Have you got the next celebrity chef in the family? Get the youngsters into the kitchen with one of the local Cookery Schools. Temper Temper Chocolate  is sure to be a favourite! Book now while there are still a few places left for the popular School Holiday Workshops.

Manic Ceramix is a new pottery painting café in the centre of Tunbridge Wells. The studio inspires both adults and children alike to get the creative juices flowing and make some unique memories and keepsakes that last a lifetime.

If you are thinking of picking up a creative skills, Arty Farty Retreat in Southborough is the perfect place. This retreat is a creative space where you can learn how to draw a portrait or paint with oils in one of their workshops, take some time for yourself in one of their expression therapy sessions, learn about calligraphy and much more.

Slap n Dash is a pottery studio in the rural area of Hawkhurst. They offer ceramic painting, decopatch, foam clay, canvas painting, ‘Make A Bear’ and craft workshops. Based at the Hawkhurst Fish Farm, you can easily spend a day here taking lunch in the Waterside café.

Afternoon tea options are aplenty in this part of the world from Sandhurst to Brenchley.

Sports centres in Paddock Wood, Cranbrook and Royal Tunbridge Wells provide first class facilities in an enjoyable atmosphere.

With swimming pools, diving pools, gyms, indoor badminton, squash and tennis courts the choice is yours at Tunbridge Wells. The soft play sessions offer an affordable and safe place for your children to play, explore and make friends in the warm and dry.

Many more ideas are lodged on the Rainy Day page  too including curling and climbing.