What to do on a rainy day at Center Parcs

A little girl and her family playing a game of bowling

8 May 2023

Outdoor activities for the whole family

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A light drizzle or a full-on downpour: sometimes the British weather has a mind of its own! But the fun doesn’t stop at Center Parcs: you’ll find plenty of indoor activities that are perfect for a rainy day.


Indoor Climbing Adventure

For those who love to take on a challenge, our Indoor Climbing Adventure will have you reaching new heights and putting your skills to the test. With a variety of climbing walls to explore, there’s plenty to keep you entertained! Safety is key at Center Parcs, so our expert instructors will give you a full safety briefing before guiding you through the activity.


Pottery Painting

Escape the rain and head to our Pottery Painting Studio! Fancy a new plant pot, a personalised mug or a unique piggy bank for little ones to save their pennies in? Pick your pot, choose your colours and lose yourself in your painting as you create a lovely souvenir of your Center Parcs break.

This is a great activity for the whole family to enjoy together – and don’t worry, we provide aprons and use washable paint to protect your clothes from paint spills or splats. Don’t forget to snap a photo of the concentration on little ones’ faces as they paint – it’s priceless.


Cupcake Decorating

Test out your cupcake decorating skills and enjoy quality time together as a family. Master the art of piping, add your sprinkles and create tasty treats to take away and share with your loved ones. The whole family can enjoy Cupcake Decorating, whilst Cupcake Decorating for Little Ones is the perfect way for 3 – 7 year olds to let their imagination run free as they get creative (and messy!) decorating their very own cupcakes.



Why not challenge your family or friends to a game of badminton? Play in doubles or singles and unleash your competitive side on the court: it’s great fun for all ages! Remember to pre-book your court and equipment hire before you arrive to secure your place.


Ten Pin Bowling

Strike! Nothing beats a competitive game of bowling with the whole family, and our special slides mean even the littlest family member can join in the fun too. Who will be crowned the bowling champion this year?

If you’re feeling thirsty during your game, you can order drinks from your phone - we’ll deliver them to your bowling lane while you play!


Discover the full list of activities

A little girl climbing up a climbing wall
A little boy and his parents doing pottery painting together
A little girl decorating a cupcake
A mother and son smile as they play badminton

Alex Newborough

As a marketing assistant at Center Parcs, I love hearing all about guest’s experiences and sharing tips and tricks on how to make your break special!

Marketing Assistant Alex smiling at camera.