In the market for a makeover - Updated 30th May 2018

We’re refurbishing the ParcMarket at Whinfell and in order to complete the makeover The Parcmarket will close at 4pm on Thursday 7th June.

Whilst we are putting the ‘super’ back into our supermarket,  we’re temporarily relocating the ParcMarket into The Green Room from 8th June 2018 where you will still be able to shop all your favourite brands and daily essentials.

Our new look ParcMarket will open summer 2018.

Executive Lodge hot tub

Accommodation number changes – why is it happening? - 14th May 2018

Whilst we work on creating some exciting new lodges on our village, you’ll notice we’ve renumbered some of our existing accommodation.

If you are visiting Whinfell Forest from 18th May, you may notice your accommodation number is different to the one you received in your pre-arrival confirmation, but don’t worry the accommodation you’ve booked will still be the same type – all that’s changed is the number.

Our new accommodation, available from spring 2019, includes new 3-bed Executive Lodges with hot tubs and a 6-bed Woodland Lodge, with all the features you love in our popular Woodland Lodges, but with six spacious bedrooms.


A refresher for Refresh - Updated 5th April 2018

Refresh, located in the Sports Plaza, has been given a makeover with some exciting new elements.  Refresh will now be a place to relax and enjoy a coffee as well as somewhere to still grab those sweet treats.

Don’t forget to drop by for a quick refreshment, snacks and essential grocery items.


Pre-book a Huck’s Family Dining Experience - 5th February 2018

Huck’s American Bar and Grill now offer a pre-bookable Huck’s Family Dining Experience menu, exclusive to Whinfell Forest.

Start off with a sharing platter including BBQ wings, nachos and dips, and jalapeno and sweetcorn fritters before moving onto a selection of Huck’s favourite main meals. For the little ones the children’s buffet is open and can be polished off with a bottomless soft drink and for adults a pint of Coors Light, a small glass of house wine or soft drink.

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Minimise 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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Football Pool

Football Pool at Whinfell Forest - 26th Sept 2017

Football Pool is coming to Whinfell Forest on October 1st - step onto the 12ft pitch and challenge your family to a game of spots against stripes. Swap the cue for your feet and aim to pot the footballs into the pockets, be the first to pot them all. Head over to the Sports Plaza to kick off your game.

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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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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Rajinda refurb

A new look for Rajinda Pradesh - 3rd August 2017

Rajinda Pradesh serves up authentic Indian cuisine with a contemporary twist. Now we’re giving the restaurant at Whinfell Forest a makeover to match the food. We’ll be bringing the interiors up to date with exotic colours, luxurious textiles and geometric tiles. 

In order to complete the work, Rajinda Pradesh will be closing on Monday 4th September for approximately four weeks. An exact date for the grand re-opening will be communicated closer to the time.

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

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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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Getting in touch during your break - 12th May 2017

If you need to get in touch during your break at Whinfell Forest, from booking an activity to seeking urgent medical care, there are a few ways to reach us.

In case of an emergency, call 01768 893003 from your mobile. There are also red telephone boxes located throughout the village.

Our Guest Services team are also on-hand to help every day from 8am to 10pm – visit them in the Village Centre or call 01768 893008. If you’d like to book an activity or a table in one of our restaurants, you can log on to the free Friendly wifi and visit or download the Center Parcs Mobile App (which also features an itinerary planner and map of the village).

We hope you have a lovely break at Whinfell Forest.

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 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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Guests driving

Guests driving to Whinfell Forest - Updated 7th January 2016

We've been made aware that Google is displaying an incorrect postcode for Whinfell Forest, directing guests to a local kennel business and not Center Parcs.

We'd like to make clear to all guests travelling to Whinfell Forest that the correct postcode is CA10 2DW. To avoid confusion, please read the direction on our website.

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