Located just north of Warrington, Gulliver’s World is a theme park aimed at families with children aged 2 – 13. Set in beautiful parkland around a stunning lake, the park features several different areas packed with rides and attractions.
Rides and Attractions
Gulliver’s World is divided into several sections; Western World, Circus World, Smuggler’s Wharf, Lilliput Land, Water World, Gully Town, Adventure World, Alice’s Wonderland, and the Lost World.
Rides at Gulliver’s World include: The Antelope (timber-framed rollercoaster), Wild Mine Ride (‘Wild Mouse’ type ride), Pirates Cove (new in 2011 – spinning island ride), and the Alpine Log Flume. More than 50 percent of the rides are undercover, ensuring there is still plenty to do on rainy days.
Splash Zone opened in 2009. It is a heated indoor water park with slides, water canons and climbing frames. With no deep water Splash Zone is suitable for children of all ages, even those that can’t swim.
There’s also a seating area for parents and a playroom for toddlers.
Gulliver’s World is open between April and October and for special events at Christmas and other occasions. Opening times vary throughout the year so check the official website before setting off.
Ticket prices for 2011 are £14.75 for adults and children. Children under 90 cm are admitted free. Great value annual passes are also available.
Gulliver’s World operates a family-only policy. Adults cannot purchase tickets by themselves and must be accompanied by at least one child. Online booking is offered but discounts are only available with a discount code.
Hotels near Gulliver’s World include the Village and Paddington House.
Gulliver’s World is situated a couple of miles north of Warrington town centre. To reach it by car leave the M62 at Junction 8 or 9 and follow the signs. Satellite navigation owners should use the postcode WA5 9YZ.