The Gruffalo, who’s known as one of the UK’s best-loved children’s book characters, has been spotted at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. Standing at a whopping seven feet tall, with purple prickles all over his back and a poisonous wart at the end of his nose, The Gruffalo has made quite the entrance at the park, after his arrival last night.

 The Gruffalo At Chessington World Of Adventures - 2
The Gruffalo At Chessington World Of Adventures – 2

The towering figure, located on the Wild Wood lawn at the Resort, is causing a frenzy amongst children and parents alike, who have begun speculating about what the new arrival signifies for Chessington.

Families will be kept in suspense a little longer to find out what The Gruffalo’s arrival means for the Resort in 2017 as the big reveal isn’t set until the New Year.

Tim Harrison-Jones, Divisional Director at Chessington, says “We are absolutely thrilled to introduce The Gruffalo to Chessington World of Adventures Resort. He’s causing quite a stir with guests already with his imposing character and notable features. Kids and parents alike have been excited to see him appear at Chessington and we can’t wait to reveal yet more Gruffalo news in 2017! Watch this space!”

With over 40 rides and attractions in 10 themed lands, a Zoo and SEA LIFE centre with over 1000 animals, Chessington offers a world of excitement for the whole family.