Thomas Land

Could June be your lucky month as Drayton Manor Park set to welcome 50 millionth visitor!

The calculations are in and the preparations are in place, as Drayton Manor Park is expecting to welcome its 50 millionth visitor within the first two weeks of June and the lucky visitor who marks the occasion will win a package of a lifetime! In celebration of this incredible milestone, the family owned and run attraction is offering the lucky visitor an unbeatable prize package complete with confetti, balloons and lots and lots of fun. On the day, the winner will receive a VIP Thomas Land room with light refreshments and lunch overlooking Thomas Land, a personal visit from the …

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The Best Theme Parks for Kids in the UK

We love theme parks and being a parent of tots, tweens and teens we have been to a fair few but none really cater for every age group perfectly. Best for Under 5’s: My favourite theme park for under 5’s is Paultons Park, home of Peppa Pig World. Any Peppa fan will adore it, although beware, you will be humming the Peppa theme tune all day. There is also the rest of the park to explore with animals to see and more rides that suit both little ones and under 10’s. Best for Under 10’s. I have two favourites for this age …

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To Sodor and Back at Thomas Land

I may have mentioned it before but Sebastian is Thomas the Tank Engine mad so one of his birthday presents was tickets to go to Thomas Land at Drayton Manor. We last went to Thomas Land when Sebby was just 3 months old and really enjoyed exploring Thomas Land, the zoo and Drayton Manor Park itself but they opened the new Thomas Land expansion earlier on this year and we were keen to see what they had done. We set off nice and early to get to the park for opening at 10.30am and arrived at 10.15.  Sebastian’s face was …

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Drayton Manor – Home to Thomas Land

It’s funny how my children are all obsessed by different TV series / toys, despite having access to the same ones. With Abbey it was everything Disney, Callan was Bob the Builder, Kian was Thomas the Tank Engine, Isaac was Fireman Sam and Eliza is Ben & Holly! We used to love taking Kian to Swanage Railway when they were running their Day out with Thomas” events and were really disappointed when they stopped doing them.  Kian could name every engine by the age of 2 and had a huge collection of Thomas sets that we still have to this …

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