Short Breaks

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  • Scarefest

    Experience the most spooktacular Halloween short break with an overnight stay in Resort Accommodation, rides in the dark and so much more.

    This unmissable experience takes place on: 9-11th October, 16th October - 1st November when the Resort becomes home to Halloween. Open until late so you can enjoy your favourite rides in the dark!

    Families can brave our spook-tacular Halloween shows and enjoy the Gardens at night like never before; daring souls can face our hair-raising rides in the dark, plus a truly terrifying new outdoor scare maze, 'Freak Show: Toxic Junkyard'. Expect spines to be tingled!

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  • Santa's Sleepovers

    A Santa's Sleepover is the most magical, wonderful Christmassy Escape. Jump onto specially selected rides, dive into the Waterpark, tuck into a lusciously festive evening meal, meet Santa – and more! PLUS, NEW for this year and exclusive to short break guests enjoy the enchanting Garden Lantern Trail!

    Santa's Sleepovers take place on 27th – 29th November, 4th – 6th, 11th – 23rd December.

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  • Festive Breaks

    Feel like escaping for a post-Christmas getaway? Nothing is as awesome as Alton Towers Resort. Besides a special selection of fantabulous family rides and enchanting attractions, you can jump into our splashtastic waterpark and take the whole family to our magical Garden Lantern Trail!

    Our Festive Breaks are the ideal post-Christmas escape. Dive into our wacky, splashy waterpark, enjoy a selection of awesome family rides and attractions, and take the Garden Lantern Trail, our brand-new, mega-magical garden walk!

    From Sunday 27th December 2020 – Sunday 3rd January

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  • Stay, Splash and Play

    Have a fantastic gateway with your little ones and watch as they Splash and Play at Alton Towers Resort! Midweek splashtastic stays are our best value hotel and waterpark packages – offering bucket loads of fun for the whole family.

    Available on selected dates in November and December from £30 per person.

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  • Merlin Holiday Club

    Make the most of your Merlin Pass by spending the night at the Resort. You'll get exclusive rates, your choice of accommodation and a delicious breakfast the next morning.

    Get up to 20% off stays with your Merlin Annual Pass.

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  • Resort Accommodation

    Choose from our fabulous fully themed Alton Towers Hotel, Enchanted Village, Splash Landings Hotel, our Stargazing Pods or the UK's only CBeebies Land Hotel!

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  • Partner Hotels

    As part of your Alton Towers short break, why not stay in a partner hotel near the Alton Towers Resort!

    Choose from a range of family-friendly hotels with great facilities and offers such as Kids Eat FREE!

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Terms and conditions apply. Please see individual event landing pages for full event terms and conditions. Offers and events subject to change and availability.

Santa's Sleepover event takes plce on the following dates: 27th – 29th November, 4th – 6th, 11th – 23rd December.

1-day Theme Park ticket can be used on either day of your stay (subject to Park opening) – please check our opening times before arrival.

2-day Theme Park entry must be used on consecutive days as part of your stay. 2-day Theme Park entry does not apply to themed weekends. Offer subject to change and availability.

Cancellation Protection - get a refund on your stay if you cancel up to 36 hours in advance with Cancellation Protection. Full terms and conditions can be found here.