre (around 34 stalls)
  • Farmers Market, last Monday of the month
  • Web Ellis Museum (balls still hand-made there)
  • Art Gallery and Museum (displays artefacts found at Tripontium, nearby Roman settlement and a display on the social and industrial history of Rugby) plus temporary exhibits
  • Elliots Field – Swanky new (2017) retail park on the approach to Rugby