Autumn holidays and breaks
Feel the leaves crunch under your feet and watch the trees turn from green to gold on an autumn break at Center Parcs. It’s always 29.5C in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise and with a wide range of activities to try, it’s perfect for everyone. Make your autumn extra special by joining us for a Halloween break and enjoy some ghoulishly good fun.
Autumn breaks in Ireland
As the end of summer comes to a close, the forest truly awakens with the change of season. Bring your family on an autumn break in the UK at Center Parcs and experience the great outdoors right on your doorstep.
Adventure into the woods during the most colourful season of the year and explore a range of activities such as Den Building and Decorating, Segway Experience and Target Archery. There's something for everyone on an autumn holiday, so enjoy the start of a new school season with a forest break at Center Parcs.
Watch the leaves start to drop and the forest beginning to transform on a September break at Center Parcs. Observe the wonder of nature as squirrels forage for fallen acorns and hedgehogs prepare to hibernate.
With a range of self-catering accommodation, find your own slice of the forest and get away with the family. Enjoy a September break complete with long walks, indoor activities and a wide range of restaurants that are perfect for an autumn feast.
Reconnect with nature on an October holiday as the weather cools down and the leaves turn golden. Make the most of the October mid-term break and enjoy quality family time together in the forest as it bursts with vibrant colour. Explore miles of winding woodland paths, crunching through falling leaves and breathing in the crisp forest air.
Escape the blustery chill and get comfortable by the fireside with your loved ones, relaxing by the roaring flames. Get away this autumn and experience a magical October holiday.
Brush off the cobwebs and get the family together for a spookily good time at Center Parcs on a Halloween break. Discover frightfully fun activities that the whole family can do, such as Broomstick Making, Family Pumpkin Fun or Monster Making.
Have a fang-tastic Halloween break and carve pumpkins with your little ones or let them loose at Wizard Academy where they will enjoy making wizard crafts and spells, play games and learn some new dance moves, with surprises and treats along the way.
A day in the life
Once you have booked your break you can start to book your activities and fill your itinerary. We have something for all ages, select the tabs to find example autumn itineraries.
Morning – Have a lazy breakfast in your lodge and spot any wildlife that’s waking up with you at your patio. Ready to explore the forest on two wheels? Check out our child-friendly cycle options, including trailers and child seats. Why not make a splash in the children’s play area in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise?
Lunch – Visit one of our family-friendly restaurants for lunch, where you can pick up free Ella’s Kitchen baby food for your little ones. Several of our restaurants have play areas to keep them entertained, including Sports Café – well worth a visit for little ones!
Afternoon – With up to 200 activities on offer, take your little one on an adventure like no other. Get messy in Mucky Pups, go off the beaten track at Off-Road Explorers or let them discover their sea legs as they set sail across the lake.
Evening – Tired out? Head back to your lodge, put your feet up and order Dining In so you can enjoy delicious restaurant dishes without lifting a finger. Why not light a log fire to make your lodge extra cosy?
Breakfast – Rise and shine! Why not visit The Pancake House for breakfast? Whether you go for sweet, savoury or something in between, this guest favourite restaurant offers stacks of fun for all ages.
Lunch – Ready to climb through the treetops at Aerial Tree Trekking or take to the lake on a Pedalo? If the weather has turned then try our Indoor Climbing Adventure or get creative at the Pottery Painting Studio. Stop by at ParcMarket for a tasty, on-the-go lunch, or if you’re in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise then simply stop by Canopy Café and Bar.
Afternoon – Enjoy the adventure playgrounds which are located throughout the village, go for a fun cycle ride around the lake or head back to your lodge for a board game or two before dinner!
Evening – You’ll need to refuel after a busy day, so why not head to Huck’s American Bar and Grill for delicious American dishes the whole family is sure to adore?
Morning – Have a lazy morning in your lodge before heading out for brunch at Sports Café. Why not fuel up for your action-packed day with our Sports Café Champion’s Breakfast?
Lunch – It’s time to get competitive: pick up your racquets for a game of Badminton, argue over who’s spots and stripes at American Pool or challenge your family to a game of Adventure Golf!
Afternoon – Why not glide around on a Segway or take to the treetops on our Aerial Adventure? Dive right into the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, where there are rides, slides and Wild Water Rapids to keep your teenagers entertained, whatever the weather.
Evening – Time for a family feast! Head to Rajinda Pradesh for delicious Indian-inspired dishes. Will you play it safe with the mild and creamy Korma or kick things up a notch with a fiery Madras? Head back to your home from home for a relaxing evening together – or get competitive in the Games Room if you’re staying in an Exclusive Lodge or Treehouse!
Morning – Why not start your day off with a relaxing cycle through the forest, finishing up at Starbucks for coffee and brunch?
Lunch – Treat yourself to a Spa Session at Aqua Sana and spend three hours exploring up to 25 different spa experiences, discovering how the healing powers of heat, water and nature come together to soothe your mind and body. Drop by at our in-spa restaurant, Vitale Café Bar, for a delicious lunch.
Afternoon – Get competitive at Ten Pin Bowling or take to the lake on a Pedalo to spot wildlife and take in the beautiful scenery.
Evening – Order delicious restaurant meals from Dining In to be delivered to your lodge and have a cosy night in around the log fire. For an extra level of luxury, why not stay in one of our hot tub lodges and have a relaxing soak under the starry night sky?