Families looking to inject some excitement to their summer break should check out the latest happenings at the Drayton Manor Park & Hotel in Staffordshire this season. With its wide range of new and popular attractions, there is definitely something entertaining for everyone, regardless of age or interest.
Outdoor enthusiasts can experience nature like no other on the new Tamarin Trail. The trail will take visitors through an enchanting passage so they can get up close and personal to the inquisitive Marmosets and Tamarins. The path cuts across eight different enclosures, offering a peak into the lives of the White Lipped Tamarin, Red Handed Tamarin, Emperor Tamarin, Cotton Top Tamarin and the Common Marmoset.
The fun doesn’t stop there. Visitors can get even closer to nature and enjoy warm summer nights underneath the stars without sacrificing modern comforts through glamping on Drayton Manor Theme Park’s very own campsite. Run by the Camping and Caravanning Club, each pod features home comforts such as full sized, comfortable beds, soft sofas and private dining facilities.
If you would prefer to go back to basic, pitch up with your tent and enjoy the facilities on offer, or if you want to sleep in style, the four-star Drayton Manor Hotel is the ideal option. You can choose from large family rooms and Thomas & Friends themed spaces, as well as stylish executive suites and romantic presidential rooms.
The hotel, which is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, is also offering exciting deals throughout the year. Guests can enjoy a visually stimulating experience in a Thomas-themed room or take advantage of Stay and Play deals which includes one-night stay at the Drayton Manor Hotel and one ticket per person into Drayton Manor Theme Park.*
For thrill-seekers who love pushing boundaries, the park offers some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around. These include the adrenaline-inducing Apocalypse, stomach-churning Maelstrom, insanely addictive stand up rollercoaster Shockwave and Stormforce 10; a water ride with a reverse drop, guaranteed to keep visitors cool and entertained even on the hottest summer days.
Adrenaline junkies can also take their summer high to the next level with the new ropes attraction, Vertigo, during this holiday period. Vertigo comes with two options; for adults and for children, so everyone in the family can get involved.
No mention of summer fun at Drayton Manor would be complete without fan-favourite Thomas Land™. Visitors can enjoy new rides and attractions such as Flynn the Fire Engine, who is equipped with on-board hoses that enable riders to help put fires out, and Captain’s Sea Adventure, which introduces not one, but six rotating Captain lifeboat carriages, all complete with their own water cannons. Beyond that, die-hard fans can also enjoy Toby’s Tram Express and the new Sodor Airport Terminal which boasts top notch views of Thomas Land ™ for VIP ‘travellers’.
Following all that excitement, visitors can take a break and tuck into an amazing selection of food at the theme park’s onsite restaurant, the Grill Inn. To book your table or to know more about the restaurant, visit www.thegrillinn.co.uk
The 2016 season runs until 28th October. 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. The award winning Magical Christmas event will be on selected dates from 19th November to 31st December.
* Terms and conditions apply. To enjoy the whole Drayton Manor experience for one great price, Stay and Play packages can be booked online or by calling 01827 285551.