More than a walk on the wild side
The region’s most unique new attraction, the Wilderness opens at Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park this Easter. TV stars Dora the Explorer and Diego will perform the official opening ceremony on 2nd April. Legends of monsters and adventures await discovery when families explore the Wilderness at Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park .
The ‘Wilderness’ is a wild outdoor adventure of magical treehouses, wild deer, Grufflegoats, nature trails and the story of the Grindle Brook Ogre. ‘Wilderness’ opens on Good Friday, 2nd April, when Dora the Explorer and Diego are also at Crealy for the Easter M’Egga Hide ‘n’ Seek of 30, 000 chocolate eggs.
The monster of Grindle Brook was first documented before 400AD, when Romans living on the land recorded sightings. Those records are now kept at The Devon Records Office.
The legend of the Grindle Book Ogre lives on at Crealy in the imaginative adventures of the ‘Wilderness’. With curious stories and intriguing facts about the wild creatures and their habitats, families can explore ‘Wilderness’ as brave adventurers.
Angela Wright, MBE, Managing Director of Crealy said, “We are so excited about opening the ‘Wilderness’ this Easter. To have Dora and Diego open our newest attraction is an honour and will be tremendous fun!
The ‘Wilderness’ really sums up what Crealy is all about – safe adventurous play for families, where they can explore the natural magic of our legendary land.”
Crealy is investing £1.6m in 2010 in new attractions and facilities at the parks in Devon and Cornwall. At Devon’s Crealy Maximus rollercoaster launched in February, with the Wilderness in April, followed by the Vortex watercoaster in May. At Cornwall’s Crealy the first rollercoaster will open on 1st May as Morgawr the Cornish sea monster.
For further information and tickets visit www.crealy.co.uk or telephone 01395 233200.
In 2010, Devon’s Crealy introduces the new Vortex triple tube watercoaster and the new Wilderness wildlife exploration – together with Maximus coaster, Tidal Wave log flume, Queen Bess Pirate Ship, Techno Race Karts, Miniature Spotted, Shetland and Dartmoor Ponies, 75, 000 sq. ft. of indoor play and 100 acres of countryside to explore.
In 2010, Cornwall’s Crealy Great Adventure Park introduces Morgawr the sea-monster rollercoaster, launching in May 2010 at the home to Cornwall’s Heavy Horse Centre. Cornwall’s beautiful Park, a former silver mine, is located between Padstow and Wadebridge, within sight of the sea, and attractions include the BEAST, Raging Rivers WaterCoaster, Thunder Falls log-flume, Viking Warrier Pirate Ship and Pony Express Ride together with the country’s biggest outdoor adventure zone.
Family time is always Magical Funtime Guaranteed at Crealy Great Adventure Parks in Devon and Cornwall, the favourite family days out in the South West of England.
The Parks each have six unique areas of magic and adventures, nature and animals, action and heritage, full of real magic and safe adventures, featuring log flumes, coasters, pirate ships, baby animals, miniature ponies and heavy horses, go karts, indoor and outdoor play zones.
Known as both the friendliest and the best-value Parks in Devon and Cornwall, the best value of all is with an Annual Pass or a Fest Pass. Annual Passes are valid for a year. Fest Passes give unlimited entry over 7 days during school holidays, with the unique Returns Wristband. Crealy is giving Fest Passes in 2010 to celebrate the 21st Anniversary.
You can stay at the Parks too – for truly magical holiday memories of family adventures, as only Crealy can provide.
Crealy is the first visitor attraction in the world with the aim of being carbon neutral and holds the Green Tourism Business Scheme Silver Award.
Crealy Great Adventure Parks are the South West’s favourite family attractions. The award-winning Parks were first established in 1989 by a westcountry family and are still family-owned and operated today, second only to the publicly funded Eden Project in visitor numbers within the South West of England. The Parks’ mission is Magical Fun Guaranteed and the essence is to make the most of childhood.
Location Message: Crealy Great Adventure Parks are easily found, located just minutes from major routes yet nestled in outstanding countryside and near beautiful beaches. Road links are excellent, with Devon’s Crealy being served by public transport every 30 minutes. Buy your Park tickets online and Crealy plants a tree for you, offsetting your travel impact. Newquay and Exeter airports are only minutes away and have daily links with an increasing number of airports around the UK. For more information visit www.airsouthwest.com and www.flybe.com.
There’s so much to enjoy when you holiday or live in beautiful Devon and Cornwall but best of all is Magical Funtime at Crealy Great Adventure Parks, the most memorable, friendliest family destinations in the south west of England. Visit www.crealy.co.uk for all the inside information