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Port Lympne Reserve

Animal Collection / Zoo

Aldington Road
Lympne
Ashford
Kent
CT21 4LR

Tel: +44 0844 842 4647

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Port Lympne Reserve

Port Lympne Reserve, one of Kent’s most popular and award winning visitor attractions is celebrating its 41st birthday throughout 2017.  Originally opened to the public in 1976, The Reserve, near Ashford is home to over 700 rare and endangered species and is now Europe’s first animal focused holiday destination, offering visitors a variety of short break accommodations.

Set over 600 acres, Port Lympne is home to the UK’s most authentic safari experience, The African Experience – 100 acres alive with African animals. 

Visitors to Port Lympne throughout the year are promised a super, natural and epic day out as they explore wooded pathways to discover where the wild things are and see the UK’s largest herd of black rhino, big cats, small cats, primates, western lowland gorillas and more.

Visitors can also book additional activities for an extra special day, including bespoke safaris, guided tours, team building activities, keeper experiences and many more.  Restaurants and kiosks are located around the park providing a variety of hot and cold snacks. 

The Reserve, is the only visitor attraction in the UK offering a variety of short break accommodations, including fun and family friendly camping at Pinewood pods, luxury glamping at multi award winning Livingstone Lodge and the newly launched Bear Lodge, year round relaxation at Livingstone Cottage and the boutique Port Lympne Hotel and the height of contemporary style at the Treehouse Hotel.

For further information including opening times, entry prices and special events please visit www.aspinallfoundation.org/portlympne

 

 

Awards

  • Green Tourism Business Scheme -Green Business Bronze Green Business Bronze 2012
  • Tourism South East Award -2011/12 Best Tourism Experience Gold Award 2011/12 Best Tourism Experience Gold Award 2011
  • Tourism South East Award -14/15 Gold Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 14/15 Gold Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2014
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

Prices

Save 10% when you pre book your single visit tickets online via our website

Gold Card - your passport to both the Port Lympne Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park, allowing unlimited entry to both parks for a year.

Terms & Conditions apply please always check www.aspinalfoundation.org/portlympne for up to date prices.

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