Pirate & Princess Take Over

Our Pirate and Princess Takeover returns for 2019 with tonnes of Pirate and Princess themed activities for all the family, exclusively available to Short Break guests.


15th – 23rd February 2019.

What does your package include?

  • An overnight stay at the Alton Towers Resort.
  • Budding buccaneers can visit Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE.
  • Fabulous evening entertainment.
  • A delicious breakfast.
  • Enjoy the thrills and spills of the wacky Alton Towers Waterpark with one-day entry.
  • A 9 hole round of Extraordinary Golf.
  • FREE car parking.

Entertainment Information:

High Seas & Hijinks (A Pirate Adventure)

  • A Pirate Adventure an hour and a half, a fun-filled pirate show with back-to-back features full of treasure and heroic rescue.
  • Join the crew and be taken on a journey across the oceans with Pirates of Mutiny Bay: The Lore of Treasure Unknown and Pirates of Mutiny Bay: The Kidnap of Lady Victoria Sponge.
  • Then become a pirate in Captain Finn's Training Camp, where pirates-in-training will be taught all the skills needed to become a ferocious warrior of the seas.

Lost Boys & Fairy Princess

  • Join The Lost Boys & Fairy Princesses Party with a whole host of interactive fun and games! Entertainment includes a fancy dress parade, a plunderous treasure hunt, plus an interactive game show where you help the Lost Boys take on the Fairy Princesses! All before ending the night with a fabulous party.

More Entertainment:

  • Princess School - an interactive live show where you can help Loana the Brave remember how to be a princess.
  • Pirate Take Over - a live show with songs and dances from the motley crew.
  • Pirate Pegg's Magic Show - our very own mutiny bay pirate is ready to wow you with some of her favourite tricks
  • Princess Pop Party - a vocal show hosted by our princesses Alexandra and Xenna.

Breakfast & Dinner Reservations: 

Breakfast is included in your package, the hotel you choose will determine which restaurant you will have your breakfast in. Please see the below links and select the relevant hotel to book breakfast. Please make sure you select breakfast on the top left hand side.

Dinner is not included in our Pirate and Princess Take Over, however, we strongly recommend booking a table in advance. Please follow the below links which will take you to book a table, dinner will be payable at the restaurant. Please make sure you select dinner on the top left hand side.

Alton Towers Hotel: Secret Garden Resturant.

Enchanted Village: The Crooked Spoon- Coming Soon

Splash Landings Hotel: Flambo's Jambo Resturant- Coming Soon

CBeebies Land Hotel: The Windmill Resturant.

Important information:

  • The Alton Towers Theme Park is closed during this time.
  • This event includes one day access to the Alton Towers Waterpark and Sharkbait Reef by SEA LIFE.
  • Guests wishing to use the Alton Towers Waterpark must adhere to the terms and conditions and strict adult to child ratios. Please see the Alton Towers Waterpark page for more details. 
  • Please note you can only dine at The Windmill Resturant if you're staying at the CBeebies Land Hotel.
  • If you have a Merlin Annual Pass, please visit out Merlin Holiday Club page. (Merlin Annual Pass discount of up to 20% applies to the Alton Towers Resort Hotel and Splash Landings hotel only)
  • Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability.