Center Parcs Longleat Forest

Longleat Forest, Warminster, Wiltshire, England, BA12 7PU, United Kingdom | Resort

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Gun-running at Gatwick

A travel blog entry by 5howarths


... us brekkie and wave us off. Aunty Weezy took us to Gatwick where all went well until the nice security lady unzipped Lenny's bag to find his unauthorised nerf gun. Supervisor...long wait...being stared at by passersby...

So we are about to board!

More later.

Burton to Bath

A travel blog entry by kay27


... gin was cheaper to drink; men and women lost their hair (including eyebrows) due to wearing make-up that was lead-based, so they fashioned mouse skin into eyebrow shapes (and wore wigs) - water in the spas/springs contains 43 minerals and has to be cooled to 33 degrees from 49 degrees (it was hot to touch) - Bath fairly busy traffic-wise as there is no bypass, so all traffic must come through - Jane ...

Cambridge to Castle Combe, via "the other place"

A travel blog entry by kay27


... arriving at The Old House at Home in Burton (not actually on Castle Combe), had a drive around the area and went to Castle Combe... - a very quaint, idyllic village (hopefully the photos will show that!) Dinner back at "The Old House"...Mum had pork tenderloins, veges and mash; I had a rump steak with triple cooked chips (sounded better than they tasted). Cost = ...

Sun, Picnics, Trains and the Somerset levels

A travel blog entry by ashbysontour


... Wales. After a few photos and a coffee we headed over the Severn Bridge back to England. The afternoon was long but the sun shone We headed down another long hill down to Wells and met up with Steve's family .From there we set off for the last 10mile push along the levels to Glastonbury . James : I have very little to say on this particular blog other than I admire the high esteem in which Elaine holds her husband........see ...

...where we find books, baths and traffic tickets.

A travel blog entry by driverj


... of Sighs. We were late getting back to the car, but still managed to get there in time to buy another hour parking pass with the plan of hitting the White Horse pub for lunch before maybe peeking back in to Blackwell's for a second before leaving town.

What we didn't plan for was the evil power emanating from Blackwell's Books that sucked us in effortlessly. One does not simply "peek into" Blackwell's any more than customers at a buffet turn down seconds. We got sucked ...

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Center Parcs Longleat Forest Warminster

    Dreadful accommodation


    Center Parcs ia a fabulous place - beautiful forest, excellent facilities. However the basic 'Comfort Villa' experience was horrible. These are portacabins stuck in the woods - they are dated, cramped, tatty, not remotely comfortable and in our case, dirty (fag burn in sheets!). We will never go back, although the more expensive villas looked lovely (from the outside). If you're gonna go, pay for the top standard or don't bother. We quit our 3 day break after a day, we just couldn't sit in that depressing hovel any longer.

    Not cheap but good family fun !


    Have just returned form a weekend break staying in a 2 bedroom "comfort" (basic) villa.

    Avoid Longleat at all costs


    If you are thinking of visiting a Center Parcs don't pick this one

    Wasn't too sure but had a good time


    We booked a 4 night break at the last minute so didn't recieve any literature regarding the resort and package.

    Loved it again - But pricey


    This is the third time we have visited this Center Parc and once again we had a great time. We had originally booked an executive apartment but were immediately disappointed. Whilst clean and adequate it wasnt a patch on the executive villas and we asked to move. To the sites credit we were moved straight away and from that point on had a blast. We went bowling, did archery, rode our bikes for miles and attended the fondue evening at the pancake house.

    IT IS EXPENSIVE! If you're on a budget, bring your own food and cook in the adequate kitchen with each villa.

    And lock your bike, my wifes was taken but we found it later the same day.

    Strange 'Villas'


    Center Parcs accommodation is mostly in 'Villas'. You will not find any images of these on their web site, apart from a brief description as 'single storey accommodation'. They seem to be shy of showing people what they are getting. See my photos. The building at first looks like a portacabin, or even a electrical utility building. Calling them 'Villas' is a con. Chalet or even bungalow would be a fairer description. Inside however, it is very nice. Spacious, with fixture and fittings of a good standard. Its also very clean, and quite light inside. This was an 'executive villa' and cost 785 pounds for a 3 night weekend. With 3 bedrooms its quite a good base for a family.

    Walking in a winter wonderland


    Just returned from a midweek (5 day)break and want to go back already! We booked a pinewood apartment (penthouse, 2 storey with private sauna on balcony)and it was exactly 27 steps to the Plaza (my husband counted!). The bed was comfy enough - and although there were a few things (non essential for us luckily)missing from the inventory when we arrived - after reporting them on arrival, they were replaced within hours.

    Mixed feelings


    My partner and I stayed at Longleat CP November 2004, and despite the fact it was out of season we still had to pay £350 for the weekend and all we got was a little apartment!Although the apartment was nicely furnished(with a lovely bathroom) it was quite a distance from the Plaza and the Jardin de sports. It was awful weather(which wasnt anyones fault obviously)but it meant that we got drenched cycling anywhere. The pool is truly wonderful, for kids and adults alike, we spent all day in the pool as there wasnt much else to do due to the weather. The retaurant we ate in(an italian one I think) was overpriced and dissapointing. We were unable to try the Indian as it is over the other side of the complex and we were unwilling to cycle over in the dark in the poaring rain!We went out for a drink one night, but it was a bit dull to be honest. We tried the spa, which was lovely but rather expensive.

    Fantastic UK short break!


    I stayed at Centre Parcs Longleat Forest earlier this year. I was very lucky as the weather was amazing, so I could spend the whole week outdoors - there is certainly a lot of outdoor activities.

    Great fun for a weekend!


    Center Parcs is excellent to go for a weekend. I think staying for a week might be too long but ive only ever stayed for the weekend. Having stayed at the Center Parc in Longleat, Wiltshire many times, i can safely say ive never had bad memories of the place. As a teenager I hugely enjoy the vast swimming complex, with the exciting rapids being the standout ride. Anyone with an interest with sports (i love them) will find themselves in heaven in the Jardin de sports, a complex which features many tennis courts, indoor badminton, squash and soft tennis courts and also snooker and table tennis tables. Almost every need is catered for. There is also a vast lake where you can practise sailing among over things.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Center Parcs Longleat Forest Warminster

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent