The Aspinall Foundation

February Half Term at Port Lympne

Posted by The Aspinall Foundation on 29-Jan-2016 17:00:00

Event Start Date: Sat, 13/02/2016 - 09:30

Event End Date: Sun, 21/02/2016 - 17:00

You’re guaranteed a February half term filled with super, natural delights when you take part in activities, animal birthday celebrations, crafts and more!

Super Natural Quiz

Take part in our great big birthday quiz, to win great prizes!  Collect your quiz sheet when you enter the park and discover the answers to our 40 questions about Port Lympne and the super animals, here at the reserve. Don’t forget to leave your completed entry in the box in the Gatehouse when you leave the park to be in with a chance of winning one of 40 super prizes:

1 x one night stay at Pinewood Pods for a family of four
4 x animal encounters, age limits may apply.
10 x Family day tickets (family of four) to either Howletts or Port Lympne
2 x Family tickets (family of four) to our Open Air Cinema
1 x Dinner at the Port Lympne Restaurant for a family of four
1 x Afternoon Tea at Port Lympne Hotel for a family of four
1 x Giraffe Adoption – adopt Settanta and Cillian for a year
1 x Cuddly Giraffe
10 x Cuddly toys
5 x My Life With Animals Books
4 x Port Lympne giraffe mugs

Create some Bunting

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Help us decorate our Conservation Station (opposite Palace of the Apes) by colouring in some animal templates to create some Port Lympne 40th birthday bunting.

Port Lympne is 40!

12:30pm at The Conservation Station, located opposite Palace of the Apes

Come along to our Port Lympne 40th birthday talk to discover how the world renowned conservationist, John Aspinall, started Port Lympne 40 years ago. You’ll hear lots of interesting facts about the reserve and its history and find out about our many conservation success stories,

Mansion Tour


Join our Education Presenters for an exclusive tour of our Edwardian Mansion. Discover the history of the mansion, from when it was built through to the work John Aspinall commissioned and then to the use of the mansion today! This is an exclusive tour on a first come first served basis, and is limited to 20 people per tour. Please pre book at the Gatehouse.

Talks & Feeds

Enjoy free and fact packed animal talks and feeds, with an emphasis on nature’s super heroes, taking place around the park. Please see information boards around the park for talk times and locations.

10.30am Lion Talk Basecamp
11am Rhino Talk Basecamp
11.30am Baboon Talk & Feed Open-topped baboon enclosure
12pm Gorilla Talk & Feed Palace of the Apes
12.30pm Port Lympne is 40!  Talk Conservation Station
2pm Tiger Talk Carnivore Territory
2.30pm Tapir Talk & House Visit Tapir House
3pm Gorilla Talk & Feed Palace of the Apes
3.30pm Snow Leopard Q&A Basecamp

*Please note that times are subject to change.

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