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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.

Whinfell Forest village map

How to get to Whinfell Forest

If you’re using a sat nav to get to Whinfell Forest, the address you need is: 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





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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View from the village:

“At Center Parcs we’ve struck the perfect balance of activity and chilling out. We never book anything before 11am. We love playing badminton, visiting the Subtropical Swimming Paradise and visiting The Pancake House. It’s great for family time and couple time."

The Hartill family


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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.