A winter getaway is just the thing to warm you up and recharge your batteries. With chilly nights and frosty mornings, a short break in a luxurious, cosy cabin is the perfect way to warm up with your loved ones and relax. Enjoy the beauty of the winter forest as a sprinkling of delicate snow covers the solid, frosty ground. Add the pleasure of sinking into your hot tub as the mercury hits zero, and you’ll soon agree that winter is a special time here in the forest.

 

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Magical winter moments

Turn winter moments into lifetime memories


Our family breaks offer the perfect time to escape with your loved ones, from toddlers to teenagers, parents to grandparents. Turn magical winter moments into memories that'll last a lifetime and reconnect with those that matter most this winter.

 

Head into the forest together on our Winter Trail and follow the winter clues to win a prize! When you've made your way back, pop by the Forest Retreat and enjoy pottery painting, while warming up over a delicious hot chocolate! If you'd rather a day to relax, keep the whole family entertained with a choice of over 100 box office films and Wi-Fi with our in-cabin entertainment package!

Romantic winter breaks

Escape to the magical winter forest with your loved one


Escape to a cosy woodland cabin this winter. Whether you want to explore beautiful snow covered forest or relax and warm up in front of the log burner, a winter holiday with your loved one provides the perfect opportunity for you both to get away from it all. Enjoy the magic of the winter forest and 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 back 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 decadent Golden Oak Hideaway or our one-bedroom Golden Oak cabins. Let the magic of the winter forest relax and rejuvenate you.

Winter group getaways

Enjoy the magic of the winter forest


A break with friends is a great way to enjoy the magic of the winter forest! Get together in a woodland cabin for a group getaway this winter. At Forest Holidays our exciting range of activities and extras ensure the perfect break for everyone in your party. Plus, our Golden Oak cabins are equipped with a hot tub and log burner, perfect for gathering around and catching up!

 

Treat your group to a luxury Golden Oak Treehouse which sleeps up to 10 and provides the ultimate forest experience! If you need to book multiple cabins, you can choose to stay in cabins close to each other by adding a specific cabin request to your booking, subject to availability.

Festive breaks

The perfect place to celebrate with friends and family


A Forest Holiday at Christmas or New Year is a truly special experience. Reconnect with family and friends and enjoy festive celebrations with a difference. Whether it's waking up to a magical Christmas morning and opening presents round the tree or a long winter walk on New Year's day, you'll be set to make memories that last a lifetime. 

 

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Winter holidays on Forestipedia


Twixmas together
There’s a fabulous time of the year ahead – a time of calm, of laughter, of family and friends – perfect for long walks in the crisp winter air, for cycling down steep hills, the wind whistling through your hair, for huddling around the fire with mince pies and red wine – and it’s called Twixmas.
Winter in the forest
As winter extends its icy grip, how do the forest animals react to this most challenging of seasons? Forest Ranger, AJ from Keldy lets us into some of the secrets of winter in the forest.
How to identify animal tracks in the snow
A good fall of snow is perfect for showing up the tracks of animals. And after just such a fall AJ, the Forest Ranger at Keldy in Yorkshire, has been busy catching some memorable shots.
10 reasons to spend New Year’s Eve in a cabin in the woods
What are you doing for New Year’s Eve? Here are 10 good reasons to enjoy your New Year’s Eve in the forest.

THE FREEDOM OF THE FOREST

Simple luxury in stunning locations


A Forest Holiday is whatever you want it to be. Escape to one of nine idyllic locations, choose from luxurious cabins set deep in woodlands, on the edge of mighty lochs, or in bright forest meadows and make your holiday your own.

 

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Argyll Holidays

Ardgartan Argyll, Scotland

Where the pine-clad mountains meet the shores of Loch Long, the luxury cabins enjoying a stunning lochside location.

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Blackwood Forest

Blackwood Forest, Hampshire 

Blackwood Forest offers the opportunity to stay in luxury cabins, hidden deep in a stunningly beautiful 270 hectare beech forest.

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Cropton Holidays

Cropton, North Yorkshire

Situated in a picturesque woodland meadow, in the heart of Cropton Forest; a perfect setting for adventures, exploring or simply relaxing.

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Deerpark Holidays

Deerpark, Cornwall

Our Deerpark cabins occupy an idyllic setting on the edge of an ancient millpond, deep in a peaceful, wooded valley.


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Forest of Dean Holidays

Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

Sheltered beneath the protective canopy of this ancient oak woodland our luxury cabins are in complete harmony with their natural surroundings.

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Keldy Holidays

Keldy, North Yorkshire

Our cabins are enveloped in the deep calm of the forest, some hidden beneath the trees and others opening out onto grassy, sunlit glades.

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Sherwood Holidays

Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire 

Surrounded by 3,300 acres of lush pine woodland, Sherwood offers spectacular forest views and an abundance of outdoor activities.

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Strathyre holidays

Strathyre, Scotland

Encircled by forest, loch and mountain in an unbeatable location. Some cabins have enchanting views of the Loch, while others occupy a grassy forest glade.

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Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

Located in the woodland banks of the River Thet, close to where the Norfolk and Suffolk borders meet. Choose between a tranquil forest or our beautiful woodland glade.

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