We never plan for rain when we think about our holiday, however don’t let the returning rain put a dampener on your holiday to North Wales. Here is your plan B list of rainy day activities in North East Wales.

From exploring a Pentonville Style Gaol to some water-sports action that are on the list as you will get wet even if it’s sunny! North East Wales has plenty of plan B options for you to make the most of your holiday.


Rhyl Seaquarium, Rhyl

Rhyl Seaquarium
Seaquarium, Rhyl

Stretch those neck muscles before stepping into the Seaquarium at Rhyl as you’ll need them to keep track of the fish swimming all around you. Also see the seals of Rhyl underwater within their 33,000 gallon pool. Featuring species from around the world on show in 9 different zones, plus their amazing outdoor Sea Lion Cove where you can meet our delightful harbour seals, it’s the perfect day out for the whole family.


Eagles Meadow Centre, Wrexham

Grab the popcorn at Eagles Meadow

For a full day of entertainment why not visit Eagles Meadow. Here you can do some shopping with then UK’s largest brands stores, get the latest Wrexham FC football kit as a souvenir or see it as a base for exploring Wrexham Town Centre. But with bowling, arcades, cinemas and a whole host of restaurants you will be sure to find a great day out in Wrexham.


Techniquest Science Centre

Techniquest, Wrexham

Visit North Wales’ No.1 Science Discovery Centre in Glyndwr University and get involved in over 65 hands-on Exhibits, Games and Puzzles. Peak their curiosity and blow their minds with some great science facts and experiments which might spark an interest within them for science, we know it will pop up a few questions from your little ones so make sure you have revised your science GCSE’s.


Wet weather water-sports

Horseshoe Falls, Llangollen

Make a splash in North East Wales with some active water-sports…..your going to get wet anyway so the rain won’t make any difference. With so many different types of water-sports such as Gorge Walking through the Dee Valley at Llangollen to Pro Kitesurfing at Rhyl Beach, you’ll be sure find that next exhilarating activity to do an fill the time.


Visit one of our historic buildings

Plas Newydd
Plas Newydd, Llangollen

Wales is the land of the historic and many of our sites are the perfect getaway from the rain of Wales. Take a trip to a Pentonville Prison at Ruthin Gaol and see what it was like in Victorian Times. Or see the seven ages of a Timber Framed house at Nantclwyd y Dre in Ruthin and explore the stunningly restored Lord’s Garden at the back of the house. Or travel to the stunning house of Plas Newydd and learn about the Ladies of Llangollen and their fascinating story whilst exploring the magical Dell forest.