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 8 December 2017 - 2 January 2018 Please note the 23 December break is now sold out at all resorts.

Family Christmas Breaks at Butlin's

Family Christmas Breaks at Butlin's

Our resorts are open from Friday 8 December until Monday 1 Jan 2018 with a range of short family-friendly breaks. Please note all of our resorts are now sold out for the break starting on Sat 23 December.

With a variety of breaks to choose from including Just For Tots Christmas Fantasy, Christmas Day and New Year, you can treat yourself to a pre-Christmas getaway to really get the family into the spirit, or post-Christmas to continue the family celebrations. Either way, put your feet up and relax, and enjoy Christmas at Butlin's.

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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.

Join us at Bognor Regis and Skegness on 11-15 December for a wonderful break created especially for little ones. It's the perfect way to introduce them to the magic of Christmas.
Welcome in the New Year with your family at any of our three resorts. Stay for a 3 night weekend from Sat 30 Dec - Tues 2 Jan.
View our sample guide to see a taster of what festivities you can get up to on our Christmas Fantasy weekends. Fri 8-Mon 11 Dec | Fri 15-Mon 18 Dec.
Spend some quality time with your family over Christmas and join us for a lovely midweek Christmas Fantasy break from Mon 18 - Thurs 21 Dec.
Dedicated to making the big day as special as it can be for you and your family, take a look at what a typical Christmas break looks like. Sat 23-Weds 27 Dec.
Keep the Christmas celebrations going and join us from Weds 27-Sat 30 Dec for a party like no other! Click to view the sample line up.
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 8 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.

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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).
Ratpack Christmas Show
Join us as we take you back to the world famous Sands Casino in Las Vegas to enjoy a festive night of swing music with Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr and Dean Martin.
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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New for 2017 For the first time ever, join Danger Mouse and his trusty sidekick Penfold, as they perform live on stage at Butlin’s!
New for 2017 Join the lovable and cuddly Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a brand new live mini show ‘Teletubbies Big Party'.
New for 2017 Catch a few of the most famous characters, Mr Tickle, Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Bump live on stage all three Butlin’s resorts.
Join us on an incredible adventure following Dick Whittington and his faithful cat Tommy to find out if they'll ever get the fortune they set out to seek...
New for 2017 Join this 1950s rock'n'roll vocal group on rollerskates, made up of boys who have appeared in Andrew Lloyd Webbers smash hit musical Starlight Express.
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 new show for 2017 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.
Soul Town
A Soul and Motown explosion featuring the outstanding vocals of Lloyd Wade. Having performed and toured with the likes of Take That and Ellie Goulding, Lloyd is now thrilled to be joining our ‘Soul Town’ cast.
Help our explorer find his way back to base camp and away from the jungle critters and creepy crawlies! At Minehead and Skegness only.
Join Bonnie Bear in her bakery as she holds a competition for the best cake decorator. It's the perfect family show full of fun, laughter and lots of mess!
Situated in our very own Castle Courtyard, Puppet Castle is perfect for the whole family to enjoy our traditional string puppet shows.
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
New for 2017 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?