Merlin Announces a New Partner

Merlin Announces a New Partner. Merlin Entertainment’s, Chessington’s parent company has today announced a new partnership with Aramark. Set to take over the operation and management of Chessington’s food and beverage operation from March 2022. Aramark is a global leader… Read more »

Chessington Plans new Entrance

Chessington Plans new Entrance. That’s right, Chessington has submitted more planning documents to the council. In what is considered a surprise move, Chessington has submitted plans to the local authority to build a new entrance to the theme park. Planned… Read more »

Project Amazon Gets The Go Ahead

Project Amazon Gets The Go Ahead. That’s right, it’s official. Chessington World of Adventures has been given the green light. Construction can now go ahead, with planning permission now finalised. With the site walls up and work on clearing already… Read more »

Could Jumanji Ride Into Africa?

Could Jumanji Ride Into Africa? Opening as the big new attraction for the 2013 season, Zufari: Ride Into Africa opened to mixed reviews. Touted as a trip into the African savannah, in the heart of Surrey, it was felt the… Read more »

Pirates Cove Refurb for 2022?

Following on from the recent news that Seastorm is to remain closed until 2022, could there be more on the horizon? For the 2021 season, the Mexicana area received a lot of love. New props, new signage and a full… Read more »

Safari Lodges On Track

Earlier today, Chessington World of Adventures Resort submitted planning amendments to the council. The amendments have been submitted to respond to questions and planning conditions imposed upon them. The original planning application, submitted in 2017 for 45 lodges were withdrawn…. Read more »

Howl’O’ween Lineup Confirmed

Once again we’re heading into spoooky season at Chessington. Howl’O’ween returns this October, running from the 16th – 31st. Prepare for a fright with some new surprises lurking around the park this season. The Wild Witches New for 2021, the… Read more »

Seastorm Closed Until 2022

Following a few days of downtime, Chessington has confirmed that Seastorm will not return until 2022. The Mack Rides attraction, which opened in 1995, has recently been suffering bouts of closure. Not much is known as to the reasons for… Read more »