Chessington World of Adventures

A great, local theme park with rides, an aquarium, cafes and gardens

The theme park and zoo can easily be reached from Kingston, the 465 bus for example goes there. Originally a zoo, the theme park was added in 1987 and has constantly been expanded.

There is a pretty good selection of attractions and rides for all ages and you can see the whole zoo from an elevated monorail.

In the zoo part of the park you get a chance to see gorillas, tigers, lions, leopards, capybaras and otters; there is also a monkey and bird garden, a children's zoo with goats, pigs, sheep and chickens, a sealion enclosure, with several shows every day, a reptile house and a Sea Life Centre.

The Market Square in the centre is home to shops, video arcades, food stalls and a restaurant. You’ll also find Hocus Pocus Hall there; an indoor walkthrough experience where visitors wear 3D glasses!

Location map

Map showing the location of Chessington World of Adventures

Visitor information table

AddressLeatherhead Road, Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2NE
Telephone0870 999 0045

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