The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, a world first, will splash into the Wild Woods at Chessington this Spring.

Kids and parents alike will be able to join Mouse on a picturesque riverboat journey through the deep dark wood, when The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure opens on Saturday March 18. As you splash down the lazy river, the story of The Gruffalo* will magically unfold in front of your eyes with exciting twists and turns along the way.

The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure is not all the Gruffalo will be bringing to Chessington this year. The new ride will be accompanied by many other Gruffalo offerings across the Resort including four brand new fully themed Gruffalo hotel rooms in Chessington’s Safari Hotel, The Gruffalo Gift Shop and The Gruffalo Bites food outlet. Exclusive to Chessington will also be character meet and greets with the Gruffalo himself at The Gruffalo Arena, plus much, much more!
NEW! Gruffalo Experiences around the Theme Park

As well as the new Gruffalo River Ride Adventure, make sure to visit Chessington World of Adventures Resort’s Gruffalo Arena and get immersed in the world of The Gruffalo*. The stage hosts a range of Gruffalo themed activities, including photo opportunities, character meet and greets and showings of The Gruffalo animated film.

Come face to face with one of the UK's best-loved children's characters, the Gruffalo, at one of Chessington’s Gruffalo character meet and greets.

Once guests have enjoyed magical family fun with the Gruffalo himself, they can pop into The Gruffalo Gift Shop to pick up their own Gruffalo merchandise, exclusive to Chessington World of Adventures Resort.

In the mood for food? Then head to The Gruffalo Bites and choose from a selection of terribly scrumptious treats to refuel you for your wild adventure. There’s a selection of Gruffalo themed treats for all to enjoy. There might even be a slice of Gruffalo Crumble!

Please note: The Gruffalo Arena will replace the Penguins stage and the Penguins of Madagascar show. The Areams will screen the film and be the location of character meet & greets.

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