If you’re looking for places to stay near Chessington, look no further than The Mitre Hotel, Hampton Court. Our riverside hotel is the perfect location for guests wanting to explore the wonders that Chessington has to offer.
Chessington is an area in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames; only a stone’s throw away from our hotel. It is located close to Central London and is part of the neighbouring county of Surrey.
Chessington is widely renowned for being home to one of Europe’s leading theme park resorts ‘Chessington World of Adventures’. This attraction includes a zoo, a theme park, an aquarium and the historic Burnt Stub Mansion. Historically opened as Chessington Zoo in 1931, this was the first amusement park in the UK. Currently Chessington Zoo has over 1,000 animals, which are located on various trails in which visitors can take a leisurely stroll through. The theme park, Chessington World of Adventures, is based on cultural places throughout the world including the Market Square, Mystic East, Mexicana, Pirates Cove, Transylvania, and Forbidden Kingdom.
Alongside the popular theme park resort, Chessington town has an effortless beauty with the Bonesgate Stream, a tributary of the Hogsmill River running through it. Chessington also provides a range of countryside activities with many open spaces including the “Chessington Countryside Walk” in the London Green Belt. This area has the best of both worlds with plenty of things to do and see for all ages. This beautiful landscape is perfect for a fresh, brisk afternoon walk before retiring to our Thames-side Cafe.