May Half Term Breaks

With summer around the corner, a bank holiday, and a week off school – we don't need to give you any more excuses to get away for a few perfect days with your family at May Half Term 2019.
All resorts, selected breaks Fri 24 May – Mon 3 June 2019 

May Half Term Breaks

May Half Term Breaks

With the weather getting warmer, May is the perfect time to get away with the family so start planning your May Half Term break now. With a talent-packed programme that’s bursting with spectacular shows and barrels of belly laughs, we'll make sure the whole family return home beaming from ear to ear!

Want to know the best bits? (yes, there's more!) Many of our amazing entertainment and activities are included in the price – just another way of showing you that our true intent is all for your delight.

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New for 2019 We’re going to be welcoming an impeccably polite and often sticky bear to Butlin’s on all family breaks. Come and see Paddington as he embarks on an adventure during his trip to the seaside.
New for 2019 Butlin's have spun together an enchanting new pantomime, from the much loved classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. Magically awaken all your dreams in this must see spectacle for all the family.
Cirque Hilarious
New for 2019 Scream with laughter at the antics of international circus acts, clowns, comedians and dancers at this riot of a circus show. Presented by TV’s Clive Webb and Danny Adams, this is laugh-out-loud entertainment!
Treat your family to a weekend break this May Half Term. Click on our sample guide for a taster of what to expect.
If you fancy a midweek getaway then our 4 night May Half Term breaks are perfect for you. Find out what to expect in our sample guide.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Play all day on May Half Term, go on the Fairground again and again or why not go swimming in Splash Waterworld everyday. You'll enjoy a great break away with all the family for a great value for money.

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Join Mr. Potato Head™ as he takes to the Butlin's stage in the brand new show "All eyes on you" this summer.
Teletubbies™
Character names coming back with their mini show Big Play Dates. Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po are back with a brand new live show that features the Tiddlytubbies!
Catch Mr Tickle, Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Bump live on all three resorts, plus new characters for 2019 Little Miss Naughty and Mr Grumpy.
Skyline Gang
You'll find Bud, Sprout, Pip, Mimi, Candi, Dude, Misty and Rainbow the dog, in the Skyline Pavilion for great live shows with Orb of Ra, Carnival Crazy and Dance with us
The Skyline Pavilion will be transformed into a real cinema experience so grab your headphones, buckets of popcorn, and get cosy.
Puppet Castle
There have been over ten years of laughter and entertainment with our puppet shows and we have a fantastic line-up of brand new shows for you to enjoy. It's pure puppet perfection!
Wrestling
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!
Sports & Activities

Sports & Activities

From activities clubs designed to allow your children independence and the opportunity to make new friends, to learning new skills or even getting better at the ones they already have. There's so much to do at Butlins you'll never be bored. At Butlins we want to keep the whole family happy. With sports and activities to suit a whole host of interests there's surely something for everyone.

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On school holidays and weekend breaks, Splash Waterworld is open later for a Splash Pool Party full of music and fun! Plus daytime swimming at Splash.
Every resort has a Traditional Fairground for you and the whole family to enjoy. With a traditional Carousel, Chair-o-plane, Helter Skelter, Dodgems and much much more.
From Drum Workshops, Circus Skills to Arts & Crafts and Go Karts, we've got loads of things to do for all ages.
Circus Skills 5+
Book ahead and join the Skyline Gang circus workshop where you can learn and play parachute games, plate spinning and lots more. 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.
Put your mini golfers to the test and have a round of golf with the family on our adventure golf course. Bognor Regis & Skegness £2.50pp, Minehead £3.50pp.
If you’re feeling creative then come along to one of these sessions where you’ll choose a piece of pottery to decorate. Bookable on resort.
These Arts & Crafts sessions are the perfect way for your little ones to let their creativity loose and make anything their minds imagine. Designed for those aged 5 to 8 years. Bookable on resort.
For children aged 9-12, these specially designed Arts & Crafts sessions encourage your children's artistic side so they can make a masterpiece! Bookable on resort.
Returning for 2019, Butlin's have teamed up with global football brand Mitre, to bring your children an exclusive Mitre Football Academy for 5-7 years and 8-12 years. £15pp, bookable.