A truly natural holiday retreat
Hog Deer Creek offers shepherd’s huts on the edge of the Asian Experience. A unique opportunity to stay opposite the watering hole and observe the wild locals in their vast habitat. Snuggle up by the outdoor log burner in your private seating area and watch the sun set over your own little corner of the safari.
Wake up with nature
Eat & Drink
Pricing and booking
The Hog Deer Creek shepherd’s huts can accommodate up to four guests ideal for two adults and two children. A double bed is topped by two separate bunk beds facing out through the windows so you can watch the animals at the watering hole whilst relaxing in bed! Each Shepherd’s Hut has an ensuite shower room with Bamford products and a seating area with a log burner, wall mounted TV, mini fridge, and a Nespresso machine.
Set in the garden at the heart of our Asian Experience, each shepherd’s hut has outdoor seating with a chimenea, perfect for relaxing in the evening and watching the sunset. Guests can explore Port Lympne in their complimentary buggy and make use of any of the onsite restaurants.
You will have exclusive access to Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve during and outside of normal visitor hours from the day of your arrival to the day of your departure. You can visit both wildlife parks - Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve - from 9.30am to closure. You can use a golf buggy for the whole duration of your stay to explore the Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve (with a valid driving licence).
The check-in time for your stay is at 3pm and the check-out time is at 11am.
All of our short breaks guests have a safari included in the cost of their stay. Your safari will take you on an adventure through our South American, Asian and African Experience zones where you will see spectacled bears, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, camels and more.
Eat & Drink
Enjoy home cooked dishes made with home grown, local and seasonal produce at our restaurants and cafes around the reserve. Or relax and soak up the wonderful atmosphere of the unique Moroccan Courtyard (open spring & summer) at Port Lympne Hotel. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea or a romantic candlelit dinner at the new opening The Garden Room.
- Stay at Hog Deer Creek, sleeping 4: 2 adults, 2 children
- Entrance to Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park (from 9.30am on the day of arrival until closure on the day of departure)
- Safari experience at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
- Access to the park's restaurants
- Golf buggy (from check-in on day of arrival until check-out on day of departure. Valid driving licence required)
- Bedding and towels
- HD TV
- Log burner
- Nespresso machine
- Free WiFi
- Free on site parking
For more information or to enquire about gift vouchers for our short breaks, you can call 01303 234112 Monday to Sunday between 9am to 5pm.
Alternatively you can make an enquiry by filling in our simple online form and one of our team will be in touch.
Meet the animals
Port Lympne Reserve is home to over 900 animals and 75 species. See these magnificent animals during your stay. With Asian animals right on your doorstep there's plenty to keep you occupied but you can also see wolves, bears, tigers, gorillas, giraffe, zebra and many more.
Explore the Reserve
There's so much to see and do at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. Visit our landscaped gardens, take in the views from the Trojan Steps and even visit Dinosaur Forest. There's plenty to keep you entertained during your stay.
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With 14 different ways to stay, we're certain we have the perfect accommodation for you at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. Don't forget that our unique accommodations can be booked as part of your conference or private event.
Back to the Wild!
With your visit and stay you contribute to our greatest mission, getting the animals 'Back to the Wild'. This initiative has already seen an impressive number of animals born at Howletts and Port Lympne returned to their natural habitats. Your help is vital for our worldwide conservation projects.
We want to move in! :) We will definitely be coming again - in less than 24 hrs, my stress levels have reduced to zero, this is going to be my 'bolt hole' for de-stressing in the future!