When you have young children, finding the perfect holiday destination is absolutely key. Everything at Center Parcs is made for families, and little ones aged 2-4 years old can discover new adventures and activities around every corner. Book your holiday or weekend break and get ready to explore acres of woodland, spot wildlife, splash in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise and get cosy in your family accommodation nestled amongst the trees.
Make unforgettable memories at Center Parcs with your pre-school aged children
Our lodges are designed with families in mind, and include everything you need for a relaxing break with a little one. Whether you’re staying in a Woodland Lodge, an Exclusive Lodge or anything in between, you’ll find:
A super-sized storage cupboard for your pushchair
A spacious layout perfect for little explorers
Stair-gates (in two-storey lodges)
Forest views so little ones can spot wildlife
Please be aware that some lodges have steps to the entrance, so check this when booking.
You’ll find plenty of fun activities and adventures for pre-school aged children. They can try something different with Mini Trek or Roller Tots, or learn new skills with Chocolate Chefs Academy or Football Fun Factory.
With plastic skates specially designed to help little ones keep their balance, this activity is a great way to introduce your children to the fun of rollerskating. Ages 2 to 6 years.
Join Chestnut the squirrel for songs, stories, fun and games… bring your little ones and their favourite cuddly toy along to Chestnut’s Picnic from some fun with their furry friends. Ages 18 months to 5 years
All of our restaurants are child-friendly. You’ll find plenty of space for multiple highchairs and pushchairs, children’s menus offering healthy and tasty dishes, and activity packs to keep little ones entertained. You’ll also find indoor or outdoor play areas at some of our restaurants. Be sure to pre-book your table as early evening times are popular.
If you’d prefer a relaxing evening in, order restaurant food to be delivered to your lodge.
Make a splash in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise
Our tropical water park is heated to 29.5c all year round and home to sensory children’s water play areas, splash pools and mini slides. You’ll also find family changing rooms, hair dryers, large lockers, a buggy park and the Canopy Café and Bar serving poolside food and drink.
Top tip: hire a Family Cabana for a cosy, peaceful retreat during your swim session.
Center Parcs is every child’s dream with acres of magical woodland to explore, a private lake and beach perfect for building sandcastles, and plenty of friendly wildlife such as ducks, rabbits, deer, and more to be spotted! You’ll also find a variety of exciting and educational indoor and outdoor activities geared towards young children which you must pre-book on our website in advance.
The forest is a gigantic adventure playground for little ones, with something new to discover every season. Splash through puddles, spot ducklings by the lake and look for creepy-crawlies under logs. You can explore miles of woodland path on foot or by cycle – why not hire a trailer from the Cycle Centre so they can cruise around in style?
Please be aware that due to the nature of the forest, not all woodland paths are suitable for pushchairs.
Research from The Wildlife Trust has discovered that nature-based activities have a profound effect on primary school children’s wellbeing. Find out how your little ones can immerse themselves in the great outdoors at our resorts.
We asked the Howell family to tell us about their weekend break at Center Parcs. From slipping and sliding down the Wild Water Rapids to a delicious meal at The Pancake House. Find out what there family of six plus nanny Christine got up to during their break