Drayton Manor Resort consists of a theme park with over 100 theme park rides and attractions including plenty of family fun rides, Europe’s only Thomas Land, a 15-acre zoo and 4-star onsite hotel. All situated on the grounds of the former Manor house based in Staffordshire, England.

The Looping Group, a French Company with a multitude of leisure parks dedicated to families across Europe, have owned Drayton Manor Resort since 2020. Find out more about the Looping Group here.

THEME PARK

Whether you’re after a fun-filled family ride or seeking adrenaline pumping fun, look no further than family favourites such as The Bounty Pirate Ship, The Carousel or Accelerator. Or why not immerse yourself in a world of nautical fun over in Adventure Cove. Here you can experience a spin on Maelstrom and Air Race, feel the full throttle of Shockwave – the UK’s only stand-up roller coaster, or cool down on one of our incredible water rides – River Rapids and Stormforce 10.


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 Thomas & Friends themed rides and attractions in Thomas Land.

ZOO & EDUCATION

Take a wander around our 15-acre conservation zoo and meet all of our animal friends. 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. 


Here at the park, we also provide a range of educational talks, workshops, events and activity days for all student levels. Whether you want to find out more about dinosaurs, animal habits, the science around rollercoasters or even how to run and market a business. 

ONSITE HOTEL

The Resort also has a modern and spacious onsite 4-star hotel. Drayton Manor Hotel consists of 150 bedrooms and features Executive rooms, Presidential Suites and 15 Thomas & Friends™ rooms, as well as two bars and two restaurants for the whole family to enjoy. 


If you’re looking for a fun family day out or getaway, then Drayton Manor has everything you need for a fantastic time with family or friends. Whether it be enjoying the rides in Drayton Manor Theme Park, exploring our 15-acre zoo or relaxing in our 4-star hotel; there’s something for everyone!

Our Awards

Drayton Manor Resort are the proud recipients of a multitude of awards. From Best Value Family Day Out and Best Theme Park for Toddlers, to Large Visitor Attraction fo the Year and Best Midlands Family Day Out.  Check out our most recent awards below.

2021

  • Bronze - Best Theme Park for Toddlers
  • Bronze - Best Social Media Engagment
  • Bronze - Best Value

2020

  • Gold - Best Thrill Ride (Apocalypse)
  • Silver - Best Christmas Event (Magical Christmas)
  • Silver - Best Family Area (Thomas Land)

2019

  • Winner - Best Value Family Day Out
  • Winner - Best Attraction Event (Magical Christmas)

2019

  • Bronze - Access and Inclusive Tourism Award
  • Highly Recommended - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

2018

  • Gold - Inclusive Tourism Award
  • Gold - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

2017

  • Gold - Access for all Tourism Award

2015

  • Gold - Access for all Tourism Award
  • Gold - Best Tourism Event of the Year
  • Silver - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

2014

  • Gold - Best Tourism Event of the Year
  • Silver - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year

2016

  • Winner - Best UK Attraction for Children

2015

  • Winner - Best UK Attraction for Children

2014

  • Winner - Best UK Attraction for Children

2018

  • Bronze - Digital Communication

Winner - Best Midlands Family Day Out

2017

  • Certificate of Excellence

2016

  • Certificate of Excellence

2015

  • Certificate of Excellence
  • Travellers Choice