Make your Easter eggs-tra special with a trip to Drayton Manor Park!


If you’re looking for things to do in Staffordshire this Easter, you’ll be spoilt for choice at one of the UK’s best-loved theme parks. From family-friendly fun to rides for extreme thrill seekers, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

You’ll find everything from heart-stopping rollercoasters in the main park to toddler-friendly rides in Europe’s only Thomas Land, and plenty in between. Whether you’re after a day out or a short holiday, Drayton Manor Park is the perfect place to create new memories this Easter break.

Need some inspiration? We’ve put together eight things you can only do at Drayton Manor Park this Easter to get you started!


Get interactive at Drayton Manor Zoo

Do you love animals? Take a walk on the wild side with our amazing zoo this Easter!

Be amazed by the birds of prey, wildcats, reptiles, arachnids and insects, then get up close and see the animals being fed in our meet and greets. If you have your own cheeky monkey in the family they’ll love seeing the ring-trailed lemurs and the red handed tamarins, as well as all our other primates too.

Whatever your age, this Easter is the perfect time to meet some of your favourite animals – fluffy or scaly – at Drayton Manor Zoo.


Meet Thomas and Friends™

If you love Thomas and Friends™ there’s only one place to be this Easter – Drayton Manor Park!

The park is home to Europe’s only Thomas Land, where fans of the famous blue tank engine can meet Thomas and all his friends. Start your eggs-iting adventure with Thomas at Knapford Station, run around exploring the rides, and burn off energy in Emily’s Indoor Play Area. Whether you’re young or old, Thomas Land has something for everyone, from gentle rides for tiny tots to the Discover Thomas and Friends™ Exhibition, which includes the original set from the TV series.

There are so many amazing rides for everyone – why not help save the day with Flynn’s Fire Rescue, or enjoy a crazy adventure on the Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster? With these and so many more rides in the park, you’ll find plenty of things to do at Easter in Thomas Land – maybe enough for a whole extra visit!


Thomas Land live shows

Are you ready to sing, dance, and join in with some live-action fun? Great!

This Easter there will be daily live shows in Thomas Land for everyone to enjoy. Tiny tots will love the chance to see their favourite characters in action in our all-singing, all-dancing musical spectacular. To make your Easter trip truly special, drop into Thomas Land and catch up with the action.


The new James and the Red Balloon ride

Roll up, roll up! We’re very excited to announce a brand new ride… James and the Red Balloon!

If you’ve got little ones and you’re looking for things to do in Tamworth this Easter, come to Thomas Land for an eggs-tra special day out. Look for the red balloon, climb aboard, and enjoy an aerial adventure high in the sky. Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Thomas Land or it’s your favourite place to spend the holidays, you’ll be delighted by James and the Red Balloon.

Have you entered our special competition? You could be one of the first to enjoy this new ride!


Experience the thrill ride of your life

Sit down, hold on tight, and get ready to scream! Whether you’re a full-time adrenalin junkie or you’re just up for a challenge, come to Drayton Manor Park to experience an adrenalin rush on one of our thrill rides.

Plummet from a heart-stopping height of 54m on Apocalypse, experience incredible loops with G-Force, get soaked on Splash Canyon and have your world turned upside-down on Pandemonium. We bet they’ll have you on the edge of your seat.


Touch the sky with VertiGO

If you have a head for heights and an appetite for adventure, challenge yourself to our high ropes adventure course* and complete a truly head-spinning climb through the air.

VertiGO is home to two courses, VertiGO and VertiGO Tots, so there’s something for the whole family. If you’re looking for things to do in Staffordshire this Easter but you don’t have time to visit the whole park, never fear – you can experience VertiGO as a guest. Tackle our zip line, swing through the air, and face a new challenge with this fantastic activity for the whole family.

There’s nothing quite like it!

*Additional charges apply


Stay over in our amazing hotel

There’s so much to see and do at Drayton Manor Park, so why not make a holiday of it?

Make your Easter family break in Staffordshire more memorable by staying in Drayton Manor’s fantastic hotel. Our four star hotel is set in the Staffordshire countryside amongst 280 acres of parkland and lakes, providing luxurious accommodation right next to all the action.

Book a short Easter break with us and enjoy great food, a family room, and entry to the park. For something really special, treat your little ones to a Thomas and Friends™ themed break. You’ll stay in a Thomas-themed room, enjoy a three course meal in the evening, and feast on a fantastic breakfast the next morning. Little ones will even enjoy a complementary Thomas and Friends™ activity pack on arrival.


Refuel with amazing food

Where else can you find safari-themed pizza and pasta, locally sourced burgers, Thomas-themed snacks, fish and chips, and more? At Drayton Manor Park, of course! Whatever you fancy, we’ve probably got it covered. Take a break and refuel with your favourite grub, whether you’re after a three course meal, a light snack, or a sweet treat. With a range of food outlets across the park serving everything from sandwiches to homemade pies and pastries – and beyond – there really is something for everyone.

Whatever the day has in store for you, refuel at one of our many food outlets and give yourself the energy to keep exploring all day long.


And finally…

As well as all the brilliant things happening during the Easter holidays, there’s the whole park to explore!

Whether you’re taking your toddler for a day at Thomas Land, you’re going on a family adventure, or you’re a thrill seeker who can’t wait to jump on the rollercoasters, there’s plenty to do for everyone. From thrill rides to family-friendly adventures, there’s more than enough to fill your whole day out in Tamworth this Easter.

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