Santa's Sleepover at the Alton Towers Resort

Our 2022 Festive Breaks event has now ended. But don't worry, there are plenty of fantabulous events coming to Alton Towers Resort in 2023! Check out our 2023 short breaks page to find out more.

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  • Festive Breaks with Alton Towers Holidays

    Arrival Day

    • 1-Day Entry to the Theme Park with a selection of family rides and attractions
    • Entry into the fantastical Lightopia - A Christmas Wonder light and lantern trail
    • An overnight stay in one of our fabulously themed hotels
  • Splash Landings Waterpark

    Check-out Day

    • A delicious buffet breakfast
    • Entry to the wacky Caribbean themed Waterpark*
    • 9 holes of crazy, zany Extraordinary Golf
  • Rides & Attractions at Alton Towers Resort

    Rides & Attractions

    Enjoy some of the Resort's best loved rides and attractions, specially selected to ensure fantabulous fun for all the family!

    Explore our festive rides and attractions.

  • Waterpark at Alton Towers Resort


    Dive into a wonderful world of water at Britain's Greatest Escape! The splashtastic Alton Towers Waterpark is open all year round, there's bucket-loads of fun to be had at the indoor waterpark, home to high-speed water slides and interactive play areas.

  • Lightopia Seasonal Wonderland at Alton Towers Resort

    Lightopia - A Christmas Wonder

    Lightopia is a walkthrough after dark interactive experience around the Theme Park. See and be absorbed in spectacular lanterns, immersive light installations, and interactive colour transformations which light up the Christmas Wonderland.

  • Entertainment at Alton Towers Resort


    Enjoy a host of festive entertainment throughout your visit including Carol Singers, delightful Christmas characters and our very own Mrs Claus!

Terms and conditions apply.

*Your Waterpark session can be used on either day. Whilst we recommend you visit the Waterpark on your second day to allow you time between activities, you're welcome to book for the first day instead if you wish.

Guests will be required to reserve dinner and breakfast times and waterpark entry timeslot as part of their pre-arrival process. Information will be sent via email closer to arrival date.

Please note: the full Alton Towers Theme Park is closed during this time, and there will only be access to a selection of rides and attractions. Open rides are subject to availability and will be weather permitting. Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, discount promotion, reward or loyalty program.