It was a particularly wintry morning at Elveden Forest when we arrived to shoot the new dishes for our spring/summer specials. Here’s what happened…
Need an activity to keep the children occupied over the long weekend once the Easter eggs have been torn open and everyone has reached maximum chocolate consumption levels?
Earlier this year 20,000 parents voted for their favourite family-friendly companies in a range of categories. We’re delighted to announce that Center Parcs has been awarded Best UK Holiday provider, for offering holidays that are hassle-free and suit all shapes, sizes and ages of families.
But we weren’t the only ones who were awarded during the Tommy’s Awards, held in London. Center Parcs is proud to sponsor the Super Sibling Award, which this year was given to five-year old Harry Carter from Burnley. The Super Sibling Award is for little heroes who have helped when their families were touched by pregnancy complications or the loss of a baby.
Spring has well and truly sprung: the de-icer has been banished to the boot, we’re leaving work before sunset, and the Easter eggs are out in abundance at the supermarkets!
We had some great events in March across our Villages including Mother’s Day, the Total Solar Eclipse and the beginning of daylight savings.
We’ve seen some great images and videos from our guests this month, so here’s a quick round up of the ones that caught our eye, including a very interesting visitor to one guest’s patio…
On Sunday 29th March, the clocks go forward an hour to mark the beginning of Daylight Savings Time. But instead of looking at it as a lost hour of sleep, think about the hour of daylight you gain in the afternoon. For many, this change marks the beginning of getting home from work while the sun is still shining – use your bonus hour right, and you could improve your whole life…
Studies have shown that mentally stimulating activities like reading can slow the progress of, or even prevent, Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Just six minutes of reading can reduce stress by up to 68 per cent, according to a study from the University of Sussex. Not bad for an hour relaxing in the garden with the latest Maeve Binchy!