Ideas For Rainy Days in Wiltshire
We all know that British weather isn’t always renowned for being good but don’t let the rainy days stop you exploring Wiltshire, we’ve put together a handy guide of ideas for rainy days…
See conservation in action
Take a trip to The Merchant’s House on Marlborough’s High Street and see conservation in action. Find out more about the lifestyle of Thomas Bayly, the original owner of the house, and a prosperous silk mercer and learn about the conservation techniques in place to restore this impressive house.
Crack the codes in one of our Escape Rooms
Enjoy a spot of retail therapy
Improve your culinary skills
Hone those culinary skills on a trip to one of our cookery schools. Courses for all different levels are available and learn about different types of food from traditional British through to Spanish, Indian and more.
Sample some local ales
Join in on a tour of the famous Wadworth Brewery in Devizes and learn about the history and traditions of this brewery or visit one of our micro-breweries like the Three Daggers Brewery in Edington and sample our local ales, beers and more.
Explore Wiltshire's Museums
The majority of our museums are indoors allowing you to escape the rain outside! Come and learn about our archaeological history at the Wiltshire Museum in Devizes or the Salisbury Museum. Get up close to aeroplanes at Boscombe Down Aviation Collection or hop aboard some locomotives at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway in Swindon or see classic cars at the Atwell-Wilson Motor Museum in Calne.
Catch up on the latest blockbusters and see live screenings
Book yourself onto a spa break
Relax in one of our spa hotels, whether for a short break or on a day spa visit you’ll soon forget about the rain outside!