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Teenagers and Mum and Dad on the Tropical Cyclone

Dive in to paradise together

Tropical Cyclone          Rides and slides          Indoor and outdoor pools          Children's water play areas

Pool activities          Cabana Cove          Changing places          Maps          Gallery

Tropical Cyclone          Rides and slides          Indoor and outdoor pools

Children's water play areas          Pool activities          Cabana Cove

Changing places          Maps          Gallery

  • Teenagers laughing while coming down the Tropical Cyclone raft ride.
  • A little girl on a pool inflatable on the Tropical Cyclone.
  • A family on a pool inflatable splashing at the bottom of the Tropical Cyclone.
  • A family on a pool inflatable riding down the Tropical Cyclone.

Tropical Cyclone   

Are you brave enough to take on our thrilling Tropical Cyclone raft ride? Experience the twists, turns and exhilarating gravity-defying drop together!

Open daily from 11am to 7pm.

  • A man smiling while coming down a flume water slide.
  • A young girl and boy sliding down the rapids with their arms in the air.
  • Two children on a pool inflatable about to start riding down a waterslide.
  • Mother and two teenage sons having fun on the rapids in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Our exciting rides and slides

Laugh all the way down the Wild Water Rapids or challenge your loved ones to a race on the multi-slides. With a variety of rides and slides at each village, you’re guaranteed twists, turns and breathtaking drops! 

  • A lady in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise throwing an inflatable ball up into the air.

Indoor and outdoor pools

Ride the waves in the Wave Pool, soak up the sunshine in the Outdoor Pool or relax in the bubbling Whirlpools.

Buckets of fun for little adventurers

Little ones can dip their toe into the wonderful world of water, with slides, spray fountains and splash pools galore – whilst older children can explore the thrilling water play area with play structures, colossal tipping buckets, flumes and more!

Aquatic adventures for all ages

  • A six person Cabana.

Exclusive Cabana Cove

An exclusive haven in the heart of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise at Sherwood Forest, why not book a Cabana for 6-8 people in the luxury Cabana Cove? Order food and drinks directly to your Cabana or unwind in the secluded whirlpool reserved exclusively for Cabana Cove guests.

Discover Cabana Cove

Discover Family Cabanas


Changing Places

As part of our mission to make Center Parcs accessible for all guests, we’re pleased to introduce Changing Places facilities at all our villages within the Subtropical Swimming Paradise. These are designed for guests with additional needs, and include a mobile shower changer, hoist, wash basin and a toilet with drop-down grab rails – helping everyone to enjoy the Center Parcs experience.

Explore our Subtropical Swimming Paradise maps

Whinfell Forest STSP

Whinfell Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Take the time to enjoy our two wonderful spa pools, flumes and slides or kick it up a notch with our rip-roaring Canyon Ride. Hot and cold food served all day from The Canopy Café and Bar.

Sherwood Forest STSP

Sherwood Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

At Sherwood Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise be sure to try the rip-roaring raft ride, Tropical Cyclone. There's also a wave pool, Wild Water Rapids and the hot whirlpool.

Longleat Forest STSP

Longleat Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Take on our Wild Water Rapids which carries you along a series of dips and dives and isn’t for the faint hearted, while the warmer outdoor pool is a great area to relax.

Elveden Forest STSP

Elveden Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

There is plenty of fun to be had on our flumes and be sure to try Tropical Cyclone, our thrilling and fast-paced raft ride taking you up to 30 miles per hour and zero gravity.

Woburn Forest STSP

Woburn Forest Subtropical Swimming Paradise

Experience the Typhoon, a two-seater tube ride, which will whiz you through enclosed tunnels and soar through a labyrinth of back-to-back, 180 degree and 360 degree turns and multiple accelerating drops.


Inside the Subtropical Swimming Paradise

A toddler wearing a safety vest in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise with his mum and family smiling.

Changing Facilities

You’ll find individual and family changing cubicles, nappy changing facilities, and Changing Places facilities for guests with additional needs. Your wristband acts as your locker key.

A family sat round a table at the Canopy Cafe laughing.

Food & Drink

Ready to refuel? Head to Canopy Café and Bar for refreshments including meals, drinks, snacks and ice cream, or grab a coffee at Starbucks.

A little girl smiling in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise wearing a bouyancy aid.

Free Buoyancy Aids

You can borrow buoyancy aids for babies and toddlers free of charge. These are located around the pool, including by the entrance.

Forgotten something?

You can buy swim nappies, inflatables and goggles at the Pool Information Desk. You can also hire towels here.