PastParks.co.uk is the UKs one place for all past theme and amusement parks.In time we aim to document and gather as much information about the lost parks of this great land and keep them alive forever!
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American Adventure was one of the first UK Theme parks (not amusement) to close and did so at the end of its last season in 2006.
American Adventure was located on an old coal mine in Derbyshire. The council had owned the land since the mine closed and were stuck with it. It was decided that the land would be turned into a theme park themed around "Everything British". Britiannia Park opened in 1985 and closed after just 10 unssuscessful weeks. In 1986 the park was sold to Granada (who had also just purchased Camelot theme park in Lancashire) and the park was turned into American Adventure which opened in 1987. This was a park that was themed around everything American! ...More