Center Parcs was founded in 1968 in the Netherlands before launching in the rest of Europe in 1971 including the United Kingdom in 1987.
1986-1996, 2017 (30th anniversary, UK)
Center Parcs got a new logo in 1986. In 1987 the first Center Parcs in the United Kingdom opened in Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire. In 2017 Center Parcs UK celebrated its 30th anniversary.