Camelot was built by local businessman John Rigby for £65,000

Visitor numbers at Camelot dropped from 450,000 in 1997 to 350,000 in 1999

Camelot had various names for areas of the park over the years including Enchanted Wood, Kiddie’s Kingdom, Tower Gate, Tournament Way & King’s Square

In the year 2000, an adult admission to Camelot was £8.99

In 1986, Camelot attracted 257,000 visitors. The entrance fee was £2.50.

In the early years at Camelot, two animatronic knights called Gavin and Gowain would greet guests by saying  “Welcome strangers to ye olde world of Camelot”.

Puff Dragon lived in a cave in the entrance area to Camelot. The animatronic used to welcome guests to the park.

Bird of Prey shows have been a staple at UK parks for many years. They have featured at Lightwater Valley and Camelot, among others.

The Dragon Flyer at Camelot was one of only two roller coasters in the world to be powered by an internal combustion engine.

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