Families across Monmouthshire are being encouraged to embrace the expected rainfall this week and take advantage of the many activities available across the county.
Whether it be splashing in muddy puddles or heading back in time at one of the many museums, there’s plenty on offer for families looking for something to do as the heavens open.
So here’s Monmouthshire Council’s top ten things to do on a rainy day…
1. Tea, treats and trains
Enjoy a cup of tea and cake while enjoying all the sights and sounds of Tintern Old Station.
2. Make a splash
Slip on your wellies and go splashing in Monmouthshire’s muddy puddles.
3. Go adventuring
Play among three floors of action-packed fun at Monmouth Leisure Centre’s soft play arena.
4. Take the plunge
Enjoy a dip in four of Monmouthshire’s leisure centre swimming pools.
5. Reach new heights
Can you get to the top of Monmouth Leisure’s Centre’s climbing wall.
6. Be at one with nature
Take a stroll along the stunning Wye Valley Walk.
7. Delve into the past
Learn about Monmouthshire’s fascinating history with a visit to a museum.
8. Become a bookworm
Explore the shelves in many libraries across the county.
9. Take a tour
Venture around Chepstow on a guided tour to learn about the historic town. Tours are available every Wednesday at 6:30pm from the Chepstow Tourism Centre.
10. Become king for the day
Explore the old architecture of some of Wales’ most majestic castles.