The Museums in the borough are always a good option for families on a dismal rain day.
Find out about the way Royal Tunbridge Wells was discovered and the famous people that came and stayed; why it was such a rich area even out in the most rural of areas like Horsmonden and Cranbrook (site of a famous windmill).
Learn about the smugglers’ battle, Goudhurst v. Hawkhurst, and how the heritage is remembered today.
There are several activity centres to choose from. Indoor and outdoor fun at MinorMania will keep the little ones occupied whatever the weather whilst free Wi-Fi keeps the older ones amused.
For the creative, visit Glazy Daisy craft studio where you can have a go at jewellery making, pottery, painting or make your own teddy bear. At Slap ‘n’ Dash pottery at Hawkhurst Fish Farm, children of all ages are welcome too. Perhaps a bit of fishing on the side if the waterproofs are handy?
Waterstones bookshop in the town centre often has book readings and special character visits especially for the young and young at heart!
Finally, of course we have theatres and cinemas with cafés to ramp up the relaxation factor. Check our rainy days page for more.