10 ideas for a rainy day

Let’s face it, England is famous for rainy days so we have it covered.

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Have fun inside at the swimming pools in – Atherstone Leisure Complex, Pingles Nuneaton or Lea Marston hotel

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Nuneaton’s Art Gallery & Museum showcases fine art, local history and galleries on local heroine Mary Ann Evans, better known as George Eliot

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Indulge in a spa experience at Lea Marston hotel

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Little ones can let off steam in the indoor play barn at Ash End House Farm

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Step back in time through 900 years of history in Tamworth Castle. Wander the chambers and hallways of this unique building and get a real sense of how the Saxons, Normans, Tudors and Victorians spent their time in the castle.

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Visit the painstakingly restored historic Middleton Hall which is now home to the Peel Collection and Police Museum

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See a show at Bedworth Civic Hall

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Don the knight’s chainmail – will you be loyal to King Richard III or the rebel Henry Tudor at the Bosworth Battlefield Centre?

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Some of us need no excuse for shopping and eating cake! You can do this and shelter from the rain at Planters Garden Centre or Hoar Park Shopping Village. Or browse amongst the hundreds of book and have coffee and cake in the café at Astley Book Farm.

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Prefer snow to rain? Head to the Snowdome in Tamworth for skiing, ice skating and more

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