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Top 10 things to do on a rainy day in Monmouthshire

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

Tintern Old Station.

Enjoy a cup of tea and cake while enjoying all the sights and sounds of Tintern Old Station.

2. Make a splash

Credit: Monmouthshire Council

Slip on your wellies and go splashing in Monmouthshire’s muddy puddles.

3. Go adventuring

Monmouth Softplay

Play among three floors of action-packed fun at Monmouth Leisure Centre’s soft play arena.

4. Take the plunge

Monmouth Leisure Centre

Enjoy a dip in four of Monmouthshire’s leisure centre swimming pools.

5. Reach new heights

Monmouth Climbing Wall

Can you get to the top of Monmouth Leisure’s Centre’s climbing wall.

6. Be at one with nature

Picture by @happycowcottage

Take a stroll along the stunning Wye Valley Walk.

7. Delve into the past

Abergavenny Museum

Learn about Monmouthshire’s fascinating history with a visit to a museum.

8. Become a bookworm

Usk Community Hub

Explore the shelves in many libraries across the county.

9. Take a tour

Credit: Monmouthshire Council

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

Caldicot Castle

Explore the old architecture of some of Wales’ most majestic castles.

Monmouthshire Council are inviting visitors to share their rainy day photos with them by heading over to Monmouthshire’s facebook, twitter and Instagram pages.