The new Center Parcs Village at Woburn Forest expects to welcome 350,000 guests in its first year
The Village, which caters for 3,000 guests, was host to 2,000 visitors over the opening weekend, with 39 per cent of bookings for the year already in.
The new Village, set in 362 acres of forest near Woburn, is expected to boost the local economy by around £20m via its use of goods, services, employment and local suppliers.
Woburn Forest features Center Parcs’ largest Subtropical Swimming Paradise, along with a state-of-the-art Aqua Sana spa, 625 lodges, a 75-bedroom hotel, six spa suites and a host of restaurants, shops nd more than 100 leisure activities.
Martin Dalby, chief executive of Center Parcs, said: “After years of hard work, dedication and passion, we’re thrilled that Woburn Forest has opened and delighted to welcome our first guests.
“Everything about the new Village is the result of a culmination of 27 years of experience and lots of guest research into what modern families are looking for. We are determined to offer the best short break experience for families, unrivalled in quality by anyone else in Europe.”
New and exclusive to Woburn Forest are the ‘upside down’ Executive Lodges, which have unrivalled panoramic views across the woodland from the first floor family living space.
Woburn Forest also has the highest percentage of executive and exclusive accommodation of all the Center Parcs Villages. All lodges feature stylish modern interiors and are wooden clad with sloping roofs.
The Subtropical Swimming Paradise is one of the most popular features with 90 per cent of guests visiting during their stay. There is also an outdoor infinity pool looking out across the forest views.
For more information call 08448 266 266 or visit: www.centerparcs.co.uk/woburn