Drayton Manor Theme Park

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Adult £23
Child £21 (4 - 11 yrs)

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Gate Rates 2017

1 Day Entry:

  • Adult (12+) £39.00
  • Child (4-11) £29.00
  • Toddler (2-3) £7.00 (ticket purchased locally)
  • Toddler (2-3) £8.00 (ticket purchased locally) Fireworks 27-29 October

1 Day Entry + Meal:

  • Adult (12+) £45.95
  • Child (4-11) £35.95
  • Toddler (2-3) £13.95 (ticket purchased locally)
  • Toddler (2-3) £14.95 (ticket purchased locally) Fireworks 27-29 October

2 Day Entry:

  • Adult (12+) £54.00
  • Child (4-11) £44.00
  • Toddler (2-3) £14.00 (ticket purchased locally)
  • Toddler (2-3) £16.00 (ticket purchased locally) Fireworks 27-29 October

VertiGO High Ropes Course

  • £2 per adult/child

Drayton's Magical Christmas

  • Adult (12+) £30.00
  • Child (4-11) £20.00
  • Toddler (2-3) £10.00 (ticket purchased locally)

Drayton's Magical Christmas incl Father Christmas

  • Adult (12+) £36.00
  • Child (4-11) £26.00
  • Toddler (2-3) £16.00 (ticket purchased locally)

More Treat than Trick

14th – 26th October 2017 - (included in your general theme park admission ticket)

Prepare for some fearsome family fun!

Designed for families and children of all ages, Drayton Manor invites you to creep your way into the park and enjoy the eerie entertainment and frightfully fun Halloween activities, this October half term, at the More Treat Than Trick Halloween Spook-tacular.

Discover the mystery of some of the creatures that go “bump” in the night and meet some of the Halloween residents down in the zoo such as creepy crawlies, slithering snakes and many more. You can brave the ‘Face your fears’ challenge as you enter the unknown for your chance to win some treats!

Look out for the ghostly ghouls around the park as take part in our ‘More treat than trick’ trail for your chance to win some goodies! 

Thomas Land™ will be transformed into the spook-tacular Island of Sodor where your little engines can meet some of their favourite characters such as Flynn’s Fire Rescue, Toby’s Tram Express, Captain’s Sea Adventure and lots more. If you’re brave enough, remember to knock on the Fat Controller’s door to see if you get a trick or a treat.

Get ready for chills, thrills and cackles as brave souls can take on a 54 metre drop on Apocalypse, ride our stand-up coaster, Shockwave or get the fright of their life in The Haunting.

SkyFi –A Galactic Gathering

27th – 29th October 2017 - (included in your general theme park admission ticket)

Join Drayton Manor Park on Friday 27 October, Saturday 28 October or Sunday 29 October for one of the biggest events in the attractions calendar.

The science fiction themed display; SkyFi –A Galactic Gathering, will be enthral and entertain with fireworks set to music from popular classics such as Doctor Who, Star Trek, Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy and many more.

No one does it quite like Drayton Manor Park when it comes to Fireworks as not only can you enjoy all the fun of the park, including Thomas Land, but they give you one of the BIGGEST and BEST fireworks displays around.

Drayton's Magical Christmas 2017

Magical Christmas is available on selected dates:

  • November: 18-19, 24-27.
  • December: 1-4, 8-11, 15-22, 27-31.


  • Thomas Land and selected family rides
  • 30 foot Christmas tree with spectacular light display
  • Live shows and entertainment
  • Father Christmas (Father Christmas Ticket Required)
  • Festive food offerings
  • Firework displays across the lake
  • Bigger, better live entertainment
  • More festive food
  • 4D Cinema –Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas

Drayton Manor Park are celebrating 10 magical years of Christmas, with live shows, Christmas carols, presents, light shows and scrumptious festive food. Father Christmas visits the castle of dreams daily and everyday ends with a magnificent fireworks display.  What more could you want from our fantastic Magical Christmas event?

Thomas Land and selected family rides only will be open during Magical Christmas plus the 15-acre Zoo and the 4D cinema showing a BRAND NEW addition, never before seen at Magical Christmas, Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas.

Drayton Manor Park have so much fun planned in Europe’s only Thomas Land, with over 25 rides and attractions, make sure you make the most of your trip and enjoy a ride on Thomas, a flight in Jeremy and so many other Thomas & Friends favourite rides.

This year we are really excited to be celebrating our 10th year of Magical Christmas and hope that you will join us in enjoying all the extra special festivities.

