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Unwrap the joy of Christmas at Alton Towers Resort: Everything you need to celebrate the festive season in style!

  • Thursday December 7th 2023
  • Sophie
  • Christmas

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Christmas has officially arrived on select dates at Alton Towers Resort with merry brilliance, fantastical decorations, and heaps of festive cheer. To help you unlock the enchantment of the festive season at the Resort, we have pulled together everything you need to make this December extra special, including our top tips so you can make the most of your holly, jolly Christmas adventure! 

It all starts with a Whirlwind of Wonder…Set off on a festive-filled, family day out! 

Enjoy a fantabulous family day-out with a whole host of selected family rides and attractions including the UK’s only CBeebies Land, where you can meet some of your favourite CBeebies friends, enter The World of David Walliams with Gangsta Granny: The Ride, as well as explore Mutiny Bay, the home of budding buccaneers, plus go spinning and whizzing aboard Spinball Whizzer!​  

Towers Street has received a Christmas overhaul, with merry brilliance, enchanting sights, and sounds. Don’t forget to take your time soaking in the atmosphere as you make your way around the Resort and be sure to snap your pics throughout the day and into the evening for the best captured memories shared together (p.s. Tag us @altontowers so we can see what you’ve got up to!).  

For all you Hey Duggee superfans, make sure you head on over to Big Fun Show Time in CBeebies Land to catch the NEW Hey Duggee and the Christmas Singalong Badge show, featuring an all-singing, all dancing cast guaranteed to put you in the festive spirit! 

Book your Festive Break now!


  1. Get your entertainment schedule gift wr-APPED – Download the Alton Towers Resort app!  

Don’t miss out on dancing with Duggee or bouncing with Bing by downloading the Alton Towers Resort app! This is your one-stop destination for all our showtimes throughout the day, as well as set reminders so you never have to miss your favourite CBeebies Friends again.  

The Alton Towers Resort app is also great for checking queue times and ride availability throughout the day, as well as planning your route around to maximise your family-fun.

Find out more here.

Jingle all the way to a magical stay with a Santa Sleepover!  

What’s that? The sound of jingling of bells and a jolly old man chuckling ‘Ho Ho Ho’? That’s right, Santa has come to town at Alton Towers Resort for the return of our popular Santa Sleepovers! Get in the Christmas mood with the ultimate festive escape. Your package includes some epic additions to our festive day out, featuring:  

  • An overnight stay at one of our North Pole adorned accommodations 
  • 1-day theme park entry including the UK’s only CBeebies Land  
  • A delicious festive dinner  
  • Access to our splashtastic waterpark  
  • 9-holes of mini golf  
  • Buffest breakfast  
  • Spectacular live entertainment, including our new Robin Hood Panto show.  

…and a unique chance to meet Santa in his enchanting grotto! It truly is the perfect way to treat your family in the run-up to Christmas.

Book your Santa Sleepover here!


  1. The early elf guarantees fantabulous fun – Secure your festive fun in advance.  

Make your visit with us as smooth as possible by booking your preferred time slots in advance for enchanting activities like Santa's Grotto and the Panto show. Booking in advance guarantees your entry into each of our spectacular activities and maximises the festive fun you and your family will have at the Resort. Look out for your pre-arrival email, sent especially by our elf helpers, which will have everything you need to book your time slots for a seamless celebration! 

BONUS TIP: Remember, you only need ONE ticket for your whole family to meet Santa, but for exhilarating activities like our waterpark, you will need to secure ONE TICKET PER PERSON.

Give the gift of cherished memories with a post-Christmas Festive Break! 

Tackle the post-Christmas blues and enjoy some much-needed time to unwind with a Festive Break at the Resort on selected dates in January and February. From just £50pp*, guests can enjoy an overnight stay in one of four fantastically themed accommodations, live entertainment including Robin Hood the Pantomime, a delicious breakfast, one-day entry to the theme park with a selection of family rides and attractions, plus entry to the Waterpark and nine holes of Extraordinary Golf!

Book your Festive Break here!


  1. Embrace winter wonder and quieter queues!  

Take advantage of the off-peak period and ride your favourite family-friendly rides and attractions, not once…not twice…but multiple times a visit! PLUS, with access to our Caribbean themed waterpark, you can enjoy 30 degree temperatures and shorter slide times!  

So, that is everything you need to create your ultimate festive adventure at Alton Towers Resort! We can’t wait to create more magical memories with you all very soon!  

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  


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