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A haven for nature-lovers
Our award-winning village in the beautiful Lake District

Whinfell Forest holiday breaks


Nestled among a stunning landscape on the edge of the Lake District in the heart of Cumbria, a Whinfell Forest short break is the perfect holiday for nature lovers, as you might catch a glimpse of rare red squirrels and the uncommon orchid. Unique Lake District lodges, in a range of sizes, are set in the 400-acre forest, with lakes and streams befitting the picturesque breathtaking scenery.

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How to get to Center Parcs, Whinfell Forest

If you’re using a sat nav to get to Whinfell Forest, the address you need is: Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, Penrith, CA10 2DW.

For more detailed directions, click below to plan your route on Google Maps.

If you aren’t arriving by car, let us help make your arrival as smooth as possible.  Just give us a call on 01768 893 009.

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Take a closer look at Whinfell Forest





What's unique to Whinfell Forest

  • Whinfell Forest’s Subtropical Swimming Paradise is the only one to feature a Canyon Ride flume
  • Home to endangered red squirrels
  • The only village with a live entertainment venue
  • Lodges are built in a traditional Scandinavian style
  • Whinfell Forest is home to The Lakeside Inn, a gastro pub with unparalleled views across the lake

What's included in your break

  • Unlimited use of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise
  • Explore up to 400 acres of woodland
  • Family friendly cycle paths
  • Indoor and outdoor play areas
  • A beautiful lake and beach

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Explore the Whinfell Forest Village Map:

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Discover the Subtropical Swimming Paradise at Whinfell Forest:

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Cashless wristbands

Enjoy even more freedom at Whinfell Forest with wristbands that can be used to access your accommodation and secure your locker at the Subtropical Swimming Paradise. The wristband can also be used to make cashless payments at selected locations, including The Canopy Café and Bar, Pool Information Desk, Vitalé Café Bar and Aqua Sana Spa.

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A new Aerial Adventure 

Experience a new treetop adventure as Aerial Adventure has new elements to conquer and 255-metre dual zip wire over the lake! It’s new to Whinfell Forest so be sure to try it on your next break. 

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This is family

As soon as you turn into the tree-lined driveway and see the Center Parcs sign, the constraints of everyday life begin to slip away. Embrace the freedom amongst nature and give family life the undivided attention it deserves…

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Get ready for your break

Before you arrive at Center Parcs you can pre-book activities, make restaurant reservations and order online essentials including groceries to your lodge, allowing you to really make the most of your short break.