Tours and itineraries of Rugby

Rugby Town Guided Tours

The Rugby Town Guides take residents and visitors on a journey of discovery through the town centre, revealing fascinating facts about the history of the borough. The guides are all experts in the history and heritage of the town and love to share their unique knowledge with visitors from around the world.

The free town tours start at Rugby Visitor Centre from April to September. 

Pathway of Fame Walking Tour

The Pathway of Fame is a unique guide around the town of Rugby. It celebrates the history of the game and commemorates some of its most notable players and events.

Browse or search pathway plaques using our guide to find out more about the players and the moments commemorated on the streets of the birthplace of the game.

Rugby Blue Plaques

Across the UK, blue plaques mark places that have historical importance or were relevant to the lives of famous people.

In 2004, a comprehensive trail of blue plaques, marking out famous buildings, people and events, was created in Rugby.

Rugby's Famous Names

From the jet engine to Alice in Wonderland, Rugby's influence on the world stretches far beyond the sport which bears its name.

Rugby has provided the inspiration for literary classics, the foundations for pioneering work in science and engineering.