It’s raining , it’s pouring… let’s do some drawing! If you have come to the beautiful city of Bath but the British weather has let you down, fear not, as this family friendly city is bursting with fun activities to while away a rainy afternoon.

From arts and crafts workshops to soft play centres, BabyBreaks has done the hard work for you, and researched the Top 5 Best Child-Friendly Indoor activities to do in Bath.

1. The Makery

A crafty haven for both adults and children, this haberdashers-come-workshop holds wonderful events all year round for making, painting and sewing your own unique creations. From a Tie Dye T-Shirt to Superhero Masks and Capes, there’s something every child will love to make! Workshop prices include tea and coffee for mum and dad.

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2. Fashion Museum

Delve into contemporary and historic dress at this fantastic museum, which is much-loved by families thanks to its hand-on displays. Kids will love the dress up section, where they can try dresses, coats and bonnets from the Victorian and Georgian era. Don’t forget to get a snap in front of the Royal Crescent backdrop as a souvenir! There are also lots of free, creative activities on during the school holidays.

Address: Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QH

Opening Times: Open daily 10:30 am – 4pm


3. The Egg Theatre

This acclaimed children’s theatre shows a great variety of plays for all ages, and has become a renowned venue for its community outreach and youth work. Current performances include Hansel and Gretel, Snow Mouse and Over the Moon – a first opera for little people.

Address: 36 Monmouth St, Bath BA1 2AN

Opening Times: Open daily 9am – 4pm



4. The Holburne Museum

Enjoy hands-on activities, an animal trail and a great range of children’s workshops at The Holburne Museum, housing Sir William Holburne’s collection of fine art and sculptures. Admission to the museum is free, although some of the seasonally changing temporary exhibitions may be charged.

Address: Great Pulteney St, Bath BA2 4DB

Opening Times: 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, 11am to 5pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays


5. Go Bananas Soft Play Centre

Rated the best indoor play centre in the area, this clean and friendly space offers a hours of fun for your little ones! There is a separate play area for under 3’s , and two areas over 3’s complete with ball pit, slides, bridges, rope swings, trampolines and more! Adults have been well catered for too, with free WIFI and freshly ground coffee in the comfortable viewing lounge.

Address: Writhlington Sports Centre, Knobsbury Lane, Radstock, Bath, BA3 3NQ

Opening Times: 9.00am – 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 9.00am – 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday.



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