Press Release: Has the 6 nations whetted your appetite?

159There are few sports that offer it’s followers an opportunity to visit the town where it all began but if you follow rugby you can do just that. For years fans of the game have visited the Warwickshire town that lends it’s name to the sport, and where William Webb Ellis, “with fine disregard for the rules of football first took the ball in his arms and ran with it”. Interest in the game and it’s history showing no signs of abating and Kate Boats of Warwick are offering fans a chance to visit the town and stop over in style.


Kate Boats hire fleet operate from their base in beautiful Warwickshire, a short and easy trip by canal to Rugby. What better way is there to travel to and stop over in the area than in a 5 star narrowboat fitted out with all the creature comports you could possibly want. Hot showers, comfy beds, fully equipped galley and a pace of life that provides you with the quickest way to slow down!


Being just 20 miles from Rugby fans can make a trip part of their holiday or can spend a weekend aboard but whichever suits. narrowboat hiring is great fun for all of the family. Children love the thrill of being afloat and Kate Boats positively encourage you to bring your dog along too. The trip to Rugby will take you through some stunning countryside past the villages of Napton and Braunston. The route provides plenty to see and do and a good number of canal side pubs to visit, most of which serve excellent meals.


Full details of the Kate Boats fleet can be found on their website at or call them on 01926 492968 for more information on availability.  And for more information on the history of rugby why not look at the Rugby School’s website at


For more information please visit or call 01926 492968.