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Treat your family to an unforgettable Chessington Holiday during the Easter holidays from 26th March — 13th April!

Grab your dancing shoes and join The Gruffalo Groove:

Launching 30th March — Journey with other Chessington Adventurers at The Gruffalo Arena through the deep dark wood and encounter some familiar creatures from the much-loved story along the way through song and dance.

Both kids and parents alike can learn the words and moves too — Plus, keep your eyes peeled for an appearance from the Gruffalo himself!

Chessington Holidays Tip: With all main season packages you receive 2 Days For 1 entry per person into the Theme Park, giving you and your little adventurers even more time to discover and revisit your favourite rides!

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure

Kids and parents alike can join Mouse on a picturesque riverboat journey through the deep dark wood on The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure.

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Discover our incredible Standard and Themed rooms such as the Gruffalo Rooms, all just a stone's throw away from the Theme Park. Or discover the great outdoors in an Explorer Glamping Tent when our Explorer Glamping season begins 3rd May!

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Searching for something different? We've got a wonderful range of budget-friendly hotels for you and your family to choose from.

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EARLY RIDE TIME at the Chessington world of Adventures


As an overnight guest at the Chessington Resort, you can also look forward to exclusive access to selected rides before the Theme Park opens!

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Terms and conditions apply.

Early Ride Time is available between 17th March 2018 to 29th October 2018 when you stay in the Chessington Resort Hotel only. Please note: Early Ride Time is only available during main Park opening dates and is not included in seasonal packages. Wristbands will be issued on arrival at Reception and must be worn to receive this benefit. Rides included in Early Ride Time: The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, Vampire, Hocus Pocus, SEA LIFE centre, Chessington Zoo and Trail of the Kings. Rides/attractions are subject to availability and the rides available can differ. Rides/attractions available will be confirmed by reception.

2 Days For 1 entry is a park entry day and must be taken on consecutive stay dates with a hotel stay in the middle. 2 Days For 1 entry does not apply to themed weekends held at the Chessington Resort Hotels. 2 Day For 1 entry applies to main season breaks. Breakfast is included with all packages unless stated otherwise at the time of booking. Offer is subject to change and availability.

Any extra days included in your break must be used on consecutive days.

® 1999 & TM Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

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