Forest Holidays

Christmas holidays & breaks in the UK

Make Christmas one to remember

Book ahead for next year and spend Christmas holidays in the forest. Bring your loved ones together in the great outdoors and spend your festive holiday in the fresh forest air. With plenty of space to relax, special added extras and a beautiful backdrop just waiting to be explored, this is sure to be your most magical Christmas yet.

What’s included with our Christmas breaks

Step a world away, step into Forest Feeling

  • Christmas hamper

    Available on breaks: 20th-27th, 24th-27th & 24th-31st Dec 2021

    Festive quiz

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

  • Christmas tree

    Available on breaks: 17th, 20th & 24th Dec 2021

    Post box for letters to Santa

    Available from: 15th Nov - 16th Dec 2021

Create special holiday moments in a cosy cabin complete with bubbling hot tub and incredible forest views

  • 1-8 guests
    1-4 bedrooms
    Golden Oak

    Fire up the barbecue for a festive feast or enjoy some well-earned downtime around the log burner as you ease into the holiday season.

    Hot tub

    Log burning stove

    Gas barbecue

  • 1-2 guests
    1 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Hideaway

    Our Golden Oak Hideaway cabin offers a romantic cabin for two, perfect for intimate Christmas holidays. With chilled prosecco and treats included on arrival.

    Hot tub

    Log burning stove


  • 1-10 guests
    4-5 bedrooms
    Golden Oak Treehouse

    Our Golden Oak Treehouse cabins are nestled in the forest with an extra bedroom across a rope bridge. Perfect for Christmas holidays in the UK with all the family.

    Hot tub

    Log burning stove

    Gas barbecue

Don’t miss out on this exclusive winter offer! 

Hire bikes for the duration of your break this winter from just £19 per child and £22 per adult*

Fancy exploring the local area? Looking for hidden adventures? Simply pre-book in your account and pick up when you arrive.

Hurry, once they’re gone, they’re gone!
*Available for breaks from November - January

How you could spend your Christmas holiday in the forest

Who are you bringing with you?

  • Christmas with young kids

    Decorate your real Christmas tree together before a splash in the outdoor hot tub. Tuck into pizza packages and snuggle up to watch a blockbuster on Christmas Eve. Pre-book bikes for a Boxing Day ride through the forest.

  • Christmas as a couple

    Clink glasses together in front of the fire on Christmas Eve. Enjoy a Christmas Day pub lunch followed by a leisurely walk-through nature. Complete your getaway with a romantic evening in package. Perfect.

  • Christmas with older kids

    Enjoy welcome hamper treats on arrival and stargaze from the hot tub together on Christmas Eve. Celebrate the big day with cosy chats around the log burner. Zoom high above the treetops at Go Ape or blow out the cobwebs with an archery session.

  • Christmas as a group

    Kick-start the festivities with a bottle of fizz and curry night delivery. Spend those lazy afternoons catching up with each other in hot tub. Complete your long weekend with relaxing in-cabin spa treatments.

Pre-bookable festive extras

Christmas activities for everyone

  • 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.

  • In-cabin entertainment & Movie night treats

    Relax and unwind over the holiday season with a marathon of movies or sports entertainment. Perfect with movie night treats. Evenings don’t get much better with this.

    In-cabin entertainment from £45:

    • Premium Wifi for all devices, stream on demand TV and films in HD.
    • Unlimited access to movies including new releases & all your favourite Sky Sports channels.

    Movie night treats from £15:

    • Giant Rocky Road chocolate slab, Large tub of local ice cream, Large bag of sweet popcorn or two smaller bags with salt and sweet and a Large bag of Manomasa Tortilla chips.
    • Delivered to your cabin ready for your arrival. 

Fancy trying our tasty new tipples?

Give your celebrations an extra-festive feel with locally sourced craft beer, draft beer, gin and delicious cocktails. Great for cosy evenings, midnight toasts and Christmas Eve stargazing. Don’t forget to leave a glass out for Santa!  

Other seasonal breaks you might like

Get ahead and get together for 2022

  • New Year breaks

    Valentine's Day

  • January breaks

    February half term

Find your #ForestFeeling this Christmas ??

Spending your winter break in a cosy cabin beneath the stars? Tag us in your festive celebrations and forest adventures.

Frequently asked questions

Where are the best locations for a Christmas break?

All of our locations offer an enchanting base for your Christmas break in the forest. Whether you choose a cabin situated near the shores of Loch Long in Scotland, a cabin surrounded by snow-capped mountains in Wales, or opt for a cabin close to the Cornish coast there’s something for everyone on a Christmas break in the forest.

What is open over Christmas at Forest Holidays?

All of our facilities are open over the festive period. Our Forest Retreat/Hub, restaurant, café, and bar will be open with festive opening hours so don’t forget to check on arrival. In-cabin delivery is also available throughout the festive season, with the exception of Christmas Day.

Can we have a Christmas tree in our cabin?

Nothing beats the smell of a real Christmas tree. If you’re staying with us for breaks commencing 17th, 20th, and 24th December 2021 a Christmas trees will be waiting for you inside your cabin on arrival. If you’re staying on a pre-Christmas break, you’ll be able to add a Christmas tree to your booking, subject to availability. Add this to your booking via my account and it will be delivered to your cabin ready for your arrival.

What festive activities are available?

For breaks over Christmas Day you will receive a Christmas hamper and Christmas tree inside your cabin. There will also be a festive quiz in the Forest Retreat/Hub and a post box to send those all-important letters to Santa. Activities vary by location and availability are yet to be confirmed.