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Author: Amy Dickson

As Brand Content Manager I plan, create and curate the best articles, photos, videos and music for our channels, in particular the blog. With a degree in Journalism under my belt and many years’ experience in the big smoke as a journalist and editor, my focus is firmly on discovering the little gems hidden away in Center Parcs life, before buffing them up to make them sparkle online. From on-village events to the latest travel industry trends, I’ll be there – notepad in hand – to bring you the most entertaining and interesting stories.

Rare golden squirrel spotted at Center Parcs

Will new sighting create a gold rush to Nottinghamshire? Sherwood Forest has achieved ‘wildlife Olympic gold’ according to experts, as a rare golden squirrel has been spotted at the family hotspot. The creature, a distant cousin of the much-loved red squirrel, is part of the Sciurus shiniest family and hasn’t been seen in England for […]


The perfect Mother’s Day treat

Tomorrow is the one day each year that you must officially shower your mum with love and care, show her some gratitude and make her feel truly special. I recently wrote about all the little things you could do to make Mother’s Day this year unforgettable, and it all starts in bed. Not yours – […]


We won! Center Parcs named Best Holiday Provider for 11th consecutive year

Annual ceremony also sees youngster win Center Parcs-sponsored Super Sibling Award Center Parcs has been awarded as the Best Holiday Provider in the annual Tommy’s Baby Friendly Awards. The awards, in association with Bounty, took place at the Landmark Hotel in London last week and celebrate the products and services that make family life easier […]


A Day in the Life: Ground Services Manager

From pot washer to manager, Darren Bowsher tells us what it’s like to be one of ‘the originals’, shares his best memories and reminisces about a certain Baywatch moment


It’s in the bag: new brands at Woburn Forest revealed

Our new Village is set to become a shopper’s paradise as we can now reveal that 23 new brands will feature across the stores at Woburn Forest. With 180 well-known high street names taking pride of place in the six retail outlets in time for opening, Time of Shade will include 17 new brands offering […]


Infographic: Everything you need to know about spring

Blossom on the trees, daffodils sprouting in our parks and gardens, and frogs croaking away in the pond. Spring is a time of re-awakening and hopefully a bit of sunshine too. Learn more about springtime with our latest infographic