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Rugby School bookshop


Barby road,
CV22 5DP


Rugby School is one of the oldest public schools in England. The school was founded in 1567 as a provision in the will of Lawrence Sheriff. The game of rugby owes its name to the school and cross country running began at the school.

Gift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeGuided tours mandatoryVenue approved for civil marriageWedding receptions

Opening details

Working school, only open for guided tours.

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  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Guided tours mandatoryGuided tours mandatory
  • Venue approved for civil marriageVenue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

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