Woburn Forest news
Woburn Forest important updates and latest news.
Tropical Cyclone Closure
Last updated 4 December 2023
Please be aware that on Tuesday 5th December the Tropical Cyclone in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise will be closed for a refurbishment project. During this time, all other rides and slides will remain open for your enjoyment.
Last updated 23 October 2023
We are excited to announce that our gift cards are now available to purchase online. Our new gift cards will be automatically activated and available to use from your purchase date, whether its for yourself or a gift for someone else. You will have the choice to use the gift card to pay towards the cost of your break, as well as activities, shopping and food on village.
Last updated 21 June 2023
We’re making some changes to our gift cards!
We’re changing gift card supplier and some of our old cards will no longer work.
How do I know if I have an old card?
Cards starting with 542424 will no longer work and we’ll need to replace your card. Please contact us on 01623 837134 prior to your break.
How do I get a replacement card?
Please contact us on 01623 837134 prior to your break and we’ll send you a new gift card.
Why does my card no longer work?
Gift card technology has changed and we’re working with a new gift card provider.
I’m on village, how do I replace my card?
Pop along to Guest Services.
A bright, new Vitalé
Last updated 6 June 2023
Vitalé Café Bar at Aqua Sana Woburn Forest has had a makeover.
Enjoy a glass of Prosecco as you look out over the trees from the veranda or enjoy a tasty lunch from inside the bright, modern, nature-inspired setting.
Temporary changes to the Flitwick Station Shuttle Service
Last updated Tuesday 14 March
We would like to inform guests that due to continued Interchange works at Flitwick Station, the usual pickup point for our free Guest Shuttle Service is temporarily unavailable.
Please wait at the Center Parcs bus stop located at Flitwick station where our Center Parcs Shuttle Hosts will meet you and guide you to the Shuttle service bus stop.
Brand-new Electric Vehicle Charging Points
Last updated 6 January
From 27 January 2023, guests will be able to recharge their batteries and their electric car too! We have 75 charging points available to pre-book online and a small number of points available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Guests will need to download the VendElectric App to charge their electric vehicle (payment is also made via the app). You will find our EV charging points in the main guest car park.
Charging points can only be booked on Mondays for four nights and Fridays for three nights. The points will charge the vehicles overnight, although they can remain safely plugged in throughout the whole duration of your stay – checking the status of the charge on the app.
Pre-book your electric vehicle charging point for peace of mind and a smooth arrival here.
Order all your favourite dishes with one delivery fee using Restaurant Runner!
Last updated 14 September 2022 (originally posted 04 July 2022)
From Friday 2 September, guests on a Woburn Forest break will be able to use our brand-new delivery service, Restaurant Runner.
Order from all your favourite restaurants with only one delivery fee. Whether you are craving a Chinese banquet or a pizza party, you can enjoy a feast in the comfort of your lodge. Does dad fancy a curry, mum a juicy burger, but the little ones are shouting for a pizza? Restaurant Runner is perfect for when the family can’t agree on what to have for dinner. Mix and match your favourite dishes to be delivered to your lodge in one order. Order online from your account on the day you would like delivery and choose from Rajinda Pradesh, Huck’s American Bar and Grill and our two new offerings, exclusive to Restaurant Runner, Pizzarrivo and Pinch of Asia.
We have joined Hidden Disabilities Sunflower
Last updated 19 August 2022
To support our guests and colleagues we are proud to announce we are now part of Hidden Disabilities Sunflower. The Sunflower provides a discreet way for guests to show that they have a non-visible disability. Guests can collect a lanyard or pin badge, free of charge, from Guest Services or The Plaza Booking Desk whilst on their break. Our colleagues will recognise the Sunflower and will be able to provide help, adjust activities, and meet needs where possible.
We are proud to be part of Hidden Disabilities Sunflower and be able to provide a fantastic experience for all our guests.
Bust some moves at the Leisure Bowl Disco
Last updated 08 August 2022
We’re pleased to announce that the children’s Leisure Bowl Disco has returned. Watch your little ones cut some shapes on the dance floor to your favourite tunes. There’s no need to book, simply turn up, free of charge. Finish off your fun-filled day with some evening entertainment and add the Leisure Bowl Disco to your family itinerary, Thursday and Saturday between 6pm – 8pm.
We’re now cashless
Last updated 25 July 2022 (originally posted 19 July 2022)
All our villages are cashless and can no longer accept cash payments, including for the purchase of gift cards.
Travelling from Flitwick train station
Last updated 03 March 2022
Great News! Our complimentary Guest Shuttle Service is now available to guests arriving at Flitwick Train Station on Monday's and Friday's. There is no need to book in advance but if you need any information about the service then please contact our Guest Services team at Woburn Forest on 01525 842855.
Last updated 7 August 2020
During extreme dry weather spells we take advice from the Met Office, please see below some basic fire safety points:
- Smoking is permitted only in designated smoking locations on village and on the patio/ balcony of accommodation
- The use of wood from the forest is strictly prohibited for use on the fire in accommodation (please only use logs purchased from ParcMarket)
- The making of fires of any sort is strictly prohibited
- Should you discover a fire no matter how small, please contact the village emergency number or call 999
- Due to our forest environment, we may need to withdraw the use of BBQ’s in extreme hot weather
We do have regular fire checks in place but please be vigilant and help us to maintain a safe environment in the forest.
Cycle Path development
Updated July 2020
The cycle path from Woburn Forest to Flitwick was completed on 3 July 2020. We are working in collaboration with Central Bedfordshire Council on this project and our plan is to continue the path all the way to Flitwick Train Station. Once completed, we hope that the path will provide a safe route for everyone to enjoy.
Our first 6-bedroom Woodland Lodges at Woburn Forest
Last updated 25 June 2019
Woburn Forest is welcoming two 6-bedroom Woodland Lodges that sleep up to 12. They have all the features you love in our popular Woodland Lodges, but with six spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms. There will also be a 6-bedroom Adapted Woodland Lodge available, including an electric bed and bathroom with walk-in/wheel-in showers. Now available to book for breaks arriving from 26 August 2019.
Minimising traffic on the village
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.
*available when break booked is 26 weeks or fewer away.