Escape to the forest. Short breaks at Center Parcs

Elveden Forest important updates and latest news

Center Parcs

Minimising traffic on the Village - Updated 28th March 2017

We know that our focus on providing a safe environment with minimal traffic is something you really value. That’s why we need your help to reduce the traffic on our villages to protect what you love about Center Parcs: a place where little ones can run free and explore, and parents can feel at ease.

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Swim Pups

STA Swim Pups - 7th August 2017

Unique to Center Parcs, STA Swim Pups is a new water activity designed for little ones aged 3 months to 4 years. The activity involves a structured swimming programme for mini swimmers to gain essential swimming and movement skills in a fun and exciting environment, through a series of enjoyable and stimulating games. Your little ones can cycle around the pool on a float, canoe on a pool raft and take part in an aquatic nature trail. As recognition of their achievement, they will be awarded with an STA certificate to take home.

Available at Whinfell Forest and Sherwood Forest. Coming soon to Elveden Forest, Woburn Forest and Longleat Forest.

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Mermaids and sharks

Mermaids and sharks at Center Parcs - 28th July 2017

Water lovers can become a magical mermaid or stealthy shark in our new swimming activity that’s out of this world! Wearing a special swimming tail 6-12 year olds learn how to kick, twist and glide their way around the shallows of our Subtropical Swimming Paradise, diving for treasure on the 'ocean floor'.

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Indoor Climbing Adventure

An even bigger Indoor Climbing Adventure - 19th July 2017

Our popular vertical adventure has even more themed, and challenging walls for you to scale on your next trip. With 6 new elements and up to 20 challenges to try, there is something for all ages and abilities.

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Pottery Painting

Pottery Painting Studio is now open - 16th May 2017

Our new look Pottery Painting Studio is now open at Elveden Forest. With views over the Watersports Lake, an outside terrace and a light open space inside, there’s lots of inspiration for creativity. Not forgetting the convenience of having Starbucks as a neighbour for delicious hot and cold drinks whilst you paint.

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New menu at Sports Cafe

We’re serving up a new menu at Sports Café - 27th January 2017

It’s the hub of the Village and is open every day 9:00am-11:00pm, serving food all day to satisfy your appetite for delicious dishes and live sports.

Over the past few months we’ve been working hard to create an exciting new menu. From brilliant breakfasts to mouth-watering mains, as well as a range of delicious drinks including craft beers and artisanal teas, we’re sure there’s something you’ll love. We’ve also introduced gluten-free, lactose-free, dairy-free, and vegan and vegetarian menus so the whole family can enjoy the Sports Café experience.

Available from Friday 27th January at all our Villages, head over to Sports Café and try out our exciting new menu.

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Lakeview Hotel and Pottery Painting

Lakeview Hotel and Pottery Painting - 6th January 2017

The Lakeview Hotel at Elveden Forest has now closed in preparation for some spectacular new accommodation opening in 2018.

The Lakeview Hotel will now be deconstructed in works lasting until February 2017. In its place, we’re creating 51 stylish new apartments as well as some very exciting first-of-their-kind Lodges. These are expected to open in spring of 2018.

As with any project of this scale we expect some noisy works but please be assured that we will do all we can to minimise this.

In the meantime, the new Breckland Apartments offer perfect accommodation for couples and friends at Elveden Forest, comprising 48 modern en-suite, self-catering apartments overlooking the picturesque golf course.

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The Drop launches at Elveden Forest

The Drop launches at Elveden Forest - 18th November 2016

The newest addition to the heart-racing group of activities at Action Challenge has launched at Elveden Forest. The tower, known as The Drop, hosts four exhilarating elements that will challenge even the most daring of people.

The Drop will have you climbing to the top of the tower and taking on the Double Drop Zip Wire, Air Bag Jump, Leap of Faith and Quick Jump at heights of up to 10m.

The question is, will you conquer The Drop?

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Mini Captains' Adventure

Mini Captains' Adventure is here  - 22nd July 2016

Our newest aquatic adventure for little ones has arrived at Elveden Forest. This fun 40-minute activity is for a parent and child – or mini captain and first mate! You’ll learn the ways of sea, from saluting to steering, before heading out onto the lake in one of our tiny trawlers to find all the buoys and complete the challenge.

Anchors away!

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Center Parcs

Brand new Breckland Apartments now available to book - updated 12th December 2016

The new Breckland Apartments are now available to book at Elveden Forest. With stylish furnishings and finishes, modern appliances and the luxury of daily maid service, the Breckland Apartments are the perfect way for couples to discover Elveden Forest.

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Treehouse Accommodation

Elveden Forest Treehouses now available - 11th March 2016

Our four new luxury Treehouses at Elveden Forest are now available to book. The perfect antidote to post-summer blues, the Treehouses have been expertly designed to encompass core elements of the Center Parcs experience.

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