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Newcastle Road, Ballymahon N39 RH95 Ireland
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Create your perfect break at Longford Forest. We have up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities, 10 restaurants and 4 different styles of accommodation for you to choose from. There’s a forest ready and waiting for you and your family to explore.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bowling
Indoor play area for children
Electric vehicle charging station
Wifi
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Canoeing
Game room
Mini golf
Tennis court
Water park
Billiards
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Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Additional bathroom
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Sofa
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soulvoice wrote a review Jan 2023
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
Staff were fantastic, lodge was clean , comfortable, live music was brilliant in Cara's. Our second trip , we had a ball and are booking our return trip already. We upgraded to include a sauna which I loved
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Sammy Kelly wrote a review Jan 2023
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We were absolutely delighted with our stay at center parcs Longford Ireland. From start to finish they had thought of everything. Our children absolutely loved it. To them it was a magical place filled with magical fairies! They were completely blown away by the sun-tropical swimming pool rainforest area. It had everything you could think of. They especially loved the water slides and out door heated pool accessed from a hidden sunken pool with a cave* to get out to the outside pool! As adults we loved all of the food and drinks, I think we put on half a stone each! The food was delicious and we loved that there were lots of choices with different cuisines/restaurants. All of the activities were great, we did crazy science, cupcake decorating, pottery painting, build a bear, bowling, bike riding, jet skiing, outdoor off roading driving and archery. The kids came out of their comfort zones and were filled with confidence. One of the best things is also all of the restaurants have an indoor soft play! So you can relax while ordering food and drinks while they enjoy themselves too. I loved how the wifi was free and followed you in the whole park. We also really like the pancake house, was so yummy. We would like to say a big thank you to Shane for making my little boys week, he was the friendliest chap ever, and a big thank you to the guys and gals working in the sports plaza they were all great. And lastly the best coffee hands down is by Barbara from the coffee pop up stall outside pancake house! She will also give you baileys in your coffee. We travelled all the way from the UK to come here and thankfully we were not disappointed! This place is amazing well done guys we will be back.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Amy M wrote a review Jan 2023
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This was our 3rd visit to CP and we noticed a huge difference with the service we received. The staff in the restaurants and shops were very unfriendly and unhelpful. We were left waiting in the restaurants and had to ask for service and items were forgotten and poor food quality. The light show, which we were most looking g forward to as the previous year it was magical, this year, the lights were broken and the music was so boring for the kids. Missed the pop music and flashing lights. The cleanliness of the cabin was poor this time too. HOWEVER, the pool was still the highlight! Kids loved it!! The Italian was great! Good food, great service! The gluten free menus throughout the park was great and quality of GF food was great! There was still a few staff members throughout the parc that were friendly. The older ones particularly. We think staff may need more training particularly in customer service!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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LaCanadaDublin wrote a review Jan 2023
Dundrum, Ireland66 contributions46 helpful votes
We were lucky to stay in Center Parcs twice last year. We stayed in May from Monday to a Friday with family and extended family members. We booked a executive lodge with a games room. We booked a lot of activities and ended up cancelling half of them as we simply didn’t have the time. We brought our bikes and felt that was a game changer as our last stay was pre Covid we hadn’t bothered. It gave our children great freedom to pop to their aunts lodge or uncles lodge. When we went in July 2022 it was a last minute booking with only 24 hours notice so there wasn’t time to book anything. We booked a 4 bed lodge and it was quite big for the 8 of us. My sister and niece also stayed with us. This time we went swimming twice a day and cycling and we ate out, it was such a relaxing enjoyable holiday, I felt so refreshed. We are going back as a large group in April and can’t wait
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Try to come before 2 or after 4 to avoid the ques.
