Rainy Days Out in Bristol
Bristol is a great place to visit whatever the weather, we know it can be a blow when rain arrives while you're on holiday, but if there's one thing the UK is famous for, it's the unpredictable weather. So grab your brolly and don't fret, because Bristol is full of wet-weather attractions and activites to keep everyone busy when the skies turn grey.
There are cosy museums and galleries, such as MShed, Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, and the Arnolfini, indoor sports from golf at InPlay Golf and Jungle Rumble Adventure Golf to ten-pin bowling at The Lanes plus soft play centres Jump and Playspace and historic churches, cathedrals and indoor/covered shopping centres and markets.
Below are just some of our top ways to while away a rainy day, without worrying about the weather...
The Met Office have also compiled their own list of things to do on a rainy day in Bristol, which you can read by clicking here.
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Interactive, family-friendly technology centre.
Spectacular aquarium in the Harbourside area that provides an amazing underwater adventure from the British coast to exotic tropical seas
Step aboard the award-winning Brunel's ss Great Britain for a ship shape and Bristol fashion day out!
Taking off in Summer 2017, Aerospace Bristol will tell the amazing story of Bristol’s world-class aerospace industry and give you the chance to step aboard a British icon, Concorde 216.
Berkeley Castle is a beautiful and historic Castle, begun in 1117 and still remains the home of the Berkeley family. It is a great day-out for all the family, hosting special events on bank holidays and during school holidays
Museum and art gallery exhibiting some outstanding collections of art, archaeology, Egyptology and natural history in a magnificent building
National Trust Victorian Gothic house, gardens, woodland, 3 play areas, 2 cafes, and shop...Phew! And all on Bristol's doorstep. Open every day.
Enjoy a lively programme of independent film, digital media and events at this fantastic media centre in the heart of the Harbourside
Bristol's first art gallery, housing over 1200 works of art from 19th century to the present day, a coffee shop and a small gift shop.
A leading centre for the contemporary arts, Arnolfini presents an ambitious programme of visual arts, performance, music and film, and offers a wide range of engaging family events.
M Shed is an exciting and innovative flagship museum for Bristol with gallery space and a packed events schedule.
Much more than a fascinating building, being a fine example of a hall church, it is a centre of Bristol's history, civic life and culture
Visit The Fleet Air Arm Museum. The thrill is being there.
At PlaySpace you'll find a more civilised play centre, with natural light, seating with good views, great coffee and homemade healthy food. Seven stimulating play zones for 0-10 year olds.
North Somerset & the Mendips
The Grand Pier is open every day, except Christmas Day, so come hail, rain or shine, you’ll always get a warm welcome. Whatever the weather is doing outside, it’s still fun, fun, fun on the inside.
Pit your wits against 20 climbing challenges, from spinning hold to awe inspiring jumps, all in the safety of Crazy Climb Bristol
North Somerset & the Mendips
The North Somerset Butterfly House is a tropical paradise where you can surround yourself with stunning exotic butterflies and flowers and where warm dry weather is guaranteed.
A unique centre devoted to the production and exhibition of the contemporary visual arts, as well as a great café space
An American-style bowling alley with a difference, this venue also features live music, comedy, private karaoke and diner food
Take a factory tour, see glass blowing demos from the public viewing gallery or just browse the gallery shop