Minecraft buffs could be PAID £500 to play in Milton Keynes

Holiday parks company is looking for best Minecraft builder to design new features for them

Minecraft fanatic who know their pickaxe from their Creeper are being sought by holiday company Parkdean Resorts

They are offering the chance of a lifetime for a player to help them build their next generation of holiday parks.

The UK staycation provider is willing to pay a cool £500 to anyone with the designing skills and in-depth knowledge of Minecraft materials and tools to be able to create a new exciting feature for Parkdean’s holiday parks.

The winner gets paid £500

From exhilarating roller coasters to thrilling water slides, the sky's the limit for entries, they say.

All candidates need is knowledge of the Minecraft platform and how to build an amazing creation from scratch. They should also have an eye for detail - with no rogue blocks - and the ability to work under pressure and fight off Creepers and Zombies.

A Parkdean spokesman said: "With the help of the British public, Parkdean is looking to enhance their holiday parks and revolutionize staycations and want the best Minecraft builder in the UK to help steer the project."

To enter, players must build a "wildly imaginative" creation for one of Parkdean’s holiday parks using Minecraft.

"This could be the world's tallest water slide, or a caravan made entirely of flowers - let your imagination run wild!" said the spokesman.

"Head to Parkdean’s website hereand upload a picture of your Minecraft invention and a short description of what you’ve created and why you think it will make a great new feature. If you're successful, Parkdean Resorts will be in contact by 28th May," he added.

Applications must be submitted before midnight on May 23.