Drayton Manor Theme Park

Book your Drayton Manor tickets in advance and save £££s compared to paying at the gate!

Drayton Manor's Summer of Fun!

From 20th July until 1st September 2019 jump in to a Summer of Fun with family fun events and get involved in all things Drayton Manor!

Ride family favourites such as The Jolly Buccaneer, The Carousel, The Bounty Pirate Ship and more!

With a 15 acre zoo, 4D Cinema, live shows and extra events being planned throughout the holidays - Drayton Manor is a sure destination this summer!

Rides & Attractions

Drayton Manor Park is the perfect choice for a family day out, with some of Europe’s biggest, scariest and wettest rides and attractions, including:

  • Apocalypse - the world’s first stand-up tower drop.
  • Shockwave - Europe’s only stand-up rollercoaster.
  • Stormforce 10 - ‘the best water ride in the country’ (Daily Express).
  • Maelstrom - the only gyro swing to make you face outwards!
  • Pandemonium - turns your world upside down!

Drayton Manor for Kids

As well as thrill rides and coasters, there’s also plenty for the little ones to enjoy, like the 4D Cinema featuring exciting kids shows with some very special effects!

A highlight of any trip to Drayton Manor is a visit to Thomas Land, with 12 themed rides, indoor and outdoor play areas and even the chance to visit the Original “Thomas & Friends” TV show set!

Drayton Manor Zoo is perfect for taking some time out from the rides, and is home to over 100 species from around the world, including some endangered species.

Drayton Manor has everything you need for a fun-filled family day out, with shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, a museum and much more!

Thomas Land at Drayton Manor

Visit everyone’s favourite tank engine and his friends in Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Park! See the Thomas Land info section to find out more.

*Live shows and entertainment is subject to change, rides and attractions are subject to weather conditions.

Important: Drayton Manor's Rainy Day Guarantee does not apply

2019 Theme Park Important Dates

  • Halloween 'More Treat Than Trick' is on from 19th October until 31st October
  • Fireworks Spectaculat is on 1st and 2nd November

Please Note: For 2019 car parking is charged at a daily rate of £4 (subject to change at any time throughout the season).

Carer Tickets Policy

  • Discounted carer tickets are available when accompanying guests with disabilities.
  • Bookings that require part Carer Tickets cannot be booked via Attraction World and need to be pre-booked directly with Drayton Manor or via their website.
Thrill Rides Family Rides Thomas Land
Air Race 4D Cinema Bertie Bus
Apocalypse Accelerator Blue Mountain Engines
Maelstrom Big Wheel Captain's Sea Adventures
Pandemonium Buffalo Coaster Cranky Crane
Shockwave Carousel Diesel's Locomotive Mayhem
Stormforce 10 Chairlift Discover Thomas Exhibition
The Bounty Pirate Ship Dodgems Emily's Play Adventure
  Drayton Queen Flynn's Fire Rescue
  Drunken Barrels Harold's Helicopter Tours
  Flying Dutchman Jeremy's Jet's Flying Academy
  Jolly Buchaneer Lady's Carousel
  Polperro Express Rocking Bulstrode
  Splash Canyon (CLOSED) Sodor Classic Cars
  The Haunting Spencer's Outdoor Adventure Play
  Wild West Shoot Out Terence's Driving School
    Thomas, Rosie & Percy Engine Tours
    Toby's Tram Express
    Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster
    Winston's Whistlestop Tours

Thomas Land

Set in 6,000 square metres of beautiful parkland, Thomas Land is a multi-million pound attraction promising fun and adventure for the young and young at heart. It boasts 12 wonderful themed rides, a spectacular indoor play area and a shop filled with fantastic Thomas & Friends™ merchandise.

Join us to have a ride on Thomas himself or go for a wild adventure on the Troublesome Trucks Runaway Coaster!

Rides include:

