Worcester News readers have been revealing their favourite places to take their children when the heavens open for some rainfall.

From heading to a coffee shop for a babycino to going on an outdoor expedition, there's plenty to get up to on a rainy day in Worcester.

Many readers suggested heading for a swim when it starts to pour.



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Steven Ellis Cooper commented: "Swimming".

"Swimming in the Severn", suggested L.A. Taggio, who prefers an outdoor dip on a rainy day.

Some readers preferred places to warm up with a hot drink.

Hayden Shaw wrote, "Costa" as the perfect refuge, while Adam Law said: "The Coffee Nook is open and ready to serve nice warm drinks- including children’s hot chocolates (four different flavours) or babycino’s".

Chloe Bullock prefers a wet day "in the living room going old school with blankets and sheets, making forts, drinking hot chocolate and a good old Disney movie".

Scorched Scorchio suggested an outdoor expedition despite the drizzle, urging people to "bundle (your children) up in waterproofs and take them for a splashy walk along the river."

Wendy Fox concurred, commenting: "It's only rain, wear waterproofs and wellies and let them out into the wild", while Emma Clare Hudson also enjoys going "outside in wellies and waterproofs to jump in puddles".

Nathan Preedy enjoys a library trip, advocating a trip to the "children's section on the ground floor of The Hive", which Vanya Lizza also recommended.

Helen Taylor commented: "Cob House Country Park & Mayfly Cafe has a stay and play today, great for the little ones, indoors and free", while Phillipa Gilfillan prefers going to "Pack It In - Zero Waste Living.

She added: "Get some baking ingredients to go home and have fun baking some healthy goodies to eat and fill up the freezer."

Jen Harford also enjoys some baking on a rainy day, saying she likes to get her children to "make cakes from scratch, and if they get bored get them to make bread so they can see what they have made."