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Grab our best value ticket for a whole summer of fun at Kent's largest wild animal park!
For just £1 more than our single day visit ticket you can enjoy a whole summer of great value days out.
There's so much to see and do at Port Lympne Reserve, you'll want to come back again and again so you don't miss a thing! Spend your summer discovering Kent’s only spectacled bears, the UK’s largest dinosaur collection, western lowland gorillas, big cats, black rhinos, primates and so much more...Buy tickets
Take a short stroll from the Gatehouse to the tiger habitat opposite Pinewood, where you'll find one of our expert Rangers, ready to share their extensive knowledge of these feisty big cats!
Make your way to Basecamp to board a safari truck and be transported to the grasslands of South America, the plains of Africa and the grassy meadows of Asia, where animals roam freely against the stunning backdrop of the Kent countryside (included in your summer saver ticket, but pre-booking is essential).
Take a break to relax and recharge with lunch at the Garden Room Restaurant & Bar, nestled within 15 acres of landscaped gardens at the historic Port Lympne Hotel. (Pre-booking is essential).
Brown Bear Talk
After lunch, take a leisurely stroll through the gardens and wander the shaded pathways down to the brown bear habitat to find out all about our bear family.
Stop at the Palace of the Apes as you begin your walk back, to see our family of Western lowland gorillas foraging in the garden as the keepers scatter an afternoon feed from the rooftop of their impressive enclosure and share their knowledge of this fascinating species.
3:30 - 6pm
Spend the rest of the afternoon spotting some of our primates and elusive binturong (HINT: look up!), enjoy the antics of our cheeky Guinea baboons and marvel at our gentle giants, the black rhinos.
Take a walk with our wallabies! Follow the path through the Wallaby Walkthrough and meet these charismatic animals as they bounce around you or snooze in the sun! Please sanitise your hands before entering and on leaving Wallaby Walkthrough at the stations provided.
Get ready for a day of exploring the 600 acre reserve with a coffee and a snack. Take a seat outside to watch our beautiful serval cats playing in their enclosure next to the café and enjoy the sweeping view over the reserve to the Kent coast.
Gorilla Talk & Feed
Visit our Drill family before heading down the Rhino Walk to the Gorilla Gardens, where you'll see our impressive bachelor gorillas receiving their lunchtime scatter feed.
Continue on to see our red river hogs and lemurs, before joining onto the Primate Trail and heading down past the tapirs and brown bears to Small Cat Corner - will you spot these beautiful but elusive felines?
Set within beautiful Mediterranean gardens, Babydoll’s wood fired pizza restaurant offers authentic Italian cooking in an informal setting.
Come face to face with prehistoric life sized creatures in the UK’s largest dinosaur forest! Marvel at the tremendous T Rex, stare at the Stegosaurus and delight at the sheer size of the diplodocus lurking in the 3 acres of Kentish woodland.
Spot the Port Lympne lion pride in their new home! The eight-acre, custom-built, fully open-top habitat mirrors the mountain and desert terrain of their ancestral homelands.
Stop to admire our elegant deer and antelopes on your way to see our adorable red pandas!
Take time to admire our impressive black rhinos on your return to Basecamp and stop for a refreshing ice cream before you head home.
Don't miss our fun, fact-filled animal talks at various locations around the reserve throughout the summer. Please check the current timetable on arrival.
Whether you're in the mood for family favourites, authentic Italian cuisine or something a little more fancy for a special occasion, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is a culinary adventure in the heart of the Kent countryside.
The Garden Room at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
The Garden Room Locally sourced food and botanical cocktails The Garden Room Restaurant & Bar is nestled within 15 acres of landscaped gardens at the historic Port Lympne Hotel, and surrounded by 600 acres of wilderness, dotted with some of the world’s most rare and endangered animals. Designed by The Aspinall Foundation’s Creative Director, Victoria Aspinall, the former stable yard of the…The Garden Room at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
The Bar & Terrace at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
Glamorous cocktails & award-winning wines Relax and unwind at our cosy bar within the historic Grade II* listed Port Lympne Mansion. The charming atmosphere and strikingly original décor are enhanced yet more by lovely sea views from the south and west facing terraces overlooking Romney Marsh and the 14 acres of landscaped, terraced gardens. For over a century, Port Lympne has entertained…The Bar & Terrace at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
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…Summer couples getaways at Port Lympne
Port Lympne Reserve Set for a Paw-some Summer With a Host of Kids’ TV Favourites
Much-loved characters from PAW Patrol, Bluey & Bingo and Hey Duggee will be making personal appearances at Kent’s largest wildlife park on selected dates in August, with the chance for little ones to meet their cartoon heroes.Port Lympne Reserve Set for a Paw-some Summer With a Host of Kids’ TV Favourites
How to find us
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve lies on the B2067, and is just past Ashford, Kent, 5 minutes from J11 of the M20. It is a short distance from Canterbury, Folkestone and the southeast coast of England.
For SATNAV use CT21 4LR.
Terms and conditions
- Valid when tickets purchased before 30th August 2022
- Truck safari is included in your admission. Must be pre-booked online in advance
- Expires 50 days from date of purchase
- Excludes repeat visits on 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st August 2022
- Must be booked in advance online
- Not valid with any other offer (including but not limited to Tesco Clubcard vouchers)
How do I book a concession summer saver ticket?
Concession tickets are not available with our already discounted Summer Saver passes.
Can I bring a carer?
Yes, carers can accompany a summer season ticket holder. PIP documentation will be required on arrival to gain admission.
Do I need to pre-book and how can I do this?
Pre-booking is advised to avoid disappointment. You can pre-book your summer saver tickets here.
Can I just show up on the day? If so, how do I book the safari?
Yes, you can show up on the day however safaris are subject to availability so we would recommend booking in advance. Guests are still able to enter the park and enjoy the walking routes when safaris are fully booked.