Archived News

Fraudulent Selling of Center Parcs Breaks on ebay

Unfortunately we have recently been made aware of fraudulent activity involving the selling of Center Parcs breaks on ebay.

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Center Parcs Celebrates Birdsong

Wednesday 2nd February 2011

As part of the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) National Nest Box Week from 14th February 2011, Center Parcs wants to encourage families to provide homes for birds at this time of year and help bring the music of bird song into gardens across the country.

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Fish Spa Treatment now at Aqua Sana

Wednesday 22nd December 2010

A new treatment has arrived at Aqua Sana. This new Fish Pedicure is a 20 minute treatment where the guest’s feet are immersed in a tank of water and small Garra fish nibble away dead and rough skin to leave feet feeling fresh and soft.

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Our world first water ride, full reveal

To celebrate 25 years of Center Parcs UK, in late November we're opening one of the most exciting water rides anywhere on the planet!

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View our detailed Plan Your Break Village Guides

Wednesday 11th January 2012

See the details of all the exciting activities available at each of our villages, from calm creative pastimes, to high adrenaline thrills and shared adventures for all the family. Discover our many and varied dining venues along with the details of all the unmissable events.

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Autumn Wildlife Update

Throughout autumn, as the warm weather gradually winds down, Center Parcs Conservation Rangers are reflecting on the summer’s achievements .

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Center Parcs Scoops Green Business Award for Biodiversity

We are delighted to announce Center Parcs has picked up the Green Business Award for Biodiversity Protection. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on Tuesday 3rd November.

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Luxury Spa Breaks at Aqua Sana Elveden Forest

Tuesday 15th November 2011

A Luxury Spa Break staying in one of our Spa Suites offers the perfect overnight break for friends looking for a pampering getaway and couples in need of some relaxation.

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New Summer Activities at Center Parcs

Center Parcs has introduced some exciting new activities this summer, from the Ranger's Summer Walk to Archery Aerobow Splat, there's something for everyone in the family to try.

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First Time to Center Parcs? Find Out More About the Center Parcs Experience

Center Parcs is a fantastic short break that can be enjoyed with family and friends in stunning surroundings.

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Center Parcs Nominated as Best UK Holiday Park Operator in the British Travel Awards

Tuesday 16th August 2011

Center Parcs is delighted to have been nominated in the ‘Best UK Holiday Park Operator’ category of the British Travel Awards this year.

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Adcock and Bankier celebrate silver medal at World Badminton Championships

Tuesday 16th August 2011

Congratulations to Team England squad member Chris Adcock on his silver medal in the World Badminton Championships last week.

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Center Parcs smashes target for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Thursday 5th May 2011

After the first year of the partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, we are delighted to announce that Center Parcs have raised over £140,000, with the help of our guests. This will enable more than 10,000 families to stay overnight at the hospital.

 

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The Ultimate Indulgence in Spa Breaks: New Spa Suites at Center Parcs

Thursday 5th May 2011

New to Aqua Sana Elveden Forest later this year, Spa Suites will offer a perfect break for friends looking for a pampering getaway and couples in need of some relaxation.

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Center Parcs unveils New Style Exclusive Lodges
at Elveden Forest

Monday 21st February 2011

New Style Exclusive Lodges at Elveden Forest are now available to book for breaks from April 2011.

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Center Parcs and their guests smash fundraising target in just three months

Center Parcs launched its first Charity Partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity in May 2010, with the target of raising £30,000. Incredibly this target has been reached within the first three months. A new goal has been set at an amazing £100,000.

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National Schools champions crowned at Sherwood Forest

Thursday 7th April 2011

Over 1,600 schools and 22,000 children entered the Nationals Schools Championships this year and on 2nd and 3rd April, 36 schools will gather at the finals, to be held at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest, to do battle for Championship honours.

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Center Parcs National Schools Championships - 2010/2011 Anticipates Record Entries

BADMINTON England has today announced that they anticipate record entries for this year's Center Parcs National Schools Championships, the largest schools badminton event in Europe.

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Center Parcs gives toads a helping hand

Monday 21st March 2011

Between February and April toads migrate back to their ancestral breeding ponds and at Center Parcs, it is no different.

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Center Parcs named winner of Best UK Holiday Provider

Monday 21st March 2011

Friday 18 March 2011 - Tommy’s announced the winners of its annual Let’s Get Baby Friendly Awards during a star-studded ceremony at the Langham Hotel.

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Discover Center Parcs

Wednesday 23rd February 2011

Every Center Parcs village is set within 400 acres of stunning woodland with a range of accommodation types to suit all needs and requirements. With over 150 indoor and outdoor activities, there’s something for every member of the family to enjoy.

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Zilli Café at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest

Wednesday 2nd February 2011

Center Parcs is delighted to announce the opening of the Zilli Café at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest.

