Rainy day fun with the kids in Andover

Its raining, its pouring, no way are the kids still snoring !!!

Unless your a big fan of outside muddy puddle splashing fun like Peppa pig on rainy days ,you will be looking for indoor fun to enjoy with your children in Andover.

Here are some suggestions for you to do with the children on a rainy day in Andover, Hampshire;

Bowling at Riverside Bowl, in bridge street, Andover, it is not just a Bowling venue, it also offers Glo-Golf, Snooker and Pool, together with an American Diner. Booking your game time slot in advance via their website here is a good idea as space is limited and turning up somewhere and not getting in as they are busy is a nightmare no parent wants to face with children in tow.

A visit to Andover museum, Andover from prehistoric times to the present day. Enjoy an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions, including art, craft, photography, history and more… visit the museum and then relax in our coffee shop. The museum is free to visit.

Visit Andover library, share a story together, or take part in one of the activities on the craft tables in the childrens section or do some research on a family topic. The library often holds free events and activities, have a look here at the latest events on offer.

Visit a Soft play / Indoor play centre, These were designed for wet days a place for the children to run around burning off energy. Soft play can be found at the following places in Andover;

Merlins kingdom,the children’s indoor play centre at Andover Leisure Centre,a 3 storey soft play facility for children aged 18 months up to a height of 4ft 11’.

Jungle Jungle, open everyday 0930-1730, Andover’s indoor jungle adventure play area for accompanied children from 0 – 11 years.

Totcity, found in the chantry centre, Andover,a play centre for toddlers and pre-schoolers.Discover a scaled-down street designed to inspire young children to explore and pretend to their hearts’ content.

Finkley down farm, Open all year round, Finkley Down Farm has a massive indoor play barn with different areas for different age ranges.

Is there somewhere great you visit in Andover with your children when its raining?

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