A Day of Delight at Gulliver’s World, Warrington

The air was filled with excitement and anticipation as our group of Rainbows, aged between 5 and 7, embarked on a coach journey to Gulliver’s World in Warrington. Their eyes sparkled with the promise of a Christmas adventure, a day where fun and magic would blend seamlessly.

Thrills and Laughs in a Theme Park Wonderland

Upon arrival, Gulliver’s World unfolded before us like a storybook come to life. The Rainbows, bubbling with energy, dived into the heart of the theme park. Each ride brought a new wave of laughter and shrieks of joy. From the gentle sway of the carousel to the thrilling spins of the roller coasters, every moment was a treasure trove of joy and excitement. 

Rainbow's on a carousel

Rainbow’s riding on the carousel.

A Feast Under the Setting Sun

As the sun began to dip below the horizon, painting the sky in hues of orange and pink, we gathered for a packed dinner. The Rainbows, with stories of their adventures, chattered animatedly. Their faces, lit by the fading sunlight, were a picture of contentment and camaraderie.

A Walk Through the Enchanting Land of Lights

With nightfall, we embarked on an extraordinary walk through the Land of Lights. This was no ordinary stroll; it was a journey through a luminous wonderland. Hundreds of lights twinkled and danced in the darkness, guiding our path. The Rainbows, wide-eyed and awestruck, wandered through this glowing landscape, each light telling its own silent story.

Land of Lights at Gulliver's World Entrance

The entrance to the Land of Lights at Gulliver’s World

The Santa Express to a Magical Encounter

The highlight of the evening was the Santa Express, a charming train ride that chugged its way to Santa’s Workshop and Grotto. The anticipation in the air was palpable as we neared our destination.

Inside Santa's Workshop and Grotto

Rainbow’s make their way through Santa’s Workshop

A Visit to Santa’s Workshop

At the workshop, we were greeted by the cheerful elves and the warm smile of Mrs. Claus. The atmosphere was electric with the magic of Christmas. Then, the moment the Rainbows had been eagerly awaiting – meeting Santa Claus. Their faces lit up with joy as they spoke to Santa, sharing their wishes for Christmas and receiving a special present. The magic of the moment was a heartwarming sight to behold.

Rainbow's meet Santa

Rainbow’s finally meet Santa and talk about Christmas

Homeward Bound with Hearts Full of Memories

As we boarded the coach for our return journey, a few Rainbows, exhausted from the day’s adventures, succumbed to tiredness, their dreams undoubtedly filled with the day’s magical moments. The coach was a quiet haven of sleepy satisfaction.

A Heartfelt Thanks to the Unsung Heroes

This unforgettable day would not have been possible without the dedication and hard work of the organisers and volunteers. Their commitment to creating a magical experience for the Rainbows deserves our deepest gratitude. Their efforts remind us that the spirit of giving and joy is what truly makes the holiday season special.


Our trip to Gulliver’s World was more than just a day out; it was a journey into the heart of childhood wonder. It reminded us of the simple joys of laughter, the excitement of new experiences, and the magic of Christmas lights. For our Rainbows, it was an adventure they will cherish for years to come.