Drayton Manor Park

Discussion in 'European Parks and Attractions' started by Matty, 15th Jun 2012.

  1. DiogoJ42

    DiogoJ42 TowersStreet Member

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    Plenty of people work weekends and have mid-week off. ;)
     
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    A quick try of the website and a look at their FB page and it seems they're really struggling with capacity on their website.

    A shame as I wouldn't have minded going :(
     
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    Same I'm still trying
     
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    Sold out 40 mins ago. Not sure how as the website totally crashed
     
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    Aye? Since when were they getting a high ropes course?!
     
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    well, it hasn't been advertised much.
     
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    Should be popular then :tearsofjoy:
     
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    i think i first heard about it (and saw it under construction) in a vlog on Youtube, and only discovered it on the website earlier today. i really hope to get to the Park soon to try it, though, but would preferably like to see some photos or videos of it first.
     
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    If you visit the park it's pretty obvious. Doubt it will be advertised much until it opens. I Have some photos if anyone's interested in seeing the course. Looks alright, not as good as tower's one though.
     
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    yes please, if that's alright!
     
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    Sorry, can't find my more recent photos of it. Took this about two weeks ago though (sorry, poor quality, but like I said I can't find the better photos)
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    Not finished at this point, but you came make out the basic elements of the course. Actually looks quite high up compared to some others I've seen.
     
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    Whoever owns the high ropes building company must have a seriously good marketing team... There won't be any parks without one soon!!


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    they've released a video of it, it looks awesome!
     
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    (sorry for the double-post) just went on the website and noticed that there is now an interactive park brochure on the red "Facilities" drop-down tab of the "Useful Info" section of it (below where it says "Map"). https://www.draytonmanor.co.uk/useful-info
     
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    This year, Drayton's fireworks will be themed around star wars: the force awakens. Don't know how they managed to get that, would have though disney would be demanding a high price for the ip. For the event, Drayton will be showing the film in an outdoor cinema, as well as a star wars themed firework and laser display to end the season.

    Also, looks like they are doing a summer coaster club. It costs £40, and is strictly for 8-12 year old. It includes:
    • Designing your own coaster theme concept
    • Designing a coaster out
    • 30 minutes exclusive ride time on Ben 10
    • Extra rides on selected other rides (hight restrictions apply)
    • An opportunity to learn about the engineering of roofer coasters
     
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    yeah, i heard about that. very dissapointed about the age range, as it's something that i would have loved (I'm very into/knowledgeable about the technical/mechanical side of rides and roller coasters)!
    also, i corrected your post (underlined).
     
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    here's a video of the main course:

     
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    Looks good, now what's for dessert? :D
     
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    can anyone tell me how busy DM gets during the summer holidays?
    thanks.
     

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