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The basics

Your adventure should be WILD - but not CRAZY. This area is all about getting practical. We want you and your wild animals to have a great trip and to go home happy.

Here are answers to the 7 most common questions we get asked.

What is new for 2017?

It's going to be our wildest year ever! Come face to face with the Gruffalo on The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure from 18th March, book your roarsome Short Break and much more!

How much are Tickets?

Standard tickets are now £28 when booked in advance.

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What time do you open?

Chessington opens from 10am during the main season and Zoo Days. Closing time varies depending on the date, and we always recommend you check the opening times for your chosen visit date.

See our Opening Times page for full details.

How do I get there?

Chessington is situated on the A243, just two miles from the A3 and M25 (junction 9 or 10). Our Postcode (for your SatNav) is KT9 2NE.

Get full details and travel directions from our Travel & Directions page.

What about eating and drinking?

We know that feeding families can be an adventure all on its own, but we offer something to suit even the wildest appetite. Take a look at our Food & Drink page, or see our Special Offers.

Is there accommodation nearby?

Yes, we offer short break packages via our own Resort Hotels. These are perfect if you are travelling from a distance, or want to make the most of your adventure.

What attractions can I ride if I have a cast, air boot or splint?

Unfortunately as a health & safety requirement adventurers with a cast, air boot or splint will be unable to experience some of our attractions. See full details.

Which Half term and school holidays are you open?

We are open all year round; however there may be some restrictions at some times of the year. Take a look at our School holidays page.

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