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Center Parcs UK reopening update
Following the latest Government announcement, we are planning to reopen our UK villages from 12 April – this is subject to the country moving to the next step of the roadmap on this date.
In line with the guidance issued, guests will be able to visit with their own household in our fully self-contained lodges, but will not be able to book accommodation in either our hotel or apartments. We will
Center Parcs welcomes Santa Claus back to the forest
Center Parcs has unveiled their Winter Wonderland for 2020, which includes a brand-new woodland light trail, Covid-secure visits to Santa and a host of festive activities.
The usual snowy scenery and glittering decorations will be adorning the forest, but the business has had to adapt its seasonal plans in line with national guidance around the coronavirus pandemic, and regular guests will noti
One million reasons to celebrate: Center Parcs raises landmark figure for Together for Short Lives as partnership is extended to 2022
Center Parcs UK has raised more than £1,000,000 for national charity Together for Short Lives.
The seven-figure sum is the largest amount Center Parcs has ever raised for a charity partner.
Center Parcs began supporting Together for Short Lives in 2016 and raises funds through donations from guests, match funding, employee fundraising and some epic challenges along the way.
Center Parcs’ Subtropical Swimming Paradises to reopen from Monday 27 July
Center Parcs has today announced that it will reopen its Subtropical Swimming Paradise to guests from Monday 27 July 2020.
In line with updated government guidance, the Subtropical Swimming Paradise will reopen with new safety measures in place. These are designed to track guest visits, manage occupancy and keep guests and staff safe.
The changes include:
Access to the Subtropical
Center Parcs announces villages will reopen from 13 July
Center Parcs has today announced it will reopen all of its villages from Monday 13 July 2020.
The announcement comes after all five UK villages closed their doors on Friday 20 March in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, with the village in Ireland, Longford Forest, closing a week earlier.
In line with government guidance, there will be social distancing and new safety measures in p
Center Parcs recognised for commitment to charity
Center Parcs won the award for Best Scheme to Encourage Staff Fundraising (long term partners) at the 2019 Better Society Awards.
VisitEngland gives Center Parcs UK five stars
All five Center Parcs UK villages have retained their Five Star status from VisitEngland
New Treehouses complete at Center Parcs Woburn Forest
Center Parcs has just completed the creation of three Treehouses at Woburn Forest, one of which is specially adapted for wheelchair access.
Center Parcs Woburn Forest becomes new home for rescued hedgehogs
Eight young hedgehogs were released at Center Parcs Woburn Forest
Center Parcs Woburn Forest named DEFRA Bees’ Needs Champion for green roofs
Center Parcs Woburn Forest has been named a Bees’ Needs Champion by DEFRA
Robin Who? British folklore could be in danger of dying out within a generation
Center Parcs has created a Folklore Map of Britain with The Folklore Society to re-ignite the nation’s interest and love of our mythical heritage
Three Aqua Sana Spas shortlisted in the Good Spa Guide Awards
Three of Center Parcs' Aqua Sana Spas have been shortlisted in categories in the Good Spa Guide Awards 2016. Aqua Sana Woburn Forest in 'Best Spa for a Day', Aqua Sana Longleat Forest in 'Best Spa for Groups' and Aqua Sana Whinfell Forest in 'Best Spa for Value'.
Center Parcs teams up with Together for Short Lives to give families precious time together
Center Parcs announces they will be working with Together for Short Lives, a UK wide charity which supports families caring for children with life-shortening conditions.
Aqua Sana Woburn Forest wins Residential Spa of the Year at Professional Beauty Awards
Professional Beauty name Aqua Sana Woburn Forest 'Residential Spa of the Year'
Center Parcs reveals proposed plans for €200m holiday village in Ireland
Plans for Center Parcs' new holiday village in Ireland are revealed
Center Parcs Woburn Forest celebrates one year anniversary
On 6th June, Center Parcs Woburn Forest celebrates a successful year since opening. The newest Village, in Bedfordshire, cost £250m and took two years to build, opening to guests just twelve months ago.
New Center Parcs Village now open to short break guests
Today sees the arrival of the first guests at Center Parcs Woburn Forest, the fifth Center Parcs Village in the UK. Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire is expected to welcome 350,000 guests in its first year.
Unique new spa design revealed as Aqua Sana opens at Woburn Forest
Center Parcs unveils innovative Aqua Sana Spa at Woburn Forest
Rescued tropical plants arrive at Woburn Forest
Today, Center Parcs will see the first delivery of tropical plants, rescued from East Asia by Jean Henkens (Botanist and Landscape Architect), arrive at the new site, Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire. More than 6,000 tropical plants will be arriving at Woburn Forest during the spring with 4,800 of those earmarked for the Subtropical Swimming Paradise in the Village Square.
More than 11,000 job applications submitted for new Center Parcs Woburn Forest
Center Parcs Woburn Forest has today announced that over 11,000 applications have been submitted for jobs at the new Village, which opens this spring. The recruitment drive started in July 2013 for 1,500 positions, including roles with on-site restaurants and retailers. Over half of the positions have now been filled.