“Pick your lodge when you book – you know exactly where you are and can forward plan” @alicebestwick
At your time of booking, you have the option to pay to allocate a specific lodge. This means if you can plan to be in a certain area, or if you are booking more than one lodge, you can ensure you’re all together.
“Pack comfortable footwear and clothes for woodland walks!” @meg_payne74
British weather can be unpredictable, but the weather doesn’t stop adventures at Center Parcs! Pack for adventures in the forest, and remember to check the weather before you go.
“Arrive as early on the first day and go swimming or have lunch before your lodge is ready” @niamhwalsh98
On your arrival day, you’re welcome to arrive as early as 10am to get your break started sooner. You could even hit the pool in the afternoon, with access to the Subtropical Swimming Paradise available from 2pm onwards on the day of your arrival.
“Do the Treasure Trail on one of the first days. It’s a great way to have family time and also explore” @mrself29
Hop on your bikes and solve the clues scattered around the forest! The Treasure Trail is a great way to familiarise yourself with the village and to use the powers of teamwork.
“Take lots of photos. A break can seem like so long ago but one photo can take you back” @mrs_claire_conroy
Taking photos during your break is a great way to preserve the memories. Why not book in for a Family Photo Shoot? We love seeing and sharing your photos, remember to use the hashtag #mycp so we can admire them!
“Go to the rangers lodge to see what animals have been spotted that week!” @homeisat51
Every village has a Rangers Lodge (or Nature Centre). Our knowledgeable Rangers are on hand to help you discover the environment around you.
“Don’t be scared to try something new and out of your comfort zone!” @xx_dotty_xx
Center Parcs is the perfect place to try something new. Leave the comfort zone behind with activities such as Aerial Adventure, or take on The Drop?
“Bikes are the most enjoyable way to get around, it makes you feel like a big kid again!” @melia_a86
Cycling around our villages is a wonderful way to explore and get around. Our Cycle Centre is on hand to supply you with the perfect equipment for the whole family.
“The Subtropical Swimming Paradise is quiet in the evenings and try the rapids in the dark!” @dmartland1
The Subtropical Swimming Paradise provides joy to the whole family! On average, the pool is quieter in the evenings, and the Wild Water Rapids are even more atmospheric when it’s beginning to get dark outside.
“Book activities and restaurants before you go so you make the most of everything it offers!” @missfittsx
To plan your itinerary, booking your activities and restaurants before you go ensures you don’t miss out on family adventures!
With the last bank holiday until Christmas almost here and with most of us counting down the days until our big summer holiday or pining over our holiday memories. Keep the spirit of summer still alive before our coats and woolly jumpers are back out of our wardrobes, by squeezing in a spontaneous trip to the forest in your diary this bank holiday.
If you are thinking of joining us in the forest or already booked a break for a long weekend of action-packed fun or a relaxing getaway surrounded by the natural forest and wildlife. Here’s what your bank holiday weekend could look like…
Relax and unwind
Start your bank holiday the right way with a visit to Aqua Sana Spa. Catch up on some important sleep with our indoor and outdoor chill-out spaces with comfortable seating and cosy blankets. Or indulge in our spa experience rooms from wet to dry to herbal to meditative you’ll find everything you need to feel relaxed and revitalised, ready to get back to normality.
Reach new heights
Get out of your comfort zone this bank holiday and try something new. Take to the trees on Aerial Adventure for a dose of adrenaline to conquer the treetop course. Swing through the trees and then descend on the zip-wire for a spectacular view of the forest.
You don’t have to have pancakes just for breakfast. Mix things up on your break and head to The Pancake House after a morning filled with activities for the perfect afternoon meal. Whether you decide to go sweet or savoury, indulge in a triple stack with the full trimmings, for a delicious long weekend sweet treat.
Dive right in
After your food has settled from a belly full of pancakes, take a dip in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise for an evening swim. If you dare, face the Tropical Cyclone or tackle the Wild Water Rapids perfect for those adrenaline junkies. Or for more of a relaxing trip to the pool, hire a cabana and sit back and relax while your little ones make a splash in the water play areas.
There’s no need to book a flight for a weekend away this bank holiday. With our sandy beach in the forest, feel the sand in between your toes and soak up the last bit of summer here in the UK. Perfect for making sandcastles with your little ones and enjoying some delicious ice cream for a bank holiday escape.
At Rajinda Pradesh we offer your little adventurers a separate menu just for their tiny tummies. With a children’s version of Rajinda’s Experience Banquet, your little ones can eat the same as the parents but with half of the portions for half the price.
We also provide their all-time favourites for those that aren’t a fan of spicy food. From spaghetti Bolognese to fish fingers and chips we’ve got you covered, so you can enjoy fine dining with your family, without having to compromise.
Did you know… that you can request for these dishes to be served alongside adult starters to satisfy your young one’s appetites quickly.
Does Rajinda Pradesh cater for allergy and dietary requirements?
Yes! We take importance in considering our guests with allergy and dietary requirements, so they can enjoy some mouth-watering options that suit their needs. For our plant-based guests, try our Vegan Asian sharing platter, starring a variety of Asian starters including steamed vegetable gyozas and vegetable tempura.
For your main take your pick on a variety of our authentic Vegan Rajinda curries, from a Korma to a Bhuna, which is packed with flavour. With our Gluten Free and Vegan-friendly naan bread, you can have the perfect accompaniment to a delicious curry.
Cool and refresh the palate after your meal with one of our desserts. For our Gluten-Free guests try our creamy lemon mousse rich with a fresh and citrusy flavour and topped with fresh raspberries.
New fusion dishes
The home to Indian food at Center Parcs has now seen a move away from a completely Indian influenced menu, to now include a move diverse fusion of Asian flavours. With dishes from Malaysia, Indonesia, Southern India and Thailand we have something the whole family can enjoy.
Try our Korean BBQ Ribs or Thai fish cakes for some mouth-watering starters or indulge in a Malaysian Beef Rendang a spicy curry from South West India with an aromatic coconut, lemongrass and chilli sauce to get a taste of Far Eastern flavours.
Did you know… we complete your experience at Rajinda’s by giving you our recommendations of which wine compliments the dish you will be having, so you can
Refurbished Rajinda’s at Elveden Forest…
We are always looking to improve our restaurants in our villages. At Elveden Forest, Rajinda Pradesh has had a makeover to match the food, bringing the interiors up to date with exotic colours, luxurious textiles and geometric tiles, why not check it out on your break?