An international theme park is looking for its first UK site and wants a 300 to 400-acre site within a 40-mile radius of Oxford.

Puy du Fou, an award-winning historical-themed attraction currently operates in two locations, Les Epesses in the Pays de la Loire region of western France and Toledo, Spain. 

Puy du Fou recently celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2022 and has twice been named 'Best Theme Park in the World'.

It was also chosen as the number one theme park worldwide by the visitors in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice ranking in June 2022.

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Real estate company, Savills have been hired to look for the company’s third international site.

Ian Simpson, head of the leisure and trade-related team at Savills, says: “Puy du Fou is an incredibly popular interactive visitor attraction that centres its shows on a country’s unique history.

"The operator has been attracted to the UK because of the richness and depth of British history and culture and we are delighted to support the group in its search.

“In recent years we have seen the popularity of experiential and immersive visitor attractions grow in the UK and with the UK’s extensive history, this will add a unique experience for the British public.”