Beat the January Blues
The next 12 months are full of promise but as you head back to work after Christmas, winter can sometimes take hold in earnest. Regain those positive vibes and take an active break in the forest: walking, cycling or learn a new skill such as archery, kayaking or horse riding.
Prepare for Valentine’s Day and escape to the forest for romance in one of our breathtaking Golden Oak Hideaways. Built with couples in mind, these are the perfect choice, complete with hot tub, log burner, a hammock on the decking and – an extra special touch – a large, sunken bath, big enough for two!
Restore your inner calm on a winter break
Interacting with nature is fantastic for mental health and wellbeing. For a truly immersive experience, try forest bathing at Blackwood Forest. Our specially trained guides teach you techniques that not only reduce stress levels but boost to your health and immune system too.
Easter Family Fun in the Forest
Wake to spring sunshine breaking through the trees and the promise of days filled with family fun, all in beautiful forest locations around the UK. At Easter you are invited to take part in Easter activities, enjoy Easter treats in the Forest Retreat, and meet the Easter bunny on Easter Sunday.
Bank Holiday Breaks
This is the perfect month to skip away to the forest for a few days, either for an action-packed family break or a relaxing escape spent tranquilly exploring the local area. Our locations offer the ultimate choice so that you can make your holiday as unique and special as you are.
Early summer for groups
This is the perfect time to enjoy a forest break in a group of family or friends. Hiring bikes, picnics, barbecues, archery and so much more; all make memories that last a lifetime. Treat your group to a luxury Golden Oak Treehouse which sleeps up to 10 and comes equipped with a hot tub for your group to relax in after a long day of adventure. If you need to book multiple cabins, you can choose to stay in cabins close to each other.
A family holiday to remember
From toddlers to teenagers, parents to grandparents, our family breaks offer the perfect time to escape with your loved ones. Active pursuits and experiences will surely make for exhilarating days and for a relaxing evening, choose to enjoy family movies from over 100 box office films and wi-fi with our in-cabin entertainment package.
Summer holidays with the kids
Spending the school summer holidays in the forest means that there will be something for everyone to enjoy. With a wide range of things to do including Forest Ranger activities, fishing, or more adventurous pursuits such as canoeing, you can be sure that there is something to keep the whole family entertained.
The quiet season
For those not tied to the school calendar – the child-free and the carefree, grandparents and parents with pre-schoolers, those whose children have flown the nest and couples seeking time alone in each other’s company – the country now belongs to you. Here are 10 of our favourite attractions and activities and their closest Forest Holidays retreat, that are all the better for enjoying in September.
Make the most of the October half term holiday and take the kids on an unforgettable break in the forest! It’s the most colourful month of the year and the forest is the perfect place to see autumn in all its glory. With fantastic activities for kids and grown-ups alike, including our Forest Ranger adventures, and a hot tub on the decking to help you relax after a day of activities – there’s no better place to spend quality time with family.
Romantic winter breaks
Escape to a cosy woodland cabin and enjoy the magic of the winter forest. Choose to be as relaxed or adventurous as you desire, with in-cabin spa treatments or adventure activities for two. After a day of adventure and exploration, retreat to your cosy cabin for a dip in your hot tub, a perfect, soothing treat for a crisp winter day. A range of luxury cabins are available for couples, including the incredible Golden Oak Hideaway or our one-bedroom Golden Oak. Let the magic of the winter forest relax and rejuvenate you.
Christmas day in the forest
Christmas time in the forest is magical. After the madness of December, slow down and enjoy the delights of a family Christmas in your woodland cabin. Celebrate Christmas morning round the tree, knee-deep in wrapping paper, then head for a brisk winter walk through the silent forest, and back for turkey and all the trimmings and a wonderful family evening.
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