Unique Wedding Venue

Unique Wedding Venue

The lavish rooms, decorated with opulent murals depicting animals from around the world can cater for civil weddings of just 10 for an intimate ceremony or up to 150 guests comfortably, all with the charming backdrop of the Reserve.

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Venue

The Venue

The Port Lympne Hotel at the heart of one of the UK’s largest wild animal parks – Port Lympne Reserve, offers a unique, romantic and beautiful setting for your special day.

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Built in 1912, the Edwardian mansion is surrounded by 15 acres of landscaped gardens, incorporating water features, colourful borders, romantic terraces and the famous Trojan steps, providing wonderful backdrops for your photographs.

Say I Do

Say I Do

Situated within one of the most picturesque locations in Kent, couples can choose from a variety of stunning indoor and outdoor locations to say their vows.

During the summer, rings can be exchanged on the romantic, Italian inspired, outdoor terraces and in the winter, ceremonies can be held in one of the breathtaking ground floor rooms.

Party

Party

The Aspinall Suite, adjoining the mansion offers the ideal venue for eating, drinking and dancing after the ceremony, no matter what the weather holds in store. Suitable for larger parties, you can decorate the spacious suite to suit your theme.

Safari

Safari

Treat your guests to a private safari after the ceremony, to the African Experience – 100 acres alive with African animals. See giraffe, black rhino and many more species as you and your guests discover our Kentish savannah.

Packages

Packages

Let us take care of every detail when you choose from one of our wedding packages. Our dedicated and experienced wedding coordinator will be on hand to help you plan, so you can just enjoy your special day. Download our brochure for more details.

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Rooms

Explore Our Rooms

Whatever your requirements for your wedding venue, we have the rooms to suit your requirements. Click through our slides to see some of the rooms on offer.

Spencer Roberts Room

Spencer Roberts Room

Named after the artist who skilfully hand painted the animal murals adorning the entire room, this dramatically decorated room never fails to impress. Large windows let in natural light and offer beautiful views over the landscaped gardens.

Aspinall Suite

The Aspinall Suite

A large airy room, with bar and dance floor. The suite offers the perfect space for eating, drinking and dancing the night away.

Long Room

The Long Room

An ideal room for your ceremony or wedding breakfast no matter what the weather holds in store. Ornate French doors lead onto the Southern Terrace and gardens beyond and large windows let natural light flood in.

Iceberg Terrace

Iceberg Terrace

Perfect for an outdoor ceremony, the Iceberg terrace looks down the Lime Tree walk and across to the Trojan Steps.

Food

Food and Drink

We use the very best seasonal and locally sourced ingredients wherever we can. We work with Kentish suppliers and farmers who are as passionate about growing, as our chefs are about cooking.

Testimonials

Myles and Clare Finn

Reviewed

A big thank you for all your hard work as well as the staff members that made our wedding day very special. The day was perfect, we were looked after extremely well, the safari brilliant, the food excellent and the band, Burst, in the evening were extremely talented. Once again thank you to everyone involved.

Olga and Robert Archbold

Reviewed

Thank you so much for all your help in the build up and on the wedding day, we couldn't have done it without you!

We had a magical day and with such brilliant weather it was lovely to share the venue and gardens with our guests in all their glory. Please pass on our thanks and regards to Stephen Priestley (the pianist) and everyone else who helped on the day.

Pinewood

Pinewood

A unique getaway with nature right on the doorstep. Set close to our Amur tigers, European wolves and painted dogs and surrounded by towering pine trees, you’ll get the real feeling of camping in the wild.

Bear Lodge

Bear Lodge

These tents sleep 
up to eight guests per tent, the Lodge looks over the animal paddocks which offers spectacular views of the magnificent Kent Coastline. Perfect in any weather, the Lodge offers amenities such as private shower and bathroom facilities, beds and quilts.

Mansion Guest Rooms

Mansion Guest Rooms

We have renovated 6 rooms and converted them into guest rooms all with en suite on the first floor of the Mansion. So enabling your wedding party the convenience of getting married, partying and staying all under one roof.

Treehouse Hotel

Treehouse Hotel

Upscale luxe meets on trend minimalism in your glass fronted Tree house suite, perfectly designed for a natural retreat, with comfort and serenity in mind.

Contact Us

 

Our Address

Port Lympne Reserve
Nr. Ashford, Kent
CT21 4LR

Call Us

For information and to book call us on 01303 234 111. Our offices are open Monday to Sunday 9am – 5pm

Make An Enquiry

If you'd prefer to contact us via email, you can send an enquiry to eventinfo@aspinallfoundation.org