Forest Holidays

Add a little bit of #ForestFeeling to your Christmas break

Pre-book festive extras in your online account or call our Sales & Service team

Make up for last year with the ultimate Christmas package. Decorate a real Christmas tree together or explore the forest on a self-led trail. Get the kids excited with Christmas party activities or post a letter to Santa. Don’t miss out – our winter activities get booked up fast.

Christmas experiences for the whole family to enjoy

Step a world away, step into Forest Feeling

  • The Snowman™ & The Snowdog self led trail

    Wrap up warm and wander through the winter forest on a trail inspired by the magical story of  The Snowman™ & The Snowdog, the sequel to Raymond Briggs' much-loved classic The Snowman.

    Follow the map and answer clues to reveal a special prize and see the forest in all its seasonal glory. Look out for wildlife, enjoy the crisp winter weather and let your imagination run wild. The ultimate festive fun.

    • From £7.95 per person. One prize per completed trail.
    • Available to book from 1 Nov 2021 - 6 Jan 2022*
    • Add the trail to your booking and it will be ready for your arrival.
    • Excludes Beddgelert, Snowdonia.

    *If taking part on Christmas Day, please note there will be restricted opening hours at the Forest Retreat/Hub which varies by location.

  • Merry little Christmas party

    You're invited to a spectacular festive party at the Forest Retreat. Snack on tasty Christmas goodies, join in with crafts, competitions, games and dance to classic festive tunes.

    • From £12.95 per person. 
    • Available to book from 15 Nov 2021 - 24 Jan 2022*
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult. Activity takes place in the Forest Retreat/Hub.
    • Excludes Beddgelert, Snowdonia.

    * Please note activities are not available on Christmas Day.

  • The Snowman™ & The Snowdog Afternoon Tea

    Join The Snowman™ and the Snowdog on their adventures. Relax in the Forest Retreat with twinkly lights, warming hot chocolate (or prosecco if you prefer) and enjoy the festivities of our own snowman party. Have a proper catch up with the ones you love in the heart of the forest this Christmas.

    • From £12.50 per person.
    • Available to book from 22 Nov 2021 - 9 Jan 2022*
    • Suitable for the whole family. For those with a favourite pooch, bring them along for their own festive treat.
    • Excludes Beddgelert, Snowdonia.

    *Please note this is not available to book on Christmas Day.

  • Christmas tree & decoration kit

    Available from: 15th Nov - 23rd Dec 2021

  • Festive quiz

    Available from: 15th Nov - 16th Dec 2021. Days & times vary by location

  • Post box for letters to Santa

    Available from: 15th Nov - 16th Dec 2021

Festive film favourites

Your Christmas Eve movie night, sorted.

Upgrade your wi-fi & in-cabin entertainment

Choose from over 100 box-office films, there's something for everyone.

For the kids: Frozen 2, Beauty & the Beast, Pete's Dragon

For the adults: Pirates of the Caribbean, Cinderella, Star Wars

What's included: (from just £45)


Drinks packages

Put some sparkle in your celebrations

  • NEW
    Cocktail experience

    From £24

    Local Gin Selection

    From £44

  • NEW
    Local Beer Discovery

    From £20

    Draft Beers in cabin

    From £75

Sample locally sourced craft beer and gin, enjoy a cocktail experience or go all out with draft beer on tap in your cabin. The perfect addition to festive get-togethers, Christmas Eve starazing and New Year’s Eve toasts. Chin chin!

Food packages

Treat yourself over the festive season

  • Curry night pack

    From £28

    Pizza night pack

    From £30

  • Movie night treats

    From £15

    Rick Stein Meals

    From £45

Christmas essentials

Most popular winter extras

  • Kiln dried logs

    Early check-in & late check-out

  • Deluxe welcome hamper

    Robes & slippers

What's on this winter in Scotland

Cabins in high demand, be quick!

Glasgow Christmas Markets: 6th Nov - 31st Dec 2021.

Christmas Pantomine at Kings Theatre, Glasgow: 27th Nov 2021 - 2nd Jan 2022.

Helensburgh Winter Festival: 27th & 28th Nov 2021.

Oban Winter Festival & Christmas markets: 19th - 28th Nov 2021.

Oban Hogmanay Party: 31st Dec 2021. 

Book your cabin now

Pre-book activites in your online account or call us on 03330 110 495 Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm.

Looking for more inspiration? Visit our recommended activities page.