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

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.


Upon arrival to the park you will receive a VertiGO ticket - you will then need to visit guest services to book a time slot for VertiGO. Please note times are subject to availability.


30 minutes on the attraction (20 minutes on the attraction for participants aged 2 or over and no taller than 1.2m/4ft)

Height Restrictions:

  • Participants must be 1.2m tall or over to participate without adult supervision.
  • Participants between the height of 1.0m and 1.2m must be accompanied by a responsible paying adult and stay within arm’s length at all times.
  • VertiGO Tots must be aged 2 or over and no taller than 1.2m (4ft) and must have a responsible adult with them.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Participants using VertiGO must be able to understand and demonstrate knowledge of all safety rules and the environment of the course to go on without any adult supervision
  • Participants must be able to fit into the harness comfortably and securely.
  • Participant maximum weight is 21 stone (136kg)
  • Participants under the influence of drugs or alcohol are not permitted on VertiGO
  • Please ensure that shoes are secure and shoe laces are tied
  • No flip flops, open toed or heeled shoes are permitted
  • All personal items must be left in the lockers provided or with a spectator. Drayton Manor Park is not responsible for lost or misplaced personal items
  • Pockets must be empty and no loose objects such as phones or cameras
  • Participants wearing glasses must ensure they are secure
  • No chewing gum, food or drinks are allowed on the attraction
  • You must be in good health to participate. We ask that participants do not partake if they suspect their health could be at risk or could aggravate a pre-existing condition
  • Only 1 participant is permitted on a rope challenge except if a child is being assisted by an adult or member of the VertiGO team. Only 1 participant is permitted on a zip rail at any time
  • Please do not run, jump, hang or engage in horseplay during the activity. We reserve the right to expel participants displaying these behaviours at any time
  • The harness sling line should stay in front of and between the participants shoulders at all times
  • Do not touch the overhead track system or tamper with harness or sling line
  • When using the zip rails hair must be tied back.
  • Participate responsibly.
  • Drayton Manor Park accept no responsibility for accident or injury as a result of guests failing to follow safety instructions
  • Please be aware that VertiGO will close in adverse weather conditions. If in strong winds, the top-level zip wire may need to close, especially if the wind is against the running direction as it can cause adventurers to be stuck in the middle, meaning a basic rescue would need to be performed. Furthermore, the attraction will close if there is thunder and lightning as well as in cold and icy conditions as this can cause platforms to be slippy.

Thrill Rides Family Rides Thomas Land
Air Race 4D Cinema Bertie Bus
Apocalypse BEN 10 Blue Mountain Engines
G-Force Big Wheel Captain's Sea Adventures
Maelstrom Buffalo Coaster Cranky Crane
Pandemonium Carousel Diesel's Locomotive Mayhem
Shockwave Chairlift Discover Thomas Exhibition
Stormforce 10 Dodgems Emily's Play Adventure
The Bounty Pirate Ship 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 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!
  • NEW for 2017: 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!

Everyone’s favourite theme park, packed with a host of great rides and attractions set in 280 acres of lakes and parkland.

Drayton Manor features some of the biggest, wettest and scariest rides around! Apocalypse is the world’s first stand up tower drop. Shockwave is Europe’s only stand up rollercoaster. Stormforce 10 is ‘the best water ride in the country’ (Daily Express). Maelstrom is the only gyro swing to make you face outwards! Pandemonium turns your world upside down!

And the incredible G-Force is a rollercoaster ride like you’ve never had before! This £3 million ride takes terrified thrillseekers through a series of high banked twists and turns at speeds of up to 70 kph at 4.3 Gs, whilst hanging by the hip!

There’s also a host of fantastic family entertainment with The Pirate Adventure, Drayton Manor’s live theatres - and the Drunken Barrels is fantastic new fun for all the family! For the first time in Europe, Thomas and Friends have their very own home at Drayton Manor Park!

Drayton Manor Zoo is home to over a hundred species from throughout the world – plus Dinosaurland, museums, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants – and much more! It’s a fantastic fun-filled day for everyone!

Please Note: 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.


  • Park Closed on 18-19, 25-26 September and 2-3, 9-10, 30-31 October.
  • “More Treat Than Trick” Halloween Dates on 14-26 October.
  • Sky-Fi” Fireworks Spectacular - Galactic Gathering on 27-29 October.
  • Drayton's Magical Christmas on selected dates between 18 November - 31 December.