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Woodland Park Lodges

Visitor Rating
Rating
4.6
Holiday Provider
Hoseasons
Shropshire » Ellesmere
Sleeps up to 8
Pets 2
Hot Tub
Situated deep within the unspoilt countryside of Shropshire, this exclusive and peaceful site provides an idyllic rural retreat. We recommend Woodland Park Lodges to families looking for somewhere to relax and couples seeking a romantic escape. The site is located just a few minutes from the charming lakeside town of Ellesmere.

About Woodland Park Lodges

Situated deep within the unspoilt countryside of Shropshire, this exclusive and peaceful site provides an idyllic rural retreat. We recommend Woodland Park Lodges to families looking for somewhere to relax and couples seeking a romantic escape.

The site is located just a few minutes from the charming lakeside town of Ellesmere. Here visitors will find a selection of shops, cafes and pubs. Shropshire is considered to be the green heart of England and walking and cycling are excellent ways to explore. Snowdonia National Park is also within reach offering easy access to numerous outdoor pursuits. Back onsite there is an adventure playground for children and a clubhouse.

There are several types of lodge to choose from, but the VIP lodges are the ones to go for if a private hot tub is desirable. Cedar Lodge VIP and Elm Lodge VIP both sleep 6 and are perfect for families or groups. Oak Lodge VIP sleep 8 and are a good option for larger parties as they are very spacious. All lodges are very well equipped for self catering and have all the mod cons including flat screen TVs. Many of the lodges have beautiful woodland views from the hot tubs.

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Need to Know

Lodge Facilities
  • Clubhouse
  • Adventure playground
  • Snooker/pool
  • Glorious Shropshire-Wales border location
  • Woodland retreat
  • Airy and modern open-plan interiors
  • Private outdoor hot tubs
  • Family-friendly walks and activities
  • Boating available
  • Shrewsbury easily accessible
  • Electric vehicle charging point
Accommodation features
  • A collection of secluded real log lodges.
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine
  • Wine fridge and Nespresso coffee machine, two pods included (in Treehouses only)
  • 55" Smart TV and Smart TVs in all bedrooms (Treehouses only)
  • Bed linen, duvets and towels included
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Double glazed and heated throughout
  • Private elevated balcony (Treehouses only)
  • Outdoor furniture and BBQ
  • Gazebo for over hot tub, £30 per stay
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Electric vehicle charging point
  • Small welcome package (Treehouses only)
  • Travel cots and highchairs £10 each per week or short break
  • Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
  • Pets £35 per week or £30 per short break (max 2) (in specific accommodation only)
  • All non-smoking accommodation
  • All facilities available for all dates.