  • BERTIE BUS - Climb onboard and enjoy a crazy journey with Bertie!
  • BLUE MOUNTAIN ENGINES - Join our four new engines as you go round and round.
  • CAPTAIN’S SEA ADVENTURE - Set sail with Captain on an adventure across the waves.
  • CRANKY CRANE - Drop and bounce on Cranky!
  • DIESEL'S LOCOMOTIVE MAYHEM - Join Iron Arry, Iron Bert, Rusty, Mavis, Salty and Diesel on a journey of near misses.
  • DISCOVER THOMAS EXHIBITION - Thomas & Friends™ Exhibition located in Farmer McColls Farm.
  • EMILY'S PLAY ADVENTURE - Scramble up and down in this large indoor playground.
  • FLYNN'S FIRE RESCUE - Help Flynn fight fires by spraying water from his fire hose.
  • HAROLD'S HELICOPTER TOURS - Up, up and away! See the sights of Thomas Land with Harold!
  • JEREMY JET'S FLYING ACADEMY - Fly High with Jeremy and control your flight over Sodor.
  • LADY'S CAROUSEL - A gentle ride on Lady's engine, for the little ones.
  • ROCKING BULSTRODE - Climb on board and have a rockin' ride!
  • SODOR CLASSIC CARS - Steer your car through tunnels, garages and even a barn! Don't forget to wave to the animals!
  • SPENCER'S OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PLAY - Join Spencer in his outdoor play area, climb, slide and play.
  • TERENCE'S DRIVING SCHOOL - Drive your own Terence around the yard.
  • THOMAS, ROSIE AND PERCY ENGINE TOURS - Take a trip with Thomas, Percy or Rosie down to farmer McColl's Farm.
  • TOBY’S TRAM EXPRESS - Enjoy an exciting ride on Toby
  • TROUBLESOME TRUCKS RUNAWAY COASTER - A 220m roller coaster that runs up and over Thomas Land!
  • WINSTON'S WHISTLE-STOP TOURS - Travel around with Winston on his monorail high above Thomas Land!
  • JAMES AND THE RED BALLOON - James and the Red Balloon makes its way to The Island of Sodor, and you can meet him from April 2017. With all the whistles & toots make sure you are one of the first to ride our amazing new ride. This exciting new Balloon ride will take Thomas fans high up in the air above Thomas Land.

Height restrictions apply.

Drayton Manor Zoo is a fascinating place to explore with 15 acres of open plan zoo, home to over 100 animals from all over the world including endangered species.

Other Attractions: If twists and turns are not for you, don't forget to check out our attractions here at Drayton Manor Theme Park!

  • BRYAN'S WORKS MUSEUM - A collection of penny slot machines. Charge applies.
  • CRAZY GOLF - Come and play our crazy golf - clubs available at The Grill Inn and hotel reception. Additional charge applies.
  • DINO TRAIL - Say hello to our pre-historic friends at the Dino Trail!
  • DISCOVER THOMAS EXHIBITION - The original set from the Thomas and Friends™ TV series.
  • EMILY'S INDOOR PLAY AREA - Have fun indoors in our soft play area!
  • HB GAMES - Selection of games for all the family to enjoy! Additional charge applies.
  • SPENCER'S OUTDOOR ACTIVITY PARK - Climb, slide and play with Spencer!
  • THOMAS LIVE SHOWS - Come and sing along with the Fat Controller and his friends!


  • Toddlers aged between 2-3 years are charged between £8.00-£10.00 each for entry which is payable upon arrival. Under 2 years receive entry free of charge.
  • This ticket DOES NOT include a visit to Santa. Santa visit tickets are available to upgrade in advance and are subject to availability. 
  • Thomas Land, the Zoo and selected smaller attractions will be open. The main theme park and all thrill rides will remain closed.

Ticket Information

Includes: Valid for 1 day’s admission to Drayton’s Magical Christmas including Thomas Land and Zoo, plus selected rides on the date printed above.

Important Information: For those wishing to book to see Father Christmas, this must be arranged prior to your arrival at Drayton Manor Park. Please note an additional charge per person will need to be paid upon booking. All information to book will be on your voucher.
Prices: Aged 12 and over: £4.00 per person. Ages 2-11: £6.00 per person. Under 2 years: £5.00 per person.

Opening Dates: Open on selected dates only between 16 November – 31 December 2019.

Opening Times: Gates open at 9:30am with rides opening at 10:30am. The park closes at 5pm on weekdays and 6pm on weekends. The rides close at 4.30pm on Christmas Eve. Subject to changes.

Address: Drayton Manor Park, Drayton Manor Drive, Tamworth, Staffordshire B78 3TW. How to get to the Park? For visitors that will be using satellite navigation, please use B78 3SA. BUS SERVICES: The Arriva 110 provides a direct link to the park from Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Erdington and Tamworth.

Additional Information: All children under the age of 12 will not be admitted unless accompanied by a paying adult 18 years or over and must be supervised at all times. This voucher is not for re-sale. You may be requested to show your credit card that you used to make the purchase when collecting your tickets at the attraction. You also may be requested to show a valid form of ID which must match the lead name on the booking.

Please Note: From 17th November 2018 Car parking is charged at a daily rate of £2 (subject to change at any time throughout the season).

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