Things for toddlers to do at Chessington

Resort Guide

Explore Chessington Resort — Britain's wildest adventure! Enjoy the rides in our Theme Park, Chessington Zoo, SEA LIFE centre, as well as spellbinding live shows and events.

Whether you're visiting the Resort for the first time or returning for your tenth adventure, there's a huge selection of daily talks, shows, animals, and more to keep the whole family entertained!

Rides and Attractions

The Rainforest!

Chessington World of Adventures Resort unearths a brand NEW land for 2020, the Rainforest, featuring three rides!

In addition to the Rainforest, everyone's favourite patchwork elephant, Elmer, is set to fly into Chessington as the Resort launches Elmer's Flying Jumbos.

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Walk through the pages of Julia Donaldson's bewitching book to be part of this spellbinding adventure. Afterwards, you can also get the chance to fly through the film in the Animated Movie Experience!


An exhilarating log flume in Land of the Tiger — get a unique view of our majestic Amur Tigers, before descending a misty waterfall drop!

Please note: minimum height is 1.20m. Children shorter than 1.30m must be accompanied by an adult.

The Gruffalo

Head to The Gruffalo Arena and come face to face with The Gruffalo! Plus, there's a range of fun activities to take part in, including:

  • Character Meet & Greets
  • Photo opportunities
  • Screening of The Gruffalo Film

Zoo and SEA LIFE centre

Enjoy a roarsome selection of talks, feeds and presentations to choose from including, Shark Talk, Animal Antics Show, Penguin Tale & Feed, AMAZU Monkey Talk and much more*!

Take a look!

Height Guides

0.9m and below

  • The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure
  • Adventure Tree Carousel
  • Canopy Capers
  • Dragon's Playhouse
  • Flying Jumbos
  • Room on the Broom: A Magical Journey
  • Sea Dragons
  • Temple of Mayhem
  • Tiny Truckers
  • Toadie's Crazy Cars
  • Tomb Blaster

Please note children 0.9m below must be accompanied by an adult.

0.9m and above

  • Griffin's Galleon
  • Treetop Hoppers
  • Jungle Bus
  • Scorpion Express
  • Seastorm
  • Tuk Tuk Turmoil

Please note these rides have a maximum chest restriction of 51 inches and children 0.9m and above must be accompanied by an adult.

Terms and conditions apply. *Please note all presentations are subject to change and availability.

2nd Day FREE is valid when booked as part of a main season hotel and ticket package. 2nd Day FREE is valid in the Theme Park only and must be used the day after your first day in the Park. 2nd Day FREE does not apply where the Theme Park is closed on the 2nd day of your stay. 2nd Day FREE does not apply to themed weekends held at the Chessington Resort Hotel. 2nd Day FREE applies to main season breaks and excludes winter packages. Breakfast is included with all packages unless stated otherwise at the time of booking. Height and weight restrictions apply and must be adhered to at all times. Adventurers under the indicated height must be accompanied by an adult ages 16 or over. Daily talks, feeds and presentations are subject to change and availability.

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