SAVE: PS21 Book at least five days in advance and knock 43% off the cost of an on-the-day ticket for a fun-packed time at Chessington World of Adventures
Nine years later the gates opened for the now more recognisable Chessington World of Adventures
Credit: Chessington World of Adventures
, Legoland Windsor, Grahame Larter
Merlin started in the 1970s with a single aquarium in Scotland, but has since expanded to control theme parks and attractions across the UK and beyond - including Alton Towers, Sea Life,Peppa PigWorld of Play, Chessington World of Adventures
, The Blackpool Tower, the London Dungeons, Warwick Castle, and Thorpe Park as well as Legoland parks around the world.
Jack Barker was just four when he spotted the cartoon character prize at Chessington World of Adventures
, and vowed to win enough tickets to trade.
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Under-threes get free entry to Chessington World of Adventures
and Legoland Windsor - but after that prices rise quickly.
Admission is PS14 at bl.uk chessington is cool for cats THE new multi-million pound Land of the Tiger enclosure, featuring Europe's first overhead trails, has opened at Chessington World of Adventures
Admission is PS14 at bl.uk THE new multi-million pound Land of the Tiger enclosure, featuring Europe's first overhead trails, has opened at Chessington World of Adventures
THEME park fans can cash in on a Merlin Annual Pass for family fun and white knuckle rides at some of the country's top attractions - from Thorpe Park and Chessington World of Adventures
to Alton Towers and Birmingham's National Sea Life Centre.
Merlin Entertainments the business behind attractions ranging from Legoland to Warwick Castle and Chessington World of Adventures
was the latest firm to join the flurry of high profile IPO's on Friday, the shares jumped 10 per cent to 347p, valuing the business at more than PS3.5 billion.