|American Adventure Theme Park|
|Location||Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England|
|Operated||1985 / 1987 to 1985 / 2006|
|Previous names||Britannia Park
American Adventure American Adventure World
American Adventure Theme Park was a USA-themed theme park located in Derbyshire, England, UK. It was originally opened by the British Coal Board as "Britannia Park" in 1985, however the park only lasted 20 weeks due to financial problems. The park was reopened as a Wild West theme park by Park Hall Leisure (then owners of Camelot Theme Park) in June 1987.
In 1997 the park was sold to a new company called Ventureworld, headed by former Trentham Estate and Alton Towers boss John Broome. This resulted in a name change to "American Adventure World" for the park. After only a couple of seasons John Broome left the park, and it was sold to Leisure Parcs, with the park's name reverting to "American Adventure". Attendance figures dropped sharply during the early 2000s, and very little investment was made into the park. The final season for the park was 2006, which was by now concentrating on smaller children, with old thrill rides such as "The Missile" rollercoaster and Nightmare Niagra left Standing But Not Operating. The closure was due to low visitor numbers.
Roller coasters[edit | edit source]
Past (5)[edit | edit source]
|Buffalo Ride||Zamperla||Powered||June 1987||2006||Twinlakes Park|
|Mini Mine Rush||Zamperla||Family||April 8, 2006||2006||Flamingo Land|
|Missile||Vekoma||Shuttle||July 4, 1989||2004||Pleasurewood Hills|
|Runaway Train||Big Country Motioneering||Powered||June 1987||2006||Travelling UK|
|Twin Looper||Soquet||Steel||1995||2006||Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko|