2023 – 2024 Closed Season
The 2023 – 2024 closed season has begun. As the echoes of laughter and the thrill of adventure fade into the winter chill. Chessington World of Adventures prepares to embark on a season of transformation and renewal.
The Chessington team is actively working behind the scenes to ensure that every ride, attraction, and corner of the park is ready for an unforgettable 2024 season. Even if the clatter of rollercoaster carts and the cheers of delighted visitors are momentarily silenced.
Winter’s embrace provides the perfect opportunity for the Chessington crew to delve into the inner workings of our beloved attractions.
Join us on this virtual journey behind the scenes as we unveil the secrets of the 2023 – 2024 closed season. Discover the intricate processes involved in ride maintenance, and witness the meticulous care given to the animals. And catch a glimpse of the innovative projects brewing beneath the surface.
Join us as we count down the days until the park reawakens. Ready to welcome you back for another year of unforgettable memories. Stay tuned to Chessington Buzz for exclusive updates and sneak peeks throughout the closed season. The magic doesn’t rest; it evolves, and we can’t wait to share the updates with you!
November 18th 2023
Here we go! The closed season is here. We will bring you the latest scoop on the transformations happening during the closed season at Chessington World of Adventures. With only a week until the enchanting Winter's Tail festivities commence, the park is a hive of activity. Promising an immersive and magical experience for all.
Step into the heart of festive cheer as Chessington prepares for Winter's Tail! Exciting changes are afoot near the Christmas Grotto. Where new flooring and enchanting theming are going into place. The Enchanted Hollows, known for its mystical allure, is undergoing a magical makeover to usher in the spirit of Christmas.
Behind the scenes, the closed season takes a thrilling turn as ride stripdowns unfold. Seastorm now rests in pieces as technicians inspect, and prepare for the upcoming season. Meanwhile, Elmer's Flying Jumbos is nearing completion, eagerly awaiting the day they can take flight once more.
Change is in the crisp autumn air as Granny's Apple Fries takes a journey to a new location outside the front of Smokehouse. This strategic move hints at delectable delights awaiting visitors during Winter's Tail.
Stay tuned to Chessington Buzz for more behind-the-scenes glimpses, exclusive updates, and the latest news as Chessington continues its closed season.
November 25th 2023
As the winter veil deepens. Chessington World of Adventures continues its closed-season journey, unravelling mysteries. Orchestrating transformations to bring you an even more extraordinary adventure in the upcoming season. Here's the latest dispatch from the heart of the closed season.
The maintenance team is actively progressing with the closed-season stripdown, focusing on the intricate work on Seastorm. However, the team is not limiting itself to just that – they are also incorporating rides in the Wild Asia area into the maintenance lineup. The team is actively preparing every element for the upcoming season.
Vile Villager's is still standing, but a wave of change is sweeping across Chessington as it clears away the remnants of Howl'O'ween. The park has dismantled attractions, stages, and setups that once echoed with spooky laughter, making way for Winter's Tail.
Construction crews are actively working in the Land Of The Dragons, erecting work walls around the toilets. This closed-season initiative sees the complete demolition and reconstruction of this essential facility. Stay tuned for more details on this and other exciting construction projects set to reshape the landscape of Chessington.
To prepare for the enchanting Winter's Tail festivities, the park has erected new permanent gates in various corners. These gateways serve a practical purpose. Guiding visitors and preventing inadvertent ventures into closed-off areas.
As Winter's Tail draws nearer more of the park becomes accessible. The Chessington Buzz team is on the lookout for every detail to bring you the latest updates. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements. Keep your eyes on Chessington Buzz for more revelations and behind-the-scenes insights.