Accommodation With Hot Tubs At This Lodge

Hoseasons
Sleeps 4
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Snowdrop Treehouse is the perfect woodland getaway for families or for two couples to share. Two en-suite bedrooms with sumptuous king size beds (which can be made into twin beds on request), along with Smart TV, walk-in wardrobe and contemporary-style en-suite shower. Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen including wine cooler and Nespresso coffee machine. High vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, a 55" Smart TV, deluxe L-shaped settee and luxury furnishings combine with the full glass frontage to make the most of the stunning views across the wild Shropshire woodland. The outdoor balcony features high quality rattan furniture, electric BBQ and bubbling hot tub. Two pets allowed.
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Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Bluebell Treehouse is the perfect woodland getaway for larger families. Master bedroom with Smart TV and contemporary-style en-suite shower. One additional double bedroom and one twin bedroom (double can be made up to a twin, and the twin can be made up to a double on request). Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen including wine cooler and Nespresso coffee machine. High vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, a 55" Smart TV, deluxe L-shaped settee and luxury furnishings combine with the full glass frontage to make the most of the stunning views across the wild Shropshire woodland. The outdoor balcony features high quality rattan furniture, electric BBQ and bubbling hot tub. Two pets allowed.
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Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Orchid Treehouse is the perfect woodland getaway for larger families. Master bedroom with Smart TV and contemporary-style en-suite shower. One additional double bedroom and one twin bedroom (double can be made up to a twin, and the twin can be made up to a double on request). Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen including wine cooler and Nespresso coffee machine. High vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, a 55" Smart TV, deluxe L-shaped settee and luxury furnishings combine with the full glass frontage to make the most of the stunning views across the wild Shropshire woodland. The outdoor balcony features high quality rattan furniture, electric BBQ and bubbling hot tub. Two pets allowed.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Primrose Treehouse is the perfect woodland getaway for larger families. Master bedroom with Smart TV and contemporary-style en-suite shower. One additional double bedroom and one twin bedroom (double can be made up to a twin, and the twin can be made up to a double on request). Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen including wine cooler and Nespresso coffee machine. High vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, a 55" Smart TV, deluxe L-shaped settee and luxury furnishings combine with the full glass frontage to make the most of the stunning views across the wild Shropshire woodland. The outdoor balcony features high quality rattan furniture, electric BBQ and bubbling hot tub. Two pets allowed.
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Sleeps 8
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Newly renovated for Summer 2020. Superior lodge with rustic feature wooden beams. Sleeps up to eight people with three doubles with en-suite shower and one twin bedroom (can be linked to form a double bed at request ahead of arrival). Bathroom featuring a bath with overhead shower. Spacious open plan living space with stylish kitchen and lounge/dining area with doors leading to patio with outdoor furniture and outdoor hot tub.
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Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Spacious lodge with modern styling features. Two doubles with ensuite shower and one twin (can be linked to form double). Shower adjacent to twin. Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen, lounge/dining area and doors leading to covered verandah and decking with outdoor furniture. Outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Newly renovated for Summer 2020. Cosy lodge with pine clad interiors and contemporary styling features. Two doubles and one twin (can be linked to form double). Large shower room. Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen, spacious lounge/dining area and doors leading to covered verandah with outdoor furniture. Decking with outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 4
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Newly renovated for Summer 2020. Superb cosy lodge with contemporary styling features. Two double bedrooms. Large shower room. Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen, spacious lounge/dining area and doors leading to covered verandah with outdoor furniture. Decking with outdoor hot tub.
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Sleeps 4
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Newly renovated for Summer 2020. A cosy wooden lodge with modern interiors. Sleeps four with one kingsize double and two single bedrooms. Bathroom with freestanding shower. Open plan living area linked by an arch to a well equipped kitchen and a second arch to a dining room. French doors lead to a decking area with outdoor furniture and a outdoor hot tub.
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Sleeps 4
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Semi-detached wooden lodge with modern interiors. Sleeps four with two double bedrooms, both with en-suite shower. Open plan living area with stylish kitchen, spacious lounge/dining area and doors leading to patio with outdoor furniture and outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Spacious and comfortable lodge with contemporary styling. Two doubles and one twin all with ensuite shower. Large open plan lounge/dining room leading to spacious kitchen. Door to covered verandah and outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Cosy lodge with modern styling features. Two doubles and one twin (can be linked to form double). Large shower room with WC and shower. Open plan living space with stylish kitchen. Spacious lounge/dining area with doors leading to covered verandah and decking with outdoor furniture. Outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 4
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Comfortable lodge with modern styling features. Two doubles. Large shower room. Open plan living/dining room and well equipped kitchen. Front doors leading to covered verandah with furniture and back door leading out to patio. Outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 4
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Semi-detached lodge with modern styling features. Two doubles, both with ensuite shower. Open plan living space with well equipped kitchen, spacious lounge/dining area and doors leading to patio with outdoor furniture and outdoor hot tub.
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Hoseasons
Sleeps 6
Pets: 2
Hot Tub
Newly renovated for Summer 2020. Comfortable lodge with modern interiors. Sleeps six with two double bedrooms and one twin (can be linked to form double at request pre-arrival). Featuring two large shower rooms. A stylish, well equipped open plan kitchen/dining room and separate lounge with doors leading to patio with outdoor furniture and outdoor hot tub. Covered verandah at front of lodge. Pet friendly with max two dogs welcome.
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Lodges Near Woodland Park Lodges

