Festive breaks and Santa sleepovers – It’s all happening in 2021. With multiple places to visit Santa in the UK near Christmas, why not make the experience even more special with a sleepover with Santa or festive break. These experiences are popular and get booked up quickly. Whilst the cost can be quite high, the look on children’s faces and the experience is often worth the money.
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Alton Towers Santa Sleepover
You can enjoy an overnight stay in one of the themed hotels at Alton Towers with your Santa sleepover. During dates in November and December, the theme park is closed except for ticket holders to the event.
The ticket price includes entry into the theme park with a selection of family rides. Enjoy a visit to Santa’s woodland grotto, and the Christmas market.
When it’s dark, why not visit the garden’s light walk and see the twinkling lights before enjoying a festive evening meal and entertainment.
Before leaving the following day, breakfast is included, a round of crazy golf as well as entry into the Caribbean themed waterpark.
Festive dates – 27th – 28th Nov, 3rd – 5th, 10th – 12th, 17th – 23rd Dec
SPECIAL OFFER – £380 for a family of 4, staying overnight, onsite in the Splash Landings Hotel on the 28th of November or the 12th of December.
This Christmas, get ready to enjoy a magical festive Short break at Alton Towers Resort, with specially selected rides ideal for families, Santa grotto plus New for 2021: Lightopia and Christmas Markets! These breaks are selling out fast, LIMITED DATES AVAILABLE!
Warwick Castle Santa Sleepover
Enjoy a magical overnight stay at Warwick Castle. There’s plenty to keep the whole family busy from a seasonal scavenger hunt to a Winter bird of prey show.
At night you can enjoy a festive sleepover in one of the cosy wooden lodges. There is Christmas themed entertainment on offer provided by the resident knights.
The elves will wake you in the morning with their sleigh bells as they visit your lodge and deliver a gift for the children. Don’t forget to spend some time with Santa and Mrs Claus as they tell special stories.
The ticket price includes a two day entry to Warwick Castle, breakfast, car parking and free WIFI as well as the activities stated above.
Selected dates include 26th & 27th November, 3rd & 4th December and 10th to 23rd December 2021.
Chessington World Of Adventures Santa Sleepover
There are two festive sleepovers on offer for 2021 at Chessington World of Adventures. Visit before Chrstmas to enjoy an overnight stay in one of the themed resorts. Also included is entry into the zoo and Sea Life Centre, a Father Christmas meet and greet. The fun doesn’t stop there with access to the Savannah splash pool, and of course breakfast in the morning is also included.
If that’s not enough, free parking and evening entertainment is available for ticket event guests.
If you’d like to visit after Christmas day and enjoy the quiet time between Christmas and New Year, Britain’s Wildest Sleepover is on offer. There won’t be an appearance from Father Christmas as of course he will have gone back to the North Pole.
There will however be an overnight stay in a themed resort hotel, entry to the Winter’s Tail event, zoo and Sea Life Centre. Access to the Savannah Splash pool and breakfast is also included.
Bluestone Wales Festive Breaks
2021 sees the return of The Christmasland Chronicles. The woodland toymaker’s trail experience is back with a new journey through the illuminated woodland trail to see the elves make their toys ready for Father Christmas.
The village is transformed into a twinkling wonderland. For 2021, the story centres on Father Christmas’ sister, Fawn who has brought a festive surprise to the village.
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Under the twinkling Serendome roof which is transformed into a snow globe, Winter Wonderland will include Christmas market stalls, countdown to Christmas morning and snow covered decorations.
Santa will be in his workshop ready to welcome guests. Festive breaks begin on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 and run until 2nd January 2022.
Ribby Hall Village Festive Breaks
As part of your festive stay at Ribby Hall Village, you can expect a great experience with Santa during his showtime. The village will be transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland which includes activities, entertainment and festive dining.
Selected festive breaks during different dates during the Christmas season offer different benefits and attractions. One example of the Little Elf breaks offer selected free activities for children up to four years old.
Center Parcs Festive Breaks
Winter Wonderland breaks at Center Parcs this Christmas showcases the villages being transformed with lights and snow. From 8th November 2021 until Christmas Eve, there will be plenty of seasonal activities to get you into the festive spirit.
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You can visit Santa in his woodland village in the workshop where children receive a gift and souvenir photo.
Expect a new enchanted light trail suitable for the whole family, seasonal lights and sculptures along with animatronic reindeer. Write a letter to Santa and receive a reply.
Christmas At Gullivers World
Old Hall, Warrington, WA5 9YZ, United Kingdom
Enjoy magical Christmas sleepovers at Gullivers World Resort in 2021. With a variety of festive breaks on offer, choose from a Santa sleepover, North Pole Express sleepover, Santa’s Sunday sleepover and the Festive Finale sleepover.
Included are selected festive rides and attractions and explore the Winter Wonderland. Children can choose their own gift from the elf workshop, with special appearances from Santa throughout the day.
Drayton Manor Magical Christmas
Returning for 2021, you can enjoy an overnight stay in the 4 Star onsite hotel. There will be a full English breakfast to start the day, as well as entry to Magical Christmas plus Grotto Experience.
Discover over 25 Thomas & Friends themed rides and attractions, and dine in one of the contemporary onsite restaurants.
Legoland Windsor Santa Sleepover
Stay in one of the themed resort hotels at Legoland Windsor this Christmas and enjoy 1-day entry to the Theme Park with selected rides. Start the day with a delicious breakfast, with an overnight stay in a LEGO®-themed room. You can also take advantage of the splash and play in the indoor water play area and swimming pool.