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Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well just back from our pre Christmas break with the family and had an amazing time as we always do.The grandchildren love the pool with all the slides and spend lots of time there.The visits with Santa and seeing his lovely village is always the highlight for the little ones.All in all had great food good accommodation and lots of...

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Monifieth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Couldn't seem to keep the lodge warm but it was exceptionally cold. Lodge wasn't as clean as previous lodges but it was a dog lodge so maybe cleaners aren't so fussy. Good time had by all as always. Prices for everything are definitely creeping up and the parc market is outrageously expensive. Advice to anyone would be take your own...

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Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had an amazing time at centre parcs there were a couple of problems in the lodge on arrival but centre parcs were very efficient to sort it out! Certainly isn't going to stop us going again! The kids think it's fantastic and none of us wanted to come home! We were ready for a break. We have been looking at...

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Kilwinning, Scotland, UK
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another family visit to the winter wonderland. Stayed in 2 lodges at Bilberry Wood. Great accommodation and sauna was an added bonus! What else can I say except thanks again to all staff for another wonderful 5 days. If you haven't been here you really need to get booking!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

6th Annual Visit to CenterParcs! This time, just the two of us instead of the usual family stay! Cabin as always, perfectly situated, clean and comfortable with cosy log burning fire! As a couple instead of a family the experience and expectations were different! Still enjoyed "Winter Wonderland" and the reindeers - even as a "grown up! Aqua Sana an...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Yet another fantastic winter wonderland holiday at whinfell forest. We have been for the last 5 years and it keeps getting better. It's the first time we have seen the fireworks which were amazing. Such a relaxing place with fun for all the family.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Can't rate this experience highly enough. We had a fabulous 4 days in meadow view 20 lodge. My family were so impressed with the 3 bed accommodation all en suite with 2 jacuzzi baths and large modern shower in another. Plus a fabulous thermal sauna style room too ease your aching muscles a wine cooler in the kitchen, dishwasher in...

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Marquette, Michigan
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great place for a relaxing girly weekend been going for over 10 years with ladies and 18 yrs with family who love this place lodges clean, beds are soooo comfy and everywhere is clean, winter wonderland is magical too

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Was a marvelous experience for our our family on our Ruby Wedding Anniversary, grandchildren loved it we loved it and our siblings and there partners loved it. Accommodation was lovely, Fireworks display was awesome. Lovely meal at Bella Italia.Not a negative word about our break. Would definitely go again. Thanks.

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed as a mixed group of 7 girls for a 21st Birthday weekend, age range from 21-55 from Friday the 25th November for 3 nights. We booked an Executive Detatched Lodge so we had an en suite for all four bedrooms. We stayed in Meadow View 73 - which was across the "cul-de sac" from the identical lodge I...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

Address: Whinfell Forest, Penrith CA10 2DW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Penrith
Hotel Class:5 star — Center Parcs Whinfell Forest 5*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Center Parcs Whinfell Forest Hotel Penrith
Center Parcs Whinfell Forest Penrith, UK - Lake District
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