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Centre parcs- October or November break?

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nothanksbyenow Thu 23-Jun-16 22:42:00

Just that really. October will have lighter evenings, November will be covered in Christmas. It would be a weekend break with myself, DH, 6yo, and a nearly 4yo. We've done the 'Christmas' before and it's really nice, but I wonder if we're missing out on slightly milder weather and more time outdoors. What would you choose?

Dogolphin Wed 29-Jun-16 10:20:53

I would go for October, but only because November seems early for Christmassy stuff.

Anonymousperson Fri 01-Jul-16 21:46:02

We did November & our DD was seriously obsessed with the singing plastic figurines whose arms moved and mouths opened, singing Christmas carols just inside the sports hall.

When it was chucking it down & we were 'waiting it out' it was a I would go back at that timeblush

Would you get fireworks if you went in Oct? I think they do a show one night a week?

nothanksbyenow Wed 06-Jul-16 20:44:30

Sorry I haven't been back, it disappeared from my 'I'm on' list so I assumed no one had replied! I'm technically useless, in my defence blush.
In the meantime we booked for August to break up the school holidays- only a long weekend as it's just too much money!
Still toying with the idea of going in November though, as some friends are going.
Dogolphin, that's what I thought too, I like to put Christmas off until at least the second week of December (fat sodding chance these days).

SisterViktorine Wed 06-Jul-16 20:50:02

I would say go Christmas. I love that we can go swimming at 4.30pm and it is dark- the lights and steam on the outdoor pool are great. The lights in the woods are nice too.

I like painting Christmas pots and throwing in the odd Chrsitmas craft activity.

We stay in the flats as you don't need a garden in December so that makes it a bit cheaper and you are very central so not walking miles in the cold.

nothanksbyenow Wed 06-Jul-16 20:55:15

Ooh good tip about the flats, thank you! Will bear that in mind when I next check out the November dates again.

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