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DOSirl wrote a review Jan 2023
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Almost everything was brilliant in Center Parcs. The facilities are amazing, the Subtropical Paradise was brilliant for adults and kids. All of the staff are so friendly, helpful and nice. I can't speak highly enough of the staff. It was a pleasure to walk around and to take part in the various activities and to spend plenty of time in the pool. We had our 5 and 7yo with us and they loved it. If you are a first timer (as we were), I'd recommend joining a group on FB or elsewhere to get tips as there are too many to mention here, but there are many helpful people in the FB group. The only very minor downside for us was the quilts on the bed were a bit heavy for us and the sheets seemed a little "hard", it is hard to describe, but it meant we didn't sleep as well as normal, so bring your own, if you can would be our recommendation.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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CKork wrote a review Jan 2023
Macroom, Ireland34 contributions25 helpful votes
2nd time visiting centre parcs....aaaaaaamazing place...a kids wonderland... All you really need is the pool and it's balmy temperatures, our 3 year old cried each day leaving it its such fun for them... But, if you do some activities you're in for a treat... from painting pottery (pots for tots) where we designed a "superhero" figurine and a plate which my 6month old put a hand print on, to science experiments, to meeting owls- unbelievable experiences for not just the children.... The owl experience is absolutely fabulous, Niall is beyond knowledgeable and the adults learned a lot😊 The food in all restaurants is fantastic, special mention to Michelle in the Indian restaurant, a real gem!!! The setup of centre parcs is incredible, runs like clock work...the lodges are lovely, they're better than many houses being built these days... its an ideal place to bring kids, grandparents, even the family dog.... We've already booked it for next year.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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tracy d wrote a review Jan 2023
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Absolutely brilliant from start to finish! It a single bad word to say. Staff are so so nice, the food is unreal and the amenities are something else. Second time to visit and have already booked the next
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Anusha R wrote a review Jan 2023
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
Very nice cabins. Restaurants average. Tropical Paradise very good. We got a Cabana as had a grandparent with us and they loved it. Spa was lovely. Only one criticism. Not everything in the cabin was cleaned or re-stocked. Our cabin slept 6 and there were 3 adults and 2 kids. We had only 2 wine glasses and 4 forks. Tea area, oven and fire stove were not cleaned and we found a dirty towel in one bathroom. But that said, I loved the Cabin and its surroundings. We were in Pine. Definitely go back as so many activities to do.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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time4holidays wrote a review Jan 2023
Europe40 contributions50 helpful votes
We stayed in Centre Parcs Langford for four nights and really enjoyed every minute of it. This was our second trip and it was as good as the first. We arrive early on the Monday to avoid the cues parked the car and headed straight for the pool until check in time at 4pm. Lodge We stayed in the 3 bed lodge 214 it was lovely, clean and warm. We brought our bikes so it was a short cycle/walk away from the center of the village. Food The first night we eat in Bella Italia I had heard a lot of good reports about this restaurant, however on the night this was not our experience of it. The service was slow, the Childrens chicken goujons were cold and had to be set back to the kitchen. The soft play area is nice for smaller kids to play in. The second restaurant we eat in was Rajinda Pradesh it was fabulous. We would recommend it! The pancake house was brilliant. The children loved it and the pancake were great light and fluffy. It was so nice getting the stack of pancakes to your table. Great place for lunch. Finally we used the dining in delivery to our lodge. We got pizza and chips. It was perfect, delivery was quick arrived at our lodge with the time range given in a heated delivery bag. It’s nice if you don’t want the hassle of leaving the lodge. Activities We did the teddy bear making with our 6 year old she loved it. Hair braiding with 6 year old and 12 year old girls they were trilled with the results. Ball wall as a family it was brilliant fun and a work out. We would recommend it. Sadly our Ariel adventure slots were cancelled due to snow. Swimming pool everyday, the slides are great fun. The outdoor swimming pool is lovely and warm real nice being outside in the warm water while it’s frosty. There’s something for each age group to do in the pool. The shops on site are good value and we’ll stocked. Overall another great trip and we can’t wait to return. 👍 Centre Parcs
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ciaran C wrote a review Jan 2023
Donegal Town, Ireland12 contributions12 helpful votes
Excellent location for a family break. Kids had fab fun. Excellent spa for parents. Even Grandparents. Drinks bit pricey, but you'd get over that. Food decent value. Id definitely recommend the Italian restaurant. BELA ITALIA . Pool is top class. Real tropical feeling.. Booking again already for later in year.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Just go and enjoy. Don't bring too much stuff. Everything you need is within the village.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Center Parcs
Which popular attractions are close to Center Parcs?
Nearby attractions include Skellys Bar (3.2 km), Newcastle Wood (1.0 km), and My Sweet Home (3.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Center Parcs?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Center Parcs?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Center Parcs?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Center Parcs?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Center Parcs?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Rustic Inn, Jolly Boys Pizza & Grill, and Huck's American Bar and Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Center Parcs?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Center Parcs?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Center Parcs accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.