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All things Center Parcs

    Village Life is the place to be to find out all things Center Parcs. Keep up to date with posts from behind the scenes, secrets of our villages, activities and restaurants to try, indulgent recipes to make and how to get the most out of your Center Parcs break.

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Your Center Parcs memories over the years

Reminisce on your favourite Center Parcs memories as you scroll through a selection of 'before and after' photos.

Outdoor activities for the whole family

If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration, we’ve got a bucketload of outdoor activities that are perfect to enjoy in the sunshine.

A family of 4 cruise around the lake on a Pedalo

Top tips for a spectacular summer barbecue at Center Parcs

Here are our top tips for hosting the barbecue of the year, Center Parcs style.

Marshmallows grilling on the barbecue


Take to the lake on a spring or summer break

 Whether you’re a thrill-seeker ready for some splashing good fun or you just want to sit back, relax and enjoy the view, we’ve got a watersports activity for all ages and abilities.

Our partnership with Together for Short Lives to reach 10 years!

Since 2016, Together for Short Lives has been our corporate charity partner. We’re thrilled to announce that we have now pledged to support the charity until April 2027!

Fundraisers for Together for short lives smile together

Making an Olympic splash at Whinfell Forest

Olympic champion Luke Greenbank - along with children from his home club, Cockermouth Swimming Club - unveiled the brand-new Tropical Cyclone at Whinfell Forest.

Olympic champion Luke Greenbank showcases his Olympic gold medals

Meet the authors

Emily Rushworth

Marketing Executive

Emily rowing a boat

Vin Gill

Senior Social Media Executive

Vin sat at a computer

Sophie Borrill

Marketing Assistant

Sophie standing in a forest smiling at camera