Subtropical swimming paradise

Subtropical Swimming Paradise maintenance works - 15th June 2018

We are undertaking essential maintenance to the outdoor area of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise at Longleat Forest. This area of the pool will be closed to guests, between Wednesday 20th June and Saturday 23rd June, reopening as normal on Sunday 24th June. This only affects the outdoor area of the pool and a small section of the wild water rapids, all other areas of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise will be there to make a splash and enjoy.  

Off-Road Explorers

Off-Road Explorers comes to Longleat Forest - 16th May 2018

See your little ones don their tweed flat cap and get behind the wheel of a miniature 4x4 in our new Off-Road Explorers at Longleat Forest. With you by their side, they'll navigate around our bespoke track, tackling rough terrain and rumble strips, collecting puzzle pieces as they go.

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Fresh look for the Pottery Painting Studio - Updated 5th April 2018

Pick up a paint brush in our new look Pottery Painting Studio at Longleat Forest. With a contemporary revamp, it is the perfect inspiration for your latest masterpiece.

Sports Plaza

Hello Sports Plaza - 20th March 2018

We are improving Jardin des Sports by changing the look, the environment and its name! After Monday 16th April you’ll start to notice a few changes to our newly refurbished and named Sports Plaza. Even with a fresh new contemporary look, all activities, restaurants and shops will be in the same place.

Please be aware there may be some crossover on our maps as we swap Jardin des Sports to the Sports Plaza.

Hucks refurbishment

Temporary closure of Huck’s - 13th March 2018

We’re making some changes to Huck’s American Bar and Grill at Longleat Forest, bringing it up to date with a new contemporary look and with a new look comes a new menu! With new additions like Freakshakes and old favourites like Fallin’-off-the-bone Pork Ribs it’ll be the perfect place to feast.

In order to complete the work, Huck’s will be closed from Monday 16th April until Friday 15th June 2018. If you’re visiting Longleat Forest there’s still plenty of places to grab a bite to eat so why not try Bella ItaliaSports Café or Café Rouge.

Football pool

Football Pool arrives at Longleat Forest  - 21st February 2018

Challenge your family and friends at Longleat Forest to a game of Football Pool. Step onto the giant 12ft pitch and swap the cue for your feet and aim to score the footballs into the pockets. Whether you’re spots or stripes, the competition is on. Head over to the Jardin des Sports to kick off your game.


A new look for Treats  - 21st February 2018

Treats at Longleat Forest has changed to have an interior to match the colourfulness of the sweets. From fudge to pick and mix and every sweet or chocolate treat in between, it’s the perfect place to go if you’ve got a sweet tooth.  

Subtropical Swimming Paradise

All-new Subtropical Swimming Paradise rides now open - Updated 21st November 2017

After months of hard work and anticipation, our new water rides and water play areas are now open.

Test your limits on Tropical Cyclone, a two- or three-person raft ride (also available at Woburn Forest and Elveden Forest) with added audio-visual themes to choose from or try Typhoon, a one or two-person ride with an exciting personalised lighting element to enhance the fast-paced drops and swings.

For little ones, the pirate-themed Venture Bay features warm shallow pools, fountains, games and smaller slides. Venture Harbour is a family water play area that’s perfect for slightly older children, with slides, splashes and tipping buckets.

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Minimising traffic

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 - Updated 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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Foresters’ Inn

Foresters’ Inn comes to Longleat Forest - 3rd August 2017

It’s all change for our restaurant scene at Longleat Forest. After introducing Las Iguanas last year, we’re now welcoming Foresters’ Inn to the Village Square. Foresters’ Inn is a contemporary pub and restaurant offering British classics from breakfast through dinner – including afternoon tea, of course.

Foresters’ Inn replaces Grand Café, which will close permanently on 4th September and re-open as Foresters’ Inn approximately six weeks later. An exact date for the re-opening will be communicated closer to the time.

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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'.

Sign in to your Center Parcs account or Register today and add activities to your existing booking*. Alternatively, book your accommodation now to start your next Center Parcs adventure.

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Sports Café

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 8:30am-10:30pm, 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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Renumbering project

Renumbering project at Longleat Forest - 26th January 2017

To accommodate six new Executive Lodges that are being built on our Village, 23 of our current Lodges are going to be renumbered.

From 6 February, if you notice the number of your Lodge has changed then please note this is due to our renumbering project. Don’t worry – the Lodge type and location will not have changed.

Las Iguanas

Las Iguanas opens at Longleat Forest - 18th October 2016

The fiesta has arrived at Longleat Forest with Las Iguanas opening its doors for the first time today. Open for lunch and dinner, Las Iguanas will be serving up fresh, authentic Latin American food and drinks seven days a week. From Mexican favourites to fiery Brazilian dishes and featuring a fun yet familiar children’s menu, it’s the new place to be on the Village. 

You can find Las Iguanas in the Plaza, where Café Rouge used to be (don’t worry, Café Rouge is still in the Plaza too, in place of Hawtons Bar and Restaurant).

Find out more about Las Iguanas at Longleat Forest and discover the exciting menu.

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*available when break booked is 26 weeks or fewer away.