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Howletts Wild Animal Park is a 90 acre adventure that is ideal for great days out in Kent with the entire family. There's an animal for everyone at Howletts, which will be your favourite?

Port Lympne

An unforgettable day out for the entire family. Enjoy an African safari experience through the wilds of the Kent Serengeti, stroll through primate trail or carnivore territory. A totally unique experience.

The Aspinall Foundation

The Aspinall Foundation is an internationally renowned animal conservation charity that works in conjunction with the specialist breeding programmes at Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks.

The African Experience

The African Experience

Encounter free roaming giraffe, zebras, rhinos, ostrich and more as you head out on safari at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. Take a break at the Serengeti stop to rejuvenate at the cafe and come face to face with meerkats, lizards and other creepy crawlies at the Discovery Zone.

Short Breaks at Port Lympne

Short Breaks at Port Lympne

Enjoy a taste of the wild in the heart of the Kent countryside at the multi award winning Livingstone Lodge, immerse yourself in the luxurious surroundings of Livingstone Cottage or experience family glamping with a wild twist at Elephant Lodge.

Lion back from the brink of extinction

Lion back from the brink of extinction

The Aspinall Foundation overseas projects are not only protecting gorillas, gibbons and lemurs but also all the other species that live in the forests and savannahs we patrol. This includes a lion not see in Gabon since 1995.

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With your visit today, you can ‘double your summer fun’ and visit the sister park for only £10! You will be issued with your £10 entry voucher for the sister park on arrival at your chosen park.


*T&Cs apply. Offer available with all day tickets purchased online or at the Gatehouse. Not valid with any other offer, Family Tickets, Annual Park Memberships or Dual Park Memberships. Offer Not valid on Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016. Visit to the sister park must be made by 4th September 2016.

Summer Events

Can You Match Our Animals Strengths?

Celebrate our Animal Athletes and take part in a host of free activities and games with a sporting theme throughout the summer. You can win prizes when you take part in our themed competitions, plus join our Education Presenters for fun and fact packed talks every day! Each week we’ll be highlighting our different amazing animal athletes and challenging you to compete with their mighty skills!
Summer events at Howletts
Summer events at Port Lympne

Discover Dinosaurs

Explore the forest that time forgot!

Step into a Jurassic world when you visit Dinosaur Forest, the largest collection of life size dinosaurs in Europe at Kent’s biggest wild animal park - open now! Marvel at the tremendous T- Rex, stare at the stegosaurus, feel the terror of the pterodactyl and delight at the sheer size of the diplodocus! You’ll be amazed and entertained by our Dino Rangers, telling stories from the time the dinosaurs walked the earth, whilst you become palaeontologists and dig for your very own fossils! Find out more here.

Bears have arrived!

Lions, tigers and Bears! Oh my!

We're delighted to announce that Kent’s first pair of spectacled bears have arrived! They are native to South America and are the species thought to have inspired the stories of children’s favourite – Paddington Bear. The Bears, Oberon and Rina have settled in to their new home and can be seen exploring their outside enclosure. Find out more here.



Book your annual membership to a world of conservation, online today and enjoy exclusive benefits, just for members.

Already a Member? You can now renew online here for Howletts and Port Lympne.



If you can't decide which park membership to choose from, pick the Dual Park Membership and enjoy all the benefits plus unlimited entry to both Howletts and Port Lympne all year round!

Already a Member? You can now renew online here for Howletts or Port Lympne.



  • 10% off catering all year round, excluding ice cream and confectionery
  • Quarterly newsletter
  • Guide Book
  • Member talks
  • Member only events
  • Retail discount events
  • Competitions



Howletts Membership

Membership Adult £44.00
Membership Child £36.00
Membership Adult Concession £40.00
Membership Child Concession £32.00

Port Lympne Membership

Membership Adult £50.00
Membership Child £42.00
Membership Adult Concession £46.00
Membership Child Concession £38.00

Dual Park Membership

Dual Park Membership Adult £62.50
Dual Park Membership Child £52.50



The Aspinall Foundation is an internationally renowned animal conservation charity that works in conjunction with Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks. Together we are committed to the breeding, reintroduction and protection of rare and endangered species.

We love what we do, and with your continued support we can carry on with greater confidence. Like everything in life our work costs money. Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks are different from conventional zoos, our focus is on providing as natural an environment as possible for the animals in our care, to facilitate our successful breeding programmes. The Aspinall Foundation is a charity that relies on support from the general public to fund its back to the wild programme, and vital animal protection projects in Africa, Madagascar and Java, as well as other projects around the world that are protecting some of the world’s most endangered species.

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Back To The Wild

Back To The Wild

Howletts & Port Lympne are one of the most successful breeders of captive endangered animals in the world, and work with The Aspinall Foundation to return animals ‘Back To The Wild’, where it is safe to do so. This is the focus of our conservation work.

You can read more about our worldwide conservation work, and our belief in returning animals to their natural habitats in the Conservation section of our site. You can help support these projects with a £3 text donation. Simply text BACK to 70300 and help us re-introduce animals back into their natural habitats.

The Aspinall Foundation is a charity

The Aspinall Foundation is a charity. We need your support to help us continue to protect rare and endangered species.

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