Visiting Chessington with your little one is made as easy as possible with our handy toddler guide which includes information on ride height restrictions, rides and attractions available for pre-schoolers, how to plan your day, map of the park and the facilities available to you during the day.
Remember we offer great value day tickets for days out with toddlers and under 3’s go free!
So, first things first, what rides and attractions are suitable for young and pre-school children?
A firm favourite with families is The SEA LIFE centre packed with aquatic wonders and demonstrations, the centre is displayed as 4 separate habitats to explore. Take a look at the SEA LIFE centre.
Chessington has welcomed the new iconic Adventure Tree carousel, where you can ride on a giraffe, capybara or spin in a barrel! Find out more about Adventure Tree.
BRAND NEW FOR 2019! Room on the Broom – A Magical Journey. Experience the much-loved children’s story coming to life as you visit the enchanted library, the start of your magical journey... Find out more about Room on the Broom.
Climb into the trees with Treetop Hoppers and rise high above the park before bouncing to earth again. See Treetop Hoppers.
Join the much-loved monster with ‘purple prickles all over his back’ at The Gruffalo Summer Party, for a spectacular song and dance with some of your favourite picture book characters.
Explore the walkways and tree-houses of our canopy area suitable for little Adventurers when accompanied. Go to Canopy Capers.
We have Shark talks, zoo meet and greets, Otter feeding, our popular Sea Lion show, Penguin talks and Pandamonium shows during the summer, giving your little one the perfect opportunity to engage and unwind before getting back out there and enjoying the rides. See the daily show times here.
And remember, with all these attractions there are many opportunities to sit down and enjoy a variety of food and drinks including healthy options throughout the Park and the Lands.
Make the most of your day and ensure all rides are suitable including accompanying children on rides use our interactive attractions planner.
Often younger children need to be accompanied by an adult when enjoying the rides mentioned above, in some cases those children who are below 0.9m will not be able to go on the ride and those under certain heights will need to be accompanied by an adult.
For those adults who do want to go on the rides but are looking after younger children we offer Parent Swap which can be arranged from our Guest Help and Information centre, this means you can swap with a second parent coming off the ride and enjoy the height restricted rides, and you only need to queue once! Find out more here.
To be sure, use the interactive attractions planner or visit the rides pages listed above.
As well as fantastic rides, attractions, displays and things to do for Toddlers the Park is equipped with a baby feeding room, First Aid Centre, baby changing area, microwave and baby food preparation facilities and baby food outlets plus free Wi-Fi, lost children zone and we supply lost children wristbands.
We also have telephones, cashpoints, lockers and a Guest Help and Information centre to make your day with us more comfortable and enjoyable.
There are staff on hand to assist you throughout the day.
See all our family friendly facilities at Chessington.
Getting around with little ones can be tough so we’ve made it extra easy to plan and enjoy your trip with us. Whether you need to be able to pre-plan your route through the park or know where our facilities and restaurants are we have all you need to ensure a seamless fun day out with toddlers.
Let us do all the planning for you with our interactive Visitor Profiles and attraction suggestions. Choose between height restrictions, age restrictions, attractions and much more to tailor your experience with us. Start your journey today.
Plan your day with our downloadable map ensuring you get the most out of your adventure and don’t miss a thing.
Get the latest ride and attraction status updates direct to your phone with our exclusive free App. Packed with many useful features such as the Day Planner which allows you to personalise an itinerary of your day, and once built will automatically suggest your next attraction to ensure you spend less time queueing and more time exploring and playing. The App also allows you to search for the nearest facilities for those ‘caught short’ moments, featuring sat-nav style navigation to guide you to the nearest toilet, restaurant or changing room.
The famous Chessington Zoo is suitable for all ages with convenient access from the main gates and is situated opposite the SEA LIFE Centre. Plan your time to enjoy some of the many animal talks and presentations throughout the day.
Bring your family and enjoy over 40 rides and attractions, meet over 1000 animals for a truly ROARSOME day out! There’s loads to do for all the family.
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