We’re Open! Park Director Update

27 July, 2020

One week in and here’s an update about how things are going here at Oakwood from Park Director Phil Verbinnen.

How did the re-opening go?

“It was great to see guests start to arrive on opening day. I think I can say from all the staff here it was an emotional moment welcoming those first visitors back through the gates. It has been a long 9 months with the park being closed and we are so appreciative of the support we have received. The staff have worked extremely hard under such challenging conditions and I was extremely pleased with how our opening week went.”



How are all your new safety measures being received?

“The industry as a whole has changed massively taking on board all the new guidance and safety procedures issued to keep both their staff and guests safe. Safety is always our highest priority here at Oakwood and I would like to thank all our guests for sticking to the rules, social distancing and for their understanding and patience while we carry out enhanced cleaning on all of our rides. We have received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback and comments on the park re-opening and our measures and can only thank you once again for this.”


What are your top tips for guests planning to visit soon?

“Preparation is key to any visit and ensuring you get a full day of fun, thrills and enjoyment. My top 3 tips would be:
1. Check out our COVID-19 FAQs – We completely appreciate that during these changing times that you’re bound to have questions. We’re pretty sure we’ve covered most of them here!
2. Know our Opening Times – We are currently announcing our opening times on a phased basis. These will be communicated on our website and social media the week previous.
3. Book your tickets online – As part of our COVID-19 measures, all tickets must be purchased online in advance. We are currently selling July & August tickets & receive a 10% discount on day passes!”