Make special memories this festive season with Magical Christmas Stay & Play on selected dates from 13th November – 31st December 2021.
Discover falling snow, enchanting decorations, a dazzling 35ft symphony tree and over 25 child-friendly rides and attractions: including Europe's only Thomas Land and our 15-acre zoo. Plus, live entertainment including our brand-new live show - 'A Christmas Wish'.
Don’t miss the most magical New Grotto Experience, available up until Christmas Eve. Guided by elves, your little ones can enjoy story time with Mrs Claus, make reindeer food with Father Christmas’ elves and meet Father Christmas himself! As you finish your Grotto experience, the kids will be able to collect their present, along with a hot chocolate and mince pie for the adults!
Then, end your day watching our magical firework display by the lake - featuring Father Christmas, Mrs Claus and the elves for a special singalong show before retiring to our onsite hotel.
Enjoy the ultimate family getaway this Christmas with:
An overnight stay in our 4 Star onsite hotel
A full English breakfast to start the day
Entry to Magical Christmas plus Grotto Experience
Over 25 Thomas & Friends themed rides and attractions
Plus dine in one of our contemporary onsite restaurants
Why not upgrade your stay to a Thomas & Friends themed room?
Thomas & Friends themed rooms
The perfect treat for any Thomas & Friends fan. Prices start from just £70pp.*
Overnight stay in a Thomas & Friends themed room, just 10 minutes’ walk from Thomas Land
Theme Park tickets
Full English Breakfast
A Thomas & Friends welcome pack for every child
Character breakfast and evening entertainment**
*Selected dates only. Price based on 2 adults and 2 children under 5 sharing one room. Subject to availability. **Only available at weekends and in Staffordshire school holidays
Family rooms can provide you with a home away from home, for your perfect family getaway. They offer a spacious accommodation for two adults and two children, or a maximum of three adults.
We are here to take the stress out of your visit so any of our family rooms can fit infant cots or sofa beds free of charge.
Our Executive rooms are the perfect base for your next staycation. With modern decor and all the amenities you’d expect in 4 Star Hotel, the rooms are airy and light, with blackout curtains for that all important comfortable sleep before your fun-filled day at the theme park.
Executive Rooms can accommodate two adults and one child with an extra bed or cot.
Throughout the Summer holidays, Non-Stop Entertainment will be at the hotel every evening to keep your kids entertained!
Enjoy magic tricks, puppets shows, balloon remodelling and even fun dance routines. Whatever it is, Non-Stop entertainment will be at hand to keep your kids having non-stop fun on the evening of your stay! There will even be games and prizes for kids of all ages to get involved with.
Our kids entertainment is free for all hotel guests, available 5:30pm-7:30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and throughout the school holidays. Another reason to book your stay with us!
Parklands family restaurant
Did you know? The Drayton Manor Hotel is home to a family friendly restaurant - Parklands. With a warm welcome and dining options that are second to none, a delicious meal made from carefully selected fresh produce is guaranteed.
Alongside fantastic food, our bar area offers a large drinks menu that includes: freshly made cocktails, wine, beers, soft drinks and hot beverages - something to quench every thirst.
After a busy day in the park, why not retire to the peaceful campsite surroundings and enjoy a relaxing evening at Drayton Manor's very own Camping & Caravan site. Well kitted out for kids, with a children's play area and plenty of space for a kick-about. There's a generous washing up area, a large facilities block and even an on-site shop.
If you fancy a sprinkle of luxury, try glamping! A fun and memorable way to explore for the whole family. You will find everything you need whether you choose to stay with us for a short break or longer holiday.