Fun-seekers, young and old, can enjoy a family day out at Gulliver’s Kingdom in Derbyshire. For more than four decades, the amusement park in Matlock Bath has been delighting families with its colourful mix of rides, shows and attractions.
Gulliver’s Kingdom, one of Derbyshire’s most popular attractions
Located on the edge of the beautiful Peak District, Gulliver’s Kingdom opened in 1978 and has grown over the years, now occupying a sprawling site off Temple Walk. Aimed at three to 13-year-olds, Gulliver’s Kingdom is rated as one of Derbyshire’s top attractions. Among its rides and attractions are a mini rollercoaster, a pirate ship, three water rides and a cycle monorail. The aerial adventure course is another firm favourite, while indoor areas such as Lost World dinosaurs, JCB Zone and Toy Land play area are ideal for younger guests.
Gulliver’s Kingdom is located around 30 minutes from Derby city centre. Visiting families may want to find nearby Gullivers Kingdom accommodation to allow them time to fully explore and enjoy the park. It will also give them a chance to explore other family-friendly attractions the county has to offer, such as beautiful Dovedale in the Peak District, the bustle of Derby city centre and the Heights of Abraham.
Plan your stay near Gullivers Kingdom
Grand Central Apartments has some great options for those looking to stay near Gullivers Kingdom, providing the perfect place to rest and refuel before or after exploring all that the popular park has to offer.
Grand Central Apartments offers a ‘home away from home’, with each of our serviced apartments benefiting from a fully furnished kitchen so you can self-cater, perfect for families with young children. Our apartments all have free parking included, as well as luxury touches such as towels and toiletries, Wi-Fi connection and a smart flat screen TV with Netflix. Our apartments are a great alternative to a hotel stay.
The Friar Gate apartments, in the upmarket area of the city centre, are a great option for families who want to explore the bustling city centre but want to be close (around 20 miles or a 30-minute car journey) to Gulliver’s Kingdom. The Mill, located in a Grade II listed building, is ideal for those who appreciate character architecture. Our Grand Central Littleover apartments in the upmarket Heatherton Village area are another great option, thanks to their easy access to main routes, including the A50, A38 and M1.
Grand Central Apartments in Searl Street are just a short walk from the cafes, bars and shops of Derby city centre, while those who want a quieter stay further out of the city centre should consider Pride Park House, not far from the city’s football ground, or Corporate House in Madison Avenue. Both offer easy access to the A38 and A6 to take you to Gulliver’s Kingdom.
Explore our full range of apartments online today to find the ideal Gullivers Kingdom accommodation for your family.