If you're not one of the fortunate few going away this Easter, then why not visit an African safari that's literally on your doorstep...well within the M25 at least.
Chessington World of Adventures has just launched Zufari, a new African safari based in the heart of Surrey. It's equivalent to the size of 15 football pitches and includes a host of different animals like zebras, rhinos and giraffes.
Visitors will be driven around the authentic African landscape in a monster-off road safari truck.
Service suspended on South West Trains between Motspur Park and Chessington South due to signalling problem.
A243 Leatherhead Road, both ways closed due to serious accident, a car and a motorbike involved around B280 Fairoak Lane, congestion on A243 to M25 J9 / A244 / B2430 (Leatherhead) and on A243 Leatherhead Road to Mansfield Road / Bridge Road.
Queues both ways, especially Northbound, with delays from the M25.
A spokesperson at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust said: “Jessica remains in a critical but stable condition in the Paediatric Intensive Care unit at St George’s Hospital. Jessica’s family would like to thank those who have sent messages of support to them at this difficult time.”
A health and safety inspector is at a theme park today where a four-year-old girl was critically injured following a fall from a bridge.
Jessica Blake, from the Isle of Sheppey, Kent, suffered a fractured skull, a bleed on the brain and broken ribs when she fell around 14ft from the Tomb Blaster ride queue at Chessington World of Adventure in Surrey on Thursday afternoon.
She is being treated at St George's Hospital, south London, and her family are at her side. She remains in a critical condition.
The Health and Safety Executive said that the inspector will be on site this morning and is "making initial inquiries" into the incident.
A four year old from Kent is in a critical condition after falling from a bridge at a theme park in Surrey. She was rushed to St George's Hospital in Tooting after she fell from the raised Tomb Blaster ride queue at Chessington Park on Thursday.
Detectives are searching for clues after a triple stabbing in Chessington in Surrey.
A 22-year-old was stabbed in the leg on Leatherhead Road. A 16-year-old and another teenager were also attacked.
Police in Kingston have made two arrests. One person is being treated in hospital.