[vc_row margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ full_width=”” padding_left=”0″ padding_right=”0″ animation=”” type=”” bg_color=”” bg_position=”top” bg_repeat=”no-repeat” bg_cover=”false” bg_attachment=”false” padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ enable_parallax=”” parallax_speed=”0.1″ bg_video_src_mp4=”” bg_video_src_ogv=”” bg_video_src_webm=””][vc_column width=”1/1″ animation=””][vc_column_text]KDA16_Finalist_LinkedInDiggerland up to WIN another award!

Diggerland is delighted to have made it through to the final of the Kent Digital Awards!

Established in 2014, the Kent Digital Awards is part of a series of similar schemes looking to reward innovation and progressive thinking by businesses.

Diggerland will attend the Kent Digital Awards gala evening on Thursday 23rd June 2016 to potentially win awards in two categories; Use of Social Media for Business and Best Tourism & Hospitality Website.

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The kids will LOVE getting into a spin on these!!! The awesome all-electric Crazy Carts are the latest crazy craze to arrive at Diggerland!

The world’s leading ride-on brand Razor, the Crazy Carts were introduced as a new attraction at Diggerland Kent in time for the Easter holidays. Currently rolled out to the flagship Kent park, this increasingly popular attraction will be at all four Diggerland UK based parks within the next two weeks, so keep your eyes peeled!

Kids over 140cm in height and under the age of 17 can spin around and around in either direction, doing “doughnuts”, and slide, drive and drift at speeds up to 20kph.

The uniquely, digger-themed, Diggerland Adventure Parks now offer more than eighteen different and assorted attractions, drives and rides to exhilarate and thrill all the family, subject to some height and age restrictions.

Diggerland visitors to the Kent, Devon, Durham and Yorkshire parks can spend all day getting to grips with real JCBs and excavators, taking headreeling turns on Spindizzy, rising to lofty heights and taking in the views 50 feet up on the Skyshuttle, enjoying a bone-rattling ride on the off-road Groundshuttle, or having a merry go round on the JCB Dig-A-Round.

Kent’s Diggerland Adventure Theme Park Sponsor Invicta Panthas Kids Rugby Team

Kent’s Diggerland Adventure Theme Park is sponsoring a rapidly growing Rugby League club in Kent.

The Invicta Panthas are one of only two Rugby League clubs in the county. Founded in January 2014, the club registered over 60 players across two age groups (U11 & U13’s), in its first season.

As from 26th February 2016, Diggerland is now sponsoring four of the clubs teams, the U12’s. U13’s, U14’s and U15’s.

The Panthers are a CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club) non-profit club, who aim to provide sporting opportunities to all members of the local community.

The clubs ambition is to be able to facilitate participation no matter what the player’s ability or circumstances. Indeed aside from helping the club to provide the facilities and equipment, a donation or sponsorship will enable the club to provide scholarship/part scholarship type memberships for players from families who genuinely struggle to afford to afford their child’s access to sport, and who otherwise might miss out. The scholarship/part scholarship type memberships, will not be based on the player’s size or ability, but purely on their economics situation.

Invicta Panthas Chairman, Rob Faux said ‘The Panthers are delighted to have entered into this partnership with Diggerland. Diggerland are all about delivering fun to families and children, which fits right into the Panthers ethos’.

Diggerland’s sponsorship will go towards a new kit and training equipment such as balls, cones, sprinting parachutes and tackle bags.

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Diggerland supports KM Treasure Chest
[vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]Diggerland adventure park is supporting the KM Treasure Chest fundraising scheme for charities in Kent.

Sherene Garvin-Mack and Andy Ballantyne of Diggerland join Wowzer the KM Walk to School mascot to celebrate the attraction supporting KM Treasure Chest. Watched by Duggy and Dotty the Diggerland mascots.

The Strood based attraction, which gives kids and grown-ups the chance to ride and drive real full size construction machinery, has teamed up with the KM Charity Team on its popular fundraising initiative.

Treasure Chest supplies raffle and auction prizes to PTAs, charities and voluntary groups.

Diggerland UK’s marketing manager Sherene Garvin-Mack said:

“We are delighted to be in partnership with the KM Charity Team. There are so many charities and good causes that all work exceptionally hard to benefit the community. We will be donating a number of family theme park tickets throughout the year.”

Simon Dolby of the KM Charity Team said:

“It’s wonderful that Diggerland are so committed to helping good causes in Kent. Treasure Chest helps charities to generate much needed funds to continue their fantastic work.”

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Soap Star Has Muddy Good Fun
[vc_empty_space height=”16px”][vc_column_text]Last week Diggerland Kent played host to former Emmerdale star Roxanne Pallett, who was launching the new 888casino’s Millionaire Genie game. She was on a date with Troy Stapleton, whose wish was granted by 888.com and ourselves to go digger racing with the actress-turned-model.

Andy Ballantyne, Managing Director of Diggerland, called it “the best photo shoot we’ve ever done”, and even managed to get a little signed picture, which is now carefully stored under lock and key!

Miss Pallett shot to fame as Jo Sugden in the ITV soap Emmerdale, but she only clinched the job by lying on her CV about being a whizz on a motorbike. The show’s bosses wrote the bike into her character’s story and only found out on the first day of filming that she barely knew how to sit on one and had fibbed about her licence. So once she got behind the wheel of our Dumper Trucks we were all on high alert!

But despite falling out of a scoop while trying to bat away a wasp, screaming her lungs out as she crashed a JCB up a hill and almost falling out the window of a 9 tonne JCB as it turned on one side, it was a fun-filled day for all!

Diggerland is the UK’s ultimate adventure park where people of all ages and abilities can ride and drive real full-size diggers. With over 18 different attractions including giant diggers, tractors, Go-Karts, Dumper Trucks, the Skyshuttle, and our world famous Spindizzy, Diggerland promises a great day out for the whole family! And wherever you are, it’s never too far away from your nearest park:

Medway Valley Leisure Park, Strood, Kent, ME2 2NU
Langley Park, County Durham, DH7 9TT
Willowbridge Lane, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 5NW
Verbeer Manor, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2PE[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]