Ride and Castle at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

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There’s nothing more I love than abandoned theme parks, venues or derelict buildings. There’s something quite magical and haunting about somewhere which has just been abandoned – like time has forgotten it was ever there.

Ride and Castle at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Ride and Castle at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

As we’re always on the look out for unusual days out, we occasionally stumble across an absolute gem of a website. It was on my internet travels when I came across a website called Derelict Places.

One particular post on the forum caught my eye – a visit to Camelot. What I didn’t realise is that Camelot Theme park in the North West had actually closed last year. The park stated that due to declining visitor numbers, it was not reopening for the 2013 season. Sad really as I remember going there several times as a child. I guess that’s the problem though. I hadn’t been since then!

We do not suggest trying to access abandoned theme parks as they are more than likely locked and patrolled to stop trespassers. However, should you manage to find access (via legal means of course) then I wish you the best of luck!

Abandoned Theme Parks – Camelot

Thank you to Derelict Places member Sonyes and LuckyPants for allowing us to use their photos.

Bluebell Bottom Building at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Bluebell Bottom Building at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

Top of Knightmare Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Top of Knightmare Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

Rollercoaster Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Rollercoaster Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

Food Court at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Food Court at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

Entrance to water slide at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Entrance to water slide at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

Dragon Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Dragon Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot by Sonyes

The Jousting Track at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Water Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Knightmare Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Dragon Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

Part of the Knightmare Ride at Abandoned Theme Park, Camelot

For more abandoned places to see, check out the website at Derelict Places. I spent a good few hours on this site!

 
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