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rainy day activities for your caravan holiday

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February 7, 2022

Being in Britain means we can never be guaranteed sunshine all year round.

And although staycations are still as popular in 2022 as they were in 2021 it may still rain during your caravan holiday. But we are here to tell you that you can’t let a bit of rain stop you from having fun and making memories! There are so many fun rainy day activities that you can do on your caravan holiday. To make things easier for you we’ve put all our amazing ideas into a list below so hopefully you find one that suits your family.

make use of the facilities on-site

If you are at one of our Darwin Escapes resorts you will find a range of different facilities available to use that will be perfect for all the family. From indoor swimming pools to restaurants, outdoor splash areas and bowling. You will be able to stay entertained no matter what the weather is at our resorts and make memories that will last forever.

Here is a list of facilities you may find at our Darwin Escapes resorts:

  • Indoor swimming pools
  • Play parks
  • Outdoor splash areas
  • Bowling
  • Restaurants
  • Gyms
  • Spas
  • Go Active activities

have a movie day

rainy day activities for your caravan holiday - have a movie day

If you do find it’s raining during your caravan holiday and you want to stay inside a great idea would be to have a movie day. Either make sure you have some snacks in or face the rain to stock up on some goodies then you’re good to go. Find all your favourite family films that will be perfect to watch during your movie day!

find some indoor attractions

No matter where in the UK you are for your caravan holiday you won’t be more than a short car journey away from some amazing indoor attractions. This could be anything from a trip to the cinema, an indoor play area, indoor shopping centre, museums etc. If you stay at one of our Darwin Escapes resorts you won’t be far from some fun indoor attractions for all the family.

play some games

rainy day activities for your caravan holiday - play some games

The main thing you want to do when you are looking for ideas for rainy day activities for your caravan holiday is ensure that you are doing things that keep everyone entertained. Make sure your prepared for your holiday and take some games with you that you can play together.

Top 6 games to play as a family:

  • Monopoly
  • Cluedo
  • Game of Life
  • Trivia Pursuit
  • Pack of cards
  • Guess Who?

get creative

If arts and crafts is your thing then it’s the perfect time to do so when it’s raining. Whether that’s with a drawing competition or you want to get even more creative and make something out of all the things you can find at the caravan park. It’s a great excuse to think a little differently and create some amazing things together.

bake some treats

rainy day activities for your caravan holiday - bake some treats

Why not pop to the local shops and get all the ingredients you need to make some baked goods. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a baker why not get the packet mixes of cookies and brownies etc. It doesn’t matter how you make them everyone will enjoy eating them at the end!

go out and explore in the rain

Sometimes when it is raining and you have the right clothing, there is nothing better than to go out and explore in the rain. Go on a countryside walk or find a viewpoint to walk to. It’s a great way to enjoy some fresh air, be at one with nature and get some good exercise in.

We have 24 different resorts across the UK which offer holidays and holiday home ownership options.

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