This pretty market town in Warwickshire is just a short hop and a skip from the River Avon. As the name suggests, it’s the birthplace of rugby football, making it a popular choice for sports fanatics with thousands of rugby enthusiast flocking to this town every year. Stay in one of our hotels in Rugby and you too will soon learn more about this popular pastime, soak up the sights and enjoy of its surrounding areas like Leamington Spa, Warwick or Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Book hotels in Rugby
Book one of our Rugby hotels and you’ll be able to immerse yourself in this town’s unique charm. If you wish to embark on a cultural visit, take a trip to the Rugby Art Gallery & Museum – a purpose built building in the heart of the town, home to the ‘Rugby Collection of 20th Century and Contemporary British Art’. Other nearby attractions include the Rugby Theatre, which sits just ten minutes from our Rugby Central hotel. With both classics, modern dramas and musicals, is the perfect place for a cultural night out. If you’re looking for old world charm, the Rugby School Museum, 13 minutes from our Rugby Dunchurch hotel, is not to be missed, as it’s here you’ll discover an abundance of unique artefacts and collections.
Things to do in Rugby
Asides from discovering the unique history and heritage of this area, there is plenty more to do when staying at one of our hotels in Rugby. Oxford Canal is close by and is a must-visit on a sunny day. This 78-mile long canal connects Rugby with both Banbury and Coventry. Draycote Water Country Park is another popular attraction and one that boasts plenty of green space, making it the perfect spot for picnics and family games. Also nearby, you will find the Heritage Motor Centre in the nearby town of Gaydon, with interactive exhibitions about English motoring, it is perfect for taking the children.