Rugby formerly Rocheberie is a town within the shire county of Warwickshire, West Midlands Region, England, United Kingdom. It sits on the eastern side of the county in proximity with Coventry, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. The area's earliest known history dates back the Iron Age. There was also a Roman settlement within the town's territory called as Tripontium during the Roman times in England. The town today is famous for its collection of ancient architectures, shopping destinations and for being home of the world famous rugby football.
Nestling in the heart of the undiscovered Warwickshire countryside, Rugby holds the unique position as the home of rugby football and, as you would expect, many of its attractions stir the passions of the rugby enthusiast.
The major roads A45, A426, A428, M1, M6 and M45 serve the area. The nearest places from the town aside from Coventry
and Leicetershire are Daventry, Hinckley
, Leamington Spa, Lutterworth, Nuneaton, Northampton
, and Southam.
Top Attractions within and nearby RugbyBrandon Marsh Nature Reserve is at Brandon Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom. It is one of the country's leading local environment charity that protects and makes wildlife and natural habitats flourish. The reserve covers over two hundred acres of land complete with grassland, lakes, marshes, woods and flourishing wildlife. It is a fascinating destination to go to as it opens everyone's eyes to the beauty of nature.
Cock Robin Wood lies along Dunchurch Road, Bilton, Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. It is a celebrated nature reserve that offers a fine venue to relax and unwind whilst homing abundant flora and fauna. The usual activities on the site are jogging, leisure walking, sight seeing and walking dogs.
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum features large collection of Roman artifacts, ancient commercial pieces, temporary art exhibitions and a number of historical items related to the town of Rugby's history and development. Visitors can find the establishment along Little Elborow Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom.
Rugby School Museum is nestled on the prestigious Rugby School (the origin of the Rugby Football Game) in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. The museum features large collection of historical items that tell about the history of the school and its students. It also offers a special tour wherein visitors will be able to see the school's original classroom, temple speech room and many other interesting sites within the said educational institution.
Ryton Organic Gardens boasts abundant organic plants and wildlife on a 10-acres of fertile land. It is located within Coventry, England, United Kingdom. Visitors can get to go around the gardens, dine on its Organic Restaurant and shop on its store that sells wide variety of books, organic seeds, gardening essentials and fresh produce from the gardens itself.