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Forest Holidays

Time to escape the daily grind? Forest Holiday offer great value UK stays for families

How to claim your Forest Holidays discount

How to claim your Forest Holidays discount

Simply enter the code MUMSNET21 at the checkout to save 5% when you book any holiday booked before 31/12/2021. The discount is valid for breaks taken before 05/01/2023, and can be used for stays during school holidays and Bank holidays across all cabin types.

Get your 5% off now

Who are Forest Holidays?

Forest Holidays give you and your family the chance to take a real breather from the hustle and bustle of everyday modern life. Escape to one of 11 idyllic locations – choose from tranquil cabins set deep in woodlands, on the edge of splendid lochs, or in bright forest clearings, and make your holiday your own.

What are Forest Holidays like?

They give you and your family the perfect chance to take a break from the laundry real world for a few days and get lost in nature. All the cabins are set in beautiful natural surroundings, and some even have hot tubs – what more could you want?

You can choose a weekend break, a four-night midweek stay, a seven-night break, or even longer, and sit back and relax. Whether you want a romantic break for two or will be bringing the whole crew (plus dog), there is a Forest Holiday to suit everyone.

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What do you do on a Forest Holidays break?




Whether you have young children who want to splash in puddles and watch the wildlife, older children who want to explore the forest and build dens, or teenagers in search of Wi-Fi, pizzas and movies, a Forest Holiday brings everyone together. Share BBQs, enjoy games, or just relax in your own private, outdoor hot tub and take in the glorious views.

Plus, with self-catering cabins that can sleep up to 10 people so, when restrictions lift, you can bring cousins and grandparents along too. Spend quality time together and make great memories.

Whatever you want or need, from travel cots to bicycle hire, from pre-booked activities to movies in your cabin, Forest Holidays have got it covered.

What are Forest Holidays cabins like?

All of Forest Holidays' log cabins boast beautiful natural views, meals and more to order through the TV (we know), and all the tableware, kitchen kit and bed linen you will need for the perfect self-catered holiday.

Cabins fit everything from two to ten guests, and are fitted with proper beds and sofas for full comfort. Some also have hammocks and hot tubs, but these are in high demand (obviously) so make sure you book early so you don't miss out.

The Silver Birch Wheelchair Adapted cabins are also totally accessible for those with limited mobility, with an accessible hot tub hoist, too.

You can also choose a pet-friendly cabin, so your four-legged friend won't need to stay at home.

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Which is the best Forest Holidays location?

Forest Holidays are located in 11 beautiful forests across the UK. These are:

  • Ardgartan Argyll, Scotland
  • Beddgelert, Snowdonia
  • Blackwood Forest, Hampshire
  • Cropton, North Yorkshire
  • Deerpark, Cornwall
  • Delamere Forest, Cheshire (opens April 2021)
  • Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
  • Keldy, North Yorkshire
  • Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire
  • Strathyre, Scotland
  • Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Each location offers something different – Ardgartan Argyll is located right on the banks of a picturesque loch, Deerpark sits just 15 minutes away from the beautiful Cornish coast, and Beddgelert may be the smallest site, but it is served by a steam train.

New for 2021: Delamere Forest, Cheshire – book now for Easter and summer holiday breaks

Forest Holidays cabins in the woods

What do Mumsnet users like about Forest Holidays?

We've just got back from a Forest Holiday, we love them. You definitely do need to self cater or plan to leave the site in search of the odd dinner if you fancy eating out. We get a supermarket shop delivered, which saves traveling with a car full of food!

We heard wild boar snuffling and grunting outside our bedroom window on the night, but didn't manage to see them. We're planning on going to another Forest Holidays location next year.

Darwin Forest is amazing and has a lovely pool and a soft play. We are going for the second time soon. We do like to self cater though, and prefer to leave our accommodation and the park rather than be fenced in.

We've been twice – both kids were teenagers but we really enjoyed it. We stayed in the Forest of Dean and we walked to Symonds Yat Rock and other walks around about. The boys loved the hot tub and we had plenty of board games. We loved it.

I went to one of the Yorkshire ones, Keldy I think it was. We went with our four- and one-year-old at the time. We all loved it. Was very relaxing. We just took lots of things for the kids to do, and there's a park too that they loved. We used it as a base to go to Scarborough beach, Flamingoland and York. The kids loved the hot tub and we had a BBQ on the decking a few nights.

My partner and I went to the Forest of Dean one with her daughter and grandson, then aged 11, two years ago, and we all loved it. The cabin was much nicer than I'd expected, the hot tub brilliant (special unbreakable glasses provided for in-tub wine drinking), it was nice to walk or cycle around the site, and all the delights of the area to be explored. Between us we did kayaking, Go Ape, rock climbing, archery and a ranger-guided night walk. Also did the family quiz at the Hub.

How to claim your Forest Holidays discount

How to claim your Forest Holidays discount

Simply enter the code MUMSNET21 at the checkout to save 5% when you book any holiday booked before 31/12/2021. The discount is valid for breaks taken before 05/01/2023, and can be used for stays during school holidays and Bank holidays across all cabin types.

Get your 5% off now

What is Forest Holiday cancellation Policy?

Forest Holidays have worked hard to ensure that customers can book holidays with confidence. If your break is directly impacted by Covid-19,
you can request a full refund or rebook a new break for another time with a discount of up to £100 where the break is more expensive (where the break is cheaper we’ll refund the difference).

For added flexibility, there's also an option to take out Flexible Amendment Cover which gives you the option to move your break up to eight days before you travel.

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