A short tourism video about Rugby in Warwickshire. Rugby is the home of rugby football, where back in 1823 William Webb Ellis first invented the game. Rugby School is one of Englands oldest and most prestigious public schools and was the setting of Thomas Hughes semi-autobiographical masterpiece Tom Browns Schooldays. The town is also the birthplace of an aviation great, in April 1937 Sir Frank Whittle built the worlds first prototype of the jet engine here. Today Rugby has an attractive town centre with a good range of shops, restaurants and bars. See www.warwickshire.gov.uk/towns for more details.