What to do in London when it rains - 5 places to check out, including Sky Garden and Frameless

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Five spots in London to head to when it starts raining.

Those visiting London shouldn't let the rain dampen their day out in the city. Visitors will still be able to enjoy the capital, rain and all.

There are plenty of things to do in the city away from the drizzly weather, including browsing London's many museums and galleries

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But you don't have to spend your day walking from exhibit to exhibit if that's not your thing.

Here's five places around the city you can head to next time it starts raining in the capital.

Sky Garden

Visitors to the city can watch the rain fall down on the capital from the clouds while visiting the Sky Garden. Offering panoramic views of London, you will be able to relax while hearing the soothing sound of rain on the spot's glass roof.

Nearest station: Monument


The immersive Frameless display will make London visitors forget the city's drizzly weather by transporting them to the world of art.

Nearest station: Marble Arch

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Novelty Automation

Those exploring the capital will be able to get away from the rain with an afternoon at the Novelty Automation arcade. Visitors will soon forget the weather outside as they get wrapped up in the spot's variety of intriguing homemade satirical machines.

Nearest station: Holborn

God's Own Junkyard 

The glow of God's Own Junkyard's vast array of neon lights will no doubt brighten any rainy day in the city. 

Nearest station: Walthamstow Central

Leake Street arches

London visitors near Southbank could also take cover from the rain in the Leake Street Arches. Showcasing a mix of art, there are also a few spots to eat and drink while you wait for the rain to pass.

Nearest station: Waterloo

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