Sykes Cottages
Visitor Rating
Rating
9.8
Witton Gilbert
7 Miles Away
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Ideal for large families
  • Converted grain store
  • Group bookings up to 24 welcome
  • Great base for exploring Durham
  • Glass staircase
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Sykes Cottages
Visitor Rating
Rating
10
Witton Gilbert
7 Miles Away
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Large spacious lodge
  • Fully-enclosed garden
  • Ideal for groups!
  • Stunning location
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
4.6
Stanhope, Co Durham
9 Miles Away
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Hot Tub
Set in 21 acres of breathtaking countryside, Heather View offers everything you need for a fantastic holiday experience.
From £624 per week
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Slaley, Nr Hexham
9 Miles Away
Sleeps 8
Pets 2
Hot Tub
Set in 1000 acres of beautiful Northumbrian woodland, Landal Hexham Lodges is the perfect location for a couples retreat or family break.
From £819 per week
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Holiday Cottages
Visitor Rating
Rating
9.4
Bishop Auckland
10 Miles Away
Sleeps 2
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Wood-fired hot tub
  • Enclosed garden
  • Pet friendly
  • Ideal for exploring Durham City
  • Stunning modern interior
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
4.7
Slaley, Hexham
11 Miles Away
Sleeps 8
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Tranquil location
  • Shop/Supermarket
  • Children's play area
  • Cafe / Restaurant
  • Discover Hadrian’s Wall
From £659 per week
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Visitor Rating
Rating
4.9
Haswell, Nr Durham
16 Miles Away
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Luxury lodges
  • Wood burning fire
  • Children's play area
  • Ideal for exploring Durham
  • Electric charging points
From £479 per week
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
4.8
Hexham
16 Miles Away
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Explore historic Northumberland
  • Family friendly lodge park
  • Countryside setting
  • Right next to North Pennines
  • Hexham 2 miles
From £415 per week
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Visitor Rating
Rating
4.7
Gainford, County Durham
18 Miles Away
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Stylish wooden lodges
  • Countryside Retreat
  • Riverside Views
  • Woodburner
From £365 per week
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
3.6
Whitfield, Hexham
21 Miles Away
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Riverside setting
  • Great for exploring
From £329 per week
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
4.9
Crimdon
22 Miles Away
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Perfect base to explore Durham
  • Luxury glamping pods
  • Next to beautiful nature reserve
  • Beach few mins walk
  • Near Durham City
From £205 per week
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Kirkby Stephen
27 Miles Away
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Hot Tub
Nestled amidst the rolling fells that straddle the majestic Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, Augill Beck Park offers a splendid retreat for those seeking a serene holiday experience.
From £285 per week
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
4.7
Kiplin Lodges
32 Miles Away
Sleeps 6
Pets 2
Hot Tub

Kiplin Lodges offer Luxury accommodation within 11 acres of stunning grounds all the lodges have private bubbling hot tubs and a family and pet friendly, this really is the perfect base for exploring the area and having a superb family holiday.

From £375 per week
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Hoseasons
Visitor Rating
Rating
3.6
Hutton Rudby, Yarm
33 Miles Away
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Hot Tub
  • Countryside views
  • Peaceful location
  • Secure parking
  • Gated access
  • 6 miles from Yarm
From £215 per week
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Guisborough
34 Miles Away
Sleeps 4
Pets 2
Hot Tub
Located on the northern fringes of the Yorkshire Moors, Wyke Lodges offers guests modern contemporary glass gabled lodges with outstanding views over Roseberry Topping and a selection of brand new pods which are ideal for short family breaks.
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Woodland Park Lodges Reviews

