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Alton Towers ultimate family Christmas is all wrapped up with two new enchanting experiences

The magic of Christmas will return to Alton Towers Resort from November with the chance for families to meet Father Christmas, enjoy family rides and attractions as well as embark on two new enchanting experiences!

On selected dates throughout November and December, families will be able to experience a ‘Santa’s Sleepover’ that offers an unforgettable escape at the Staffordshire resort.

As well as an overnight stay in one of the Resort’s fabulously themed hotels or woodland lodges including a fantastically festive evening meal, each stay will include a unique visit to Santa’s Woodland Grotto where each child will receive a special gift and a family souvenir photo with Father Christmas.

New for 2020, families can also experience two new outdoor attractions each afternoon and into the evening: “Garden Lights Walk: Twinkling Stars” and “Garden Lantern Trail”. The Gardens Lights Walk: Twinkling Stars will take families on an illuminated majestic journey through the Resort’s Grade One Listed gardens at the heart of the Theme Park between dusk and 8pm.

In addition, from 4pm, the Garden Lantern Trail will offer an enchanting adventure through a secret path that will lead guests to fantastical corners of the Gardens where a host of surprises await! Fountain Square, on the Theme Park, will also host live seasonal entertainment from midday into the evening for all to enjoy.

From Sunday, December 27th to Sunday, January 3rd, Alton Towers Resort will also offer Festive Breaks - the perfect getaway for families following the festivities. Guests can enjoy a selection of rides and attractions, the Grade One Listed gardens including illuminated gardens experience from 4pm, as well as entry to the Alton Towers Waterpark. In addition, those wishing to celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Resort will receive a complimentary drink and light evening entertainment will be available to enjoy.

To find out more about Santa’s Sleepovers and Festive Breaks at Alton Towers Resort visit