Why take a Family Staycation in Exeter?

Posted by on March 13th 2018 in Accommodation

Why take a Family Staycation in Exeter?

If you’re looking for a unique short break with the family, a family staycation in Exeter is the perfect solution!

Find out how you can spend more time creating precious memories with your family, and less time stressing, with a family staycation.

Be Spontaneous

If you suddenly decide that you want to go on holiday with a free weekend, you can. There’s no need to book months in advance with careful planning, just hop in your car, load it up and go!

No Language Barriers

Although it’s great to be surrounded by different cultures, if you don’t speak the local lingo it can be quite...

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...

Glamping vs Camping: Choose the holiday that suits you!

Posted by on February 1st 2018 in Accommodation

Glamping vs Camping: Choose the holiday that suits you!

Heard a lot about glamping but unsure about what it involves? We will show the differences between camping and glamping to help you to discover which type of accommodation is best for you.

Ahh camping, sleeping under the stars, eating alfresco, and spending quality time with your family - what's not to love? Finally you can take a well-deserved break away and take some time to relax in the beautiful countryside! 

Why not make it a fun team activity with the kids to put up the tent and reward yourselves with a tasty barbeque on the patio, before bunking down to sleep...

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...

Crealy Adventure Park & Resort Charity Partners 2017

Posted by on March 13th 2017 in Theme Park

Crealy Adventure Park & Resort Charity Partners 2017

Crealy Adventure Park & Resort has raised £10,000 for the WESC Foundation, a specialist day and residential centre for young people and adults with visual impairment including complex needs in Exeter, Devon. The year-long fundraising campaign, Wheels 4 WESC, aimed to raise funds towards a new minibus which thanks to the success of the partnership has now been purchased.

Jon Duckham, Fundraising Manager at WESC, said: “WESC Foundation has had a wonderful fundraising year as chosen charity of Crealy and we can’t thank them enough. £10,000 is a tremendous total and has put us well on the way towards a new...