Written on: 06/08/2013 by nascars
As no1 put any reviews in 2013 yet guess what? it has'ant changed from some of the other reviews ive seen on here. Went there this summer with family and most of the rides were nothing spectacular and most of them broke down. log flume broke down twice and brother was stuck on ride for around 30 mins. Food was disgraceful as staff got orders wrong and food very expensive for what it was as very low quality of food. Wouldent go again. (read more)
Written on: 02/09/2012
24th August 2012 Dear Mr Sadler, As you are aware, here at Gulliver’s we continually strive to make every part of our visitors day out as fun filled and safe as reasonably practicable. Visitor feedback is an integral part of this quest. A family visit is something we take extremely seriously and I can only apologise if you feel on this occasion we have not fully met with your expectations. We have never or indeed would ever deliberately try to cause embarrassment or... (read more)
Written on: 12/04/2012
Visited Easter Sunday with my husband and our 2 year old, what an awful place, over tired, the floor of the food hall was sticky as you walked over it and hygiene looked questionable, so we didn't eat there. No one was enforcing the smoke free zones, so we didn't go on a lot of rides because there were big families standing by the entrances chain smoking. No reference to it being Easter either, might have been fun to have a bunny bouncing around?!? I wouldn't go there again if someone paid me! (read more)
Written on: 16/02/2012
Hello.took the kids to Gullivers milton keynes as we had not been there for 2 years.The place is so run down now that it is not worth the money.The place was dirty even where we ate smelled and was dirty.Would never go there again. The place is for rats not for kids and that is no joke! (read more)
Written on: 27/11/2011 by cjes (1 review written)
Saw a leaflet advertising Christmas event at Gullivers Mk and was sucked in. As in the area on a weekend break thought we would take our 18mth old son for a fun introduction to Christmas for him. On arrival we thought the park looked very dated and drab (very much unlike the leaflet/photos/website advertising it- dont be fooled by this if you plan to go). It was good that our son could go on some of the rides due to his size and he seemed to enjoy them, though as the adults we could see how... (read more)
Written on: 23/08/2011 by GalaxyandMars (1 review written)
I appreciate most people only review a place if they were unhappy or had a bad experience but I want to give an honest opinion of our day. We were sold on Gullivers by the website and televsion ads but I should have read the review websites. As a family with two small children we visit many places and because of the lower admission charge we didnt expect Thorpe Park or Alton Tower style attractions. Saying that, a lot of the rides were so poor. You feel as if its an old park with old... (read more)
Written on: 16/05/2011
Visited Gulliver's on 15th May 2011. Weather quite grey and overcast with spots of rain.
We were recommended to Gullivers because it catered for younger children. Looking at it from my daughters perspective she had a great day and really pushed herself to try new things. There was plenty to do to fill the day and the staff I found were good, helpful and encouraging in the most part. Some of the features were a bit dated but I think that added to the experience. Certainly, my daughter didn't... (read more)
Written on: 03/05/2011
After a previous day at Thorpe Park, I decided to take my 2 year old daughter somewhere a little bit more towards her age range. Although she is under 90cm, it looked like there would be a lot more stuff she could do there than at thorpe park. Gulliver's Land being only just down the road from me , it wasn't too much of a hassle to get there , even though it was a bank holiday monday there didn't seem to be too much of a problem queuing.
First half of the day was OK - plenty of things for DD... (read more)
Written on: 21/04/2011
I tock my family for a day out at Gullivers Milton Keynes, when we returned to our car we were presented with a plastic bin bag and told that are car had been broken into. Our car was 1 of 7 cars that were broken in to that afternoon. My biggest issue was that the staff at Gulliver Milton Keynes notified the police at 3pm, and we did not did not find out until 5.30 when the parked closed, we were told that they did not know who owned the cars.
The car is not owned by Gulliver's but runs... (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2011 by kevdsn (1 review written)
Gullivers Land Milton Keynes
Having read through many negative reviews about Gullivers Land in Milton Keynes, we decided to take our 4 year old son today (mothers day) partly because they were running a "mothers go free" promotion and partly because it's not too far away; they park also seemed better suited to young children than many of the bigger well known ones.
Well I must say we had a fantastic day, we arrived at 11am and found there was no queue to get in as such. The one thing I was... (read more)
Written on: 21/02/2011
Very poor start to holiday week - went there and was told that a couple of the rides were closed hence price reduction. On entry all the large rides were closed, when we complained management were arrogant that they had a good service. Poor day - kids upset but management did not care. Really concerned that only duty manager on at weekend with no way to escalate or deal with our compliant. Ask for a call today but no call received.
