Father Christmas Sleepover The Father Christmas Sleepover package includes tickets to the Zoo & SEA LIFE centre as well as selected rides and attractions. Please select your date
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16yrs and over
12yrs to 15yrs
3yrs to 11yrs
Under 3yrs in a bed
Under 2yrs requiring a cot

Father Christmas Sleepovers

Visit Chessington on selected dates this December for a Father Christmas Sleepover and enjoy a host of festive fun, with an overnight stay in one of our themed hotels. Included in your package is a roarsome day in the Chessington Zoo; spend your day exploring and take a trip to the SEA LIFE centre.

Discover the magical Winter's Tail where a host of Christmas activities await you — plus, for an extra special treat, book your timeslot and head to Father Christmas' grotto to meet the man himself!

Father Christmas sleepover at Chessington

Your Short Break

What you'll receive:

  • 2 day access to the Winter's Tail Park event, including selected rides and attractions and access to the Chessington Zoo
  • Animal meet and greets
  • An overnight stay at one of the Resort's wonderful hotels, including breakfast
  • Designated time slot to meet Father Christmas in his Christmas-tastic grotto*
  • Access to Savannah Splash pool* and gym
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Resort accommodation at Chessington


The Chessington Resort Hotels have a range of rooms for you to choose from, select one of our standard rooms or for a little extra adventure, stay in one of our themed rooms.

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ZOO and SEA LIFE Centre

The Chessington Zoo brings you face-to-face with over 1,000 exotic animals, ranging from lions to sealions, so don't miss out! The Chessington SEA LIFE centre is crammed to the rafters with fantastic exhibitions, including interactive rock pools, daily talks and feeding sessions.

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2017 dates

Terms and conditions apply. Please note, the Theme Park is closed during this time. Selected rides and attractions available during the Winter's Tail Park event may vary and will be confirmed on the day of arrival. Please ensure you book your time to meet Father Christmas in advance by calling 01372 734 620. *Time slots to meet Father Christmas will be emailed to customers when available. If time slots are not booked in advance, an alternative slot will not be guaranteed. Please note, this package includes access to the Chessington Winter's Tail event. Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability. Chessington Zoo and SEA LIFE centre available from 10am-5pm. Those who book for the 2nd December, 9th December, 23rd December will only get one day entry as the attractions are closed the following days. Reservations must be paid in full at time of booking and are non-transferable and non-refundable without the additional cancellation waiver. Event subject to change and availability. Please be aware guests staying in Standard Rooms or Wanyama Reserve View Rooms in the Safari Hotel will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool. Access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot on the day of arrival. Please note that access to the pool is subject to availability. The Savannah Splash facilities have a limited capacity, during peak operating periods we operate timed swim sessions of 60 minutes. Bookings can be made on the day from 8am-8pm or for the following day up until 12pm at our Leisure Club reception, which we advise you do as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment. Time slots will be issued on a first come first served basis and please note that your slot of 60 minutes will include your time to access the changing facilities. If you arrive after your designated start time, you will be able to join the session and enjoy the facilities until your session ends. We strongly suggest booking your dinner in one of our restaurants before arrival to avoid disappointment.

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