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Romford family enjoys VIP treatment after becoming safari’s 20 millionth visitor

PUBLISHED: 11:48 26 April 2017 | UPDATED: 11:55 26 April 2017

The Dennis family greeted by the Duke of Bedford

The Dennis family greeted by the Duke of Bedford

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A father enjoyed a pleasant surprise when he took his family on a day out to Woburn Safari Park and was given the VIP treatment for becoming the park’s 20 millionth visitor.

The family were taken off-road for a closer look at the animalsThe family were taken off-road for a closer look at the animals

Stephen Dennis and his family, from Romford, were greeted by the Duke of Bedford Andrew Russell upon their arrival at the park, in Milton Keynes, and presented with a basket filled with safari toys, a delicious lunch and some luxurious chocolates and wine.

The treats didn’t stop there as Stephen, along with his wife Linda and two children Paige and Joshua, were given free entry to the park and taken off-road in a Land Rover to get a close up look of the animals.

Stephen said he was “overwhelmed” by the prize.

“The family feel overwhelmed. I’m not normally this lucky,” said Stephen. “I wasn’t expecting this today at all, it’s quite amazing really, to be the 20 millionth person through the doors.

“It’s just an amazing place to come to.”


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