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There’s a beer garden at abandoned theme park Camelot – but you might share your table with a zombie

A beer garden has been added to abandoned theme park Camelot, as part of drive-in zombie cinema event Camelot Rises.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 22nd March 2022

A beer garden has been installed at abandoned theme park Camelot – but your leisurely pint might get interrupted by a zombie.

The outdoor drinking area is definitely one of the most unusual in the world, surrounded by the remains of the Lancashire attraction, including its recognisable castle-shaped entrance.

The space has been added to the medieval-themed former theme park as part of Camelot Rises, a new interactive event series.

The drive-in immersive cinematic experience has seen the Lancashire theme park, which closed a decade ago, taken over by a zombie apocalypse.

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As well as horror film screenings and scene-setting lights and sounds, brave visitors can wind down with food and drink in the new outdoor seating area.

Food on offer at Camelot’s beer garden includes pizzas. Credit: Supplied

It’s a sun trap for those who visit in nice weather, but there are also sheltered cabins for when the rain inevitably returns.

As well as an in-house bar serving drinks like Guinness and Zombie Pilsner, there are a range of food operators.

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You can grab pizza, burgers, loaded fries, Greek and Mexican street food, fresh doughnuts and Nutella crepes.

Camelot Rises ticket-holders pass through several zones on their way to the drive-in cinema, including the Military Compound, the Valley of the Dead, and the Decontamination Station.

Organisers say: “Something deadly has destroyed the legendary world of Camelot…now
overrun by zombies hungry for human flesh.

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“As the army struggle to keep control of the area, it’s time to see if you can survive this gruesome night of post-apocalyptic horror.”

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Camelot Rises comes from the same team behind the Park N Party series of drive-in cinemas in Manchester.

Films on the schedule will include the 28 Days Later series, Night of the Living Dead, I Am Legend and A Quiet Place.

Camelot Rises is currently scheduled to take place until 10 April.

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Tickets are on sale now, priced at £50 per vehicle, with screenings for the little ones available for £25 per vehicle. You can get yours with Skiddle here.

Featured image: Supplied