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Brocklands Adventure Park
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Location Kilkhampton, Bude, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Owner Vanstone family
Opened 1977
Closed 2007
Previous names Pixieland Funpark
Operating season March – November

Brocklands Adventure Park was a family run leisure park situated near Bude in Cornwall.

The park was established in 1977 originally as a Tearoom and shop but quickly grew in the 1980s with the addition of a large car park and 15 in (381 mm) gauge railway with a diesel driven train. The expansion included ponds, slides and a pony ride track. In 1987 additions were made including bouncy castle, trampolines, bumper boats and quad bikes. The park became known as Pixieland Fun Park. In 1997 a steam train replaced the diesel train and in 2000 the name of the park was changed to Brocklands Adventure Park.

The park itself was split into two parts with the main road dividing the rides to the south and the indoor activities, kids outdoor activities and cafe to the north of the road. The indoor multi-activity centre was known ‘Undercover Playland' and the rides era was known as ‘Upper Valley Adventureland'. There was also a 4 lane bowling alley known as 'Brock Bowl".

The park closed after in 2007 season because the owners Sue and Dennis Vanstone retired. The diesel train, known as 'Pioneer' was given to Sherwood Forest Railway. It is not known what happened to the steam train. Another park in the area, Killarney Springs, closed the year prior.

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