Blog | Oakwood Theme Park - Part 10

7 Date Ideas With A Difference

24 August, 2019

    Dinner and a movie? Been there, done that. Whether you’re bored of the same old dinner date or want some quirky ideas to impress someone new, we’ve got you covered. From adrenaline-packed theme park visits to giving back at your local charity, here’s our top 7 dates with a difference.   Volunteer at […]

Skull Rock Unavailable

23 August, 2019

We’re sorry you’ll need to skip Skull Rock this time   We’re sorry to say that due to unforeseeable technical issues, we have had to close our log flume ride, Skull Rock, for the remainder of the season.   Our most exciting rides are made possible by some very specialist equipment. During routine operation the […]

Five of the best UK staycation destinations

22 August, 2019

If you’re planning a staycation this summer, you’re not alone: a recent survey found more than half of Brits are planning to take their main holiday in the UK this year. With domestic tourism back on the rise, we’ve put together this post looking at five of our favourite staycation destinations.  Merthyr Mawr, Glamorgan   This […]

9 Family Friendly Things To Do This Summer

20 August, 2019

With the kids at home for 6 weeks, the summer holidays are the perfect time for having fun and creating new memories together. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed adventure or something a bit more relaxed, here’s our top 9 picks for family-friendly summer activities! Head to a museum Museums are a great way to […]

The History of the Rollercoaster: How did it all begin?

16 August, 2019

Your heart pounding through your chest as you slowly reach the top of a drop, the insane ‘rollercoaster’ face you pull as your woosh through the air, and the sheer adrenaline flowing through your body as you step off the ride. Everyone knows what a rollercoaster is today, but how did it start, and was […]