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uhm, what do you do at Center Parcs?
will that be a problem?
into the lake.
Only a complete and utter clown would consider going to Center Parcs. The activities on offer aren't great and everything apart from swimming will set you back a bit (it's about a tenner for a game of badminton ffs).
You could have yourself ten times the holiday for a much better price if you spent, say, 20 minutes doing some research.
I presumed he had just done his usual account changing, but given that the booze thread was started by forza and this terrible username replied to it, I dunno, maybe he's gone totally crazy on us?
because he was a bit like old school kik
that makes sense
Going to Center Parcs is akin to travelling to an area filled with Michel Star restaurants and choosing to eat a McDonalds out of a bin.
that's a terrible analogy. Yes, there are 'better' holidays for thre same money, but the amount of effort it woudl take to reserch and provure that kind of hoiliday is beyond most people's ken, or patience. CP is a bit twatty and is full of volvo families like mine, along with teh occasional out of control stag/ hen do that slips beneath the radar, but it's got a huge amount to do in pretty enough surroundings and with very little organisational requirement on your part.
I know what you're trying to say, but your total exaggeration of your point renderds it null Im afraid.
Although if venturing 20 minutes outside of the concentration camp style complex is beyond your ken to, y'know, experience the real countryside and do literally all of the activities and that for half the price, then you deserve a shite holiday quite frankly.
Some people really do have more money than sense.
no trolls in my thread
If you're intending to just like, sit in your cabin having a few drinks or whatever then its ok. If not, get the hell out of there and come back in the evening to sleep etc.
It's just that not everyone can be arsed with the level of organisation it takes to do that kind of holiday outside of a regimented structure. I know my parents certaibly wouldn't know where to start with planning sonething like that, and families with young children need something that's accessible and convenient. .CP gets plenty of people out of the city and into the fresh air who otherwise might not bother. It is expensive for what it is compared to a remote bothy on rannoch moor, and you're absolutley bang on about that boss, but for some people a holiday means no hassle, and that's the premium they're paying for.
Not ideal if you're arriving at night.
Not a bad choice for families with young children, no, although that's not the case here is it?
If you think Center Parcs is good then you quite clearly know absolutely nowt about the real countryside. It's not even countryside, the majority of it is tarmaced over. It's basically a car park with a few squirrels knocking aout.
We're not actually in massive disagreement- i just tohught your analogy was way OTT and reeked of inverse snobbery.
if it wasn't situated slap bang in the middle of the finest areas of outstanding natural beauty that the UK has to offer. If it was somewhere just off the M25 then fair fucks. Just seems like a waste of time to travel all that way and not take advantage of y'know, the actual surroundings.
I have many fond eighties/nineties memories of Centre Parcs holidays as a child/teenager. We even went to one of the ones in Holland, where my parents became extremely prudish about the naked saunas. But it is essentially middle class Butlins. Having gone there recently as an adult it hasn't aged well. Much nicer & cheaper to rent a cottage or go to a European campsite. The major advantage is that your children can be free to roam around without leaving the site.
smoke a bong
cycle your bike into a lake while whiteying and vomming all down your 15 year old sister
get sent home in disgrace.
Or as in the previous year- contrcat pneumonia and end up in hospital.
no way this will end badly
guntrip you old dog
it's like £90 each for four nights she's told me?
and watch a blobby bird getting poked THROUGH HER TIGHTS while slowdancing with a total ned to End of the Road.
nb I was never either person in this scenario
EVERYONE got sick (like properly spewing vomit sick) from swimming in the pool except for me and my gf so we got to use all their pre-booked activities :D
i only went for a night, like
decide to go to the loo instead of pissing in the pool lie veyrone else, take wrong turn out of the loos and end up in teh middle of the supermarket, dripping wet in a bikini, at that really self-confident age of 15. (don't think I've ever recovered from this.)
I don't know how anyone apart from the world's 5 richest media barons can afford a holiday to Centre Parcs. SO expensive for what it is. It is fun though.
I think it would be hell on earth if you didn't have kids
All for the same money you could go and lie on a beach in the sun for a week too...
probably for the best
the swan DID NOT like it. that fucker went loud
there was a loch next to my university halls last year that had swans living in it. they had some babies just before i moved out, and it often became very hard to cross the walkway over the loch after that.
Learn archery, definitely
Do the whole holiday on LSD and live-tweet it, please
i would love to learn archery but my wonky eyes mean i can't aim straight :((((((((
like aim slightly to the left/right of where you want to hit.
CP is quite pleasant. Makes for a VERY easy break with the children. I was really snobby about it before we went. Think we've done it like 4 times now.
It's not the sort of thing you're super-proud you've done but it's pretty nice.
Drug her friends then, you'll get more time together