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How Do Rollercoasters Work?

They say the key to conquering your fear is to understand the thing you’re afraid of. For instance, would it help to know that Megafobia, like every great rollercoaster throughout the world, has no engine? Once the coaster launches down that first drop, you’re flying around the track on pure kinetic energy.

9 Incredible Days Out with the Kids in Pembrokeshire

This year’s summer heatwave give us a scorching backdrop for some truly amazing days out. And even as the seasons change, one thing stays the same: come rain or shine, the kids still need entertaining.

What Should You Dress Up As for Halloween?

Halloween is just around the haunted house corner and if you’re still scarily stuck on what costume to wear, then have no fear because we’re here to help.

5 Types of Rollercoaster Rider: Which One Are You?

  Many people, especially thrill-seeking extroverts, enjoy a rollercoaster ride because it’s one of the few occasions where they get to experience a huge rush of adrenaline.

Back to His Roots: Meet Our Business Relationship Manager

  A Whole Lot of History   Paul is not exactly new to the business; originally from Begelly, the father-of-one spent two summer seasons working here as a ride supervisor back in the early 90s.

Speed’s Speedy Recovery Plan

Speed is a little under the weather at the moment, but fear not, we’re doing our best to make sure this thrill-seeker makes a rapid return to recovery.   Here’s a sneak peak behind Speed’s rehabilitation programme for the week ahead.

Speed Non-Operational for One Week

On Sunday 5th August, during our daily checks before opening to the public, engineers spotted a problem with the chain tension on Speed. In order to investigate this thoroughly, the car has been taken off the tracks and the ride manufacturer contacted for further support.  

Kids Go Free to Oakwood in Celebration of Welsh Win!

This week, to celebrate Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas MBE winning the prestigious Tour de France, Oakwood Theme Park are allowing children free entry to the theme park if they are wearing their own version of a yellow jersey!

Oakwood Theme Park on the hunt for ‘Directors of Fun’

Applications open to anyone under the age of 16.   Wales’ biggest theme park, Oakwood, has launched a Wales-wide campaign to find three young theme-park-lovers to become its very own ‘Directors of Fun.’  

EPIC FAMILY: 7 Family-Friendly Adventures in Wales

Forget the usual attractions: Wales is the ideal destination for any family after an epic adventure. Whether it’s go-kart-racing, canal boat-cruising, or underground-trampolining in a Welsh slate mine (yes, you can!), there’s a whole host of family-friendly activities for everyone here.

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