Now bookable for 2017 — Explorer Glamping at Chessington World of Adventures! Enjoy the adventure and excitement of family camping without sacrificing your luxuries.
Sleep under canvas in the great outdoors in a bed as cosy as those in a hotel, and wake up in the morning to the sounds of the wilderness and the smell of your hot, cooked breakfast. Don't miss out on an adventure of a lifetime!
Plan the ultimate outdoor holiday for you and your family, and sleep under the stars in 2017. Take a peek inside a Premium Tent...
The new Explorer Glamping site includes 31 Standard Tents, 4 Premium Tents and Explorers' Outpost, a brand new themed family restaurant exclusive to Glamping guests. A delicious buffet breakfast is included as part of your short break, and you can book Explorers' Outpost for dinner in advance of your stay. Glamping guests also have access to Chessington Resort Hotel facilities, including the Savannah Splash Pool.
Complete with a double bed for the adults, 2 single beds for the children, plus comfy duvets to snuggle down in, you are ensured a great night's sleep. The tent also has wooden floors, electric lights and power sockets so there's no roughing it on this camping experience!The standard tents offer guests the adventure of camping, but with all the comfort of a hotel room. All the tents have wooden floors, electric lights and power sockets so there's no roughing it on this camping experience!
The 4 premium tents are equipped with a king size bed, a separate sleeping area for children and more space for an extra special experience. Plus, they come with outdoor furniture, so you can make the most of the your outdoor adventure and relax under the stars. The 4 premium tents offer a little bit of extra luxury, for an extra special experience. Plus, the premium tents come with outdoor furniture so you can relax under the stars before snuggling down in your tent for a great night's sleep.
The kids thought the location of the Glamping in proximity to the theme park was great. The tents themselves were lovely, and perfect for our family. — Thomas, June 2016
I loved the Glamping and would definitely do it again the tents are amazing. — Mo, July 2016
Glamping was amazing the kids loved the fact you could stay up and play with other kids. I would definitely recommend it to people. — Helen, July 2016
I took my three year old and we both loved the Glamping! Could not fault it at all! Lovely entertainment staff. Glamping tents amazingly cute! And the two days in the park to go around the rides he enjoyed! Definitely booking again soon!!! — Gill, July 2016
The earliest check in time is 3pm, and the latest check out time is 10am. Please note: You can check in at the Explorer Glamping site any time after 3pm. You are not required to check in on your arrival at the park.
Explorer Glamping guests can access the Savannah Splash Pool and Gym at the Chessington Resort Hotels.
Please note: Guests staying in the Explorer Glamping Standard Tents will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool.
Access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot on the day of arrival. Please note that access to the pool is subject to availability.
Guests staying in the Explorer Glamping Premium Tents and Merlin Annual Pass holders staying on one of our exclusive Holiday Club packages will receive complimentary access to the pool but must pre-book their time slot in the week prior to their stay. Access is subject to availability and issued on a first come first serve basis.
Towels are available to hire for £2 per towel in the leisure club.
Please note: you will need to get into your vehicle and travel from the Glamping site should you wish to use the Chessington Resort Hotel facilities.
There are two standard tents which will be accessible via a ramp for disabled guests, plus designated disabled parking and a disabled toilet. A wet-room style shower facility is also available in the disabled toilet.
Please call the Customer Experience team on 0871 360 2639 to discuss your booking. Calls cost 11p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
Terms and conditions apply. Please note that upon check in to the Hotels, you will be required to provide a credit/debit card for a pre authorisation against your room. A set amount will be held, and if not used will be released back into your account within 5-10 working days. Lead price of £149 per family is based on 2 adults and 2 children under the age of 3 sharing a standard Explorer Glamping tent on selected dates. 2nd Day FREE is a park entry day and must be taken on consecutive stay dates with a hotel stay in the middle. 2nd Day FREE does not apply to themed weekends held at the Chessington Resort Hotels. 2nd Day FREE applies to main season breaks and excludes winter packages. Please note: Please note: If you would like to eat in the Explorer's Outpost, please add-on dinner to your short break package to receive an early booking discount, or alternatively you can book at Reception on your arrival. Dinner at Explorers' Outpost is served from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. If you choose to dine at the other Resort restaurants, you will need your vehicle to reach the dining facilities. *As an overnight guest at Chessington Explorer Glamping, you will receive Glamping Exclusive Fastrack between 10 and 11am. Wristbands will be issued on arrival at Reception and must be worn to receive the benefit. Rides are subject to availability and guests must enter the Fastrack queue line before 11am; unfortunately late arrivals will not be given access. Please note, access is available to all rides with a Fastrack entrance with the exception of Vampire, Dragon's Fury and The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure and it is recommended guests visit a combination of rides to make the most of this benefit. **Resort benefits, extras and activities are subject to change and availability. Access to Wild Asia after the park closes is on selected rides only. ***Please note: Guests staying in the Explorer Glamping Standard Tents will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool. Access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot on the day of arrival. Please note that access to the pool is subject to availability. Guests staying in the Explorer Glamping Premium Tents and Merlin Annual Pass holders staying on one of our exclusive Holiday Club packages will receive complimentary access to the pool but must pre-book their time slot in the week prior to their stay. Access is subject to availability and issued on a first come first serve basis. The Wanyama Village and Amazu Treetop Adventure will not be available for Glamping guests in the evenings.
The Explorer Glamping Tents are designed to give you the comfort of a hotel room in the great outdoors.
In the Standard Tent, there's a double bed for adults, and two singles for the children which are in one communal area.
The Premium Tent has a kingsize bed instead of a double, as well as a separate sleeping area for children which has a bunk bed and a single bed, there's also a storage chest and outdoor furniture for your feature front porch.
Standard Tent •Wooden Flooring •Double bed plus 2 singles •Bed Linen •Mirror •Clothes rail •Free Wifi •Power sockets •Fully lit
Premium Tent •All of the features above, plus: •A kingsize bed instead of a double bed •A separate sleeping area with a bunk bed and a single bed •Storage chest •Outdoor furniture •Towels •Complimentary toiletries •Complimentary bottled water
Please be aware that shower and toilet facilities are communal. Towels will not be supplied in a Standard Tent.
The Explorer Glamping site is situated on the Resort near to Wild Asia and behind the Lorikeets so the Theme Park is just a short walk away.
For more information on Glamping Tents please visit Chessington.com/glamping (Please note this link will open a new tab).
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