Celebrate the magic of Christmas this winter and enjoy plenty of festive family fun at Chessington's annual Winter's Tail event!

Join us for the PURRRfect festive short break from just £48 per person** on select dates from 26th November – 2nd January.

Father Christmas and his jolly helpers are still wrapping up their festive plans for 2022, but you can be sure there will be plenty of holiday magic for all ages at our wild winter wonderland. Check back soon for more details…

Short breaks with Chessington Holidays include: an overnight Resort stay, breakfast, hotel entertainment, free parking and access to the Savannah Splash Pool!

WINTER'S TAIL IN 2021


'Tis the season and we've certainly got plenty to be jolly about during this winter at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. Get ready to experience a magical short break full of Santa-approved activities on selected dates throughout November, December, and January!

There's plenty of magic for the whole family - so whether you're topping up your festive spirit, getting your winter thrills on a selection of our rides and attractions*, or just looking to wish our incredible animals a Merry Christmas – you won't want to miss out on our Winter's Tail event!

Theme Park access will be limited with specially selected rides and attractions available.
Father Christmas Sleepovers at Chessington Resort

Father Christmas Sleepovers

Plan ahead and book a ROARsome festive family break with the chance to meet Father Christmas in his grotto!

All Festive Sleepover packages include:

  • An overnight stay in one of our themed Resort Hotels
  • 1 day entry to our Winter's Tail Event, Zoo & SEA LIFE Centre.
  • Father Christmas Meet & Greet
  • Access to Savannah Splash Pool
  • Fun-filled hotel entertainment
  • A delicious breakfast
  • Free parking

Book on selected dates from 25th November – 24th December!

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Festive Sleepovers at Chessington Resort

Festive
Sleepovers

Join us for the perfect post-Christmas treat, a magical festive break with the whole family.

All Festive Sleepover packages include:

  • An overnight stay in one of our themed Resort Hotels
  • 1 day entry to our Winter's Tail Event, Zoo & SEA LIFE Centre.
  • Access to Savannah Splash Pool
  • Fun-filled hotel entertainment
  • A delicious breakfast
  • Free parking


Book from 26th December – 2nd January for an unforgettable festive break!

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A Wild New Year's Eve Break at Chessington Resort

A Wild New Year's Eve Break

Enjoy the magical Winter's Tail event by day and endless evening fun to ring in the New Year by night!

Our New Year's Eve packages include:

  • An overnight stay in one of our themed Resort Hotels
  • 2 day entry to our Winter's Tail Event, Zoo & SEA LIFE Centre
  • A delicious 3 course buffet dinner and breakfast
  • Access to Savannah Splash Pool
  • Fun-filled hotel entertainment
  • Free parking


Book your overnight stay for 31st December and step into 2023 in style!

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Chessington Hotel STANDARD ROOMS

Standard Rooms

Enjoy a range of home comforts and kick back in a Standard, Wanyama View or Discovery room!

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Chessington Hotel THEMED ROOMS

Themed Rooms

Discover Chessington World of Adventures Resort's range of themed rooms, including the Room on the Broom themed rooms, The Gruffalo, Tiger rooms and more!

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Terms and conditions apply.

**Lead price of £48 per person is based on Father Christmas Sleepovers and Festive Sleepovers packages from 25th November – 2nd January.

*2-Day Theme Park entry is valid on all dates excluding 25th and 27th November, 2nd, 4th, 9th, 26th – 30th December and 1st – 2nd January.

Complimentary access to the Savannah Splash Pool is subject to room type. Please check this during the booking process. Guests staying in the Standard Explorer Glamping Tents and Standard rooms will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool. Please note that access to the Savannah Splash Pool is subject to availability. Guests will need to book a timeslot for the pool, this can be done at any point before your stay via your booking confirmation email.