How to book a Center Parcs break

How to book a Center Parcs short break


At Center Parcs we understand that because every family is different, every break is different. Each of our five locations, all nestled in beautiful and secluded woodland, are created with you in mind. Escape to one of our luxury Lodges, choose from more than 200 indoor and outdoor activities, make a splash in our world-famous Subtropical Swimming Paradise, and dine in a range of restaurants. Every short break at Center Parcs is tailored to you.


Where would you like to go?

Whinfell Forest, Cumbria

Whinfell Forest, Cumbria

Nestled in stunning landscape on the edge of the Lake District, Whinfell Forest is a wildlife haven, home to one of the few remaining colonies of red squirrels. Lodges for families and groups of all sizes are set in the 400-acre woodland, with lakes and streams aplenty that are befitting of the picturesque Lake District scenery.

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Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire

Set in 400 acres of magnificent pine forest, there's an invigorating mix of woodland and lakeside, the perfect setting for exploring, relaxing and spending quality time with friends and family. Life revolves around the leafy terraces of the Village Square, where there's a choice of places to relax and watch the world go by or discover our range of shops.

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Elveden Forest, Suffolk

Elveden Forest, Suffolk

Set in over 400 acres of stunning pine woodland in beautiful rural Suffolk, Elveden Forest offers calm and creative activities to adrenaline-fuelled challenges. Our Watersports Lake and sandy beach offer water-based activities including cable water skiing, unique to Elveden Forest. The Subtropical Swimming Paradise is home to our award-winning, gravity-defying water ride, Tropical Cyclone.

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Longleat Forest, Wiltshire

Longleat Forest, Wiltshire

Set in 400-acre woodland with spectacular scenery and hundred-year-old Giant Redwoods. During your Wiltshire break, you can cycle, walk or catch the land train. Located in the valley is the lake, the perfect day trip or short break location where you and your family can spend time relaxing on the beach or out on the water.

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Woburn Forest, Bedfordshire

Woburn Forest, Bedfordshire

Only an hour from London and nestled in a 365 acre forest, our new Village, Woburn Forest will be the showcase of our latest innovations. The design of this Center Parcs is the most exciting yet with beautiful undulating forest landscapes, the largest Subtropical Swimming Paradise, magical views over the lake and forest with modern Lodges bringing guests closer to nature.

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When would you like to go?

Center Parcs is open 365 days a year, and breaks start on Monday or Friday.

     • Midweeks (Mon-Fri) (MW) 4 nights or
     • Weekends (Fri-Mon) (WE) 3 nights or
     • Weeks (Fri-Fri) or (Mon-Mon) 7 nights


What accommodation size and style would you like?

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The price of your break

The most up to date prices are available online. The price of your break includes:

     • Your accommodation
     • Bed linen (except cot linen)
     • Use of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, children’s outdoor play areas and any free children’s entertainment
     • Access to our very own collection of leisure activities, restaurants and shops (guide prices for activities and restaurants are available on request) and 400 acres of woodland
     • Towels (except Comfort accommodation)
     • WiFi in central areas

Preferences and extras

The online booking facility allows you to select a number of preferences and extras to add to your booking. For example, you may want to select to stay in a specific area of the village, or maybe even a specific lodge or villa? All of this is possible online, and is available for you to tailor your break to your needs.

You can also add a range of extras such as our Early Arrival Package, which allows you access to your lodge/villa at 2pm rather than 3pm (3.30pm at Whinfell Forest) as well as great selection of consumables to start your break off on the right foot.


Book your break

Simply click on the link below to start making your booking now.



For group bookings call: 03448 267 726
For groups which include 10 or more adults we offer the services of a personal event planner only when the booking is made by phone. 


For Particular Care Requirements call: 03448 267 708
A selection our accommodation units have been refurbished to include some of the most common and generally useful adjustments to assist those guests who are disabled. Dog Villas are also available for those guests who would like to bring their dog/s along to enjoy the short break.

Both of these options can be selected during step 2 of the online booking process.



The easiest way to pay for your break is by debit or credit/ charge card when booking. Our preferred method of payment is Delta or Maestro (Switch). A 2% surcharge is payable for payments by credit/charge card.


What happens next?

We will send you, either by post or email, a Confirmation of your booking showing the price of your break, a copy of ‘Our Agreement With You’ and any relevant insurance documentation. Please check the details carefully.


On receipt of, you will receive:

     • A letter reconfirming your booking details
     • A Registration Form and details of how to check in online (pre-arrival check in can be done quickly and easily by logging on to
     • Directions to the Village you are visiting
     • Access to book activities online 4 months before your holiday
     • The ‘Plan Your Break’ guide detailing events and activities that can be booked before you arrive

‘Plan Your Break’ will be posted to you if there is sufficient time and you have paid in full, otherwise it will be waiting for you on arrival. You will also be provided with a “Safety Guide” on arrival. Please take time to look at this and any other information we provide to you. Please read ‘Our Agreement With You’.


Visit our FAQs section for further information.