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.
Press releases • May 12, 2012 00:00 BST
Christmas elves take over Center Parcs Elveden Forest in final preparation for the big day Santa teaches pupils essential skills such as gift wrapping and reindeer grooming
Press releases • Apr 05, 2012 00:00 BST
Jerry Moss (Red Squirrel Ranger at Center Parcs) and his family have just won the Red Squirrel Survival Trust Volunteer of the Year Award as ‘Red Squirrel Champions’. The award winners were announced on 30th March with the award ceremony due to take place on 27th June at Alnwick Castle.