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Drayton Manor Theme Park

Drayton Manor Theme Park is one of the UK’s leading destinations, with its amazing rides and attractions making it a firm favourite with both families and group visitors.

The park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire, is home to some of the biggest, scariest and wettest rides around. Thrill seekers will love the adrenaline-inducing drop-tower, Apocalypse, stand-up coaster, Shockwave, splash-tastic log flume, Stormforce 10, and gyro-swing, Maelstrom. Summer 2014 will also see the arrival of a brand new thrill ride, the stomach-churning aerial adventure, Air Race.

The award-winning theme park is also home to Europe’s only Thomas Land™, which features 21 rides and attractions based on the ever-popular Thomas & Friends™ series, including Cranky’s Drop Tower, the Troublesome Trucks Coaster and Winston’s Whistle Stop Tour.

There’s also a stunning 4D cinema and a fantastic 15-acre zoo within the theme park’s grounds, which is home to over 100 different species of animal, including a meerkat mob and a pair of highly endangered black leopards, There’s also an adorable Brazilian Tapir, Nickolas, who was born late in 2013.

For visitors travelling from further afield or simply looking to turn a day trip into an overnight stay, there’s also the luxurious four-star Drayton Manor Hotel. It has 150 bedrooms, including 15 Thomas & Friends themed family rooms, each with a unique hand-painted scene on the wall and ceiling, themed bunk beds, and train track patterned carpets in the corridors leading to each room. For further details, special offers, or to book a room go to www.draytonmanorhotel.com

The hotel also has two bars and restaurants and is located near to the theme park’s on-site restaurant, The Grill Inn, which is everyone; ensuring visitors are never stuck for a choice of fine food and drink. For more information, or to find out opening times, visit www.thegrillinn.co.uk.

The 2014 main season runs from Saturday 29th March 2014 to Sunday 2nd November. The Fireworks Spectacular weekend is 1st and 2nd November.

Please note: the park will be closed to the general public on Sunday 14th September.

For further information about Drayton Manor Theme Park or to pre-book discounted entry tickets visit www.draytonmanor.co.uk  or call 0844 472 1960.

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Contact Details and Map

Drayton Manor Theme Park
Near Tamworth
B78 3SA

Tel: 0844 472 1960

Email: info@draytonmanor.co.uk

Website: www.draytonmanor.co.uk

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Getting here and parking

By Road

Near junction 9, M42 and exit T2 of the M6 Toll. On the A4091 at Fazeley.

Nearest Train Station

3 miles from Tamworth station.

Parking Facilities

Free customer parking


Opening Hours

  • Monday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday 9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday 9:30am - 5:00pm
Opening Times & Dates: Half term (Saturday 15th – Sunday 23rd February 2014): Thomas Land only - 11am – 4pm Thomas Land Weekends (1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th, 15 & 16th, 22nd & 23rd March): Thomas Land only – 10.30am – 2.30pm Main Season: Saturday 29th March 2014 to Sunday 2nd November - Gates open at 9.30am, rides start at 10.30am. The park closes at a minimum of 5pm, please see website for more details. 1st & 2nd November are Fireworks weekend, where selected rides will be open until 9pm. Please note, on September 14th, the park is fully booked.


Group Discounts available

Prices: For the best prices, book your tickets online at www.draytonmanor.co.uk Season passes are also available.


  • Baby changing facilities available
  • Cash machine on site
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shop(s) on site
  • Public toilets available

Schools and education

  • School packages available


Children and babies

  • Baby changing facilities available

Services for the visually impaired

  • Guide dogs allowed

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