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Center Parcs granted planning permission for Longford Forest - 27 July 2016
Today, Center Parcs has been granted planning permission to build the proposed 395-acre Village, Longford Forest in Ireland.

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Longleat Forest reveals plans for Subtropical Swimming Paradise - 16th September 2015
We’re making a splash with some exciting news, as we can today reveal plans for fantastic additions – including two new rides – to the Subtropical Swimming Paradise experience at Longleat Forest.

 

Breckland Apartments opening at Elveden Forest - 14th July 2016
There are 48 stylish new apartments opening at Elveden Forest in November that are available to book now. The Breckland Apartments are the perfect way for couples to discover our 400 acres of beautiful Suffolk countryside.

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Las Iguanas is coming to Center Parcs - 4th July 2016
We’re very excited to announce the upcoming arrival of Las Iguanas at Center Parcs Longleat Forest. The restaurant will open on Monday 17 October, 2016 in the unit currently occupied by Café Rouge, which will in turn take the place of Hawtons Bar and Restaurant.

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New charity partner announced - 13th June 2016

We’re proud to announce our new charitable partner for the next two years, Together For Short Lives (registered charity 1144022 and SC044139). This remarkable organisation is the leading UK charity that speaks out for the 49,000 children and young people expected to lead short lives.

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Aqua Sana therapists team up with Wellness for Cancer - 26th April 2016

Our highly skilled therapists at all five Aqua Sana spas have completed training with the wellbeing organisation, Wellness for Cancer, to provide speciality treatments for Center Parcs guests affected by cancer.

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Center Parcs crowned winner of Tommy’s Award - 30th March 2016

For an incredible 13th consecutive year, Center Parcs has been named Best UK Holiday Provider at the annual Tommy’s Awards.

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Bookings now open until December 2017 - 18th March 2016
We are pleased to announce that we have extended our booking window, so you can now book breaks at all five Villages for arrivals until 18 December 2017.

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Aqua Sana takes top prize - 15th March 2016

Aqua Sana Woburn Forest has been awarded the highly prestigious ‘Residential Spa of the Year’ accolade at The Professional Beauty Awards 2016.

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Treehouses at Elveden Forest now available to book  - 11th March 2016

Our four new luxury treehouses at Elveden Forest are now available to book.

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Center Parcs nominated for 'Best UK Holiday Provider' award - 26th January 2016
Have you voted? For the 13th year running, we are delighted to announce we have been nominated in the coveted ‘Best UK Holiday Provider’ category for the annual Tommy’s Awards.

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Contact Centre number one in customer service - 9th November 2015
Center Parcs’ Contact Centre team has been named best for customer service in the travel and hospitality sector by Top 50 for Customer Service and the International Customer Management Institute, an independent programme that benchmarks customer service across a range of industries.

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Longford Forest planning permission submitted  - 30th October 2015
A major milestone in our plans to develop a Center Parcs Village in Ireland has been reached today (Friday 30 October, 2015).

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Longleat Forest reveals plans for Subtropical Swimming Paradise - 16th September 2015
We’re making a splash with some exciting news, as we can today reveal plans for fantastic additions – including two new rides – to the Subtropical Swimming Paradise experience at Longleat Forest.

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Brookfield agrees to acquire Center Parcs from Blackstone - 2nd June 2015
LONDON (2 June, 2015) – Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (NYSE: BPY; TSX: BPY.UN) announce that a Brookfield-managed fund has agreed to acquire Center Parcs UK.

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Center Parcs gets seal of approval from parents at the Tommy’s Awards - 21st April 2015
Earlier this year, 20,000 parents selected their favourite family-friendly companies across a range of categories, including travel and retail.

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Center Parcs is coming to Ireland - 2nd April 2015
Following last year's successful opening of Woburn Forest, we can today reveal that plans are in place to open a sixth Center Parcs Village – in Ireland.

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Center Parcs wins 'Consumer Award' - 22nd January 2015
Center Parcs are pleased to announce we have won the 'Consumer Award' at the Globe Travel Awards 2015, voted for by the readers of the Daily Mail, Mail on Sunday and MailOnline. See our full list of awards here.


Success for Center Parcs at the Bounty Mums Love Awards 2015 - 16th January 2015
Center Parcs has won in the 'Best UK Family Breaks' category in the Bounty Mums Love Awards 2015. See our full list of awards here.


Center Parcs nominated for 'Best UK Holiday Provider' award
For the 12th year running, Center Parcs has been nominated in the ‘Best UK Holiday Provider’ category for the annual Tommy’s Awards.

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100,000 and growing
We are proud to be celebrating a major milestone: The Center Parcs UK Facebook page has passed 100,000 likes!

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Woburn Forest is a winner – Best Spa to be Social
Just six months after opening, Aqua Sana Woburn Forest has been named winner in the Best Spa to be Social category at the prestigious Good Spa Guide Awards. The award was presented at the annual Good Spa Guide Awards at Spa Life 2014.

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Center Parcs reveals new and enhanced children’s activities

The new activity programme is the culmination of three years’ work that has seen us transform and enhance the activities on offer, to ensure they are the very best they can be. Over a number of months, in partnership with activity specialist In2Action, we’ve carried out extensive research and surveyed more than 1,000 guests.

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Woburn Forest welcomes the 100,000th guest
Woburn Forest has today reached a momentous milestone since opening, as our fifth Village welcomes its 100,000th guest.

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Aqua Sana Woburn Forest is awarded 'Five Bubbles' by the Good Spa Guide
We are delighted to announce that our new Aqua Sana Spa at Center Parcs Woburn Forest has been awarded the 'Five Bubbles' rating by the Good Spa Guide.

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Center Parcs supports Tommy’s Baby-Friendly Awards for third consecutive year
We’re proud to announce that we will be supporting the Tommy’s Baby-Friendly Awards in 2015, with the Center Parcs Super Sibling Award.

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Elveden Forest celebrates birthday
Center Parcs’ second Village has welcomed 10 million guests since opening.

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Center Parcs is top travel company to feature in Customer Satisfaction Index
Center Parcs has been named as the top travel company in the Institute of Customer Service’s biannual UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI).

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Happy Birthday! Longleat Forest celebrates 20 successful years
The Village has welcomed six million guests during 7,300 consecutive days of being open.

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Zip Wire extension takes off at Elveden Forest

The much anticipated extension of the Zip Wire at Elveden Forest is now open.

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Center Parcs named Best Holiday Provider for 11th consecutive year
Center Parcs has been awarded as the Best Holiday Provider in the annual Tommy’s Baby Friendly Awards.

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