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Rugby holds the unique position as the birthplace of rugby football and, as you would expect, many of the town's attractions stir the passions of sporting enthusiasts. The town offers a pilgrimage for those who want to immerse themselves in the history, culture and development of the game.  Visit our World Rugby Hall of Fame and Rugby School, where the game was born. Take a stroll along our Pathway of Fame to learn about some of the greats in the game or see William Webb Ellis immortalised in statue.

Delve deeper and you'll discover so much more to the town. Choose from museums and gardens or wildlife and water sports. You’ll also find a lively entertainment scene in and around Rugby, which features live music, cinema and theatre.

Across the town there are galleries, museums and live music venues. You can explore contemporary arts at the Rugby Art Gallery and find out about Rugby’s local history at the museum.

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