Christmas Breaks at Butlin's


Christmas is the most special time of year for you and your loved ones, so why not give them a gift they’ll treasure forever?A Butlin’s family Christmas break is perfect for sharing precious time together, putting your feet up and enjoying the festive fun. Santa is in his grotto waiting to light up the faces of your little ones, while our Skyline Snowstorm brings Christmas to life. And all we really want for Christmas? To give you and your family the best Christmas present ever right here in the UK.
Christmas breaks from 7 December 2018 - 2 January 2019

Our Christmas breaks

Our Christmas breaks

Christmas breaks at all resorts from Friday 7 December 2018 - Wednesday 2 January 2019

Take a look at our range of family Christmas breaks; treat yourself to a pre-Christmas getaway to get the family in the spirit, share the Big Day with us, or continue the celebrations post-Christmas.

Whichever one suits your family best, you're guaranteed a brilliant time of festivities, fun and frolics!

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Sample Guides

Take a look at our sample entertainment guides below to find out what's in store for you and your family on our Christmas breaks.

Mon 10 - Fri 14 Dec, Bognor Regis & Skegness
Introduce your little ones to the magic of Christmas and create special memories on this festive break for families with under 5s.
Christmas Fantasy Breaks
Fri 14 - Sun 23 Dec, all resorts
Join us for a three or four night break before the Big Day and enjoy lots of exclusive Christmas entertainment, guaranteed to make you feel warm and fuzzy inside!
Christmas Day breaks
Sun 23 - Thurs 27 Dec, all resorts
Get away for the Big Day and join us by the sea. Relax, put your feet up, enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner (without the washing up!) and make lasting family memories.
Christmas Party Breaks
Thurs 27 - 30 Dec, all resorts
Don't let the celebrations stop between Christmas Day and New Years Eve; join us for live entertainment and activities sure to keep you in the festive spirit!
Sun 30 Dec - Weds 2 Jan, all resorts
Ring in 2019 with your loved ones at Butlin's. Gather together for fireworks, enjoy brilliant shows and make the most of your time away before the new year routine kicks in.
View our sample guide to get a glimpse of the magical shows and activities we have to offer you and your little ones.
View our sample guide to see what you and your family can get up to during the week as we lead up to Christmas.
View our sample guide for a taster of what festivities are available on our weekend Christmas Fantasy breaks.
View our sample guide for a peek at how you could be spending Christmas Day at Butlin’s with your family.
View our sample guide to see how we’ll be continuing the Christmas celebrations between Christmas and New Year.
View our sample guide to see what celebrations will be going on at Butlin’s as we ring in 2019!
Exclusive to Christmas

Exclusive to Christmas

Step into the magic of Christmas and join us at our three seaside resorts for a Christmas break you won't forget. Get into the spirit with these exclusive festive-themed activities available at all resorts on selected breaks from 7 December 2018 to 2 January 2019.

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Be prepared to feel warm and fuzzy as Father Christmas and his friends bring Christmas to life through a heart-warming story and enchanting songs.
Father Christmas's Winter Grotto
Enjoy a journey to find Father Christmas, a magical experience not to be missed!
Gather the family and get cosy, oohing and aahing at our spectacular fireworks display. Only on Christmas Eve and New Year's Day.
Festive Arts & Crafts
Two classes available for ages 5+ and 9+, join the Redcoats and get busy with some festive arts and crafts! Bookable on resort.
Festive Mug Decorating
Get creative with your little ones and design your very own Christmas mug; it's the perfect winter holiday momento. £5pp. Available on all breaks excluding Just for Tots Christmas Fantasy (11-15 Dec).
We all love a Christmas classic cuddled up on the sofa at home, so don't miss out on the tradition and join us in the Skyline Pavilion for a cosy cinema experience on the big screen. Available on every break.


Get the whole family together and enjoy one (or all) of our many live shows. From your favourite Butlin's characters, to our amazing Broadway-inspired shows, to our exclusive Christmas entertainment that's perfect for those who believe in the magic of Christmas.

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Cinderella Rocks
See our brand new pantomime for 2018. Cinderella Rocks brings the delightful story of Cinderella to life, with a fun twist!
Returning to Butlin's with new shows, catch Mr Tickle, Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Bump, plus new characters for 2018 Little Miss Naughty and Mr Grumpy!
Join the lovable and cuddly Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a brand new live mini show plus their Teletubbies Big Party show.
Mr. Potato Head
Join Mr. Potato Head as he takes to the Butlin's stage in a brand new show; it's one for the whole family!
Back by popular demand, join Danger Mouse and his trusty sidekick Penfold, as they perform live on stage at Butlin’s!
Beat Street
Hitting the street with a boom and a bang! From the bustle of the day to the rhythm of the night, Beat street is brought to life by our cast of singers, dancers, percussionists and musicians.
Join your favourite bears Billy & Bonnie in their show The Wizard. As well as their Rise & Shine Workout, Storytime, and Kids Disco.
Our colourful gang of characters return with two new shows for 2017, Carnival Crazy & It's A Pirates Adventure! Plus, back by popular demand It's Magic.
Animal Antics
Join us for an exciting new evening show involving creepy crawlers, animals and all sorts of fun and laughter!
Situated in our very own Castle Courtyard, Puppet Castle is perfect for the whole family to enjoy our traditional string puppet shows.
Viva Spice
Get ready to spice up your life as we transport you back to the 90s when the Spice Girls were dominating the world! On all weekends and School Holiday midweek breaks.
Sports & Activities

Sports & Activities

There is always plenty to do at Butlin's so you're sure to never be bored. Your children can have a go at one of our many activity sessions, they're the ideal place to meet new friends and try something new during the Christmas season.

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Join our expert instructors and learn how to shoot a bow and arrow in our archery lessons. Before you know it you will be shooting bulls-eyes better than Robin Hood.
Splash Waterworld is fun for all the family with shallow areas for your little ones and a big pool for the more adventurous ones. There will be a Splash pool party on at least one night of your break.
You can ride all day for free in our Traditional Fairground, which will be open weather permitting. There will also be a late night fairground to explore on your break.
Magic Workshop
This workshop for 9+ will give you all the skills needed to get started in the magic world!
Drum Workshop 9-12 years
Designed for ages 9-12 years, this interactive drum workshop will have your children using some funky junk and clever sounds to create some popular songs! Bookable on resort.
Circus Skills 5-8 years
Join the Skyline Gang circus workshop where you can learn and play parachute games, plate spinning and lots more! Designed for children aged 5-8. Bookable on resort.
Circus School 9-12 years
It's time to join the Circus! New for 2016 and especially for those aged 9-12, Circus School will see your children learning devil sticks, poi and more! Bookable on resort.
These aerial adventures are not for the faint hearted. Test your nerve by challenging yourself on our High Ropes course, Zip Wire, Climbing Wall, or take the leap of faith from our Free Fall.
At Butlin's we know that little ones have endless energy, so they will love running around and exploring our outdoor playgrounds and indoor soft play areas.
Spin in a teacup, fly high in a plane, or ride the rails on a ladybird. It's all free, so your little ones can ride as many times as they like on our Tots Rides.
Rain never stops play at Butlins. That's why you will find a bowling alley at each of our three resorts. So why not challenge your family to a game?