Cambridge is a fantastic destination for the whole family to visit at any time of the year, including during the colder winter months when it is particularly scenic. However, it does mean you’ll need to be prepared with fun activities to keep the little ones entertained. After all, nobody wants to be faced with chilly children and time to kill. Luckily, there’s no shortage of winter activities for toddlers in Cambridge to check out in your tip to Cambridge.
How to Keep Little Ones Entertained in Cold Weather When in Cambridge?
To make everything a little bit easier & entertained, we’ve collated some of the top family-friendly things to do so you have a few ideas up your sleeve to keep the little ones entertained during your trip.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Whether you’re staying at The Tamburlaine Hotel for a weekend away or as part of a longer trip, it’s well worth checking out the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Located close to a number of the hotels in Cambridge UK, the museum boasts a range of instruments and models that will impress any child with a budding interest in science.
Who doesn’t enjoy an evening of tenpin bowling? Tenpin Bowling in Cambridge has a lot of lanes, pool tables, arcade machines and a restaurant to explore; making it a great evening activity for the whole family to have fun together. This is a great rainy day option but also makes for a memorable night out no matter how big or small your group.
The Cambridge Treasure Hunt Trail
There’s no reason to stay inside in the cold weather, as long as you have a fun activity that’ll keep you and the little ones moving. The Cambridge Treasure Hunt Trail takes you around the city, exploring a lot of the top sights en-route. With clues to solve and treasures to find, the cold will be forgotten about in no time when your little treasure hunters get involved.
Clip n Climb Cambridge
It isn’t always easy to find a way for kids to let off some steam when you’re staying in one of the hotels in Cambridge UK, but with Clip n Climb Cambridge there’s no need to worry. Close to The Tamburlaine Hotel, Clip n Climb Cambridge has a range of unique climbing challenges for children of all ages. Whether they’re experienced in climbing or are looking to give it a go for the first time, it’s a fantastic activity that promises hours of fun. It also has the added benefit of being useful for burning off excess energy on a cold and wet day.
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
When it’s chilly outside and you want an indoors activity, consider the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The museum is child-friendly and it has something for everyone including dinosaurs, fossils, rocks and minerals; meaning even the youngest visitors will have things to see and explore.
Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn
Whatever the weather, you can’t go wrong with an indoor soft play area to burn some extra energy. Cheeky Monkeys Play Barn is perfect for children of all ages and it has all the facilities a young family needs including slides, rope bridges, ball pits and sandpits; there’s even an outdoor area if you wrap up warm!