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The largest playground in the world is opening in the UK – and it’s Christmas themed

The attraction is due to open in Northumberland in spring next year

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Faima Bakar

The ‘biggest play structure on earth’ is coming to the UK next year – and it celebrates Christmas all year round. The £15 million project, named ‘Lilidorei’, is billed as a fairytale wonderland featuring elves, dwarves, pixies and fairies.

Forty acres of land in the Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, will be transformed into a fairyland of grottoes and goblin lairs featuring climbing walls, mazes, zip lines, giant slides and more. Food and drink (including hot chocolate) will also be available.

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The attraction is the brainchild of Jane Percy, the Duchess of Northumberland, who helped to transform the Alnwick Garden into a location used in the Harry Potter films. Lilidorei has aims to attract around 280,000 visitors to Northumberland each year, and will be open 365 days a year.

The park is due to launch in spring next year. While day prices haven’t yet been revealed, parents will be able to buy an annual pass for £75. There will also be ‘free Fridays’, allowing primary school children to visit free of charge during term time and holidays.

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