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Inside abandoned Camelot Theme Park

Posted on - 10th July, 2015 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Nostalgia, Photos
Camelot's old rollercoasters

Camelot’s old rollercoasters

Many a Prestonian will have spent some time here or seen the sign off the M6.

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The Camelot theme park stands empty awaiting a potential housing development but it still had a few visitors.

Urban explorers went into the park to take photos and see what has become of it.

Video footage shows one of the old rollercoasters – although DO NOT do what LayZee Bones does in the video – The Knightmare.

Originally built in Japan and one of only three of it's kind in the world, The Knightmare arrived in the UK in 2006 at a cost of 3 million. Standing at 80 feet tall it could reach speeds of up to 40 mph, a combination of it's overbanked turn at the top and various sharp turns and helixes meant that the rider would experience a massive 5G of pressure which truly made Knightmare a one of a kind rollercoaster in the UK. It made it's last run of the track back in 2012, since then sadly it has fallen into a state of disrepair.

Posted by LayZee Bones on Monday, 29 June 2015

The rollercoaster could reach pressures of 5G.

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What are your memories of Camelot theme park? Let us know in the comments below

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