Chessington, located in Greater London, is a suburban family town with an estimated population of about 18,000 people. The village of Chessington was founded in the twentieth century. The Hogsmill river runs through it. The inter-war housing boom transformed Chessington into a popular place for families, stretching the suburban spread of London further into the green spaces of Surrey.
Small areas of Chessington have become known to residents of the town under different names. For instance, Chessington North is home to Chessington North railway station; Chessington South incorporates the majority of buildings south of Chessington South railway station; Hook, the central point in Chessington, incorporates the majority of bus routes which pass through the area; at last, Southborough is an area close to the A3 Carriageway. Chessington North train station and Chessington South train station are half a mile apart with trains every half an hour to London Waterloo. Chessington South is the end of the line. For further trips, the M5 is nearby, and Gatwick and Heathrow are easily accessed.
Chessington was famous for its zoo, which was gradually turned into Chessington World Of Adventures, an amusement park. Today Chessington is full of screaming children heading for the World of Adventures theme park. Chessington World of Adventures is a wonderful playground that keeps the kids fascinated and roads overfilled all the year round. In the nearby greenbelt you will find a beautiful recreation when taking woodland walks towards Claygate. Golfers are served with public access courses in the area. In addition, schooling options are excellent for both state and private pupils here. Without doubt, kids will be happy to visit the palace of fun and the children's farm at Horton Park.
Chessington, located just 2 miles from the A3, is served by a regular bus service. You can take the 465 bus from Chessington to Kingston. The matter is that Chessington's municipal services are run by the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and Greater London Authority. Actually, Chessington is a part of Kingston upon Thames, a London borough. Kingston is a historic market town with numerous attractions. Visitors like Kingston for its riverside location, proximity to beautiful Royal parks and its excellent shopping. The town was first mentioned in an Anglo-Saxon Charter in 838 and then in 946, when it became the place of a number of coronations. Royal Kingston is one of four Royal Boroughs and seven kings of Wessex were crowned here in Anglo-Saxon times. They believe King John had built a residence at Kingston and a 13th century column, situated near Kingston Library, is supposed to have come from that Royal residence. Royal Kingston attracts young people wishing to live, work and learn and a large student population brings the youthful spirit to the town centre.
Chessington World of Adventures is located in Kingston and so visitors can enjoy both the South's number one family theme park and the historic town of Kingston.