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.