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Valentine’s Breaks at Center Parcs

Why not celebrate Valentine’s day with a Center Parcs break this February?

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Book now to beat VAT increases

Book now for breaks between 2nd January 2010 to 23rd April 2012 and you will... get better choice and availability, beat the VAT increase and receive our lowest price guarantee*

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Center Parcs supports Big Butterfly Count

As part of Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count (in association with Marks & Spencer) which takes place from 24th July until 1st August, Center Parcs offers tips for counting these colourful creatures and has activities on offer to guests to celebrate the this wondrous insect.

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Center Parcs achieves Carbon Trust Standard

Center Parcs is delighted to announce that it has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard for all its UK sites.

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Corporate Events awarded best UK case study by C&IT

Leading meeting industry magazine, Conference & Incentive Travel (C&IT) has recognised the creativity, professionalism and flexibility of Center Parcs by naming a Center Parcs event as one of its top five corporate events of 2010.

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Silver is the colour for England in Delhi

England won 3 silver medals at the finals of the badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

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Center Parcs National Schools Badminton Championships

Entrants for this year’s Center Parcs National Schools Championships broke all previous records.

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Center Parcs voted amongst the best in the UK for Customer Service

Center Parcs is delighted to have been included in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index Top Ten, published in The Times on the 1st July.

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Center Parcs celebrates 20 years of ecological reporting

Center Parcs' success as a family short break provider is a unique example of how the commercial needs of an organisation can be satisfied in harmony with the needs of the natural environment.

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Center Parcs Elveden Forest Reaches Major Milestone

Center Parcs Elveden Forest Reaches Major Milestone

4th August 2009 is a very special date for Center Parcs Elveden Forest, it marks twenty years since the village opened to guests for the first time.

 

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The Family-it's not toxic-it's thriving

Families remain strong and functional according to a report out today which paints a different picture from that of a “toxic childhood” so commonly described in the press.

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Memorable Festive breaks at Center Parcs

For a truly special Christmas this year families are invited to experience a festive break at Center Parcs.

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Fifth Village News Update

There’s a great deal of activity going on behind the scenes on the design for our fifth UK village near Woburn in Bedfordshire, and we’re really excited about how the plans are progressing.

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Our Range of Restaurants and Cafés Offer More Choice Than Ever Before

Offering dishes that range from well-loved classics to food inspired by cuisine from all over the world, the restaurants at Center Parcs are anything but limited. Have you explored all the options?

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Buy a Center Parcs Forest Dreams Bed

Designed exclusively for Center Parcs, the Sealy Forest Dreams beds are available to buy online.

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Aqua Sana wins Good Spa Guide Award.

Aqua Sana has won the Good Spa Guide's 'Best to Keep the Boys Happy' award which celebrates spas that are welcoming to men as well as women and also provide activities to keep men occupied whilst their partner is in the spa.

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Center Parcs achieves Hospitality Assured accreditation

Center Parcs has achieved the Hospitality Assured accreditation again this year. This accreditation is the industry measure of excellent service and guest care.

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Center Parcs crowns National Schools Badminton Champions

The best schools from each of England’s nine regions came together this weekend (24 & 25 April 2010) to take part in the Center Parcs National Schools Badminton Championships.

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Center Parcs named National Training Awards UK Winner 2010

We are pleased to announce that Center Parcs has won 2 prestigious awards for a unique 'Service Excellence' programme.

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No Strings Badminton Coming to a Center Parcs Village Near You!

Building on the momentum of a great first year of partnership between BADMINTON England and Center Parcs, which saw a massive 15,000 kids showcasing their skills in the Center Parcs National Schools Championships – we want to get even more people involved in playing badminton. So the next step is getting more of you out on the court

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New Outdoor Activity Centre at Longleat Forest

We are pleased to announce that our brand new Outdoor Activity Centre at Longleat Forest is now open.

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Family Forest Fun for Peter Andre at Center Parcs

On 16th October, Center Parcs welcomed Peter Andre and his family to Elveden Forest, Suffolk to enjoy a short break with his family at the forest retreat.

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Royal Visit to Center Parcs Head Office

On Thursday 15th June, Center Parcs were pleased to welcome His Royal Highness Duke of Kent to their Head Office.

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Families are really getting into the swing of it

With Ryder Cup fever gripping families across the UK, many will be picking up a golf club for the first time this Autumn and others will be inspired to fine tune their swing.

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Luxury Treehouses now complete

Center Parcs are delighted to announce the Treehouses at Sherwood Forest are now complete.

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Center Parcs awarded 5-Star rating by Visit Britain.

We are delighted to announce Center Parcs has again achieved Visit Britain’s 5-star rating for all 4 sites. Following visits from independent assessors, Visit Britain reported impressive results.

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Zilli Café at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest

Center Parcs is delighted to announce the opening of the Zilli Café at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest.

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