Woburn Forest news
Woburn Forest important updates and latest news.
Wild Water Rapids maintenance
4 May 2023
Our Wild Water Rapids will be undergoing essential maintenance from Monday 15th May – Thursday 18th May 2023. The rest of the Subtropical Swimming Paradise will still be open for your enjoyment during this time, including our thrilling ride Tropical Cyclone and Venture Harbour Family Play Area.
Vitalé Café Bar at Aqua Sana refurbishment
Last updated Updated Wednesday 01 March
We’re delighted to announce that Vitalé Café Bar at Aqua Sana Woburn Forest will be undergoing a refurbishment this spring.
Please be aware that Vitale Café Bar will be closed from Tuesday 11 April until Tuesday 25 April 2023 whilst the refurbishment takes place. During this time, there will be an alternative pop-up food and drink offer available in Aqua Sana. Our 3-hour Spa Sessions and treatments will still be available.
Thank you in advance for your understanding. We look forward to welcoming you to the newly refurbished Vitalé Café Bar!
Temporary changes to the Flitwick Station Shuttle Service
Last updated Tuesday 14 March
We would like to inform guests that due to continued Interchange works at Flitwick Station, the usual pickup point for our free Guest Shuttle Service is temporarily unavailable.
Please wait at the Center Parcs bus stop located at Flitwick station where our Center Parcs Shuttle Hosts will meet you and guide you to the Shuttle service bus stop.
Brand-new Electric Vehicle Charging Points
Last updated 6 January
From 27 January 2023, guests will be able to recharge their batteries and their electric car too! We have 75 charging points available to pre-book online and a small number of points available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Guests will need to download the VendElectric App to charge their electric vehicle (payment is also made via the app). You will find our EV charging points in the main guest car park.
Charging points can only be booked on Mondays for four nights and Fridays for three nights. The points will charge the vehicles overnight, although they can remain safely plugged in throughout the whole duration of your stay – checking the status of the charge on the app.
Pre-book your electric vehicle charging point for peace of mind and a smooth arrival here.
Order all your favourite dishes with one delivery fee using Restaurant Runner!
Last updated 14 September 2022 (originally posted 04 July 2022)
From Friday 2 September, guests on a Woburn Forest break will be able to use our brand-new delivery service, Restaurant Runner.
Order from all your favourite restaurants with only one delivery fee. Whether you are craving a Chinese banquet or a pizza party, you can enjoy a feast in the comfort of your lodge. Does dad fancy a curry, mum a juicy burger, but the little ones are shouting for a pizza? Restaurant Runner is perfect for when the family can’t agree on what to have for dinner. Mix and match your favourite dishes to be delivered to your lodge in one order. Order online from your account on the day you would like delivery and choose from Rajinda Pradesh, Huck’s American Bar and Grill and our two new offerings, exclusive to Restaurant Runner, Pizzarrivo and Pinch of Asia.
We have joined Hidden Disabilities Sunflower
Last updated 19 August 2022
To support our guests and colleagues we are proud to announce we are now part of Hidden Disabilities Sunflower. The Sunflower provides a discreet way for guests to show that they have a non-visible disability. Guests can collect a lanyard or pin badge, free of charge, from Guest Services or The Plaza Booking Desk whilst on their break. Our colleagues will recognise the Sunflower and will be able to provide help, adjust activities, and meet needs where possible.
We are proud to be part of Hidden Disabilities Sunflower and be able to provide a fantastic experience for all our guests.
Bust some moves at the Leisure Bowl Disco
Last updated 08 August 2022
We’re pleased to announce that the children’s Leisure Bowl Disco has returned. Watch your little ones cut some shapes on the dance floor to your favourite tunes. There’s no need to book, simply turn up, free of charge. Finish off your fun-filled day with some evening entertainment and add the Leisure Bowl Disco to your family itinerary, Thursday and Saturday between 6pm – 8pm.
We’re now cashless
Last updated 25 July 2022 (originally posted 19 July 2022)
All our villages are cashless and can no longer accept cash payments, including for the purchase of gift cards.
If you or your party test positive for COVID-19 prior to your break
Last updated 14 April 2022
As always, our priority is to protect our guests and staff as much as possible, and we recommend that all guests due to visit take a COVID-19 test before visiting our villages. Guests who test positive for COVID-19 should follow the government guidance for self-isolation.
Should you need to reschedule* or cancel your break due to a positive COVID-19 test result, please complete this form and our team will make contact.
*If the new date is more expensive guests will need to cover the additional costs, however, if the new date is lower in price we will of course refund the difference.
Travelling from Flitwick train station
Last updated 03 March 2022
Great News! Our complimentary Guest Shuttle Service is now available to guests arriving at Flitwick Train Station on Monday's and Friday's. There is no need to book in advance but if you need any information about the service then please contact our Guest Services team at Woburn Forest on 01525 842855.
7 August 2020
During extreme dry weather spells we take advice from the Met Office, please see below some basic fire safety points:
- Smoking is permitted only in designated smoking locations on village and on the patio/ balcony of accommodation
- The use of wood from the forest is strictly prohibited for use on the fire in accommodation (please only use logs purchased from ParcMarket)
- The making of fires of any sort is strictly prohibited
- Should you discover a fire no matter how small, please contact the village emergency number or call 999
- Due to our forest environment, we may need to withdraw the use of BBQ’s in extreme hot weather
We do have regular fire checks in place but please be vigilant and help us to maintain a safe environment in the forest.
Cycle Path development
Updated July 2020
The cycle path from Woburn Forest to Flitwick was completed on 3 July 2020. We are working in collaboration with Central Bedfordshire Council on this project and our plan is to continue the path all the way to Flitwick Train Station. Once completed, we hope that the path will provide a safe route for everyone to enjoy.
Our first 6-bedroom Woodland Lodges at Woburn Forest
Updated 25 June 2019
Woburn Forest is welcoming two 6-bedroom Woodland Lodges that sleep up to 12. They have all the features you love in our popular Woodland Lodges, but with six spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms. There will also be a 6-bedroom Adapted Woodland Lodge available, including an electric bed and bathroom with walk-in/wheel-in showers. Now available to book for breaks arriving from 26 August 2019.
Minimising traffic on the village
We know that our focus on providing a safe environment with minimal traffic is something you really value. That’s why we need your help to reduce the traffic on our villages to protect what you love about Center Parcs: a place where little ones can run free and explore, and parents can feel at ease.
*available when break booked is 26 weeks or fewer away.