Magical Christmas event at Drayton Manor clocks up record number of visitors

A local theme park is celebrating a record breaking attendance at its annual festive event.

Visitor numbers for Drayton Manor Theme Park’s Magical Christmas are up by 18% on its previous best recorded last year.

Drayton Manor's Magical Christmas

Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas

December 20 also saw a 45% rise on the previous record for the number of people visiting in a single day.

Managing director William Bryan said: “Our fantastic Magical Christmas event continues to grow in popularity year on year and has again broken all previous records.

“We welcomed a host of new rides and attractions as part of our Thomas Land expansion earlier this year, which enabled us to offer even more festive fun than usual and this was reflected in visitor numbers, making this year the biggest Magical Christmas ever.

“We are so pleased to have been able to spread so much festive cheer to families from near and far and look forward to welcoming many more for the remainder of the event.”

The Magical Christmas is still open from December 27 to 31. To book tickets visit or call 0844 472 1950.

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