Morgawr

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Morgawr
Camel Creek Adventure Park
Location Tredinnick, Cornwall, England, UK
Coordinates 50°29′23″N 4°55′58″W / 50.489825°N 4.932708°W / 50.489825; -4.932708
Status Operating since 2010
Tir Prince Family Funfair
Name Venom
Location Towyn, Gwynedd, Wales, UK
Coordinates 53°18′17″N 3°31′59″W / 53.304689°N 3.532983°W / 53.304689; -3.532983
Operated 2005 to 2007
Camelot Theme Park
Name Venom
Location Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates 53°38′00″N 2°41′54″W / 53.633260°N 2.698292°W / 53.633260; -2.698292
Operated 1983 to 2002
Statistics
Type Steel - Family
Inversions 0
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Garmendale Engineering (2010-Present)
Unknown (1983-2007)
Riders per train 12
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Morgawr is a steel family powered coaster currently located at Camel Creek Adventure Park in Tredinnick, Cornwall, England, UK. The ride opened in 1983.

History

The ride first opened at Camelot Theme Park in 1983, where it opened with the park. It was named Knightmare. It was given a space theme and renamed to Space Mountain for the 1985 season. It became an enclosed coaster in this transformation. It got its second name and theme change in 1988, becoming Beast.[1] The ride eventually closed at the end of the 1995 season, to be rethemed to Venom. Venom reopened in 1996.[2] Venom would close for good at the park in 2002[3] with the intention of building an entertainment centre on its former spot. These plans were canceled however, and the ride returned to its former spot, but lacking its showbuilding. It wouldn't operate like this however, and remained SBNO up to the end of the 2005 season, where it was removed from the park.

Venom was relocated to Tir Prince Family Funfair, where it reopened in the same year. The train was now shorter, going from 5 to 3 cars. The ride itself also received a repaint. It operated at Tir Price for 2 years, closing at the end of the 2007 season.

The ride was shipped to Garmendale Engineering, where it was refurbished and recieved a new train, before being relocated to Cornwall's Crealy Great Adventure Park, where it opened in 2010.

Design

The layout of the ride consist of several turns, finishing off with a helix.

Colour scheme

Blue track and beige supports. It had both brown track and supports when at Camelot.

Trains

Single train with 3 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 12 riders per train.

External links

  • Morgawr on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

References