Top 10 reasons to visit


There's so much to experience at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort, from visiting the monkeys at the Zoo, to going on a riverboat journey with The Gruffalo.

To help you choose what to see and do at the Park, we've compiled the top 10 reasons for you to visit!

Chessington Zoo Zufari with Giraffes

1. Chessington Zoo

Meet lions, tigers, penguins, gorillas, rhinos, meerkats and giraffes! That's just a handful of the 1,000+ animals that reside at Chessington Zoo.

The Gruffalo River Ride with Chessington Holidays

2. The Gruffalo!

Join The Gruffalo and friends on a riverboat journey like no other through the deep dark wood.

Chessington Azteca Hotel

3. On-Site Hotels

With a variety of themed and standard rooms available, the Chessington Resort Hotels are the perfect choice for your short break. If you're up for the ultimate outdoor adventure, Chessington Explorer Glamping! On-Site breaks include Early Ride Time*, breakfast and parking.

Big Thrill Rides

4. Big Thrill Rides

If big thrills are your desire, then take a ride on the dizzying KOBRA, heart-pumping Vampire and fear-inducing Rameses Revenge!

Gruffalo Themed Rooms with Chessington Holidays

5. Themed Rooms!

Treat yourself to one of our special themed rooms**. The latest addition being The Gruffalo rooms, where you can watch your favourite films from the series, beat the queues with Fastrack to select rides, early check-in from 2pm and have your own, unique parking space.

Santa Sleepovers with Chessington Holidays

6. All Year Round

No matter the season, there's always something happening, from Zoo & Stay Days in Winter, meeting the monkeys in March, thrill seeking through the Park in August or Father Christmas Sleepovers in December.

SEA LIFE Centre with Chessington Holidays

7. SEA LIFE Centre

Dive deep under the sea at the Chessington SEA LIFE centre and get up close with sharks, stingrays and puffer fish! All included in your ticket price.

Lingfield Park Marriott with Chessington Holidays

8. Partner Hotels

Alongside our fantastic on-site resorts, we also have a fabulous selection of nearby budget-friendly partner hotels to cater for your needs.

GoApe with Chessington Holidays

9. Go Ape on your 2nd Day!

With two different Tree Top challenges amongst the trees to battle through - Tree Top Adventure and Tree Top Junior, are you up to try Go Ape?

2nd Day FREE with Chessington Holidays

10. 2nd Day FREE

With so much to do and see, we give you your 2nd Day FREE! Giving you double the time to either explore missed areas or relive your favourite attractions - it's your choice to make!

strong>*Early Ride Time is available between 17th March 2018 to 29th October 2018 when you stay in a standard or themed room 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. Height and weight restrictions apply, please click here for full terms and conditions.

**Upgrades to themed rooms do incur an additional charge. Please note that Fastrack is on selected rides only and can only be used once on each ride.

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