Rainy days

Don't let the weather rain on your parade. You can have tons of fun at our places come rain or shine.

Rain is great... for making a mud pies

Rain is one of the perfect ingredients for a fabulous mud pie. Our roving reporter, Leni has some help from some mucky experts in our guide to making a mud pie. Give it a go and you can tick off one of your 50 things to do before you're 11¾.

Fun things to do when it's soggy

  • The rain brings all sorts of amazing creatures out of hiding, so brave the weather and you never know what you might see.
  • See how many splashes it takes to get the water out of a puddle.
  • A sudden downpour is the perfect excuse to pop into one of our tea-rooms or restaurants and enjoy something yummy.
  • Escape the wet weather and pick up an indoor activity pack or see what strange things you can find.

Downloadable activities (pdfs)

  • All about the weather

    If you thought that Cumulonimbus was Harry Potter's broom, you might need to brush up on your fac...

  • Forecast the weather

    Have a go and see if you can cut it as a weather forecaster, following our tips.

  • Wet weather

    Fancy a day out, at one of our houses or buildings? There are many ways to enjoy a day indoors.

Indoor adventures for rainy days

Children in the kitchen at Erddig

Children in the kitchen at Erddig

A bit of rain doesn't have to spoil a family day out. Here are some ideas for things to do indoors on those rainy days.