Gruffalo Eyes

Come face to face with The Gruffalo at Chessington in 2017!

There’s loads of exciting new experiences to be had as one of the UK’s best-loved children’s characters arrives at the Resort, including the world’s first Gruffalo ride!

Gruffalo Eyes

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure

OPENING 18th March 2017

Join Mouse on a magical riverboat journey through the deep dark wood. As you float down the lazy river, the world of The Gruffalo will magically unfold in front of your eyes, with exciting twists and turns along the way!



Whether you want to go on a quest to find some treasure, adventure into an African Savannah, or experience the ultimate outdoor adventure, Chessington Resort Hotels provide the perfect short break getaway.

New for 2017, venture into the deep dark wood for a short break to remember at the Chessington Safari Hotel in one of our new fully-themed Gruffalo bedrooms!

Packages include:

  • A second day in the Theme Park for free
  • An overnight stay in one of our Resort Hotels or Explorer Glamping tents
  • A delicious hot breakfast
  • Animal Meet & Greets*
  • Early Ride Time offering access to selected attractions from 9.30am
  • Plus much more!

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*Subject to availability, weekends and school holidays only.

Gruffalo Hotel Rooms at Chessington Resort Hotel

Day Tickets

Experience The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure.

Opening 18th March. Tickets just £28pp!

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Merlin Annual Pass

Passes from just £139.

Enjoy 32 top attractions across the UK.

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