October Half Term 2018

Trick or treat? Why not treat the whole family to a Butlin’s October Half Term Break? Summer is just a memory and Christmas is a long way away, but there’s plenty of magical fun to bridge the gap at our resorts.We’ve got activities and shows to keep everyone happy, and splash your autumn blues away at subtropical Splash Waterworld. We love Halloween, so we make it spooky and fun, with pumpkin carving, fancy dress and fireworks to light up the sky. Don’t forget your broomstick...
Breaks from Friday 19 October - Friday 2 November 2018



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From Friday 19 October - Friday 2 November 2018

Butlin's is the perfect place for a getaway with the whole family, so come and enjoy a spooktacular break of fun and games this October.

Most of our October Half Term and Halloween activities will take place indoors because as you know, rain never stops play! So gather the whole family, head to Butlin's and get stuck into some ghoulish goings on from Pumpkin Carving, to our Trick or Treat Trail, to fangtastic live shows!

**Fireworks will be lit on the Saturday night of the 26th October break. If the weather takes a turn for the worse and we cannot do the display on the Saturday night then we will plan for the Sunday night.

Pumpkin Carving
Pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin paddock and get creative carving your own fang-tastic pumpkin masterpiece! Extra charge of £6pp. Bookable.
Creepy-crawly Challenge
Our intrepid explorer has lost part of his Halloween costume and your help is needed to find it! Join us on a creepy-crawly challenge and get up close with some unusual animals.
Late Night Fairground
Enjoy all the delights of our fang-tastic Traditional Fairground at night!
Get cosy with the whole family and prepare to ohh and ahh at our wonderful fireworks display.
Little Monsters Ball
The Little Monsters Fancy Dress Ball is a musical experience where your little ones can sing along and dance with the Redcoats in their spookiest costumes!
The Frightfully Fun Halloween Show
Join Billy, Bonnie and other characters in the Skyline Pavilion as they turn night time into fright time in this two-part frightfully fun family-friendly Halloween show.
Trick or Treat Trail
Set off with a Trick or Treat Trail card to find, locate the critters and solve the spooky clues before claiming a Halloween treat!
Halloween Arts & Crafts 5-8 Years
Let the children get busy creating their very own Halloween goodies in our spook-tacular Arts & Crafts sessions especially for 5-8 year olds. Bookable.
Halloween Arts & Crafts 9-12 Years
It's time to get spooky and crafty in our Halloween Arts & Crafts sessions for 9-12 year olds. All materials supplied. Bookable.
Eerily Silent Cinema
Witness the Skyline Pavilion transform into a real cinema experience with a big screen, then settle down with the whole family and enjoy the movie.
Our Splash Waterworld is open later for extra fun, including the fast flumes, bubble pools and lazy river.
Enjoy a spook-tacular Halloween at Butlin's this October Half Term with your family. Our sample guide gives you a taste of what ghoulish things you can expect on your break!
Join us from Monday to Friday on our 4 night October Half Term breaks. See our sample guide for what fang-tastic entertainment and activities are in store for you and your family!


October Half Term wouldn't be October Half Term without some Halloween fun. So put your best fancy dress on and scariest face paint, and join us for some spooktacular goings on! From Halloween-themed live shows and activities such as pumpkin carving, to fantastic character shows, our October breaks are sure to put a smile on your little ones face.

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Bringing lots of fun and chaos to our three resorts, we're very excited to welcome Dick & Dom back to Butlin's as they pit against each other in a series of different rounds!
Cinderella Rocks
Be the first to see our brand new pantomime for 2018. Cinderella Rocks brings the delightful story of Cinderella to life, with a fun twist!
Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a live mini show ‘Teletubbies’ Big Party. Discover more here.
You can catch a few of the most famous characters Mr Tickle, Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Bump live on all three Butlin’s resorts.
Join Danger Mouse and his trusty sidekick Penfold as they perform live on stage at Butlin’s!
Butlin's lovable bears Billy & Bonnie are back with a brand new show The Wizard, plus see them in their Wake Up Workout and Storytime.
Situated in our very own Castle Courtyard, Puppet Castle has been providing quality entertainment for all the family for over ten years.
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.
Mr. Potato Head
Join Mr. Potato Head as he takes to the Butlin's stage for the first time ever in a brand new show; it's one for the whole family!
If your children can't get enough of wrestling, they'll love seeing some authentic wrestlers performing live. The atmosphere is so electric it'll have the whole family cheering!
Rocket Man
For 50 years Elton John has been entertaining the world with his amazing catalogue of music. Charting his success, you'll hear some of the global superstar's biggest hits in this new musical show.
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

With so much going on this October Half Term you're sure never to be bored! There's no need to worry about the unpredictable weather either because we have got it covered with lots of our activities taking place in the Skyline Pavilion.

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Step on, lean forward and off you go with these latest self balancing high-tech vehicles. Suitable for 8 years plus. Extra charge of £8pp. Bookable.
Magic Workshop
Our brand Magic Workshop for ages 9+ will give your children all the skills they need to get started in the magic world! Bookable on resort.
Every resort has a Traditional Fairground for you and the family to enjoy. Why not ride the carousel or fly high in the sky on our chair-o-plane? There will also be a late night fairground to explore on your break.
Rain never stops play at Butlins and this indoor soft play area is the perfect place for your under 5's to run off some energy.
Circus School 9-12 years
It's time to join the Circus! Especially for those aged 9-12, Circus School will see your children learning devil sticks, poi and more! 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.
Try something new this Half Term and learn Archery with our Archery GB accredited instructors. It's something the whole family can enjoy together, come rain or shine!
Mini jousters will love this safe, supervised fencing skills session.
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.
Let our friendly FA-qualified coaches help your budding soccer stars improve their skills using modern coaching methods.