Press Releases • Feb 13, 2013 09:14 GMT
We are Center Parcs, the UK’s leading short break operator. Each year more than 1.6 million guests stay at our four Villages, each set in 400 acres of forest, and it’s not just the guests we look after, we also protect and nurture the forests and all the nature within.
Press Releases • Jan 21, 2013 00:00 GMT
Center Parcs is going to new lengths to tackle an age old problem - the lost teddy. On average during 2012, 700 teddy bears were lost at Center Parcs. Of these, 320 were returned back home to their families – a good record, but one that the Center Parcs team thinks can be improved in 2013.
Press Releases • Jan 14, 2013 00:00 GMT
Center Parcs, the leading UK family short break provider, reports a surge in bookings with one booking taken every minute on average in January so far. This follows Center Parcs’ best summer on record in 2012 with 98.6% occupancy, proving that families still value a short break within the UK.
Press Releases • Jan 02, 2013 00:00 GMT
Center Parcs is pleased to announce that all four of its Villages have been awarded a 5-star rating in VisitEngland’s quality assurance scheme, with improved scores all-round compared with 2011.
Press Releases • Dec 28, 2012 00:00 GMT
Center Parcs Whinfell Forest is marking National Red Squirrel Week from 2 – 7 October, welcoming the Penrith and District Red Squirrel Group into the heart of the forest with fun ways for families to learn more about the endangered species.
Press Releases • Dec 12, 2012 00:00 GMT
In an industry first, Center Parcs has today announced the launch of its Home Energy Savers scheme, designed to encourage its employees across the UK to reduce the amount of energy they use at home.
Press Releases • Dec 10, 2012 00:00 GMT
Wayne Matton has been announced as the General Manager for Center Parcs Woburn Forest, due to open in 2014.
Press Releases • Dec 04, 2012 00:00 GMT
Following a site visit from the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) Monitor in October 2012, the Birse Civils managed Center Parcs Woburn Forest site has been awarded a 90% (36/40), ‘high level beyond compliance’ rating with the Scheme.
Golden girl Ellie Simmonds launches new family water ride, Tropical Cyclone™ at Center Parcs Elveden Forest
Press Releases • Nov 22, 2012 00:00 GMT
Fresh from her triumph at the London Paralympic Games, Ellie Simmonds returns to Center Parcs Elveden Forest, where she first learnt to swim, to launch the new Tropical Cyclone™ water ride.
Press Releases • Sep 17, 2012 00:00 BST
On Tuesday 18th September, Center Parcs will be holding a Woburn Forest Exhibition at The Rufus Centre in Flitwick. Doors will open at 10am and featured at the Exhibition will be progress of the project, the jobs that will be available and details about local supplier opportunities.
Press Releases • Jul 03, 2012 00:00 BST
Family thrill-seekers will experience the speed, spinning and drop of the greatest rivers on Earth
Press Releases • Jun 29, 2012 00:00 BST
On Monday 25th June, 8 members of staff from Center Parcs Sherwood Forest took part in a volunteering project, giving their time and expertise to Bulwell Forest Garden. The day was part of the volunteer programme organised by Center Parcs for colleagues who want to make a difference in their local community.
Press Releases • Jun 14, 2012 00:00 BST
More and more families are enjoying a short break at Center Parcs, as the family fun continues whatever the weather. Despite the rain, it seems that Center Parcs is still just as popular as ever with summer break bookings up 17% compared with the same time last year.
Press Releases • Jun 12, 2012 00:00 BST
52,000 bluebells were delivered to Sherwood Forest this week which are being planted along the entrance drive. Since 8th May, Center Parcs Conservation Rangers at Sherwood Forest have been planting the bluebells which guests will be able to see when arriving for their forest breaks and departing.
Press Releases • Jun 08, 2012 00:00 BST
Construction is soon to start at Woburn Forest to build the new Center Parcs; its fifth holiday Village in the UK, due to open in spring 2014. Before construction begins, 3 separate contracts will be awarded for the infrastructure, the lodges and the leisure buildings.
Press Releases • May 30, 2012 00:00 BST
Center Parcs is set to make even bigger waves this year as a new, unique family water ride takes shape at Elveden Forest. This will be the first of its kind to be created anywhere in the world, costing approximately £4m to build.