A Multimillion-Pound Investment
The new Intamin lift and launch coaster will open in 2024 and will be the parks first roller coaster since 2011. The new ride forms part of a multimillion-pound investment plan, continuing the park’s development under the ownership of the Looping Group.
Intamin Roller Coasters
Intamin have created a number of record breaking amusement rides, there are many examples of their work her in the UK with some of the best examples been Sik at Flamingo Land Resort and Th13teen at Alton Towers Resort.
A Great Addition for 2024
The images in this article give an indication of how the new ride may look.
Construction is Underway
The Staffordshire Theme Park have already broken ground on the new roller coaster, following the removal of the Apocalypse drop tower ride.
Family Fun and Thrills
It has also been rumoured but not confirmed at this point that it may be a spinning coaster too.
The manufacturers video below gives an example of the potential ride layout.
Drayton Manor Resort
Drayton Manor Theme Park covers 280 acres and hosts approximately 1.5 million guests each year. There is a wide selection of rides on offer at the theme park including Shockwave, a stand-up roller coaster and Thor an exhilarating family thrill ride. Drayton Manor is also home to Thomas Land which draws inspiration from Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends.
For a fun-filled Thomas and Friends day out, visit Thomas Land at Drayton Manor. The unique multi-million-pound children’s theme park is set in 6,000 square metres of beautiful parkland.
One of the most recent additions to the park is Vikings Land. Enjoy the exhilarating rides and attractions inspired by ancient gods and legends in the Vikings section of the Theme Park. Are you brave enough to board Thor where you will experience the ultimate weightless sensation?
Travelling to Drayton Manor
Drayton Manor is located in Drayton Bassett, a 10-minute drive from the town of Tamworth. There are a number of ways you can get to the attraction and there is also lots of accommodation available in the nearby town of Tamworth. If you want to do other activities in the area then the city of Birmingham is only 30 minutes away.
Travelling by Train
The nearest train station is Tamworth (approximately 3 miles away). Search for your train tickets using Raileasy.
Staying at Drayton Manor
Drayton Manor has an on-site hotel, which offers stay and play packages. They also have their own Camping and Caravan site which is operated by the Camping and Caravanning Club. The Travelodge in Tamworth is only a 10 minute drive away. The hotel offers free parking and is across the road from Tamworth town centre, with great value rooms, we have stayed here a number of times and would highly recommend it for visiting Drayton Manor. Try Hotels.com who have a wide selection of hotels to choose from.
If you want to spend more time in the area and like self-catering then Snaptrip offer a wide range of properties at great value prices.