Friday, October 28, 2016

News: Gulliver's Valley in numbers


37 - Million pounds of investment to build the resort. The Council has previously said that it expects the company to fund the development through business profits with no borrowing requirements.

400 - Jobs created when the park is up an running. 125 full time jobs and a total of around 325 part time jobs.

40 - The number of rides and attractions planned.

40 - Metres high. The height of the Observation Tower planned for Gulliver's Glade in the Adventure Park. The highest part of the development.

15 - Metres high. The approximate height of the biggest rides, such as the Antelope, Pirate Coaster and Tower Ride.

25,000 - Visitors each week that could come to the resort during peak season.

9 - Minutes. The average waiting time for the rides at current Gulliver's sites. At off peak times, this is less than four minutes.


244 - Hotel rooms, or "family suites," some with innovatively designed themed rooms including NERF, Princess, Pirate and Swizzels Sweetie.

3 - Hotels are planned. Liliput Castle, Wild West Hotel and the Wilderness Resort.

12 - Holiday lodges (two group camping buildings and ten woodland lodges).

300 - Pitches. Designed on themes including dinosaurs, outdoors and Wild West, the units are manufactured off site and then located within the park. They are classed as caravans.
100 - Glamping pitches for families to stay. Camping in style with access to services, the glamping accommodation will comprise of a mix of safari tents, yurts and teepees.

1,728 - Car parking spaces.

1978 - The year that Gulliver's opened its first park in Matlock Bath.

12-15 - Years it will take to build the whole resort.

5 - Phases of development.

2020 - The year the first phase of development (the main entrance and access roads, theme park hub and core parking) will be open.

Gulliver's Valley website

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