"Nice lodge.Could benefit from a spruce up and modern hot tub.Overall though a great place to stay."
Darren - Apr 2024
"Great lodge, great hot tub. Location was nice with lovely woodland walks. The staff were very friendly and helpful and always happy and welcoming. I would not hesitate to return as it was a great lodge. Would recommend hiring the gazebo as really gives the added touch. Facilities are great, showers are great with good pressure and always nice and hot. Cons was it could have been cleaner, we brushed up on arrival and it got a lot up, under the beds hadnt even been touched. However I would not let this stop me from returning as cleanliness of beds etc was spot on.WiFi was also poor but manageable, would recommend downloading films before arrival, however they do offer free DVDs in reception which is an excellent touch. The only other con is the lights. When you turn them on they take a while to come on and arent like a standard bulb. Was confusing to work out which light did what and was probably too complex for whats needed."
David - Apr 2024
"on first glance all looked very clean. The kitchen, cooker and fridge were all clean. The shower was a bit grim with a lot of hair coming up from the plug hole. we did not investigate this further however, maybe a good old clean etc would do the trick"
Verified Guest - Mar 2024
"We stayed in the Orchid Treehouse. Its absolutely beautiful. The kitchen is fully equipped. It was great that we have access to a washing machine as we were able to wash our muddy clothes after walking the dog. The living room was lovely, with a great smart TV. The fireplace was beautiful and cracked out a lot of heat. The bathrooms were very clean, and had toilet paper and hand wash. The only downside is that the bottom of the shower is very shallow so can sometimes over run. Plenty of towels, green and white so you can distinguish between your hot tub and indoor towel. The hot tub was very clean, large and hot. Cant ask for anymore. The garden furniture and balcony was a 10 out of 10. Bedrooms are tight but manageable. I am 5ft 4 and my feet did overhang the bed so I wish the beds were a bit bigger. There are wardrobes and a set of draws in the bedrooms. There is a hairdryer also. There is also a little cupboard with a broom, Dustpan and brush, iron&board and clothes horse. The woodland walk this time of year was extremely muddy and slippy and not suitable for prams. But I managed to do it eight months pregnant and my 18 month on my husbands shoulders. Tesco is about a seven minute drive away and we found it to be a lot more expensive than our local Tesco. So if you can do a food shop beforehand, this may be advisable."
Verified Guest - Feb 2024
"A comfy basic lodge. Needed a few more kitchen implements., like a potato peeler, sharper knives and a proper chopping board.Lovely bed and good heating.Well maintained hot tub.Some areas of lodge needed a bit of TLC.But overall it was good.Beech lodge quite cosy for 4 adults, probably better with 2 young kids."
Verified Guest - Feb 2024
"Excellent definitely go back"
Jane - Feb 2024
"As a family we couldn't have asked for more regarding the accommodation and location of the Woodland Lodge. The Lodge was immaculate, all facilities working and everything you could need to self cater. Furniture was comfortable and well kept. The hot tub was a real bonus.On site there was a woodland walk which was well marked and good fun to go along and you could travel quickly into Ellesmere for things to do and see (e.g. parks for children, shopping and the local gin distillery!). Thank you to the Lodge staff for providing a Places to Visit guide!"
Verified Guest - Jan 2024
"Our 9th year of visiting woodland park lodges and it never disappoints. Lovely spacious lodges in beautiful woodland. Family time and relaxation......"
Nicola - Jan 2024
"Peaceful break in a lovely lodge."
Verified Guest - Jan 2024
"Great place, lovely lodge but the hot tubs are overlooked by neighbouring lodges / treehouses which is a big no for us - we could see what the guy next door was looking at online in the hot tub from our lounge area - if they could put screening up it would be lovely but whilst the treehouses over look each other we wouldnt go back due to personal preference. The treehouses , location, cleanliness was all lovely though"
Verified Guest - Jan 2024
"Absolutely amazing. This was truly home away from home. Everything about the lodge was just perfect. Would highly recommend."
Natanial - Jan 2024
"Beautiful lodge with everything supplied"
Robbie - Dec 2023
"Only negative thing was the shelves inside the oven were too narrow and kept dropping down inside the oven, especially if you had something heavier than a pizza cooking on the shelf."
Jenny - Dec 2023
"Superb,all you need to be alone with family and relax for your holiday"
Gareth - Nov 2023
"Had a wonderful weekend will deffo be back. Great for a chilled unwinding weekend"
Verified Guest - Nov 2023
"Amazing stay in a beautiful Lodge. Hot tub and surrounds were lovely."
Hayley - Nov 2023
"An amazing stay in orchid treehouse, the accommodation had everything you could possibly need for a week stay. Beautiful local walks and a short drive to Wales for even more places to visit. I loved watching the stars in the hottub and knowing the dog couldn't escape"
Danielle - Nov 2023
"Had a fab time, staff were great, the lodge was perfect & the location was beautiful! Look forward to returning again."
Brogan - Nov 2023
