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

    Whinfell Forest holiday breaks


    Set on the edge of the stunning Lake District National Park, Whinfell Forest is one of the most picturesque destinations for a short break holiday in the Lake District.

    • Enjoy a lively range of indoor and outdoor activities
    • Whinfell Forest is a sanctuary for endangered red squirrels
    • Tuck into delicious food at your lodge using our takeaway service
    • Make a splash in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise with a pre-booked timed entry slot

    Whinfell Forest offers Cumbria breaks and holidays with some of the UK’s most breath-taking scenery, at the heart of this beautiful county.

    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.

    Get directions

    Take a closer look at Whinfell Forest





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    What's unique to Whinfell Forest

    • Home to endangered red squirrels
    • 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
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    There are still plenty of activities to try at Whinfell Forest so head out onto the lake and take in the views, try your hand at indoor sports or let your little ones try something new, be sure to pre-book these online to secure your spot. 


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    Child going down the rapids

    What's included in your break

    • Explore up to 400 acres of woodland
    • Outdoor adventure playgrounds
    • Family friendly cycle paths
    • A beautiful lake and beach

    Find out more

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    We're now cashless

    Across all our villages we now operate on a cashless basis to reduce the risk for both our colleagues and guests. Contactless payments have been increased to £45, and payments made via Google Pay or Apple Pay can be contactless up to the value of £500. Payment must be made via these methods so please ensure you bring payment cards with you on your break. Facilities such as cash points won’t be available on village during your break.

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    Aerial Adventure over Whinfell lake

    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. 

    Find out more

    Get ready for your break

    Once you’ve booked your break at Center Parcs you can start to pre-book activities, make restaurant reservations and order essentials to your lodge online, allowing you to really make the most of your short break. You must pre-book online as our Booking Desks will be closed once you arrive due to the current social distancing guidelines.