Shipwreck Coast Animals

Discover Shipwreck Coast Animals in their habitats. Shipwreck Coast is one of the most popular areas at Chessington World of Adventures. One of the highlights of this area. Is the chance to meet some of the unique and fascinating animals that call it home.

One of the most iconic Shipwreck Coast Animals is the Bagot goat. These hardy creatures can be found roaming around the hills of Blue Barnacle. With their distinctive shaggy coats and impressive horns, Bagot goats are a sight to behold.

Aside from the Bagot goats, Shipwreck Coast is also home to a less cuddly. But no less fascinating species – the black rat. These creatures are known for their intelligence and resourcefulness. They can be seen living in their enclosure within the queue of Trawler Trouble.

Bagot Goats

Bagot Goats are a breed of domestic goats known for their hardiness and adaptability. Bagot goats are believed to be one of the UK's oldest documented goat breeds, with the first written account appearing in 1389. They are named after Sir John Bagot who was the original keeper of the herd at Blithfield, his estate in Staffordshire. Today, Bagot goats can be found in many parts of the world. At Chessington, they live in the hills surrounding the blue barnacle pirate ship ride.

The Bagot goats at Chessington World of Adventures are a popular attraction for visitors to the park. These goats are well-suited to life in the hills. Where they are able to graze on a variety of vegetation and navigate rocky terrain with ease. The Bagot goats at Chessington World of Adventures are definitely worth checking out.

Black Rats

Black rats are often seen as pests. But at Chessington World of Adventures, they have been given a unique opportunity to thrive. In their very own themed enclosure. The black rats can be found in the queue line for Trawler Trouble in Shipwreck Coast.

Complete with overhead tunnels that allow the rats to move freely and safely above the heads of the visitors. The tunnels are made from clear acrylic. So, visitors can get a good look at the rats as they scurry by.

Black rats are not the same as the common brown rats that people often associate with pest control. They are smaller and have sleek black fur, making them a unique and interesting addition to the park.