Fri 22 May – Mon 1 June 2020With Easter over and the school summer holidays a fair way in the distance, a holiday can feel like a long way away. That’s why May half term is the perfect stop gap for a short family break, so you can enjoy some time together away from the daily routine.
The kids are off school, spring has sprung and there’s a bank holiday weekend in the mix; that means a trip to the seaside is a must! When the British weather’s playing ball, enjoy our outdoor activities, head to the beach, dip your toes in the sea and treat the family to an ice cream.
And if the weather’s not on our side, embrace the seaside in true British form while making the most of our indoor activity venues and brilliant live shows.
Dates and prices
Arts & Crafts 5-8 Years
With all sorts of shapes, materials and textures at their fingertips, let your little one’s imagination spark. Bookable on resort.
Arts & Crafts 9-12 Years
Whether they’re arty by nature or just fancy creating something new, these sessions are sure to get your child’s creative juices flowing. Bookable on resort.
For 9-12 years, your children can join our Redcoats to learn brilliant new circus skills and tricks. Bookable on resort.
Circus Skills with the Skyline Gang
For 5-8 years, your children will learn brilliant new circus skills taught by our Redcoats and with the help of the Skyline Gang. Bookable on resort.
Get up close and personal with some smaller animals whilst taking up a host of different challenges.
Inside our Traditional Fairground you'll find rides to suit everyone from tots to thrill-seekers, plus vintage stall games.
Head to the pitch and join us for a variety of football sessions and tournaments created for 2 to 17 year olds.
Little Stars Fairground
Our Little Stars Fairground is perfect for tots who aren't old enough to ride the big ones just yet.
For 2-4 year olds, these sessions will teach your tots the art and sport of archery. Bookable on resort.
Mini Fun Fencing
For 5-8 year olds, these sessions feature coaches that teach your children the right techniques and skills to fence. Bookable on resort.
Skyline Active Afternoon
Join us in the Skyline Pavilion for an afternoon of fun activities including Cheerleading, Hula Hooping and Jump Rope.
Come rain or shine, our indoor soft play area is the perfect place for your little ones to find adventure.
Make a splash in our pool; from slides and flumes to the lazy river and tots pool, it's something for the whole family.
For under 5s, your little superstar can dance the (early) night away at the mini disco hosted by our Redcoats.
Skyline Gang Dance Academy
New for 2019, join Butlin's very own colourful characters in a one hour dance academy where your children will learn a routine to the song that opens and closes the gang's live shows. £15pp, suitable for ages 5+.
Whether you're in it to win it or just fancy practicing your skills, pick up a club and head to our outdoor course.
Calling families of thrill-seekers! Get the blood pumping and those heart beats racing as you try out our different aerial activities. Bookable on resort.
For ages 8+, your children can add another string to their bow of skills when they learn archery with our instructors. Bookable on resort.
Get your family together for a game of ten-pin bowling and see who'll take the reign as king pin.
At Bognor Regis and Minehead only. Let your children loose behind the wheel at Butlin's Driving School.
Calling all budding Lewis Hamiltons! Put your pedal to the metal and go for a spin around our go kart track.
Mitre Football Academy
For 5-7 years and 9-12 years, we've teamed up with global football brand Mitre to bring your children an exclusive football academy.
Ninebot Mini Pro Riding Experience
Welcome to the future! Simply step on, lean forward and off you'll go on the self-balancing Ninebot Mini Pro. Bookable on resort.
If your children are a fan of colouring or painting, then they'll love our pottery painting sessions.
Precise Target Shooting
Learn the art of air rifle shooting with our qualified coach and shoot your way to the highest score possible. Bookable on resort.
Billy & Bonnie
Catch Butlin’s best bear duo in two interactive live shows from morning to evening.
Meet Butlin’s very own resident gang of cheeky, colourful and caring characters in three live shows and two skills workshops.
See the four cutest, cuddliest and most colourful characters on TV in two live shows.
Visit the enchanting Puppet Castle and take your seats before a traditional string puppet show.
Impeccably polite and often quite sticky, Paddington bear joins us for a seaside adventure live on stage.
A family show jam-packed with giggles and excitement, learn fun facts about all creatures great and small. You may even get to meet some...
The stars of New Generation Wrestling are body slamming their way into Butlin's for an unmissable family show.
Experience the cinema inside the Skyline Pavilion and watch a fantastic range of favourite family films.
More of our breaks
Shake off the winter blues, spend some time away with your family and be the first to see our brand new entertainment.
Longer, brighter days, Easter egg hunts, arts and crafts, farmyard animals and with any luck, a bit of warm weather; all telltale signs that spring has arrived.
Fish and chips, sticky hands holding dripping ice cream, pools, fairground rides and lots of memory making. Butlin's was made for summer.
Blow away the cobwebs and make the most of the last school holiday before the rush of Christmas. Join us for October half term, complete with ghoulish Halloween goings-on, twinkly fairground lights and hot chocolate.
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From the essentials to the lovely little touches, our accommodation has been designed with families in mind, for all kinds of needs and budgets.
From stylish sit-down restaurants and grab-and-go options, to our buffet-style dining plans, there’s food and drink for everyone to enjoy.