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Six Activities to try in the Forest this Winter

Spending time with a Forest Ranger.Spending time with a Forest Ranger.

The woodland cabins at Forest Holidays make for a delightful escape for the whole family. They’re perfect for reconnecting with nature and spending quality time together. With 11 locations UK wide, Forest Holidays can create unforgettable memories for you without your having to travel too far from home. 

The forest itself is full of endless possibilities, but we’ve gathered six activities that we think you’ll just love as a family. 

Spend time with a Forest Ranger
Spot rare wildlife and birds, build dens, light fires and learn how to make nettle tea – these are just some of the things you’ll do with the resident expert at each Forest Holidays location. The Forest Ranger adventures offer something for every member of the family, from arts and crafts for the youngest to the revival of childhood memories for parents and grandparents. Your Forest Ranger will bring the forest alive for you.

Discover the forest at night 
Venturing out beneath the night sky, you’ll go stalking through the woodland to try to catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night-vision equipment. Patience is key After spying some nocturnal wildlife in its natural habitat, pick our expert Forest Ranger’s brains on the wild forest before heading back to your cosy cabin. The minimum age to enjoy this one is 12 years.

Carve a pumpkin this Halloween
Every Forest Holidays location has a central hub called the Forest Retreat. Head there to carve your own pumpkin this Halloween season, creating any design you like, from a simple smiling face to a forest creature or maybe something spookier. Forest Holidays will provide all the necessary tools you'll need to create your masterpiece. 

Make a Christmas wreath together
Create a wreath in the comfort of your Forest Holidays cabin or in wreath workshops. Crafted from beautiful flowers, feathers and ribbons, theyr'e perfect for adding an extra touch of welcoming warmth to your front door this festive season, or for adorning your home. 

Play a board game
As the nights draw in and the leaves begin to fall, you need no further excuse to make yourself cosy, put some logs on the fire and bring out the board games. Darker evenings and chilly autumn nights are a great time to bring your nearest and dearest together with a game or two. Create your own night-in by hiring out a special games crate at any Forest Holidays location.

Unwind in the hot tub as a family
All Forest Holidays cabins have their own hot tubs on the decking,  which are ready to hop into whatever the weather. After the day’s adventures, what bliss to return to your cabin and jump into the hot tub with nature all around you.  Children and teenagers love lounging in the hot tub and once the little ones are in bed or the teenagers are back indoors, enjoy a peaceful moment with the hot tub to yourselves.

Want to enjoy a Forest Holiday?
Forest Holidays are offering an exclusive 10% discount when you use code TAKETHEFAMILY. Simply book your break and holiday before 31st December 2019.

Discount code applies to the cabin price only and not any extras.
Discount code may not be used in conjunction with any other offer and cannot be applied retrospectively. Forest Holidays reserves the right to withdraw this offer at any time.

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