The Aspinall Foundation


5 Reasons Why You Should Adopt an Endangered Animal

Adopting an animal is one of the best ways to support The Aspinall Foundation– but we have five more reasons to convince you 

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Capybara Baby Boom At Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, home to Kent’s authentic safari experiences, is celebrating the births of 15 cute capybara kits!

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Introducing Giraffe Manor at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

The countdown has begun to the most sensational and unique accommodation opening in the UK at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve in 2019 – Giraffe Manor.

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You're Engaged! What's Next?

First of all - congrats, you’re engaged! So what’s next? Getting engaged is an incredibly happy time for couples and the first few months of celebrations will fly by, so be sure to kick-start the planning as soon as possible!

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The Spring Wedding Trends You Need to Know

Spring is the perfect time for a wedding: it's the start of the warm weather, so many beautiful flowers are blooming and the days are getting longer. But everyone knows that wedding planning usually has to be finalised months in advance, which...

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Giraffe Calf June 2018 to July 2018

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve are saddened to announce the death of their male giraffe calf. He had been unwell for 4 days, was unsteady on his feet and had fallen several times.

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Introducing The Mighty Achilles!

Howletts Wild Animal Park, near Canterbury, have announced the arrival of Achilles, a male Sumatran tiger.

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What's On at Port Lympne

Aside from the amazing array of animals and keeper tours at Port Lympne, there’s always loads going on to get involved with, from after-hours tours to extra events. Check out some of the biggest things happening at the park across the year…

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Why Port Lympne is Great Whatever the Weather

You can always count on the British weather to be one thing: unpredictable. Which can make it difficult to make any kind of plans with your kids on weekends or during school holidays! What can you do with kids when it’s raining?

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What to Pack for a Weekend of Outdoor Adventure!


Exploring the great outdoors is an exhilarating experience, regardless of the weather. But if you don’t prepare for every possible weather eventuality then you can end up cutting your trip short! So to make the most of your weekend outdoors,...

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