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Drayton Manor Theme Park
Location Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK
Coordinates 52°36′38″N 1°42′53″W / 52.610580°N 1.714686°W / 52.610580; -1.714686
Park section Vikings
Status Operating since 1987
Rider height
  • Minimum: 105 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 120 cm
Manufacturer Zamperla
Product Powered Coaster (Custom)
Type Steel - Family
Riders per train 36
Inversions 0

Jormungandr is a steel powered coaster located at Drayton Manor Theme Park in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, England, UK. It was built by Zamperla and opened in 1987.


The ride was known as the Buffalo Coaster from its opening in 1987, until the 2022 season. The ride was also referred to as "Buffalo Mountain Coaster" and was located in the Aerial Park section.

For the 2002 season, Buffalo was repainted its current colour scheme. Previously, it was painted white and the trains were refurbished by Severn Lamb.[1]

The ride was rethemed to Jormungandr for the 2022 season, being incorporated into the new Vikings themed area.[2] The theme now resembles Loki's Serpent Snake. It reopened on 28 May 2022 with the new themed area.[3]



The ride has two helices; one situated over the lake and another situated in woodland.

Colour scheme

Red track and supports.


The train has models of a bull at the front and a person in the middle

Single train with 9 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 36 riders per train.



  1. Severn-Lamb Continues to Strengthen Ties With Drayton Manor - InPark Magazine
  2. Farrington, Dayna (2022-03-16). "Drayton Manor to open new Viking-themed land - with new rides and attractions". Birmingham Live. Retrieved 2022-03-16.
  3. Holt, Andre (2022-06-01). "Drayton Manor eröffnet neuen Themenbereich „Vikings" mit vier Fahrgeschäften". Retrieved 2022-06-06.

External links

  • Buffalo on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

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