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Port Lympne Reserve

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Aldington Road, Lympne CT21 4LR, England
+44 1303 264647
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Rhino lodge stay

Had the most wonderful weekend in this beautiful lodge. Totally luxurious and cosy - the designer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jackie E
via mobile
Excellent as always

We staying in Pinewood for 3 nights and Hog Deer Creek for 1 and both were lovely. Pinewood is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
summerstarx
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Port Lympne Reserve offers exciting days out in Kent filled with discovery for the entire family. Set in 600 acres, and housing over 650 rare and endangered animals, Port Lympne Reserve offers a treat for everyone.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“safari truck” (134 reviews)
“base camp” (82 reviews)
“the reserve” (103 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Aldington Road, Lympne CT21 4LR, England
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+44 1303 264647
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful weekend in this beautiful lodge. Totally luxurious and cosy - the designer has thought of EVERYTHING - want to pinch all the design ideas. Stepped out into the beautiful English country cottage garden to admire the scenery of rolling hills and...More

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed 2 days ago

We staying in Pinewood for 3 nights and Hog Deer Creek for 1 and both were lovely. Pinewood is exactly as it sounds, you stay in the Pine wooded area opposite the Wolves and Painted dogs. Hog Deer Creek is also exactly how it sounds,...More

Thank summerstarx
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic animal park. Informative and knowledgable rangers. Animal all look happy and content in their accommodation

Thank 136Marilyn88
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely zoo park designed for the animals and has a great record of re-introducing them into the wild. Some species are now extinct and the Aspinall foundation are doing a great job. Take your time and be patient and you will see...More

Thank paulpsails
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant, fabulous weekend with an overnight stay in two tree houses with my kids and grandchildren! Only thing that let it down was shockingly bad customer service. Attempted to book different experiences before. Staff unable to offer info and then never returned the promised calls!!...More

Thank Gemma J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We live near the New Forest so are surrounded by semi wild animals( horses, donkeys, cows, pigs) roaming wild across the whole area but this was on another level😍 We are both OAP and not natural glampers but the whole experience was one to treasure....More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great day out for people if all ages but you need a certain degree of fitness if you are going to walk round the park. The safari is great with a wonderful selection of animals that you might only see cooped up...More

Thank Yorkshirelass205
HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Port Lympne Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review and score. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and saw a good selection of animals. Thank you once again and we hope to welcome you perhaps either as a day visitor or staying at...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had three days at Port Lympne and loved every one of them. The staff were terrific and so helpful. We could recommend the junior ranger experience as it allows fantastic opportunities to get close to the animals and to learn about them. We stayed...More

Thank Gordie K
HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Port Lympne Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review and score. It is good to hear that your family enjoyed the Junior Ranger experience which is for children aged 7 -12 years with an accompanying adult and it gives a unique behind the scenes experience of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for one night in a luxury tree house but wish we'd stayed longer. The lodge had two bedrooms, bathroom and lounge/diner/kitchen, a large deck with table and chairs... Very well appointed; coffee machine and pods, fridge, oven, microwave, dishwasher, large tv, binoculars.... A...More

Thank Keduc
HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Port Lympne Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review and score. It is lovely to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us making good use of your buggy, as you rightly suggest it is especially useful as the park is set over a large...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just had the most amazing experience going round Port Lympne on a Segway tour! It lasted an hour and we got to see the animals as they woke up and out in to their environments. I have done a few tours and this...More

Thank Rebecca W
HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Port Lympne Reserve, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review and score. It is lovely to hear that you enjoying seeing our animals waking up in a unique environment. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you once again.

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Hollie O
26 August 2017|
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Response from Qamar G | Reviewed this property |
there is a marquee for the buggys by where you get onto the truck
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Tracy N
24 August 2017|
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Response from Summerlok | Reviewed this property |
I'd guess it would be very weather dependant in January. The wolves, Siberian tigers and Scottish wildcats wouldn't care about a bit of cold and snow, but tapir and gorilla from tropical regions might well prefer to stay... More
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Travelling_Carlos
22 August 2017|
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Response from angept2017 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed one night and my two little ones enjoyed it so much we wished we had stayed two. You can do it all in one night, but it wouldve been nice to enjoy the setting and waking up in that lovely environment for another... More
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