Center Parcs Ireland: The Superb Family Getaway in Longford – 3 Things to Do and See

Center Parcs Ireland

Updated On: November 08, 2023 by   Ciaran ConnollyCiaran Connolly

Are you in search of a well-needed family weekend break or week-long holiday in Ireland? Well, a new and exciting holiday resort called ‘Center Parcs‘ has officially opened in County Longford, the first of its kind in Ireland.

Altogether there are five Center Parcs located all around the UK, providing that much-needed family time, each park is located within beautiful surroundings of their own unique village and the one in Ireland is just as amazing.

The Longford Forest village includes 466 self-catering lodges as well as 30 apartments that can look after 2,500 guests at one time. Centre Parcs Ireland is here to provide families with an unforgettable time bonding and having fun together with more than 100 exciting indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Keep reading to find out more about the incredible centre parc in Ireland and what you can expect on a stay there.

Center Parcs Longford Forest

Center Parcs - Longford Forest

Whether you are a local or a tourist in Ireland, Centre Parcs will provide you with one of those once in a lifetime experiences, all year round, no matter the weather, in the beautiful emerald island.

From endless activities and events to keep you entertained, as well as an amazing range of restaurants and shops to enjoy and the two most popular features at the Longford Forest village includes the Aqua Sana Spa and the subtropical swimming paradise.

Whether you are looking for a short break with your friends, family or both, the Longford Forest offers luxurious accommodation where you’ll be surrounded by tranquil woodlands setting to fully immerse yourself into the stunning natural environment.

The Center Parcs Experience

Every Center Parcs village around the UK and now Ireland comes with all the essentials for you to have a relaxing and refreshing time within its unique forest settings. You’ll be surrounded by lakes, a sandy beach, and 400 acres of woodland to explore, the place will soon become your home away from home in Ireland. You’ll enjoy modern and comfortable accommodation, that includes free friendly wifi across the village.

While you are staying at Center Parcs, you’ll have total access the Subtropical Swimming Paradise, a fun family water haven that includes play areas and rides to keep everyone entertained, perfectly heated to 29.5C all year long. The Subtropical Swimming Paradise is a cool feature that comes with every Center Parcs village around the UK and Ireland, filled with lush tropical plants and trees that make you feel like you’re somewhere hot.

Things to do at Centre Parcs

Where do we even start, the list is endless when it comes to the things you can do while on your holiday break here. You’ll never find yourself bored or looking for fun things to do as the place is all about getting the most out of your time with its rich and diverse activities.

With over an incredible 100 outdoor, indoor and watersports to choose from you’ll be sure to find something you enjoy, no matter your age. Outdoor activities include laser combat, snorkelling, raft building, ariel adventure, golfing and lots more. Even when the weather isn’t great to enjoy the outdoor facilities, you’ll still find plenty of indoor activities to keep you busy and make memories with your family such as ten pin bowling, pottery painting, indoor climbing adventures and so much more.

Food and Drink at Center Parcs

As the resort village is catered towards families, this is matched with its variety of family-friendly restaurants to enjoy a nice family meal together. You’ll also find restaurants that are great for a romantic dinner as well as fine dining with fully licensed bars. The food and drink available at Centre Parcs provide the perfect bite to eat between taking part in activities.

There are many great restaurants and cafes including Huck’s American Bar and Grill, Sports Cafe, The Pancake House, Bella Italia and so much more that offer everything for nearly every taste.

Cara’s Kitchen and Bar is Unique to the Longford Forest Village, they use the best of local produce and their menu is filled with much-loved family favourite dishes.

The Enchanting Longford Forest Resort

Take yourself off to the newly opened Longford Forest, its completion was marked with a visit from the Irish President on the 5th of July 2019, at its magnificent €233 million forest resort.

Be one of the first people to experience Center Parcs in Ireland and all that it has to offer. Whether you’re searching for an adrenaline-fueled break or a relaxing and creative break, you’ll find it all here and you’ll quickly be coming back for a second time to experience more of this Center Parc in Ireland.

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