Round up the family and head out on safari at Port Lympne Reserve where over 700 rare and endangered animals roam.
Port Lympne Tickets and Prices
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- 1 day admission to Port Lympne Reserve
- Head out on safari to see over 700 wild and exotic animals from around the world
- Explore the Jurassic world in the Dinosaur Forest
- Tickets include animal talks and 600-acres of grounds to explore with play parks, maze and more!
Hotels Near Port Lympne
Set in the beautiful Port Lympne Wild Animal Reserve, home to gorillas, black rhino, giraffes, lions and more. Guests can explore the Howletts Wild Animal Park, which is also within the grounds. There is a kids playground. Hotel has a restaurant, bar, free parking, free WiFi and family rooms.
Cottages set in the beautiful Kent countryside, which sleep up to 6, so great for larger families. On the edge of the grounds of stunning Lympne Castle, these cottages offer modern accommodation. All have stylish living areas with a TV and DVD player, fully equipped kitchens and free parking.
Sleeps up to 6. Only 2.2 miles from Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. Fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave and a fridge, a living room with a seating area and a dining area, 3 bedrooms, and 1 bathroom with a shower and a bath. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is featured. A sun terrace is available for guests. There’s free WiFi and private parking available on site.
On a budget? This caravan sleeps up to 6. Located in Dymchurch each caravan is equipped with a patio, kitchen with a microwave, a fireplace, a seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. A fridge, an oven and stovetop are also provided, as well as a kettle. There is also free parking.
Set a 5-minute drive from the Eurotunnel and around 12.4 miles of the Port of Dover, this B&B features accommodation with a flat-screen TV. Free WiFi is offered. A continental breakfast is served every morning. There is also a garden.
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About Port Lympne Reserve
Port Lympne is one of the largest wild animal parks in the UK and is home to bears, rhino, giraffes, gorillas, lions and tigers, and a dinosaur forest with the largest collection of life-sized dinosaurs in Europe.
Set in over 600 acres of stunning Kent countryside, conservation is key at award-winning Port Lympne, which works with The Aspinall Foundation on amazing international conservation work.
The Park is home to the UK’s most authentic safari experience. You board the safari truck at the Basecamp Café and begin your journey in South America to see Kent’s only pair of spectacled bears – Oberon and Rina – along with capybara, coatimundi and grazing vicugna.
Port Lympne Opening Times
Open 364 days of the year only closed on Christmas Day.
Summer Hours (1st April to 27th October): 9.30am – 6.30pm (Last entry 3.30pm)
Winter Hours (28th October to 31st March): 9.30am – 5pm (Last entry 2.30pm)
Christmas Eve 9.30am – 2pm (last entry 12.30pm)
Where is Port Lympne Zoo?
Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve, Aldington Rd, Lympne, Hythe CT21 4LR
Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve is located on the B2067, just past Ashford and just 5 minutes from junction 11 of the M20. It is also a short distance from Folkestone and Canterbury.
If you are travelling via car and prefer to use a Sat Nav please use Post code CT21 4LR.