Xmas is a time of year that’s synonymous with joy and happiness. When you have kids the sparkle comes back and the magic of this time of year is infectious. We’ve taken some of the grunt work out of figuring out what to do in the run up to Christmas and provided our top three entertainment attractions with Kids in mind: Chester Zoo, Alton Towers and Gulliver’s World.

Chester Zoo – Lanterns of the Light

This winter, Chester Zoo and Sony Music present the world premiere of Lanterns and Light! Bigger, better and brighter than ever – you will discover never seen before light and sound experiences that will surround you in festive magic. Find out more about Lanterns and Light.




As part of its Christmas countdown with Chester Zoo add extra warmth to your mid-week visit to Lanterns and Light, with a FREE hot drink on us*. The perfect addition to a wintery night at the zoo discovering illuminated animals and captivating light displays along our enchanting trail.

* Applicable for Lanterns and Light events on 12, 13 & 14 December only. Offer entitles each visitor to one hot chocolate or mulled wine.

Alton Towers – Santa’s Sleepover

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For families wanting to do that something extra special, Alton Towers has launched its Santa’s Sleepover.

Guests can experience the ultimate festive short break at Alton Towers Resort this Christmas! Immerse yourself in a world of enchantment and wonder with our sensational Santa Sleepover.

Package includes

Check-in day  

  • 1-Day Entry to the Theme Park with a selection of family rides and attractions
  • A unique visit to Santa’s Grotto and fun Christmas activities
  • All-new traditional panto  featuring the beloved story of Robin Hood
  • A fantastically festive evening meal and festive entertainment
  • An overnight stay in one of our fabulously themed hotels

Check-out day

  • A delicious buffet breakfast
  • Entry to the wacky Caribbean themed Waterpark
  • 9 holes of crazy Extraordinary Golf

Discover a North Pole setting adorned with festive spirit, twinkling lights, and a magnificent Christmas tree and find yourself transported to Santa’s very own grotto where you can meet the jolly old man himself. Get ready to share your Christmas wishes, receive a special gift, and create treasured memories.

Gulliver’s World

There are a couple of must-see xmas events taking place at Gulliver’s World. Land of the Lights is one of hose not to be missed.

See Gulliver’s World Resort in a whole new light! Land of Lights Warrington will be lighting up the Cheshire sky from November 2023. Discover gigantic lanterns, mesmerizing light installations and festival vibes.

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