"The lodge was perfect, spotlessly clean and had everything you could need. The hot tub area was extremely private with an amazing view, what more could you want."
Melissa - Nov 2023
"Lodges are lovely and spacious. Everything was clean when we arrived, this was our second holiday here. The woodland walk is a must! Beautiful location in the middle of the woods, very quiet and peaceful. Only downside is the mattress isnt the best quality and very squeaky which was annoying but else from that no complaints."
Ashleigh - Nov 2023
"As above.. We like its hidden away. Qualities Nearness to to our Shropshire family . I am elderly and now so are my friends . We had many laughs with them getting lost. Wi-Fi a bit of a struggle but we are used to that in that area. I thought Great for my Daughter as it stopped her worrying about work contact . Which is one of the reasons we come. Sheer Magic for us to escape the world for a while!!!!!!! THANK YOU. We hope to come again!!!!!"
Heather - Nov 2023
"We really enjoyed our time at your holiday park. When we arrived the lady on reception was friendly and gave us the information we needed and any emergency contacts we might need. The lodge was beautiful, very clean and spacious. The location is brilliant, central to lots of dog friendly walks. We had updates if the emergency contacts changed, the only negative I can say is the bubbles on the hot tub would not increase when using the buttons. The hot tub was maintained every day and we thoroughly enjoyed our time here and we would definitely book again."
Jamie - Nov 2023
"We've just returned from an amazing stay at Woodland Park Lodges and we were already talking about returning before we even left. The setting is absolutely beautiful and the lodge we stayed in (Oak) was spacious, well kept and perfect for our family. There is so much to do in the area within a relatively short drive, we packed in a lot of activities! All of us had the best time and we will definitely be back"
Linzi - Nov 2023
"We all enjoyed our 4 night break and would book again. Woodside lodges site is in a great location, with access to so many nearby attractions."
Elizabeth - Nov 2023
"Lovely comfortable lodge set in the middle of well maintained woodlands.Even though there are other lodges around you, the way the site is laid out makes you feel as if youre the only ones there. Made use of the barbecue, hot tub and well equipped kitchen while we were there. Only suggestion would be for some hooks to be added to hang towels by the hot tub and some shelves in the bathroom. Would definitely recommend and will be booking again."
Verified Guest - Nov 2023
"We really enjoyed our stay, the lodge was clean and we had plenty of space. The staff were ace and easy to communicate with. The bed and couch were comfortable, the kitchen had everything you needed and hot tub was brilliant.Location was perfect for us, nice, peaceful and quiet."
Sharon - Nov 2023
"A lovely lodge, clean and spacious with everything you need to have a fantastic break away. Set in beautiful scenery, it was relaxing and peaceful. Even though each lodge and treehouse was booked up, we didnt hear any noise from other guests. We made some wonderful memories as a family and would highly recommend Woodland Park Lodges to others."
Verified Guest - Sep 2023
"Lovely lodge with everything you could need for a short break."
Julie - Jul 2023
"Lovely stay in the Beech Lodge. Very clean and organised. Had everything we needed. Hot tub was great for relaxing when the children were asleep, although we found that the temperature wouldn't turn down even though we kept setting it to lower; it was a little bit too hot for us after about 20 mins. Location is good, we visited Shrewsbury, Ellesmere, Colwyn Bay, the Welsh Mountain Zoo, Chester Zoo and the British Iron Works. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Thanks for a lovely stay; we only wish it was longer."
April - Jul 2022
"The only issues I have with the place are petty and unimportant, of things they have no control over such as the lack of phone signal and wifi. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be back again!"
Samuel - Jul 2022
"Private hot tub, wifi intermittent. Stayed in redwood large lodge short walk to picnic area and had anchors to attach dogs leads which was a bonus."
Cheryl - Jul 2022
"fantastic place to relax"
Robert - Jul 2022
"What a secluded relaxing break away never been to such a beautiful site will be returning for sure your left alone not bothered at all what a break away should be the people in reception are great people also thanks to them for creating such a beautiful place see you soon Kane and lisa"
Kane - Jul 2022
"Lovely place with nice large cabins."
Rebecca - Jul 2022
"What an amazing stay here couldn’t fault the lodge / it was larger than expected! We booked for 8 and held 8 so was amazed it had en suite for all and lots of space - Nice Dining area and kitchen , decor was lovely ?, thank you! And special mention to Ian who was really friendly :) and helped us to the village when there were no taxis / definitely recommend and will definitely be back !"
Alison - Jul 2022
"Great place, very relaxing. Lodge was of a very high standard. We enjoyed are stay and will be back."
Deborah - Jul 2022
"We all really enjoyed our stay at redwood. Would definitely recommend for a relaxing break"
Karen - Jul 2022
"A very tranquil location, but close enough to visit many beautiful surrounding towns and villages"
NAOMI - Jun 2022
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Attractions Near Woodland Park Lodges

