With 10 themed zones crammed with thrilling amusement rides, plus the Chessington Zoo and SEALIFE Centre; the Chessington World of Adventures is the ideal destination for a family day out, just 16 miles from central London.
Head to the zoo, where you’ll come face-to-face with more than 1,000 animals including lions, gorillas, penguins and reindeer, then explore the underwater world of the SEALIFE center, home to shark, lionfish, piranhas and jellyfish. Finally, get your adrenaline soaring on dozens of thrilling rides, including roller coasters, water rides and plenty of classics from spinning teacups to pirate ships.
The park is also home to two hotels, a 'glamping' station (a luxury campsite) and an assortment of cafés, restaurants, food stalls and shops.
Chessington World of Adventures is located in Surrey, around 16 miles (26km) southwest of London. The park is open between March and November, daily from 10am to 5 or 6pm, although entrance times and closures may vary. Tickets start from £27.60.