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Chessington World of Adventures

Theme park in Chessington, Greater London, England

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Chessington World of Adventures: Theme park in Chessington, Greater London, England
Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a theme park, zoo and hotel complex in Chessington, Greater London, England, around 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Central London. The complex opened as Chessington Zoo in 1931, with the theme park being developed alongside the zoo by The Tussauds Group and opening on 7 July 1987, as one of the first themed amusement parks in Britain. The theme park, which features over 40 rides, is now owned by Merlin Entertainments, following its merger with The Tussauds Group in 2007. Under Merlin, Chessington has been increasingly developed into a resort tourist destination, including two on-site hotels, a high ropes course and camp site.

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Leisure sector struggles as other businesses reopen [Video]

Leisure sector struggles as other businesses reopen

Divisional Director at Chessington World of Adventures Tim Harrison-Jones has said his thoughts go out to businesses in the leisure and hospitality sector which have closed permanently due to lockdown..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:25Published

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