Book your magical Father Christmas Sleepover for just £99 on the 12th, 16th, 17th and 18th December!


Plan ahead and make your family's festive wishes come true with a 2019 Father Christmas Sleepover package at Chessington World of Adventures Resort!

This Christmas, celebrate with The Gruffalo and Stick Man and meet Father Christmas in his magical grotto! Plus, enjoy some family favourite rides and discover amazing animals at Chessington's Zoo and SEA LIFE centre.

Don't miss out on a roarsome winter adventure with Chessington Holidays — join us on 22nd – 24th, 29th, 30th November, 1st, 6th – 8th, 12th – 23rd December 2019.

Important Information: Remember to book your Father Christmas timeslot while booking your short break!


Included in your package:


Christmas with The Gruffalo at Chessington

Christmas with The Gruffalo

  • Get your dancing shoes on for the returning spectacular, The Gruffalo Christmas Groove with Stick Man
  • Join Mouse on The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure and enter the deep dark wood
  • Decorate festive treats in The Gruffalo Kitchen
  • Why not get the full Gruffalo experience and stay in The Gruffalo themed room for your Christmas break!
Christmas rides and attractions at Chesssington World of Adventures Resort

Rides and attractions

As well as the The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, you and your family can enjoy the following:

  • Room on the Broom — A Magical Journey, NEW for 2019!
  • Take a flight of fright on Vampire
  • Glide over the waves on Seastorm
  • Ride our Adventure Tree carousel
  • Get behind the wheel on Tiny Truckers
  • Let your little monkeys loose on our AMAZU Treetop Adventure
Meet Father Christmas at Chessington Resort

Meet Father Christmas

Visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto and receive an early Christmas gift — don't worry, adults don't miss out, they'll receive a free hot drink and festive treat!

The Gruffalo themed room at Chessington Resort

Resort Hotel

Nestled in the heart of the Resort is the Chessington Resort Hotel, themed perfectly for your little ones.

For an extra special treat, book a Giraffe, Tiger or The Gruffalo themed room — we've got something for everyone this Christmas!

Girl in snow at Chessington Resort
Stick Man at Chessington Resort
Father Christmas Sleepovers with Chessington Holidays
Terms and conditions apply.

Event subject to change and availability.

Lead price of £99 is based on 2 adults and 2 children staying in a Standard Room at the Chessington Resort Hotel on the 12th, 16th, 17th and 18th December 2019. Subject to availability.

Please note, the Theme Park is closed during this time. Selected rides and attractions available during the Winter's Tail Park event. Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability.

Guests will receive 2 days access to The Winter's Tail event, 2 days entry to the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre and 1 Father Christmas timeslot. Guests staying on the following dates will only receive 1 day entry to The Winter's Tail event because it is closed on either their check-in or check-out date: 22nd, 24th and 29th November, 1st, 6th, 8th and 12th December 2019.

The Winter's Tail is open from 10am – 5pm on the following dates: 23rd, 24th November, 13th, 16th – 19th and 24th December 2019.

The Winter's Tail is open from 10am – 7pm on the following dates: 30th November, 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 20th – 23rd December 2019.

Rides subject to availability and weather conditions. Some Zoo areas may close by dusk.

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.

Dinner is not included in your Father Christmas Sleepover package. We strongly suggest booking your dinner in one of our restaurants before arrival to avoid disappointment.

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