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16th Feb 2022

Plans submitted by Chessington to add two children’s rides to Pirates’ Cove

By |16th February 2022|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

A planning application has been submitted by Chessington World of Adventures Resort to install two additional children's flat rides in the Pirates' Cove area of the theme park, alongside associated theming and landscaping. Codenamed Project Anchor, the development will see two children's rides installed [...]

28th Jan 2022

Chessington submit plans to reconfigure Explorer Entrance following Amazon Land approval

By |28th January 2022|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

Chessington World of Adventures Resort have submitted a planning application to reconfigure the Explorer Entrance, in order to accommodate the track layout of the rollercoaster featured in the planned Amazon Land, which has this week been granted planning permission. The planned redevelopment will see the demolition of almost all existing [...]

9th Aug 2021

Chessington submit plans for new Amazon Land and rollercoaster

By |9th August 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

The full planning application for Chessington World of Adventures Resort's new Amazon Land development has today been published, offering a more detailed insight into the proposals, which include a rollercoaster, and generating speculation that the area could be themed around Jumanji. Planned to be [...]

17th May 2021

Chessington commence public consultation for new Amazon Land rollercoaster

By |17th May 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

Chessington World of Adventures Resort have today commenced a two week public consultation on a proposed new themed 'Amazon Land' encompassing a rollercoaster and two children's rides, providing a first look at the prospective attractions. Planned to be located on the field opposite Dragon's Fury, in the southern [...]

13th May 2021

Winners announced for 2021 ScareCON SCAR Awards

By |13th May 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Industry News, Thorpe Park Resort|

The winners of the 2021 ScareCON SCAR Awards were unveiled last night, seeing a range of theme parks and scare attractions recognised for their 2020 offerings. Amongst the winners were Thorpe Park Resort in the category of 'Best original concept & design' for its scare zones, and Chessington [...]

18th Mar 2021

Nominations announced for 2021 ScareCON SCAR Awards

By |18th March 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Industry News, Thorpe Park Resort|

ScareTOUR, a site dedicated to providing independent reviews of scare attractions all over the world, last night announced nominations for the 2021 ScareCON SCAR awards, the annual awards which recognise and champion all aspects of the scare industry – from Halloween events to year-round scare attractions. The nominations [...]

16th Feb 2021

Chessington World of Adventures Resort announces Croc Drop

By |16th February 2021|Chessington World of Adventures Resort|

Chessington World of Adventures Resort have today officially announced their new for 2021 attraction, Croc Drop. Set to ‘drop’ in Spring 2021, with an exact opening date to be confirmed, brave explorers will plunge 25m into the giant jaws of Sobek, the ancient Egyptian Crocodile God and protector of the [...]

23rd Jun 2020

Southern theme parks confirm July 4th re-opening date

By |23rd June 2020|Chessington World of Adventures Resort, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Thorpe Park Resort|

Thorpe Park Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, and LEGOLAND Windsor Resort have announced that they will be re-opening their gates to guests from Saturday 4th July. The announcement follows the successful opening of the Zoo at Chessington on 18th June and is in line with the UK Government’s latest [...]

1st Apr 2020

Thorpe Park Resort and Chessington World of Adventures Resort nominated for SCAR Awards

By |1st April 2020|Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Thorpe Park Resort|

Thorpe Park Resort and Chessington World of Adventures Resort have each received two nominations for the ScareCON SCAR awards, the annual awards which recognise and champion all aspects of the scare industry – from Halloween events to year-round scare attractions. In the nominations for the 13th annual awards, [...]

21st Mar 2020

COVID-19 forces closure of southern theme parks

By |21st March 2020|Chessington World of Adventures Resort, LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Thorpe Park Resort|

Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Legoland Windsor Resort, and Thorpe Park Resort have all announced that they will be closing and postponing the start of the 2020 theme park season due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19. In a series of announcements on the evening of Thursday 19th [...]

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