Mother and son laughing in the forest

Reconnect with your family and friends, spend your days relaxing, cycling, exploring and laughing - your short break can be as active as you want, or as relaxing as you make it. Stay in one of our luxurious Lodges or apartments surrounded by woodland, featuring all of our home comforts and more.

Weekend breaks | Midweek breaks | Seven-night breaks | Activities in the forest | Preschool breaks | More break types

Family in the rapids

Make your weekend break one that you and your family will remember forever


Immerse yourself in hundreds of acres of mature forest, tranquil lakes and woodland trails from Friday to Monday. During your short break, try out some of our indoor and outdoor activities, discover our tempting restaurants, explore the award-winning Aqua Sana spa or simply relax in your luxury forest Lodge.

Relaxing in Aqua Sana Spa

Relax and enjoy the surroundings of the forest for a midweek short break


Choose a short four-night break and stay in one of our luxurious Lodges from Monday until Friday. Whether you prefer your UK holiday to be action-packed or you want to take time to relax and enjoy our natural forest surroundings, the choice is yours.


Family feeding ducks

Enjoy the luxury of a week to explore, relax and be active together


Seven-night short breaks give you and your family space to explore, relax and have fun together in your own time and your own way. Settle into your Lodge on Monday and spend the rest of your short break doing as much or as little as you want, surrounded by hundreds of acres of woodland.

Extended family walking in the forest

Relax with the whole family in the heart of the forest


Escape and unwind in a secluded luxury Lodge nestled in up to 400 acres of English forest. There are five beautiful Villages where you can get back to nature and enjoy the tranquil environment. It's the perfect short break to reconnect with nature, try something new together as a family, and recharge your batteries.


First experiences

New experiences for you and your little ones to enjoy together


Modern Lodges nestled in the heart of the forest are the perfect setting for your little ones to take their first steps, meet forest friends or wobble on two wheels. Your short break will offer something exciting every day, with plenty of family-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy during your relaxing stay.

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our short breaks

  • Dog with toy

    Enjoy your short break with man's best friend

    Short breaks in the UK are even better when the whole family is there. That's why our five beautiful rural Villages all offer dog-friendly Lodges, so everyone can feel right at home in the heart of the forest. You and your dog can enjoy the vast trails and take time to explore and recharge in simple luxury.

  • Christmas mum and girls in the woods

    Celebrate in style with Christmas and New Year breaks

    Experience the magic of Christmas and New Year on a short break at one of our five Villages. Marvel in the glistening lights, try our range of festive family activities and devour our special festive menus. Spend your evenings gathered around the roaring fire in your luxurious Lodge, nestled deep within hundreds of acres of beautiful woodland.

  • Disabled sign outside adapted lodge

    Specially adapted short breaks in the forest

    Our UK short breaks are inclusive of the whole family, that’s why at each of our five locations we offer a range of specially adapted Lodges. Our luxury Lodges set at the heart of the forest feature lower surfaces with appliances at your fingertips. Access is hassle-free, with dedicated parking and ramp access.