I would avoid it is a run down park with no real customer... (read more)
Written on: 16/12/2010 by MMM1239 (1 review written)
The worst childrens attraction I have ever been to. Would not recommend at all. From the moment we arrived, litterally at the main entrance we had problems gaining entry, no apologise were made for making us wait with children in the cold for 20minutes whilst they sorted themselve out. None of the staff knew where special christmas attractions we're taking place sening us in the wrong direction. Got onto a ride with 4 children all under 5, then told "Oh its broken, someones coming to fix... (read more)
Written on: 03/11/2010
Although we had been put off by the bad reviews, on our second visit to Milton Keynes we decided we should give Gullivers a go. I'm so glad we did it was a great day out, the kids loved the rides, the food was good and reasonably priced and I didnt notice if the place was dirty or not because we were having too much fun. Please do not be put off by the bad reviews. (read more)
Written on: 29/10/2010
Such a disappointment. Do the owners of this place think that people will keep going back when they can't be bothered to address the standard things like: no litter, happy staff, clean toilets, good food, general maintenance,etc. Although some of the rides were ok, generally the overall experience was poor. A theme park is supposed to be fun and you should walk away with a smile on your face. Hopefully the owners do care and will start to put things right. (read more)
Written on: 22/10/2010
I read all the reviews and was put off going to Gullivers Milton Keynes for about a year because of all the negative ones. I then spoke to a couple of mums who said it was really nice for the younger children. And as long as my DD enjoyed it, I would be more than happy. In the end, I thought I would go and see it for MYSELF. I picked the first weekend in October when the weather was predicted as a mini heatwave and I would not have the bustle of the school holidays. It was a pleasant day... (read more)
Written on: 19/09/2010
In one world AWFUL!!!! Where to start.....tatty, dirty, unloved, old fashioned, staff look bored, food horrible, not a decent coffee in sight, rubbish lying around on rides, weeds and moss growing, baby changing were filthy! It needs a total refurbishment because some of the rides are really looking unsafe. DEFINATELY wouldn't recommend and definately won't be going back for a second visit! (read more)
Written on: 06/09/2010 by gringo69 (1 review written)
This place had so much potential but appears to be struggling and I will be surprised if this is open for much longer.
We visited during term time in June. We are a three hour drive from the site so booked a travel lodge. We then found out it wasn't open on Mondays and Tuesdays in June but they were so late advertising opening times on their website that we didn't know.
The place looked so beautiful and our morning was fantastic. Only annoyance in the morning was the ferris wheel which... (read more)
Written on: 03/09/2010
Despite reading some frankly shocking comments on here, I decided to give Gullivers Land a try. Our party included 4 adults and 4 children (aged 2.5, 4, 4, and 7 - the youngest of which is under the 90cm height restriction and therefore enjoys free entry). Everyone had a fantastic day - the park is not about to fall down, there are so many rides that we didn't even manage to try them all!This is the only slightly negative point, and the reason for my rating not being 5 stars, the rides are... (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2010
This is the 1st time I've ever left a theme park before closing time. Visited with my 8 year old daughter and even she wanted to leave. The Python roller coaster was ok as was the ride where you drop vertically several times and you get a soaking on the log flume. Other than that the rides were very tame and some of them were absolutely atrocious. The pirate ship wasn't working and a couple of other attractions broke down while we were queueing for them. The flight simulator was atrocious,... (read more)
Written on: 07/08/2010
we had a lovely day here ,the rides suited all the ages the kids we took were age 126.96.36.199.12.they all had a brilliant day there is lots to do indoor and outdoors and i would defo go back again.the only thing i dont rate with this park is that there is no disabled rates which i think is unfair as all other parks give a discount ..but it was a great day we took our own food as a family of 7 can be very pricey to eat in these places.the splash zone was super ,you have to book a slot on... (read more)
Written on: 05/08/2010
I feel that Gullivers Land has been harshly reviewed by a number of people. This was my first visit there with my nephews aged 10 and 7. Yes this Theme Park is aimed for families with children under 12yrs. Ok some areas are looking a bit tired but like all parks maitanance is ongoing. £13.80 for a day out. I added it up and it worked out at less than 40p a ride!!! No long queues. Longest we waited was 5 mins. The kids had a fantastic day and loved the log flume and coasters.
