A new forest adventure resort is coming to Wales. Exciting news about a £250m new adventure resort planned for Afan Valley in Wales have been released. The resort plans have been given the go ahead and formal approval after first being announced in 2019. It sounds amazing! Wales will have their own Center Parcs style resort!
An artist impression of what the new adventure resort will look like.
Neath Port Talbot councillors voted unanimously in their planning committee meeting to approve the application and detailed plans for the extensive holiday resort located in the Afan Valley. The planning application for Wildfox Adventure Resort shows it will include 570 luxury lodges, a hotel and apartment complex. Also, a 650 space guest car park- no worries about holiday parking here!
Things to Do for Families at WildFox Holiday Resort
Outdoor and Indoor Adventure Activities
The new Wildfox family holiday resort will offer a range of adventure activities including sports. With different leisure activities available across adventure park zones Alpine, Forest and Xtreme Zone there’s plenty of options for adrenaline fuelled family fun!
Try climbing, visit the skate park, ride on a mountain biking track and enjoy a swim in the on site indoor water park.
Luxury Spa and Shopping
In addition there will also be focus on wellbeing experiences with the inclusion of a luxury spa with a range of treatments. Furthermore, the Afan Valley adventure resort will be built in a peaceful woodland setting with stunning countryside views. After relaxing at the spa you’ll then be able to indulge in a little retail therapy.
Interestingly, the new holiday resort will have a central plaza and forest hub. This will be home to a variety of shops.
New Adventure resort an exciting project for the Afan Valley
Leader of Neath Port Talbot Council, Councillor Ted Latham explained: “Neath Port Talbot Council is committed to the regeneration and transformation of the Afan Valley and we are excited about the potential of Wildfox resort.”
Also, the chairman and chief executive of Salamanca Group, Martin Ballamy who is involved in taking forward the project explained his view. He was attracted to the project because of its “size, scale and sheer ambition.” He says “Building what we believe is the first proper adventure resort in the UK in such a beautiful part of the country as the Afan Valley is very, very exciting.”