Christmas 2015

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Santa Claus was back at Alton Towers Resort during the Christmas season of 2015, bringing with him some new festive fun. Guests could book themselves in for a stay at one of the resort’s hotels as part of the Santa’s Sleepover or Festive Breaks packages. Also, for the first time ever, selected rides in the theme park were open for day guests to also enjoy.

For the first time, guests just visiting the resort for the day were able to enter the theme park on selected dates throughout the Christmas period.

Key Information

Dates: 12th, 13th & 18th – 23rd December
Opening Times: 10am – 5pm

Prices

Adults (13+) – £25.00 or £20.00 if booked before 9th November
Children (Age 2-12) – £22.50 or £18.00 if booked before 9th November
Under 2’s – FREE

What was included?

  • Selected theme park rides and attractions open including CBeebies Land, Sonic Spinball, Cloud Cuckoo Land, Mutiny Bay and SEA LIFE
  • Elves’ Emporium 10 minute experience (annual passholders were required to prebook this)
  • Free car parking

Adults who were not accompanying a child were allowed entry to Elves Emporium.

Other Information

Food & Drink

Only a select few of the theme park’s food and beverage outlets opened during the Christmas period. They are listed below:

  • Corner Coffee*
  • Eastern Express
  • Little Explorers Lunch Box
  • Mutiny Bay Donuts
  • Towers St. Bar & Grill
  • Towers Street Donuts
  • The Burger Kitchen* (Cloud Cuckoo Land)
  • Wobble World Café

*open on selected dates

Shopping

During the theme park’s Christmas openings, Towers Trading was also open, allowing guests to purchase a vast range of Alton Towers Resort merchandise.

Santa’s Sleepovers

During the Christmas season, Santa Claus took up residence at the Alton Towers Resort and invited guests to book themselves in for a stay in one of the resort’s hotels.

Key Information

Dates: 29th November and 6th, 13th, 19th & 23rd December

Prices

From £45 per child and £60 per adult (based on 2 adults sharing a standard room)

What was included?

  • Overnight stay in one of the resort’s hotels
  • Christmas dinner and breakfast
  • Visit to Santa Claus in his secret hideaway grotto
  • FREE entry to 50 minute Cinderella pantomime
  • Theme park children’s attractions including CBeebies Land
  • FREE entry to the Alton Towers Waterpark
  • Evening entertainment
  • Each child received a gift from Santa Claus

Festive Breaks

Guests wanting to continue the festive cheer after Christmas day, could book a stay at one of the resort’s hotels on selected dates.

Key Information

Dates: 27th – 30th December 2015 and 1st – 3rd January 2016

Prices

From £33.75 per person (based on 4 sharing a standard room)

What was included?

  • Overnight stay in one of the resort’s hotels and breakfast
  • FREE entry to 50 minute Cinderella pantomime
  • Theme park children’s attractions including CBeebies Land
  • FREE entry to the Alton Towers Waterpark
  • Evening entertainment
  • Access to cinema with festive films for the whole family