This town near Coventry is home to the prestigious school where the game of rugby was first played. The town's market takes place each Monday, Friday and Saturday.
4 Lawrence Sheriff Street, Rugby
Tel (01788) 534 979
Open Mon-Sat 9.30am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm
Stagecoach buses go to destinations in Warwickshire and neighbouring counties. Useful routes include buses 86 and 87 to Coventry and bus X40 to Leicester.
Virgin Trains go to Birmingham (New Street), Coventry, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London (Euston), Manchester and Milton Keynes.
This historic school educated several notable writers including Lewis Carroll and Salman Rushdie, although it is best known as the birthplace of rugby. The Rugby School Museum has exhibits about the Rugby and the game that originated here.
10 Little Church Street, Rugby
Tel (01788) 556 109