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Center Parcs General Manager takes on desert cycling challenge for charity that supports families

Center Parcs General Manager takes on desert cycling challenge for charity that supports families

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2017 15:38 BST

Andy De'Ath will pedal 575km across tough American terrain over five days to raise money for Together for Short Lives.

Center Parcs home to UK’s tallest Giant Redwood

Center Parcs home to UK’s tallest Giant Redwood

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 11:40 BST

Center Parcs Longleat Forest, Wiltshire, is home to the UKs tallest Giant Redwood tree.

Bluebell Wood’s four legged friend is a Center Parcs hit

Bluebell Wood’s four legged friend is a Center Parcs hit

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 11:20 BST

Bluebell Wood’s much-loved cocker spaniel George proved a big hit with staff at Center Parcs when he paid the head office team a visit during Children’s Hospice Week.

Center Parcs is delighted to sponsor Tommy’s Super Sibling Award 2017

Center Parcs is delighted to sponsor Tommy’s Super Sibling Award 2017

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2016 17:25 BST

Center Parcs is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring the Super Sibling Award in the Tommy’s Awards 2017 for a fourth year.

Center Parcs teams up with Together for Short Lives to give families precious time together

Center Parcs teams up with Together for Short Lives to give families precious time together

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2016 09:29 BST

Center Parcs announces they will be working with Together for Short Lives, a UK wide charity which supports families caring for children with life-shortening conditions.

Center Parcs donates alder trees to local Community Tree Trust

Center Parcs donates alder trees to local Community Tree Trust

Press Releases   •   Nov 06, 2015 14:54 GMT

Community Tree Trust volunteers collect alder saplings from Center Parcs

Center Parcs Sherwood Forest’s donation to Mansfield District Community First Responders helps fund vital defibrillator

Center Parcs Sherwood Forest’s donation to Mansfield District Community First Responders helps fund vital defibrillator

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2015 15:36 BST

Center Parcs Sherwood Forest donates £500 to Mansfield District Community First Responders

Center Parcs’ charity challenge

Center Parcs’ charity challenge

Press Releases   •   Oct 08, 2014 00:00 BST

A team of cyclists from Center Parcs Whinfell Forest have completed the Sea to Sea (C2C) challenge, raising over £2000 for Center Parcs’ two corporate charities, ChildLine and The Wildlife Trusts.

Woburn Forest team help at Cooper’s Hill

Woburn Forest team help at Cooper’s Hill

Press Releases   •   Aug 05, 2014 00:00 BST

On Wednesday 6th August, 10 volunteers from Center Parcs Woburn Forest spent the day helping The Wildlife Trust (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire Northamptonshire) with essential bracken pulling at Cooper’s Hill.

Center Parcs Elveden Forest celebrating 25 successful years

Center Parcs Elveden Forest celebrating 25 successful years

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2014 00:00 BST

4th August is a very special date for Center Parcs Elveden Forest, it marks twenty five years since the Village opened to guests for the first time. As the second of the Center Parcs Villages to be built in the UK, Elveden Forest became an instant hit with guests and has become one of the most popular short break destinations in the UK.

Center Parcs Longleat Forest celebrating 20 successful years

Center Parcs Longleat Forest celebrating 20 successful years

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2014 00:00 BST

July 14th 2014 is a very special date for Center Parcs Longleat Forest, it marks twenty years since the Village opened to guests for the first time. As the third of the Center Parcs Villages to be built in the UK, Longleat Forest became an instant hit with guests and has become one of the most popular short break destinations in the UK.

Center Parcs supports Forest of Marston Vale planting project

Center Parcs supports Forest of Marston Vale planting project

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2014 00:00 BST

With the opening of its fifth Village, Woburn Forest just around the corner, Center Parcs have donated £85,000 towards the creation of a new woodland in the nearby Forest of Marston Vale. These funds are helping to ensure the successful establishment of “Folly Wood”, a new woodland of thousands of native trees to the south of Lidlington Village.

First winner of Center Parcs’ ‘Home Energy Savers’ scheme announced

First winner of Center Parcs’ ‘Home Energy Savers’ scheme announced

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2014 00:00 GMT

The inaugural winner of Center Parcs’ industry first energy saving initiative has been announced. The ‘Home Energy Savers’ scheme encouraged employees to reduce and monitor their energy consumption in their own homes in three categories: Gas; Electricity and Water.

Rescued tropical plants arrive at Woburn Forest

Rescued tropical plants arrive at Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Mar 18, 2014 00:00 GMT

Today, Center Parcs will see the first delivery of tropical plants, rescued from East Asia by Jean Henkens (Botanist and Landscape Architect), arrive at the new site, Woburn Forest in Bedfordshire. More than 6,000 tropical plants will be arriving at Woburn Forest during the spring with 4,800 of those earmarked for the Subtropical Swimming Paradise in the Village Square.

Center Parcs Woburn Forest volunteers to give a helping hand at Flitwick Moor

Center Parcs Woburn Forest volunteers to give a helping hand at Flitwick Moor

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2013 00:00 GMT

On Monday 16th December, 8 members of the Center Parcs Woburn Forest team spent the day assisting The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire with scrub clearance at Flitwick Moor.

Woburn Forest construction, ecological and recruitment update (October 2013)

Woburn Forest construction, ecological and recruitment update (October 2013)

Press Releases   •   Oct 31, 2013 00:00 GMT

With a matter of months until the new Center Parcs, Woburn Forest, opens, there is lots of activity on the Village. The buildings and forest are looking good, recruitment is well underway and we are already receiving deliveries to the site in preparation for the spring.

ISG celebrates milestones at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

ISG celebrates milestones at Center Parcs Woburn Forest

Press Releases   •   Sep 04, 2013 00:00 BST

ISG is celebrating simultaneous milestones at its high profile £61 million Center Parcs Woburn Forest project.

Center Parcs helps protect children and the environment with new charity partnerships

Center Parcs helps protect children and the environment with new charity partnerships

Press Releases   •   Jul 11, 2013 00:00 BST

As its three year partnership with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity came to a very successful end in May, Center Parcs is now delighted to be supporting two new charity partners, ChildLine and The Wildlife Trusts.

Center Parcs rubber ducks retire with over 1,500 miles under their wings for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Center Parcs rubber ducks retire with over 1,500 miles under their wings for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2013 00:00 BST

Over the past three years Center Parcs has raised £503,246 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity with the help of 1,000 rubber ducks that have raced down the Subtropical Swimming Paradise’s Wild Water Rapids at Center Parcs each month.

If you go down to the woods today...Ten things you didn’t know about Center Parcs

If you go down to the woods today...Ten things you didn’t know about Center Parcs

Press Releases   •   Jul 04, 2013 00:00 BST

As the UK’s leading short break provider, the Center Parcs name has become synonymous with providing high quality accommodation and a range of activities all set deep within the forest. Yet, after 26 years in the UK, there are still some facts you might not know about Center Parcs.