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Chessington World of Adventures News

Want to keep up with the latest Chessington World of Adventures news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Chessington giraffe
Monday, December 23, 2013 13:18

Chessington World of Adventures will remain closed until after Christmas 2013, following a major fire in the Creaky Cafe.

Merlin Membership Pass
Thursday, June 20, 2013 09:24

The Merlin Entertainments Group, which operates leading UK theme parks including Alton Towers and Thorpe Park, is to launch a pay-monthly version of its Annual Pass.

Rameses Revenge
Monday, June 17, 2013 09:08

The Rameses Revenge flat ride at Chessington World of Adventures is currently closed, after a widely-reported breakdown which saw 39 people being trapped on the ride for several hours.

Six Flags Season Pass
Monday, May 06, 2013 10:53

Are you a theme park fan? Would you love to win a 2013 annual pass to one of the top theme parks in the world?

Rock the Universe logo
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:17

Six Flags tests out "weather guarantee", Tokyo Disneyland celebrates 30th anniversary and Universal Orlando reveals "Rock the Universe" line-up.

Nemesis at Alton Towers
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 10:06

Legendary ride designer John Wardley, the man behind many of the UK's most popular theme park attractions, has released his autobiography.

LEGO Legends of Chima Speedorz
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 10:57

LEGO will bring its Legends of Chima Challenge to Chessington World of Adventures this spring, before taking it to LEGOLAND Windsor later in the year.

PortAventura logo
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:37

Walt Disney World to convert Downtown Disney into Disney Springs, Chessington delays Zufari: Ride into Africa! opening date and PortAventura plans major expansion.

Zufari: Ride into Africa! concept art
Friday, March 15, 2013 11:27

Chessington World of Adventures has been forced to delay the opening date for its new Zufari: Ride into Africa! attraction, as well as cancelling its Annual Passholder preview weekend.

Toy Story Mania
Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:24

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad out of action for months at Disneyland, more FASTPASS+ testing at Walt Disney World and Chessington welcomes rhinos for Zufari.

Chessington rhino
Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:19

Three white rhinoceroses are currently settling into their new home at Chessington World of Adventures, as the park gears up for the opening of a major new ride in 2013.

Halloween Hocus Pocus logo
Monday, September 17, 2012 08:22

The annual Halloween Hocus Pocus events at Chessington World of Adventures will kick off on October 26, 2012, running through to November 4.

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