Chessington Catches Fire

Today at approximately 08:30 am, Chessington World of Adventures had to call the emergency services. Following the breakout of a fire in the parks Creaky Cafe. The Cafe was, at the time, being used for the parks Santa’s Grotto attraction…. Read more »

Rides Closed Until 2014

Today it has been revealed that more than one ride will remain closed for the season. Earlier in the year, we reported that the Runaway Train was to remain closed. Now, it has been confirmed another ride is to be… Read more »

Runaway Train Closed For 2013

It has sadly been confirmed by Chessington that the Runaway Train is to remain closed for the 2013 season. The ride, originally opened in 1987 and was an opening day attraction for the park. The Runaway Train has sadly looked… Read more »

Zufari Preview Review

We were fortunate enough to be invited along to the preview night for Zufari: Ride Into Africa! The new attraction features a whole host of new animals, a story-driven ride experience and more than a few surprises. Join us as… Read more »

You’re Having A Giraffe

With the opening of Zufari: Ride Into Africa! opening only a few months away. Chessington today took delivery of four very special inhabitants. The bull Rothschild giraffes have all travelled via road to their new home in Zufari. Four new… Read more »

Hotel Expansion Gets Approval

Following on from our news post in September last year, the new resort hotel expansion has been approved. The planned expansion features sixty-nine guest bedrooms, a new restaurant as well as so much more. The new hotel building will feature… Read more »

Three Rhino’s Crash Into Chessington

Heavy snowfall can’t halt animals’ charge from Europe to Surrey for a new multi-million-pound safari attraction. The first steps in bringing the African Safari to Surrey are underway. With the arrival of three white rhinoceroses at Chessington World of Adventures… Read more »

Hotel Expansion Planning Begins

Chessington World of Adventures has today submitted a new planning application. The plans detail the resorts desire to expand the accommodation offering. Adding a new wing to the existing hotel. It is planned to be linked to the existing hotel… Read more »