An Unforgettable Venue
Voted Kent’s ‘something different’ Wedding Venue of the Year 2016, 2017 and 2018, the four star Port Lympne Hotel, set at the heart of Port Lympne Reserve, offers couples a wonderful venue in a unique setting.
Fully licensed for indoor and outdoor civil partnerships and renewal of vows, the Grade 2 listed mansion and landscaped gardens provide the perfect backdrop for the most special day, with glorious panoramic views across Kent’s largest wild animal park to the coast beyond.
Testimonial - 14th September 2018
Gemma & Rob
…the wedding was amazing, and we would like to thank you for all the time and effort that you put into our wedding to make it the magical day that we had, all those hours i spent on the phone to you talking you through every little detail. It was great working with you, and we really felt you went the extra mile with all our demands (my demands). Thank you once again
Testimonial - 6th October 2018
Joanna & Tom
We just wanted to send you an email to say thank you for your help in making Saturday an amazing day for us! Although we had rain, everything that we could control went so perfect and smooth. Nikki and Jonathan were amazing and so professional and our guests have had only good things to say about them. Barry the DJ was also great and I appreciate that he stuck with the cheesy, pop and 80s brief that we gave him and the Girls Aloud songs were great! Thank you for all your hard work in the run up to the day and for making sure everything ran smoothly and to plan. You are amazing at your role and we both appreciate your time and effort massively! So thank you again to yourself and the whole team at Port Lympne as our day was above and beyond what we expected!
Testimonial - 9th September 2018
Liz & Maz
We had the most amazing day! Absolutely perfect. The weather was incredible and the hotel and grounds just shone! We were so so happy and couldn’t have dreamed it would go so well. Thank you to you and your whole team - amazing. After the first hour of sheer panic I was able to relax and enjoy the whole thing - from the ceremony onwards I had the best time and Maz did too!
Testimonial - 12th August
Hannah & Ben
Ben and I just wanted to thank you and all of the staff at Port Lympne for helping us to have such a magical wedding day. We loved every minute of it and really did have the best day ever. We have many happy memories to take away from the day and all of our guests commented on the venues location, the efficiency of the staff and the good food that we enjoyed. We will definitely be back to stay at some point. Thank you again.
Wedding Open Day
Come along to our fourth wedding open day between 12:00 and 16:00 and receive free entry into the beautiful historic 4 *Port Lympne Hotel, voted Wedding Venue of the Year, Something Different at the prestigious Kent Wedding Awards 2017.
We will be showcasing the variety of stunning licenced locations around the reserve including outside spaces, beautiful gardens and our stunning multi use reception room with a winter theme.
Join us on Sunday 2nd December 2018 for:
- Advice on how to plan your wedding
- Exclusive on-the-day promotions
Entrants must register to gain free entry. Please follow the link below to register your details.REGISTER
Say ‘I do’
Couples can say ‘I do’ in a variety of beautiful indoor and outdoor locations within the grounds. During the summer, rings can be exchanged on the romantic, Italian inspired outdoor terraces. Alternatively, in the winter months, ceremonies can be conducted in one of the breathtakingly decorated ground floor rooms. The stunning venue can cater for civil weddings for an intimate ceremony of just 2 or up to 200 guests comfortably, all with the charming backdrop of the Reserve.
Our chefs understand the importance of great food, preparation and presentation. It’s our philosophy that the food should be of restaurant quality, despite catering for large parties. New menus are put together annually including a choice of two starters, mains and desserts. Couples can also arrange their own menu and chefs are happy to discuss menu options and arrange tastings. From formal wedding breakfasts to buffets, hog roasts and barbecues – the team are delighted to offer advice and arrange the perfect food for their special day.
The Aspinall kitchen and prep areas are also available for dry hire so that couples can bring in their preferred caterers.
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 and for an unforgettable special touch, couples and their wedding guests can enjoy a VIP safari to The African and Asian experience. A variety of animal experiences can also be arranged, from meeting the tigers to feeding giraffes or black rhinos.
The beautiful landscaped gardens provide a stunning backdrop for memorable photographs with fountains cascading into ornamental ponds, colourful borders planted with vivid blooms, dramatic walkways and of course, the magnificent Trojan Steps – decorated with mystical Egyptian friezes. As dusk falls, twinkling and subtle lighting illuminates the Mansion and gardens, creating a magical atmosphere.
The award winning boutique hotel, has eight lavishly decorated bedrooms and couples and their guests have the option of staying overnight in one of the beautifully decorated bedrooms, with a cooked breakfast the following morning, or alternatively, can choose to spend their first night in any of the other unique accommodations at the Reserve.Accommodation
Enquire About Your Wedding
For more information, to book a viewing and to meet our lovely team please complete the form below.Download brochure