Gulliver's World

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Coordinates: 53°24′22″N 2°37′05″W / 53.406°N 2.618°W / 53.406; -2.618 Gulliver's World is a theme park located to the west of Warrington in England.[1] It is set in a forest and includes a man-made lake near Old Hall and Callands. The theme park has a large wooden roller coaster, The Antelope. Opened in 1989, the theme park has a number of small rides and is mainly a children's/family theme park. The park is split into 9 sections; Adventure World, The Lost World (formerly Dinosaur World), Entrance Plaza, Circus World, Western World, Alice's Wonderland (due to Warrington being near Daresbury, the birthplace of Lewis Carroll), Counts Castle, Smugglers Wharf, and the newest area to date, Water World.

Gulliver's World has Sister Parks at Matlock Bath (Gulliver's Kingdom) and at Milton Keynes (Gulliver's Land).

Current attractions[edit]

  • The Antelope
  • Pony Express
  • Wild Mine Ride
  • Dodgems
  • Count's Castle
  • Moon Buggies
  • Horse's Carousel
  • Taboggan Ride
  • Alpine Log Flume
  • Tarzan's Climb
  • Jeep Safari
  • Calamity Canyon
  • Adventure fort
  • Tomb Raider
  • Maze of Cards
  • Mad Hatters Tea Party Ride
  • Veteran Cars
  • Hard Luck Bear Jamboree
  • Junior Dino Cavalcad
  • The Runaway Train
  • Oblivian

Past attractions[edit]

  • Cine 2000
  • The Woodies Roller Coaster
  • Lake Boat Trips
  • Gulliver
  • Dinosaur World
  • Gulliver's Music Hall

Incidents[edit]

On July 13, 2002, a 15-year-old girl fell 30 feet from a Ferris wheel. She was taken to hospital, and died two days later from her injuries. The park were fined a total of £80,000 for failing to ensure a persons' safety, and not carrying out risk assessments.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Theme park to get £4m investment". BBC News. Retrieved 2013-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Girl dies after fairground fall". BBCNews. Retrieved 2015-01-04. 

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