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Drayton Manor
Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3TW
(+44) 08708 725252
http://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/
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Rides & Attractions Trip Reports Park Guide Videos Park Maps Discussion
Roller Coaster Photos
Ben 10 Ultimate Mission
Buffalo Mountain Coaster
G-Force
Shockwave
Super Dragon
(Closed)
Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster

Other Ride Photos
Air Race
Apocalypse
Big Wheel
Black Revolver
(Closed)
Bounty
Carousel
Cranky the Crane Drop Tower
Diesels Locomotion Mayhem
Dino Trail
Drunken Barrels
Excalibur - A Dragon's Tale
Flying Dutchman
The Haunting
Jolly Buccaneer
Maelstrom
Pandemonium
Pirate Adventure
Polprero Express Railway
Rocking Bulstrode
Sky Lift
Sodors Classic Cars
Sombrero
Splash Canyon
Stormforce 10
Thomas and Percy Engine Tours
Wild West Shoot Out

TPR Trip Reports
Theme Park Review's 2010 UK Trip
Theme Park Review's 2006 UK Trip
Photos From European Coaster Odyssey 2002

TPR Member Photo Trip Reports
July 2015 by StealthFan
June, 2010 by printersdevil78
July 19th, 2009 by Divv3k
April 4th, 2008 by Shockwave
September 13th, 2008 by mash80
June 13th, 2006 by WillMontu

Attractions
Drayton most unique ride is G-Force, a Maurer Sohne X-Car with a unique layout. Capacity can be a problem but such a unique coaster is worth a ride even though many complain about the boa constrictor like restraints which continue to ratchet tighter during the ride. Other intense rides are Apocolypse (a stand-up drop tower) and Maelstrom (Frisbee), Drunken Barrels and The Haunting (Vekoma Mad House). Shockwave (stand-up coaster) and Stormforce 10 (reversing log flume) and the only rides of their kind in the UK.

The park has two tame boat and cheesy themed rides in Pirate's Adventure and Excalibur. Thomas Land is a well themed area for families. Two separate ropes courses exist for both adults and children. Entry into a zoo is included in park admission.
Food
The air conditioned Peel Plaza, near the park entrance, is the largest cafeteria and offers traditional British dishes like Fish and Chips, Toad in a Hole and roast meals. Elsewhere in the park burgers, hot dogs, chicken and pizza can be found.
Operating Season
The park is open from mid-March until the end of October. The park is open generally open for a week in late-February for Half Term (British Spring Break).
Established Seasonal Events
The park hosts a Halloween Spooktacular the last week of October.
Access & Location
Drayton Manor Park is near Tamworth, Staffordshire on the A4091, just off the A38 / A446, J9 M42 & Exit T2 M6 Toll.

Train Station & Taxi Service
Our nearest train staion is TAMWORTH (approx 3 miles away).
A2B Taxi's are located outside Tamworth Train Staion

For more information on getting to Drayton check the park's website.
http://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/park-guide.php?sub=directions
Nearby Lodging
Drayton Manor Hotel is very convenient to the park with 150 guests rooms, including some themed to match ThomasLand. The park's website also lists many hotels in the area.
http://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/where-to-stay.php

Drayton Manor also has a Camping site, but it is only available for "families".
http://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/park-guide.php?sub=camping-and-caravan
Virtual Queue Options
None Available
Shows
There are no shows, but there are two museums: Drayton Manor Museum and Bryan's Penny Slot Machine Museum.
Videos
Coaster Expedition Volume 2 DVD
Coaster Expedition Volume 8 DVD
BarryH's Drayton Manor Video (Forum Members Only)
G-Force Video (Forum Members Only)

Park Maps
2006 Park Map

Discussion
Drayton Manor Discussion Thread

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