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Drayton Manor Park

Drayton manor

Drayton Manor Park Ltd, opened to the public in 1950 by the Bryan family, is one of the UK’s most popular family attractions with over one million visitors a year. George and Vera Bryan OBE, converted 80 acres of derelict land, which once belonged to Sir Robert Peel; MP & PM to Queen Victoria and her family, into today’s wonderful multi award-winning family attraction, combining thrill rides with a conservation zoo plus catering and conference facilities.

Create fun family memories at Drayton Manor Park, home of Thomas Land anytime throughout the main park season which usually runs between March and October enjoying all the thrills and spills of the park. For details of when the park is open this season please click here.

Whether you’re after a fun filled family ride or seeking adrenaline pumping fun, look no further than family favourites such as The Carousel or The Bounty Pirate Ship. Or why not take a flight on Maelstrom and Air Race, feel the full throttle of Shockwave our stand up roller coaster or maybe give our heart stopping 54m drop tower Apocalypse a try for the fright of your life plus so many more.

If you prefer a bit of a slower pace, then remember you can have a wander around our 15-acre zoo and meet all of our creature friends as well. Africa, South America, Asia, there is no doubt that you will be able to find dozens of animals from across the world in our fascinating zoo. Our zoo will captivate you with the astounding variety of animal species. From Meerkats to Sumatran Tigers; you won’t believe your eyes at how close you are to these animals.

But the day doesn’t stop there, be transported to the magical island of Sodor for memories that will last a lifetime. With over 25 rides and attractions, after undergoing a huge expansion in 2015, Thomas Land is now bigger and better with Flynn’s Fire Rescue, Toby’s Tram Express and Captain’s Seas Adventure. You can also catch a ride on Thomas, Percy or Rosie as well as firm favourites such as Cranky Crane, and Harold Helicopter Tours plus much much more.

Where to stay
The park also has an onsite hotel. The four-star 150 bedroom Drayton Manor Hotel features Executive rooms, Presidential Suites and 15 Thomas & Friends™ rooms, as well as two bars, two restaurants plus The Grill Inn, adjacent to the Hotel.

Car Parking 
Car parking is charged at a daily rate of £5 (subject to change at any time throughout the season). Please visit www.draytonmanor.co.uk for further information and T&C’s. 

To purchase offer tickets
To obtain tickets employees must EITHER: 

Click on the booking link 24 hours in advance

Call the call centre team on 0844 472 1950, 24 hours in advance quoting WMPF2019 to receive the below discounts.

No child or children under the age of 12 will be admitted to the park unless they are accompanied by a paying adult who is over 18 years of age.

No refunds will be given if tickets are not used.

More Treat Than Trick: Saturday 19th October – 31st October
Make sure you head down to Drayton Manor Park this October half term for a family- friendly Halloween full of spectacularly spooky fun from Saturday 19th October to Thursday 31st October.

With more treat than trick guaranteed at Drayton Manor Park, home to Europe’s only Thomas Land, make sure you take advantage of discounted tickets and book in to experience plenty of family fun.

It will be a family day out to remember with themed decorations and plenty of entertainment including surprises and activities, Drayton Manor Park is a must to visit this October Half Term!

Whether you’re a thrill seeker, animal lover or after an immersive 4D adventure, there's something for the whole family to enjoy this Halloween. With a 15 acre zoo to have a wander around, Europe’s only Thomas Land, complete with ghoulish live shows and activities such as pumpkin carving, there is so much to enjoy.

Discounted tickets can be booked right up until the day before, so why delay in getting the family trip booked in for this October Half Term.

Opening Times:
Gates open: 9.30am
Thomas Land rides: 10am
All other rides start: 10.30am
Park Closes: 5.00pm

Fireworks Spectacular: Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, our interstellar Fireworks Spectacular event will be launching on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd November 2019.

Families can start their journey around the Park with over 100 rides and attractions and finish on another galaxy dancing in the moonlight to our spectacular display and moon themed soundtrack.

With all the family fun that comes when you celebrate a trip to Drayton Manor Park, including thrill and family rides, a 15-acre zoo and Europe’s only Thomas Land, there truly is something for everyone.

The park is open into the evening, with selected rides remaining open, meaning you can experience rides in the dark! Not only that but you may be greeted by some out of this world characters while exploring the park.

These events are sure to be popular so booking in advance to highly recommended to guarantee attendance.

Opening Times:
Park Opens: 10.00am
Rides Start: 10.30am
Park Closes: 8.00pm (with selected rides opening until late)
Drayton's Magical Christmas
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unwrap an amazing treat this festive season and make even more special memories with over 25 child-friendly rides and attractions. Plus experience magical character parades, live Christmas shows, falling snow and spectacular fireworks all at Drayton’s Magical Christmas on selected dates from Saturday 16th November until Monday 31st December.

Experience an enchanted winter escape:
Meet Father Christmas himself in our spectacular Castle of Dreams and discover a magical atmosphere*

Enjoy over 25 Thomas & Friends themed rides & attractions; including our festive film in the 4D Cinema - Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
  • Experience snow fall in Thomas Land every single day
  • Incredible live shows throughout the day, including a captivating parade filled with song, dance, lights and marvellous characters plus a very special guest…
  • Walk through our winter wonderland of festive decorations around the park
  • Take a wander around our 15-acre zoo, meeting all our resident fury friends
  • Every magical day finishes with a spectacular fireworks display

Please note that only Thomas Land, selected family rides and the zoo are open during Magical Christmas, no thrill rides will be open.
*Father Christmas visits subject to availability and upgrades. This event and time slots book up very quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment.


September 2019