Whilst the Theme Park rides hibernate for the winter, you can still have a fun filled family day out at Chessington. Visit us for Animal Adventures and during our Zoo Days.

The full theme park will reopen on 17th March 2017.

You can grab early bird 2017 tickets for 2016 prices or book a short break in our limited-time sale.

Prepare for 2017 with a Merlin Annual Pass!

Grab a Merlin Annual Pass today and save with our limited time special offer!

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What's New?

Check out our latest news and updates.

The Gruffalo is coming to Chessington

The Gruffalo is coming to Chessington

Find out more about The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, opening in March 2017!

Lion cubs at Chessinton Zoo!

Merlin Annual Pass Sale!

12 Months of fun! It's a dream come true!

Zootastic Weekends at Chessington


11th - 19th February 2017

Visit our Zoo and SEA LIFE centre plus exclusive extras this February Half Term!

Lion cubs at Chessinton Zoo!

New baby lion cubs born!

Visit our three lion cubs this winter!

Zootastic Weekends at Chessington

Zootastic weekends

Selected dates during
Nov 2016 and Jan – Feb 2017

Join us for our wildest winter yet, including our exclusive Zookeeper training camp!

Zoo Days at Chessington

Zoo Days

Selected weekends during winter

Come and enjoy the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre.

Go Ape

Swing through the trees at our 2 brand new Go Ape courses.

Guest reviews of Chessington

Don't take our word for it. Check our what our Adventurers think about their time at Chessington.

"If you are looking for a wonderfully fun destination for your fun family trip, look no further!"

Anael, 22nd June 2016

"The staff are very friendly and helpful and the rides are absolutely amazing."

Maddi and Jenson, 30th June 2016

"Chessington was amazing. My kids loved it. We all enjoyed ourselves."

Gloria, 10th June 2016