Excellent... (read more)
Written on: 02/05/2010
i think that gulliver`s land is great.I know the boat is the best . I loved the big roller coster i wish i could live in Gulliver`s land! (read more)
Written on: 30/03/2010
Too much money for what you get,some of the rides were good but the play areas( inside & out) were rubbish.
We took a picnic so dont know what food was like.
My boys are 8 & 6 the rides were ok for them, but everything else was too young.
The park is alot smaller than it looks on the map.
It cost us 53 pounds for a family ticket. (rip off)..
The staff were very nice and they all spoke and asked if we were having a good day..
Would never go again and would not recommend it to anyone, unless... (read more)
Written on: 24/08/2009 by tkset
In our opinion the Gullivers Land queue system at the entrance was disorganised and no information about prices was displayed or explained at the ticket booth. We ended up paying for something we did not use. The park overall was rundown and on the day of our visit toilet paper missing in the toilets that we used. Some of the staff were disinterested. A few of the rides were ok but the monorail did not feel safe. If we had known how disapointing the day was going to be we would have gone... (read more)
Written on: 03/08/2009
Although overall Gullivers Land, Milton Keynes was "Good", there were just a few niggles. The woman in front of me on the "Cycle thing" up in the air was told she couldn't get on as she was wearing open shoes !! This was after being in line for 20 mins with the notice visible only before the entrance gate at the top of the stairs - she was furious and rightly so. My experience was that some of the staff werent really doing things properly. The food was rubbish and the restaurant we went... (read more)
Written on: 01/08/2009
We had a brilliant day at Gullivers Land, Milton Keynes. We had been advised to take a picnic as prices were pretty steep for burgers etc so we didn't really look at the prices, but the teas, ice creams etc were very reasonable. Also, the gift shop was not too expensive. There are plenty of picnic areas around the site. The rides are ideally catered for between 3 and 8 year olds and our 4 year old went on virtually every one there. We preferred this Gullivers to the one in Matlock which was... (read more)
Written on: 23/07/2009
Very very disappointed Grandparents. Vist Gullivers every year in July or August, but this year found the whole place dirty, in need of a lick of paint and repair with at least five of the rides out of use. So not value for money at all. A couple of the rides looked a little dangerous with start buttons missing where little fingers started to poke around....Health and Safety would have had a field day. What looked to be the Manager was walking around with such a long face and an air of... (read more)
Written on: 11/07/2009 by toula673 (1 review written)
On entry to Gullivers Land, Milton Keynes, we were advised that the run away train and train would be working by 11am but wasnt working all day, I was very disappointed to be told by one of the staff that my 6 year old daughter was not old enough to go on the log flume with one of my friends (adult) and her 6 year old daughter ! the staff lady was very rude and she was picking and choosing who she would let on the log flume, even though we went a few times this year already and no problems,... (read more)
Written on: 04/07/2009 by mikeeball (1 review written)
Just got back from fantastic day at Gullivers Land Milton Keynes (sat 4th july 2009) Arrived at 10:30am only had to wait 2 mins to pay to get in, For a Saturday the park was not busy and the weather was very nice and sunny. We had 2 adults one 2 1/2 year old and one baby. I had to pay 2x £12.50 for adults and 1x12.50 for the child baby was free.
If your child is under 90cm don't bother going to this park as they will not be able to go on most rides - If your child is 6 years or over also... (read more)
Written on: 01/07/2009 by tess79 (1 review written)
We had a great day at Gullivers Land with 4 adults and 3 children under the age of 6. The rides were great for little ones and the adults enjoyed them too. The place was clean and we took a picnic - there was loads of places to sit and eat. There was lots of rides and lots of soft play areas. (read more)
Written on: 27/04/2009
Gullivers Land is not a cheap day out but you could stay all day long and go on the rides as many times as you like. The food was very bad and would strongly advise taking a picnic. There are seats outside where you could eat it. Rides are good for toddlers and kids up to about 8, but older than this would probably get bored.
The downside is the park is very dirty and smelly in places. Felt like I needed a good wash when I got home! Although the website says its ok for bad weather as many... (read more)
Written on: 19/04/2009 by alic500 (1 review written)
Gullivers land has to be the worst attraction I have ever been to. It cost just under £50 to get into which is terrible for what's on offer, poor rides that even my 4 year old boy found rubbish, the only one's that were any good were too big for him. The staff are so unpleasant and rude, most of them can't even answer your questions. The food was a disgrace! We paid over £4 for a burger meal which was awful, a shrivelled up burger in a bun with 1 lettuce leaf. The kids food was even worse,... (read more)
Written on: 21/12/2008 by kiora2 (1 review written)
Wow Christmas cracker day out. The food was terrible but the latte's were nice. The Christmas cracker lunch had no Christmas crackers.
