The Aspinall Foundation partnered with Howletts Wild Animal Park in Europe’s first Honey Badger rewilding project.Read more
150th Gorilla Born
We are thrilled to announce we have officially marked the birth of its 150th baby gorilla, further cementing our status as the leading breeder of this precious species.Read more
Meet Your Favourite TV Characters This Summer!
Awesome Summer of Family Fun with PAW Patrol, Hey Duggee, Bluey, Peppa Pig and PJ Masks Howletts, Kent’s original wildlife park, not only houses some of the world’s most endangered and rare animals but is now also set to play host to some of the most popular animated species this summer holiday. The PAW Patrol team, Peppa Pig family, PJ Masks gang, Hey Duggee and Bluey and Bingo will be visiting…Read more
NEW Experience for 2023!
After Hours Tours at Kent's Original Wild Animal Park New for 2023! Be one of the first to experience our NEW After Hours Tours at Howletts Wild Animal Park. Starting 18th May 2023 our brand new tour will bring you behind the scenes of our amazing animal world where you'll get even closer to some of our most popular residents and even lend a hand at feeding time! Behind the scenes Guests will be…Read more
New Annual Pass Costs 19p Per Day!
Un-bear-lievable Value Two of Kent’s biggest and best-loved animal parks have launched a fantastic new Annual Pass offering incredible value to wildlife fans. Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve’s brand-new Annual Pass allows unlimited entry to both parks throughout the year, offering access to over 1,200 animals across 91 species. The Annual Pass also includes access to…Read more
The primate team are celebrating the life of a special Gibbon 1990 - 2022 On Monday 3rd October 2022 we sadly lost our 32 year old Javan gibbon, Iwok. Born in November 1990, he was the first parent-reared Javan gibbon here at Howletts Wild Animal Park and was very special. Iwok became diabetic, and due to his placid nature and patience we were able to inject him daily with his insulin. This was…Read more
Baby Boom at Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Reserve
Autumn baby boom Spring is traditionally the season associated with a flurry of cute newborn animals emerging into the world, but Howletts Wild Animal Park and its sister park, Port Lympne, are bucking the trend with an amazing early autumn baby boom. With October Half Term just around the corner, now is the perfect time to book your tickets and bring your family to meet the newest arrivals to the…Read more
Lions are Back at Howletts!
We recently welcomed two stunning new lions - Khari and Grace.Read more
Howletts Wild Animal Park Partners with Canterbury for Ukraine (C4U) to Offer Support Day for Refugees
On 1st August, Howletts Wild Animal Park welcomed over 700 Ukrainian refugees and their host families through its gates as part of a support programme to help them rebuild their lives in the UK.Read more
New Sumatran tigress arrives at Howletts
Tipah the Tigress arrives at Howletts June 2022 Howletts Wild Animal Park in Bekesbourne, Kent, has welcomed a new star attraction to the park: a magnificent Sumatran tigress called Tipah. The three-year-old big cat was transferred to Howletts from Frankfurt Zoo, where she was waved off by her dedicated keepers on 19th May, making the 430-mile journey to Kent. Specialist wild animal transporters…Read more