Heartbreak as Oldest Margay in Europe Passes Away
Staff at Port Lympne Reserve in Kent are mourning the recent loss of one of the park’s cherished animals, 28-year-old margay Ambah.Read more
Cabinda: July 1986 – 2022
We are heartbroken to announce that the beautiful Cabinda, our oldest DeBrazza monkey - and oldest known DeBrazza in Europe – has passed away. An amazing, venerable lady, she had reached the grand age of 36 – a phenomenal age for a DeBrazza. Cabinda was a favourite primate of every keeper, vet, and volunteer that ever worked with her and was full of charisma and vivacious energy, even into old…Read more
Summer couples getaways at Port Lympne
Relax & reconnect Tucked away in the rolling Kent countryside, this former country estate is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway in Kent. Imagine strolling hand in hand through 600 acres of ancient parkland spotting some of the world's most iconic endangered animals, before snuggling around the firepit to toast marshmallows and sip champagne as the sun sets over your award-winning…Read more
Where to stay at Port Lympne this summer
Summer staycations Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve The summer holidays have finally arrived and we're ready for epic adventures in the great outdoors! Leave your passport at home, avoid the travel chaos and enjoy an unforgettable stay with amazing animals, stunning views and delicious food - right here in the UK! With 14 different ways to stay, you could be spending your summer getaway glamping under…Read more
How to book Lion Lodge
Lion Lodge Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve Tucked away in the rolling Kent countryside, just 70 minutes from London, you'll discover a truly wild getaway at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. The celebrity hotspot is one of Kent’s most popular and exclusive venues. With beautiful views of our stunning 600-acre Reserve, modern interiors and a personal golf buggy at your disposal, Lion Lodge is perfect…Read more
What are the Wigwams at Leopard Creek?
Luxury Glamping at Leopard Creek Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. In a quiet corner of Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve the eagle-eyed may have spotted two intriguing conical structures rising against the skyline, but just what are they? The Wigwams offer one of three ways to stay at our latest luxury accommodation, Leopard Creek.Read more
Brock is back With Operation Brock reinstated on the M20 for the summer, here's everything you need to know about the traffic management system and how to plan your journey to Port Lympne Reserve. How will Operation Brock affect your journey? If your journey to Port Lympne would normally include the section of the M20 between J8 and J9 please allow extra time to pass through the contraflow with…Read more
Two Spectacular New Wedding Venues Announced for 2022
Lavish Spaces Praised as “Absolute Perfection” Two new wedding venues at Kent’s iconic Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve have opened to lavish praise from delighted brides. The two luxurious new spaces - a spectacular glass orangery and stunning pergola – opened in June. The Port Lympne team are offering private tours of the new venues for prospective brides and grooms and have received hundreds of…Read more
Welcome to the world, little one!
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve welcomes baby De Brazza monkey The spirited youngster arrived on the 29th May 2022 to Mum Dora and Dad Pablo and joins brothers Bumba and Boda and sister Bopi in the park’s spacious open-top enclosure. Mum has been keeping the newborn close and the park’s team have yet to determine its gender. The young primate is the 19th De Brazza to be born at Port Lympne Reserve in…Read more
Spot our new arrivals!
Axis deer fawns spotted at Port Lympne Reserve 3 adorable new arrivals have been spotted on Port Lympne Reserve's Asian Experience. The first Axis deer fawn arrived on 30th May and was closely followed by two more births in quick succession on 13th and 17th June 2022. The trio brings the Axis deer herd to 21 individuals including dad Unk and mums Rani, Deepika and Priyanka. The reserve's…Read more