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Things to do for the Family in Devon - Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Posted by on July 5th 2018 in Accommodation, Theme Park

 

There are plenty of things to do for the family in Devon, especially when staying with Crealy Adventure Park and Resort as our location has easy access to many great attractions around Devon.

Here is our list of what you and the family can do during your holiday in Devon.

Crealy Adventure Park & Resort

Seems like a bit of an obvious one, but during your stay with us you will have one of the biggest attractions in Devon right on your doorstep.

We offer over 60 rides and attractions at our Theme Park, including rollercoasters, water rides, soft play areas, animals and special events...

Only 80's/90's Kids Will Pass this Quiz!

Posted by on April 26th 2018 in Theme Park

Only 80's/90's Kids Will Pass this Quiz!

Who doesn’t love a bit of nostalgia? Take our quiz to be taken back down memory lane to the TV shows that we were obsessed with when we were little, to tell our own kids about! Answers can be found at the bottom of the post, but no cheating! 

Play the Quiz

1. Which hard-working character lived in Greendale?

A) Fireman Sam

B) Rastamouse

C) Postman Pat

2. Who was Bella Lasagne?

A) Café owner from Fireman Sam

B) Shop keeper from Pingu

C) Farmer from Shaun the Sheep

3. Which famous comedy duo made their debut on Byker Grove?

A) David Walliams and Matt Lucas

B) Ant and Dec

C) Mel and...

Egg-cellent Easter Activities for Kids

Posted by on March 26th 2018 in Theme Park

Egg-cellent Easter Activities for Kids

 

The Easter holidays are just around the corner so 'chick' out these Easter themed activities to keep your little ones entertained

Paper Plate Buttons the Bunny

You will need:

  • A paper plate
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Colouring Pencils
  • Googly Eyes
  • A button
  • Paper

Re-create our very own buttons the bunny with this fun and easy Easter activity to keep young children busy!

  1. Glue the button in the middle of the paper plate and draw a mouth underneath it.
  2. Stick the googly eyes above the nose on the plate.
  3. Draw two...

Shannon's Food and Beverage Career Journey

Posted by on March 6th 2018 in Theme Park

Shannon's Food and Beverage Career Journey

This week we caught up with another team member on their experiences of working at Crealy. Read about how Shannon has progressed with us during the three years that she has worked in our Food and Beverage department…

Originally, I applied to work for retail and ended up changing my mind at the last minute and decided to go for Food and Beverage. I felt that working in this department would suit me better and give me career options that I would be more interested in.

What do you love most about your job?

The thing that I love the most about my...

Brilliant Birthday Party Themes

Posted by on February 15th 2018 in Theme Park

Brilliant Birthday Party Themes

Your children wait with anticipation for their birthdays all year, so a birthday party in Devon at Crealy Adventure Park and Resort is sure to be a fun-tastic memory to remember.

At the Lost World of Atlantis you can enjoy the private use of four indoor rides, including Dolphin Drop, Shark Bay Rollercoaster, Neptune’s Sea Cups, Super Subs, and a soft play area.  

But once you have the perfect venue, how do you find the right theme to put the birthday boy or girl’s stamp on it?

Each year the trends for birthday change, so if you don’t know where to start,...

What it's like to join the Crealy Crew: A Case Study

Posted by on February 2nd 2018 in Theme Park

What it's like to join the Crealy Crew: A Case Study

Ahead of our 2018 Recruitment Fair, we chat to a member of our Team to provide more detail about what it's like to work here and how he has carved his career during his time as part of the Crealy Crew. Let's meet Simon, one of our Duty Managers. 

How long have you worked at Crealy?

I have worked at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort for 9 years, starting in September 2008.

Which department do you work in?

When I first started working at Crealy, I was positioned in the Gift Shop and Admissions before moving across departments and joining the Photography Team.

When I...

Burial chambers discovered empty at Crealy’s Creaky Hotel

Posted by on October 10th 2017 in Theme Park

Burial chambers discovered empty at Crealy’s Creaky Hotel

Whilst carrying out routine maintenance work ahead of this year’s Halloween celebrations, workers at Crealy Adventure Park & Resort have found what are believed to be Roman burial chambers.

The discovery was made this week when a team of workers were digging in the grounds of the park’s Creaky Hotel.

Following the mysterious discovery, Crealy contacted expert ghost searching team Spook Searches to ask for their assistance. Whilst at the site, the experts were baffled to discover that the burial chambers were empty, with Head Spook Searcher, Chris Watson, stating,

‘We are puzzled that the burial chambers are empty. Structures of this age would...

Crealy joins forces with Follow the Bear®

Posted by on September 1st 2017 in Theme Park

Crealy joins forces with Follow the Bear®

We are pleased to announce that Crealy Adventure Park & Resort has joined forces with the Follow the Bear National Lost Child Safety Scheme and have installed a Lost Child Trail around the Theme Park.

Follow the Bear is an independently-owned company run by parents and grandparents who understand the importance of keeping children safe when out and about in public.

How does Follow the Bear ® work?

Guests can buy either a daily membership for £1.99 per child or just £4.99 for a full 12 month annual membership. In return you are given a durable wristband that contains both a unique membership...

Climb aboard The Jolly Roger this May Half Term

Posted by on May 15th 2017 in Theme Park

Climb aboard The Jolly Roger this May Half Term

Join us this May half term and climb aboard the brand new giddy galleon with Captain Crealy and his shipmates! Unlike other pirate ship rides, The Jolly Roger rocks and spins simultaneously, so riders really do feel like they are on high seas.

To mark the opening of the Jolly Roger, we are hosting our special Pirate Week from May 27th – June 4th. Captain Crealy and his shipmates will be performing unforgettable live shows throughout May half term including family favourite, Off to Pirates Cove. There will also be cutlass workshops for little pirates in the making and Captain Crealy will...

Crealy’s new ride and pop events launch in the sunshine

Posted by on April 1st 2017 in Theme Park

Crealy’s new ride and pop events launch in the sunshine

Crealy Adventure Park & Resort launched two brand new features for the Easter holidays - the new Junior Driving School ride and the theme park’s first Pop in the Park event.

Pop in the Park saw Adele, Bruno Mars, Madonna and Gary Barlow tribute acts singing their top hits on the stage and working the crowd, at the first event of its kind. Crealy visitors of all ages enjoyed singing and dancing along to their favourite songs in the sunshine.

Crealy also opened its brand new ride, the Junior Driving School, which saw Junior Drivers manoeuvring colourful, scaled Minis around the track, while...