Over the past few months, there have been a number of large changes taking place at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort, most notable is the large construction project on-going at the front of the resort. Here’s a nice re-cap of all the changes, big and small.
First of all, there has been a number of quite large scale changes to the Zoo, with a large number of animals and areas suddenly re-located. Due to the construction of Chessington’s 69-room hotel expansion, a number of animal species have had to be moved to other sections of the Zoo (more…)
As Halloween fast approaches, Chessington are now well under way with preparations for their 2013 Halloween Hocus Pocus event, featuring some brand new, unique attractions for this year, it’s usual creepy atmosphere and of course, rides in the dark!
New for 2013 is the mysterious, and spell-binding “Mystery of Hocus Pocus Hall”. Complete with an amazing sound-track, this new walk through attraction is looking set to be one of the most detailed and elaborately (more…)
In the last few weeks, there have been a number of changes at Chessington World of Adventures, including a lot of demolition at the park, work progressing on the improvements for next season, and animals moving around the park left, right and centre to make way for the construction of a new 69 bedroom expansion for the Resort Hotel, a new hotel entrance and restaurant. Construction has begun on this expansion, with the aim to open for 2014.
Chessington World of Adventures announced today the 3 main attractions that would make their ghostly mark during the Resort’s annual staple, Halloween Hocus Pocus! The event will be between the 19th October and 3rd November with park opening times between 10am to 5pm, during the first week, and 10am to 7pm.
Brand new for 2013 is a Halloween re-theme of the Burnt Stub walkthrough, Hocus Pocus Hall, entitled The Mystery of Hocus Pocus Hall!
Recently it has become apparent to Chessington Buzz that it appears as though Chessington, for the first time since 2007 will not be running its ‘Zoo Days’ during the winter season. They will however still be running ‘Festive Zoo Days’ over the Christmas period, but it is expected that the Monkey & Bird Gardens will be closed during this time.
Although this is purely speculation, Chessington Buzz has reason to believe that the decision has been taken to allow works to go on across the park as part of Chessington’s improvement programme, but (more…)