Here are some of the activities and experiences you can enjoy on your visit to Woodland Park Lodges. If you discover a worthy inclusion to this list on your hot tub break, please let us know and we'll add it so that other visitors can enjoy it too.
Llangollen Boat Trips - LL20 8TA
about 11 Miles
Llangollen Wharf is one of the major attractions in North Wales and is an excellent place to spend the day as a family. The Wharf is situated in the peaceful market town of Llangollen - now part of a World Heritage Site. Horse Drawn Boat Trips are available along the feeder for the main canal and are a unique way to explore the area. Motorised Aqueduct Cruises are also on offer for those who prefer a slightly faster pace. Both trips allow visitors to take in all the magnificent sites of Llangollen Canal.
Pen-Y-Ffrith Bird Garden - LL11 3AB
about 16 Miles
Pen-Y-Ffrith Bird Garden is an 18 acre site, filled with glorious woodland, dramatic gardens, streams, ponds and a 3 acre lake. As the seasons change so do the delights of the park. During springtime the bluebell woods are spectacular while in the summer the bog garden is a favourite attraction with some unusual displays of flora and fauna. In the autumn a walk through the ravine with its flowing waterfalls in not to be missed. There are also several yearly events to enjoy including the Bat walk in September.
Shropshire Wildlife Trust - SY3 5FB
about 17 Miles
This is a fantastic attraction in the Shrewsbury area of Shropshire.  Designed to provide children with a fun and educational experience the whole family can learn about wildlife here and the outdoors.  There are 38 nature reserves in total and visitors are welcomed and encouraged to enjoy the area by taking part in walks, talks and regular events.  Check out their website for the latest events such as Apple Day and Wildlife through the Seasons.
Wepre Country Park - CH5 4HL
about 20 Miles
Wepre Country Park is home to one of the largest play areas in Wales and is perfect for a fun family day out during the summer months. The site has miles of attractive woodland to be explored and cycling and nature trails are very popular ways to see the best of the area. The grounds of the historic estate also have beautiful gardens with stunning floral displays and there is plenty of open space for children to play. An annual events programme ensures that seasonal activities take place regularly including spooky Halloween Walks, Christmas Carol Singing and Ranger led events. There is also a visitor's centre with a small shop.
Blue Planet Aquarium - CH65 9LF
about 22 Miles
Fantastic attraction in the Cheshire region suited to family days out as well as school and corporate visits.  The "Jawsome" sharks are a sight to behold and new for 2010 is the Tarantula Tower.  You can save time and money by bookings online and at the moment they are offering a discount of £2.00 per person when you book this way.  Winner of the Visit Chester and Cheshire Best Tourism Experience of the Year - you can be assured of a fun and educational day out.  Look out for special events throughout the year including Boo! Planet Halloween and Otter Month.
Go Ape Cheshire - WA16 6RW
about 22 Miles
Out of all of the Go Ape! courses the one in Cheshire is the most spread out and it takes staff ten minutes to patrol the site on bike - which gives a good indication of the size of this place.  If you're looking for an adventurous and memorable day out then Go Ape is highly recommended.  Trek through the treetops, swing between the trees and enjoy zip wire rides all as part of your experience.  This attraction opens every day from the end of March to end October and is open on weekends in November.  Go Ape Cheshire is closed every Tuesday except school holidays.
Powis Castle and Gardens - SY21 8RF
about 22 Miles
This National Trust site is one of the finest in Wales. The stunning castle was once a medieval fortress and has been remodelled several times over the last 400 years. The Great Hall is home to some amazing collections of paintings as well as sculptures and tapestries. The gardens are world famous with stunning areas of French and Italian style as well as a gorgeous orangery. Children's activities can be enjoyed during school holidays and on special occasions such as Halloween and Christmas.
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom - TF6 6DJ
about 23 Miles
