The American Adventure Theme Park entrance
The American Adventure Theme Park entrance

26 fantastic retro photographs of The American Adventure - who can you spot?

If you grew up in the 1980s or 1990s you will probably have visited The American Adventure as a child.

Thursday, 23rd December 2021, 12:57 pm

The theme park was originally called Britannia Park and opened in 1985, but closed after just 10 weeks with huge debts.

The park was bought by the county council for £2.5 million in 1986, and sold to Grenada, who reopened the park under the name "The American Adventure" in June 1987.

The American Adventure was hugely popular in its heyday and new rides were introduced over the years to keep up with the times.

Unfortunately the announcement came in 2007 that the park would not be reopening that year, and the rides were sold off to various amusement parks and attractions around the world.

What were your memories of The American Adventure?

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