- Members save up to 20%.
- Indoor pool, gym. sauna and Jacuzzis.
- Range of accommodation.
- Located in the heart of the Forest of Dean.
- Great activities and family entertainment.
- Late-availability prices available.
- Boundless-owned UK Breaks.
Offering a range of accommodation plus camping and caravan pitches in the heart of the forest.
Enjoy the free indoor pool, gym, sauna and Jacuzzis alongside a wide range of activities and entertainment.
The log cabins, woodland lodges and modern apartments provide everything you need for a self-catering holiday.
Whether you are looking for a relaxing break or an action-packed adventure, Whitemead is the ideal location for your UK holiday.
Discover the brightest and best UK travel destinations. Whitemead Forest Park is part of Boundless-owned UK breaks, an exclusive collection of UK destinations which include family-friendly holiday parks, a country-house hotel and delightful cottages. All properties have been carefully selected to provide memorable hospitality and first-rate facilities, whether you're planning a wildlife walk, a visit to a historic house or a family escape.
- Woodland lodges sleep 4-6 people
- Log cabins sleep 4-6 people
- Premier apartments sleep 4-6 people
- The bungalow sleeps 6-8 people
- Over 110 camping and caravanning pitches
- Glamping pods sleep up to 4 people
Make more out of your holiday and enjoy exploring local attractions with our special Boundless member discounts
- Clearwell Caves – 10% off admission price.
- Dean Forest Railway – £1 off adult admission and 50p off child admission.
- Dean Heritage Centre – 10% off admission.
- National Waterways Museum – free child with paying adult.
- Three Choirs Vineyard – two for the price of one.
- Butterfly Zoo and Amazing Hedge Puzzle – £1 off admission price.
- Dick Whittington Family Leisure Park – 10% off admission price.
- DBC Leisure – 10% off activities at their venue.
- Kingfisher Cruises – 50p off adult admission price.
- Monmouth Canoe Centre – 10% off canoe day hire.
- Nature in Art – two for the price of one.
- Whitecliff off-road driving – 10% discount.
- Hot Pot Pottery – 10% discount on food and drink.
- Puzzlewood – £2 off a family ticket.
"A lovely stay. The activities were just the ticket and the facilities spot on."
Do you have pet-free lodges?A
Pets are not allowed in any first-floor premier apartments and a selected number of ground-floor premier apartments, deluxe and deluxe-plus log cabins. Please check when booking.
Is bicycle hire available?A
Bike hire is available at Pedalbikeaway. The forest has a family cycle trail which leads right past the gates of Whitemead Forest Park and is about 17 miles long. People staying at the park can store their bikes on the balconies of the log cabins and the bungalow. Bike hooks have been fitted to the apartments so bikes can be locked securely, however we DO NOT provide bike locks.
What activities are available at Whitemead?A
Whitemead has an impressive range of leisure facilities, which include a heated indoor swimming pool with separate area for children, a sauna and Jacuzzi as well as a fully equipped gymnasium. There are also indoor and outdoor play areas and a games room, plus regularly organised activities. There is also an onsite Health and Beauty Salon.
Do you have a site shop?A
Yes. Our on-site shop/off licence is open daily and can cater for all your requirements from basic groceries and newspapers, caravan and camping accessories and pet food to souvenirs and children's toys. You can also pre-order grocery/housekeeping hampers to be delivered to your accommodation before you arrive by calling 03301 230374.
Are pets allowed to stay at Whitemead?A
Yes, pets are allowed at Whitemead in caravans and certain types of accommodation. There is a small additional charge and notification of their attendance must be made at time of booking.
Is Whitemead Forest Park open to non-residents?A
We welcome non-residents on site to use our eating and drinking facilities, and health and beauty salon during our normal opening hours. An annual Escape Leisure Club pass can be purchased, which gives you full access to our facilities including our swimming pool. However, we do ask that under-18s are accompanied by an adult (a valid proof of age photo ID may be required).
What deposit do I have to pay?A
For part-week stays in a log cabin, apartment or the bungalow you'll pay a £75 deposit, and £150 for a full week. If you're booking a pitch, a £20 deposit is payable for a part week, and £50 for a full week. If you're staying for longer than a week in any accommodation or on a pitch, a part or full-week's deposit will be charged, dependent on the duration of your stay. The full balance will be payable six weeks before your arrival date. Please note that deposits are non-refundable.
What time do we need to check out by on our departure date?A
If you are using a caravan or camping pitch, you are asked to check out by 11am on your departure date. For accommodation your check out is 10am.
What time can we check in at Whitemead Forest Park?A
For caravan and camping pitches you are invited to check in from 2pm and for accommodation you can check in from 3pm. However, if you arrive to Whitemead Forest Park earlier than intended, you are welcome to use the park's facilities in the meantime.
Do you have cots and high chairs available?A
Yes, cots and high chairs are available for use during your stay free of charge. Simply request them when making your booking.
What is included in the cost of a log cabin and apartment?A
Heating, electricity and bed linen are included within the cost of a log cabin or apartment; towels are supplied in log cabins and apartments, both of which include fully equipped kitchens and lounge areas.
Do you have accommodation suitable for the less able?A
Yes, a few of the premier apartments are suitable but not all, therefore early booking is advised.
Do mobile phones work at Whitemead?A
Most mobile networks do not provide coverage, but there are two payphones onsite.