Drayton Manor is an English amusement park, situated in Staffordshire. It offers some very unique rides for Europe. Shockwave is one of them, it is a stand-up rollercoaster, the only one in Europe. Apocalyps is a Giant drop, with stand-up seats.
Other great rides are Stormforce 10, a wet waterride, the Haunting, Maelstrom, Excalibur,… Also for the children there is a lot to enjoy! Drayton Manor even won the award of “Best UK attraction for children” And if you want to take it even more easy, you can always visit the Drayton Manor Zoo.
Drayton Manor Family Theme Park is one of the oldest parks in the country where families can enjoy a day of excitement and adventure. Originally billed fifty years ago, in 1949, by George Bryan as an ‘Inland Pleasure Resort’, the park is still to this day ‘Family Run for Family Fun’.
# Drayton Manor Zoo : Those looking for enjoyment away from the rides should visit Drayton Manor’s amazing zoo, which is home to over a hundred different animal species from around the world, including big cats, monkeys, and birds of prey. One of Britain’s largest collection of snakes can be found in the Reptile House, whilst visitors are sure to want to visit the zoo’s newest additions, a family of meerkats who have taken residence in the recently opened ‘Meerkat Manor’.
Cheap hotels near Drayton Manor Theme Park
Gungate Hotel – ( 3.5 km from Drayton Manor Themepark and Zoo )
This beautifully restored, Victorian hotel and coach house annex is situated within 5 minutes’ walk of the town centre, on the best side of town.
Marston Farm Hotel/NEC – ( 5.4 km from Drayton Manor Theme Park & Zoo )
The building, originally a 17th Century farmhouse, is situated in 9 acres of countryside and is 2 miles from the Belfry. The hotel is 7 miles from the NEC and 2 miles from the M6 toll road.
Drayton Court Hotel – ( 0.9 km from Drayton Manor Theme Park and Zoo )
Drayton Court is a delightful Georgian country house hotel, personally managed by proprietors Raouf and Katie Bogue.
Location — Drayton Manor Theme Park is a theme park in the grounds of the former Drayton Manor, near Tamworth in Staffordshire, England.
Opened — October 16th 1949
Address — Drayton Manor Park, near Tamworth, Staffordshire B78 3TW England UK
Directions — Drayton Manor is on the A4091 near Tamworth, and can be accessed from Junction 9 and 10 of the M42 and T2 on the M6 toll.
Air Connections : Nearest Airports are Birmingham Airport ( 17,7 km ), Coventry Airport ( 31,2 km ) and East Midlands Airport ( 35,7 km ).