"Rugby; where I live" Rugby by geoveo

Rugby Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 33 photos

The Victorian clock tower and St Andrew's church,
Rugby School

One of the William Butterworth "Victorian High Gothic" buildings to be found here in Rugby. Examples can also be seen in London and Oxford.

Statue of William Webb Ellis.

This is a statue of William Webb Ellis, the originator of Rugby Football. He started the, now world-wide, game here at Rugby School in 1823.

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  • Intro Updated Jul 26, 2007
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  • lohki's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2007 at 6:26 AM

    Wow... I didn't even know there WAS a town called Rugby! Hello from Toronto, Canada.

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Nov 2, 2007 at 2:38 AM

    Great photos and good tips - now come on oop North! LOL! Gillybob greetings

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2007 at 3:33 AM

    Rugby and jet engines. Interesting place.

  • grets's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2007 at 1:51 PM

    I don't think I have ever been to Rugby, but it looks like it might be worth a visit. :-)

  • SLLiew's Profile Photo
    Aug 11, 2007 at 4:19 AM

    You live in a neat town. Home of Rugby! Reminds of Tom Brown's Schooldays that I read a long time ago :)

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2007 at 9:16 PM

    Lovely photos and interesting tour around your town of Rugby! Some great old and new buildings and architecture there!

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