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Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

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Whinfell Forest, Penrith CA10 2DW, England
Center Parcs Whinfell Forest
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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dalkeith
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Centre parcs is a great place for family and children.The swimming pool is brilliant with several areas for playing or relaxing.Lots of activities for everyone although some are overpriced.All in all I would recommend this holiday especially for families.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first Center Parc visit and found it a great place for a Mon to Fri break. I came with my 2 disabled parents and stayed in an accessibility lodge. All in all, it was an excellent place to stay. Very comfortable beds and it even had a sauna and Hydro bath! It was very clean, however there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having never visited Centerparcs before, I only had others' experiences to judge on, and wasn't sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the accommodation (2-storey Woodland Lodge in Seven Pines), the facilities in the Lodge (fully equipped is just that, including toilet rolls, washing up liquid sachets an dishwasher tablets), and the park scenery and... More 

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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been visiting Whinfell since it was owned by Oasis and although it has vastly changed , still enjoy it. It's a shame that nowadays the more money you spend on an apartment the "better" person you appear to be. We liked it when everyone was much the same with no parking allowed outside lodges etc. Also we don't agree... More 

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Old Hutton, Kendal, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the first time I have been to Centerparcs for about 25 years when I went as a child - and it was great. There were 15 in our group 9 adults and 6 children so we spread ourselves over 2 chalets. They were only a 10 min walk from the centre itself and the swimming facilities were excellent,... More 

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Jedburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want an action packed but relaxing family holiday that is completely child friendly centre parks is the place 2 go! You can make it as expensive as you like depending on how many activities you do. The swimming pool is amazing always cosy so great for small children and babies! And for the big kids the slides are... More 

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Sharon_Center_Parcs, Guest Services Exeuctive at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and constructive comments following your visit to Center Parcs Whinfell Forest. I was delighted to read that your visit met with all of the family’s approval and that you have already made a booking to return again later this year. See you soon Sharon Press Guest Services Executive More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited for winter wonderland in dec & everywhere looked lovely. Stayed in the hotel which was a large room with more than enough space for two of us. Loved the outdoor pools - standard & aqua sana which were nice in the cold weather! Would visit again maybe in warmer weather.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a very enjoyable short break at Whinfell Forest. It was our first visit to a Center Parc in this country, but it certainly won't be our last. We booked on line, which was very easy to do. We had to queue for a while to check in, but even that was relaxing, watching the local... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved our stay at Centerparcs, there is so much to do, the swimming pool is great for kids of all ages, and activities galore. Being able to take food and self cater is a bonus, and the restaurants we ate at were lovely, if a little pricey. Definitely a stress free location to take kids on holiday, the only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our fourth year at center Parcs but will be our last. We have had money stolen from the lodge when we checked out we had left £300 in a cupboard,very silly yes but the safe was broken, when we called we were told it hadn't been found, very strang! My son's scooter was stolen from the bike park... More 

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