Park News - (7/12/16) Drayton Manor has opened a new attraction called VertiGO, a new ropes course attraction that should take about 30 minutes to complete. For the smaller guests they have also built VertiGO Tots, a sort of test version of the attraction. The attractionis not included with general admission however, but you can reserve it in advance online for as little as £3 for children and £5 for adults.
(1/12/16) Congratulations to Drayton Manor who is celebrating the close of a record breaking 2015 season in terms of attendance, which saw the park's numbers rise by 10% over 2014. Unfortunately, it seems they were not willing to give out the actual attendance figure itself.
2017 - James and the Red Balloon - (1/23/17) Thomas Land at Drayton Manor will add a new ride for 2017 called James and the Red Balloon. Look for the new ride to open on April 1st. As previously mentioned this is a new flat ride from Zamperla that appears to be one of their Samba Balloon rides.
(1/8/17) Drayton Manor have posted a teaser video of a new attraction coming in 2017 to their Thomas Land. It will be a new flat ride from Zamperla, though I'm not exactly sure what kind yet.
2018 - New Attraction - Rumor - (9/23/16) According to a rumor sent my way Drayton Manor may be planning on adding some kind of new family coaster to the park for the 2018 season. Anyone know more?
???? - Hotel Hamilton - Planning - (7/5/13) According to this article, Drayton Manor is planning a new 85 room hotel to be called the Hotel Hamilton, named after their founder, George Herbert Hamilton Bryan. Construction may start as early as 2015 and will have a Spanish style architecture.