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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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!
Interactive, family-friendly technology centre.
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.
National Trust Victorian Gothic house, gardens, woodland, 3 play areas, 2 cafes, and shop...Phew! And all on Bristol's doorstep. Open every day.
M Shed is an exciting and innovative flagship museum for Bristol with gallery space and a packed events schedule.
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
Enjoy a lively programme of independent film, digital media and events at this fantastic media centre in the heart of the Harbourside
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.
Freedog Urban Activity Centres Bristol is not just your ordinary trampoline park. They have the coolest Parkour Academy and Skills Area in the South West.
Centre giving visitors the opportunity to explore environmental issues and discover greener choices in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere
A historic church notable for its stunning quarterjacks which still strike every fifteen minutes.
A micro distillery with monthly tours.
North Somerset & the Mendips
Adventure caving, climbing and abseiling in the famous Cheddar Gorge. Are you ready for the challenge?
Bristol Shopping Quarter
The oldest Methodist building in the world, constructed as a meeting room and accommodation after Wesley began to preach in 1739.
Bristol Shopping Quarter
The oldest church in Bristol that's still in operation, founded between 1124 and 1137 by the Earl of Gloucester
Bowood House & Gardens at Bowood Hotel Spa & Golf Resort
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.
At City-Cab Tours we offer you a unique, door to door, ‘Guided’ tour experience of Bristol, both old and new, in the comfort of a modern saloon vehicle.