Locally renowned for the Sheep Steeple chasing and daily goat races this is a really unique family attraction that the kids will love.  You can really get hands on with the farm animals with the animal handling sessions and you can have a go at teaching the parrots to talk!  The crazy craft cabin will keep even the most creative entertained with pottery and painting amongst other things. When you are in need of a rest head for the The Hungry Shepherd Tea Room where you can enjoy a bite to eat and children can burn even more energy in the indoor play area.
Wonderland - ME10 4PB
about 26 Miles
This award winning theme park in Shropshire has something for everyone.  Children will delight at the amazing array of rides and activities. Described on their own website as a "fairytale adventure" there is a nursery rhyme and fairytale characters theme running throughout the park. One inside the park you can enjoy unlimited free rides and there's an indoor soft play area for the younger ones and for when the weather is not on your side.  Another popular aspect of this attraction is the nature trail.  Check out their website for the latest events and admission costs. This company also owns Jungleland - another great attraction just 4 miles from Wonderland.
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park - CH8 7GH
about 27 Miles
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park in Flintshire has something for everyone including a museum, gardens, play area, small petting farm and visitors centre. The beautiful areas of woodland around the site are abundant with wildlife and ideal for walking, cycling and nature trails. A family ticket is just £10.50 so this is the ideal outing if you are on a tight budget. Seasonal tickets are also available from just £28.00 for a family of 4 and allow unlimited entry.
St Winefride's Well - CH8 7PN
about 27 Miles
St Winefride's Well in Flintshire is described at one of the 7 wonders of Wales and is shrouded in mystery and intrigue. Legend has it that the well first erupted at the spot where Caradog cut off the nuns head with his sword. The shrine was then erected in her memory in the first decade of the sixteenth century and remains one of the holiest places in Wales. The stunning temple and well attract visitors from all over the world. Water can be drawn from the spring basin within the crypt and is thought to be lucky.
The Edge Adventure Activity Centre - SK17 8PW
about 27 Miles
The Edge Adventure Activity Centre is the place to go if you are looking to have a day out with a difference. Ideal for active families with older kids and teenagers, the centre offers a range of thrilling activities including High Rope Courses, Trekking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Mountain Boarding and Off Road Karting. You can enjoy just one or try a few of the available activities during a day at the centre. The centre also offers fun packed birthday parties and corporate events.
Gulliver's World Theme Park - WA5 9YZ
about 34 Miles
This is a very popular theme park with three different locations.  The theme park in Warrington contains not only the theme park but also Gullivers Splash Zone and Gullivers Star Studios.  The Solash Zone is a fully heated indoor water play factory fun for all ages which will appeal on rainy days.  Throughout the year there are seasonal events too such as the Halloween and Fireworks event taking place from 23rd to 31st October.  You can book online to save time and secure your tickets during busy periods.  Over 50% of the rides are actually under cover so you don't need to worry about the British weather spoiling the fun.
The Seaquarium - LL30 1BL
about 36 Miles
The Seaquarium in Rhyl is a fantastic choice for a family day trip offering the chance to meet strange and exotic marine life from all around the world. The sea animals here come from the depths of the Amazon, Pacific & Indian Oceans as well as from around UK shores. Slimy Eels, scary Sharks and creepy Piranhas are all there to be seen as well as beautiful and elegant Rays. The site also has a café and a gift shop where children can pick up a souvenir. A ticket for a family of 4 is just £27.00
British Wildlife Rescue Centre - TN8 7AR
about 37 Miles
This is a really unique opportunity to see the fantastic work going on at this centre.  The purpose of the British Wildlife Rescue Centre is to treat and care for injured wildlife which cannot be released into the wild.  Many of the animals are brought to the centre by members of the public or the RSPCA.  Visit their website to see the picture gallery and to find out how to help if this is something which interests you.  There are also regular fundraising events such as the Sponsered Leg Wax.