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Things To Do In Cornwall When It Rains

Why not book your Spring Holiday in Cornwall? There are so many great attractions that Cornwall has to offer come rain or shine. Unfortunately, as we are sure you know the weather in England can be very unpredictable, especially this time of year. Don’t let that put you off though, there are there are still plenty of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as beautiful and amazing things do in Cornwall when it rains. Spring breaks in Cornwall can be enjoyed whatever the weather throws your way! 

 Here is a very useful guide of things to when it rains in Cornwall.  

 The Waterside Meadery

 (7 mins) Take a step back in time and enjoy a medieval style of dining. You’ll be dining under candlelight, served by waiters dressed in costume, eating with your fingers, all whilst enjoying the locally brewed Cornish Mead. On a rainy day this is a truly unique way to eat. Explore more.

Eureka Escape Cornwall

(8 mins) Take a short drive from Kenegie to take part in an adventurous escape room game. ‘The goal is simple but challenging! You have 60 minutes to escape using only your mind, logic and teamwork.’ A great indoor activity on those rainy days, great for everyone, minimum of 2 people. This will be a fun-filled and memorable indoor experience. Explore more.

Savoy Penzance Cinema, Bar & Restaurant

(8 mins) Get cosy and watch the latest movies. A classic activity that everyone enjoys when the weather has taken a turn for the worse. Even better, next door to the cinema you’ll find Hollywood pizza. The cinema and restaurant offer a movie and meal deal for £15.95! Explore more.

The Acorn

(8 mins) From live music, comedy, theatre and performing arts, The Acorn in Penzance is an affordable watch that plays an important part in the community. The Acorn also offers dance and drama classes at an affordable price if that is something that interests you. If you have children aged 0-5 why not take them along to an interactive music lesson with a cute teddy bear theme? The Acorn is the perfect place to entertain everyone whilst sheltering from the rain. Explore more.

Penzance Leisure Centre

(8 mins) Leisure Centres have always been a popular activity for everyone when it’s miserable outside. Burn off some energy in the 25m swimming pool or take the little ones for a splash about in the learner pool. Explore more.

Grand Casino Amusements

(9 mins) Open 10am to 10pm, this beautiful building is home to the Grand Casino Amusements, an entertainment centre for all ages. Why not try out the ten-pin bowling or have fun on the huge variety of arcade and fruit machines. You’ll stay refreshed with the hot and cold drinks available.  Explore more.

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

(10 mins) Discover the fascinating history of West Cornwall. On display they have the works of the Newlyn School and Lamorna artists. Regular family workshops are run on Saturday afternoons, such as Little Penlee Explorers, a free session for pre-schooler children ages 2 ½ upwards. Enjoy songs and stories, arts and crafts all inspired by amazing artwork in their exhibitions. Other workshops are available to adults such as Discover Smartphone Photography. After all of that browsing, touring and learning why not relax at the delicious Orangery Café for a light lunch, afternoon tea or homemade cakes. Explore more 

Newlyn Art Gallery

(10 mins) For more than 125 years Newlyn Art Gallery has been bringing the best in contemporary art to audiences in the South West. With plenty of exhibitions, events and workshops, things to do and see if you are an art enthusiast, you’ll have a great day out. Explore more.

Newlyn Filmhouse

(11 mins) Offering a more diverse range of films and a stylish viewing experience. This is an independent cinema converted from an 1876 built granite old Fish Cellar and Smokery. Newlyn Filmhouse has become a much-loved and well-used facility for locals and visitors alike, screening the best in World Cinema, Live Events and Arthouse films. They encourage local film makers and opening nights. After your cool viewing experience dine out at their Eathouse restaurant and bar, a very cultural destination for the whole family. Explore more.

The Edge Of The World Bookshop

(12 mins) It’s raining outside so it’s the perfect time to get cosy in your holiday home and snuggle up with a good book. Welcoming book worms from all around the world, the edgy book shop is great for browsing literary blockbusters, cult classics, holiday reads or inspirational coffee-table tomes they have it all. Explore more.


(30 mins) The biggest family fun day out in Cornwall! Make sure you book to avoid disappointment as this theme park is very popular! Only a 30-minute drive from Kenegie Manor, this is something for the family to do in Cornwall when it rains. Flambards offers entertainment whatever the weather, with amazing rides to immersive indoor attractions. Explore more.

There are so many things to do in Cornwall when it rains. Cornwall is a county of beauty so fingers crossed the rain holds off so you can venture outside and enjoy the beaches and scenery whilst you are here, but even if it is a bit wet there is still so much for you to do in Cornwall when it rains!  

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