Devon’s Diggerland in ‘exciting’ return after Covid-enforced closure


The Diggerland adventure park in Devon will reopen. The news comes after the venue closed, with the loss of 60 jobs, in September 2021.

At the time, the company accused loss of business caused by Covid pandemic. But now they advertised the park, at exit 28 of the M5 and attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, will reopen.

Diggerland bosses have made the decision to return on Saturday May 28. They say they will inject new life into the park, investing in new equipment, management and staff training to “further improve the overall guest experience”, as DevonLive Report.

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Diggerland Devon is part of a network of parks in Kent, Durham and Yorkshire. But the owners said the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic was having a more detrimental effect on the park in Devon because of its rural setting and was hit the hardest by closures which prevented tourists from visiting. go to the county.

A statement released today said: “The Devon park was struggling with staff in 2021 and as a result lost money. Unfortunately the park closed in August of that year. Since then the Diggerland’s head office has received many inquiries and requests to reopen the Devon site.

“After much deliberation, the bosses of the previously hugely popular Devon theme park have carefully considered all factors and have decided that having emerged from the other side of the pandemic, now would be the perfect time to reopen the doors and welcome visitors before the summer holidays.”

A Diggerland representative added: “It was not an easy decision to make, but we believe now is the time to reopen our doors. We are incredibly excited to once again be able to offer the ultimate family fun day for families and those visiting the South West.

“For anyone wishing to visit our parks, we advise pre-booking tickets through our website to guarantee your entry and also get a discount, but tickets will be available for purchase on arrival.”

All other Diggerland locations across the UK in Kent, Yorkshire and Durham remain open as usual.

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