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Explore historic Dunchurch

As a civil parish and village on the south-west outskirts of Rugby, Dunchurch was first recorded in the Domesday Book in the 11th century, and is now home to great activities that offer fantastic value for the entire family.

Dunchurch days out

Whether you're a family with kids with a free weekend and nothing to do, or a business person with half a day to spare whilst out on the road, Dunchurch has attractions to suit all needs Why not explore the natural wonders of Draycote Water Country Park, there's plenty to keep you busy. Starting with the striking views of Hensborough Hill, take the footpath down to this superb Country Park where you'll see the 630-acre reservoir. Perfect for walks or bike rides, visitors to Draycote Water Country Park also enjoy a spot of fishing or sailing as well as relaxing with a picnic or barbeque.

Galloping in the paddock

The High Cross Equestrian Centre in Claybrook Magna is a 25-minute car ride from Dunchurch and accommodates horse riders of all ages & abilities. Approved by the Association of British Riding Schools, the qualified instructors of High Cross will encourage and build confidence in beginners from the age of four and provide hats for those looking to try out this activity for the first time. For affordable accommodation, try our Travelodge Rugby Dunchurch hotel which is under 3 miles away. For accommodation more central to Rugby, the Travelodge Rugby Central hotel is under 4 miles from Dunchurch.