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Visitor Reviews - Drayton Manor Theme Park Camping And Caravanning Club Site

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Drayton Manor Theme Park Camping And Caravanning Club Site
Drayton Manor
Tamworth
Staffordshire   (Browse area)
B78 3SA   See Map
Tel: 01827 260617
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Pitches: 150
Open: 8 February - 5 November

Rating: Average Review Score: 8/10 from 57 Reviews
                8/10 from 57 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
Facilities
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available   Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop <1 mile   Bar On Site   Restaurant <1 mile   Wifi Access 
Activities
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool <5 miles   Outdoor Pool 
 Horse Riding <5 miles   Cycle Hire   Golf <1 mile   Tennis <5 miles 
 Beach   Watersports <5 miles   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport 

Reviews:  57 in total, now showing 1 to 6                 Previous 6          Next 6
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Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Davidandrews 9 reviews from this member

Very good welcome and excellent facilities. The campsite is very clean and ideal for the theme park. Overnight stop so fairly reasonable although it must have been half term due to the amount of children. Only gripe was there was one hell of a noisy party until 2 in the morning and an interesting sight was the large fire the partygoers had constructed. Found out the next day off the neighbour that it was a group of travellers camped here.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Purplebean 19 reviews from this member

I booked this site as I was visiting friends in the area and it was the only site that had pitches (BH weekend). We had no interest in the Theme Park but I suspect most people staying there visited it.

In terms of facilities it was pretty standard C&CC stuff. Nice fairly flat pitches, decent toilets (but see below), washing up sinks (which are several inches too low) and laundry.

The site was fine but I would never stay there again. I have never said this of any C&CC site before but it wasn't for me.

The first night we were kept awake by the people in the next tent. They were still out playing with noisy toys at gone 10pm, Ok not quiet time yet but most people wouldn't do that. The Mother did scream at them to stop but as Dad was out playing with them didn't make a lot of difference. Then after 11pm my son asked how many times he had to listen to that song. It was a little girl singing rather than music but still annoying. Then just after 6. 30am I was woken by the very same family! Thankfully they left that day.

On our final night there was music blasting out until at least 2am. I did wonder if it was the nearby hotel so went and asked the next morning. I was told it had been someone on the campsite and it had been dealt with. It wasn't dealt with at midnight, or 1am or 2am why not!

Also the toilets were constantly wet and hadn't been flushed. Yes the site was full of kids, the water round the sinks I could live with but unflushed toilets! If you are big enough to go by yourself you are big enough to flush.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Slowroad 43 reviews from this member

I had a very friendly welcome here, even though I just turned up. I had wondered slightly about staying at a site next to a theme park, but of course the site is up to the Camping and Caravanning Club's usual standards - and in fact it was quite entertaining watching people on the roller coaster!

The facilities are modern and very clean, there's plenty of information, everything worked. There's a nice area for small tents near to the play area and facilities.

Not far from the exit of the theme park you can get onto the Birmingham and Fazely canal, good for cycling and walking to the RSPB reserve and Middleton Hall. Tamworth is worth a look if you are interested in history - it has a fine church and castle.

Date of Visit: May 2016 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Barnabys 29 reviews from this member

Very easy to find, good approach, friendly check in with coded barrier.

Site is well spaced out and immaculate

Toiler/shower block clean and we'll presented with dishwashing, elsan etc.

Recycling on site

Small playground

Good tv and mobile signal

Very peaceful

Can't add anything else that hasn't been said in previous reviews.

Would highly recommend this site and if in the area again would love to revisit.

Date of Visit: April 2016 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Itsyum 110 reviews from this member

A nice small campsite located within the grounds of the theme park, 2 mins walk and your on the rides ! The toilet & shower facilities were large modern and kept very clean, once the park closed the site was very quiet indeed. There is a hotel with bar & restaurant also within the grounds and we were given a discount voucher for this when checking in. The site is also very handy for visiting Tamworth which is only 5 minutes drive away

Date of Visit: August 2015 Unit:  Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Megabeany 3 reviews from this member

Delightful welcome and staff who couldn't do enough for you.

Large open camping area for caravans and motorhomes ( some hard standing) and tents ( flat grass ).

Sanitary facilities are plentiful, warm and spotless.

Massive grassy area for children to play football etc.

Very close to theme park - we could see some of the rides and hear the distant screams!

Walking distance of canal towpaths and Tamworth town centre.

Would thoroughly recommend, even if you don't want to visit the theme park.

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