A lot of the rides were run down and lacked any TLC Some of the smaller unsupervised ones just didn't work at all. The 3d water maze had no water and no stamp for the competition, it had mould/moss and grass growing out of it, just tatty. The indoor roller coaster was full of rubbish, The fire truck ride suffered from a lack of water on one of the trucks... (read more)
Written on: 02/09/2008
Good range of rides for children up to about 10. Safe environment. Bad points, toilets and food sales. I would recommend this attraction but beats me why they can't keep the toilets clean and stocked (read more)
Written on: 26/08/2008 by leannekeeble
When you first walk in to Gullivers Land it looks really good, we went on the train first - that takes you all the way around the park - this was a big mistake as you just see the back of all the rides and lots of bushes and rubbish! It is very untidy and needs a lot of TLC. The rides are okay but don't last long at all, and most of them are not really worth queuing up for. The staff were terrible, everyone was a stroppy teenager who didn't know how to talk to the children and make it... (read more)
Written on: 06/08/2008
We had an absolutely wonderful day at Gulliver's its really pretty when you first walk in which gives a lovely start to the day. The toilets were nice and clean which is always my big thing when I am taking my little man out. He is only 3 and small for his age but there were only 2 rides he could not go on so he was totally in his element, which makes the day out so much more enjoyable for both of you. The queues were no longer than 10 minutes for any ride and there was not too many people... (read more)
Written on: 24/07/2008 by casper840 (2 reviews written)
Easy to get to. Good food and facilities. Poor value, especially when compared to Drayton Manor or Thorpe Park. Dirty, lots of features not working or closed, theatre events conflicted each other and weren't advertised clearly. Rides were dull and unappealing. (read more)
Written on: 26/08/2007 by Dalek445
I went to Gullivers park in the summer holidays.(2007)
It was the weekend and it didn't take long to get in the park itself. The first thing me and my family did is we went on this train. The people that drive it were a bit grumpy and it does take a couple of minutes until you get on. The train went round the whole park and each carriage could hold four people so my whole family fitted in. We were still a bit squished because the carriage is only about 1m wide! It was quite annoying because... (read more)
Written on: 26/05/2006 by pollstar
Gullivers Land had a small selection of rides and the rides were only really suitable for children under 5 years of age. Myself and my eldest daughter did not enjoy the day at all! (read more)
Written on: 24/04/2006 by seanb93
Gullivers Land was good fun for me and my mom, and we had a great day out! We went in early April, and we went on every ride at least twice e.g. We went on the Log Flume 13 times, and The Python 21 times.
I would advise that you go early in the year to avoid long queues. (read more)
Written on: 24/10/2005 by LilMissBecki (3 reviews written)
We had a great day out at Gullivers Land Theme Park, but unfortunately it rained all day. All the rides kept us amused, but they could have had a few other rides for older kids. (read more)
Written on: 09/08/2005 by clible (2 reviews written)
Gullivers Land is a firm favorite of ours. We came across this place by accident and have recommended to all our friends with young'uns. The park is designed for 1-6 year olds, with enough rides to tire the kids out for the journey home. You pay by height - over 90cm you pay, under you don't, which can make this park a cheap option compared to the other places Taking a picnic is not a problem, so I cannot say about the food Overall we've been there 4 times and enjoyed every visit (read more)
Written on: 24/06/2005 by jdlb (1 review written)
Gullivers Land is cheap to enter compared to most other parks. It has great food and rides. Although it is for the youngens, my husband and myself actually enjoyed the day aswell, and as a mother of two, a 6yr old and a 3yr old, I would recomend that you give Gullivers Land a go. There are 3 parks, Milton Keynes, Warrington Spa and Matlock. We all liked it so much, we are going back again in August 05. (read more)
Written on: 04/08/2004 by cbateman
Gulliver's land Milton Keynes is full of fun for the entire family, not only dose the park have rides for younger children they have a wide selection of rides for older children. The Park is split up into five areas lilliput land, Adventure land, Discovery bay, Toy town and the main street area. Adventure land is more for the older child, there is a swinging ship, a rollercoaster called the Python and the tree top swings!!! Discovery bay has a mixture of rides they range from log coasters to... (read more)
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