I realise that smaller theme parks are tight for money but this seems like an incredibly poor investment and almost seems quite lazy. When you see what parks like Paultons Park are doing with investments like The Lost Kingdom it doesn't reflect very well on parks like Oakwood that are investing in poor travelling rides. Again, I realise every parks financial circumstance is different, but why invest in a cheap low quality attraction as opposed to saving that money for an eventual higher quality attraction. I realise that parks need new attractions to attract customers but this just seems like a total waste of money that will lower the parks reputation in my opinion. If it pays off for them brilliant but I think this is honestly news of the parks unfortunate decline.
I completely agree - such a shame given the fantastic-looking coasters currently at the park.
Personally, I think the park's failure is down mostly to marketing - whilst not the best themed, Oakwood's rides seem more than good enough to provoke a re-visit. It's just getting people through the gates that's the issue.