Those were the days, ehThose were the days, eh
Those were the days, eh

11 nostalgic pictures of the old American Adventure theme park near Derby bound to bring back happy memories

Good times!

Did you enjoy thrills and spills at the American Adventure theme park in years gone by? 

Plenty of people from Derby visited the attraction near Ilkeston before its closure was announced in 2007.

Rides including The Missile, Buffalo Stampede, Runaway Train and Rocky Mountain Rapids were all popular features at the site, which is now being developed for housing. 

Now it is time to cast your mind back - as we have delved into our archives and found these 10 great shots from that wonderful place.