May half term holiday breaks UK

May half term holiday breaks UK

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Forest Holidays


Get that Forest Feeling on
your May half-term break
 

May half term holidays with the family have never been more fun! Run, jump, and splash your way through May half term with the entire forest at your feet. Wake up to the dawn chorus and be together in nature as it springs into bloom. Choose from 12 locations and spend your May half term holidays in the UK’s most beautiful forests.

 

 

Simply pre-book and we’ll do the rest

  • Bike hire

    Bike hire

    Explore the great outdoors in total freedom on two wheels. Set off on feel-good days out splashing through puddles, zooming down hills, and scouting out hidden gems.

  • Forest Ranger

    Forest Ranger

    Venture out with your Forest Ranger and uncover amazing woodland secrets. Play games and learn all about plants and wildlife as you go. 

  • The Essentials Collection

    The Essentials Collection

    Pre-book The Essentials Collection and relax knowing you've got everything you need from breakfast and a brew, coffee and cake to a tasty pizza takeaway - and much more.


How to add extras to your booking:

Log into my account to browse extras and activities and pre-book before your stay. 

If you have an existing booking and need any help you can call our Sale and Service Team 03330 110 495. Monday to Friday: 08.30am - 5.30pm & Saturdays 9am - 1pm.

 

 

Escape to nature, with all the comforts of home

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

    Nestled within the forest the Golden Oak Treehouse offers an extra bedroom across a rope bridge. 

    Hot tub

    Log burner

    Barbecue

  • 1-8 guests
    1-4 bedrooms
    Golden Oak

    Your home from home in the heart of nature. Fire up the barbecue and sink into your private hot tub under the stars.

    Hot tub

    Log burner

    Barbecue

  • 1-6 guests
    2-3 bedrooms
    Silver Birch

    Branch off on wild adventures with a Silver Birch as your base. With all the essentials for laid-back May half term breaks.

    Hot tub

We're pet-friendly!

We're pet-friendly!

With proper countryside as your backdrop, our cabins are the perfect base for holidays with dogs. Bring four-legged friends to the Forest Retreat and ask a friendly team member about local dog-friendly walks, beaches and pubs.

With the forest bursting with fresh life and colour, May half term holidays are great for action-packed adventures. Get drenched in fun with water sports at a range of our locations and swing through the trees at Go Ape (Psst... Save 10% off your tickets when you pre-book directly with us)

Kick back and pre-order delicious food to be delivered to your cabin door. Settle in for a pizza night, movie marathon or get everything sorted for a no-fuss countryside picnic. Fancy a tea party in the forest? Pre-book a mouth-watering Woodland afternoon tea in your Forest Retreat.

 

 

Mini Explorer Bundle
Save 10%
Mini Explorer Bundle

2 activities & 1 gift

Nature Discovery Trail
At Delamere Forest
Nature Discovery Trail

Activity pack included

Forest Nature Trail
From £7.95
Forest Nature Trail

Excludes Beddgelert & Garwnant

Forest Quiz Sharer
£30 for two guests
Forest Quiz Sharer

Excludes Beddgelert

Forest Fizz & Scones
Serves two
Forest Fizz & Scones

Delivered to cabin

Breakfast in the Forest Retreat
Free refills on drinks
Breakfast in the Forest Retreat

Excludes Beddgelert

Pizza & Peroni offer
On location
Pizza & Peroni offer

Buy a 12" pizza & enjoy half price Peroni

Full break bike hire
Pre-bookable
Full break bike hire

Excludes Sherwood Forest

Disc Golf
From £10
Disc Golf

Cropton & Thorpe Forest

Guided Walking Trail
At Garwnant
Guided Walking Trail

2.5 hours

Friday Night Pizza special
10% discount
Friday Night Pizza special

Pre-sale exclusive

Doggy dining hamper
4 items for £14.50
Doggy dining hamper

Sir Woofchesters products

 

 

May half term holidays are a wonderful time for wildlife

Things to look out for...

  • Fragrant wild strawberries in abundance at Blackwood Forest, Hampshire
  • Kingfishers diving and dining at the water’s edge in Deerpark, Cornwall
  • Treecreeper birds scurrying and circling the tree trunks of Keldy, North York Moors
  • Fallow deer at Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire – catch them before they shed their antlers
  • Barn Owls roaming the skies at night in Thorpe Forest, Norfolk
  • Golden eagles soaring at Ardgartan, Loch Long
  • Bushy tailed pine martens at Strathyre, Ben Ledi
  • The song thrushes’ choral tunes at Beddgelert, Snowdonia

 

 

What will you do on your May half term holidays? 🚴

Tag us and share your #ForestFeeling to be featured on our social media

 

 

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