Oakwood visitor numbers rose by 40% in 2013

Speed at OakwoodOakwood theme park in south Wales recorded a 40% increase in visitor numbers during its 2013 season.

The visitor attraction is also looking to expand its workforce by 35% this year.

Spokesman Dominic Jones was quoted as saying that the park plans on opening a number of new attractions this year.

Oakwood begins its 2014 season on 11 April, and specific announcements regarding new additions are expected in the coming weeks.