The Aspinall Foundation

17/08/2021

Introducing the primates at Port Lympne Reserve

Monkey fans will not be disappointed with a visit to Port Lympne this summer as the reserve is home to a massive 15 different species of primate!  You'll be treated to your first glimpse of our primates as you enter the reserve via the...

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10/08/2021

Our favourite dazzling zebra facts!

As well as representing the letter Z in the alphabet and looking like giant four legged barcodes, zebras have a few other special talents!  We've put together our favourite zebra facts to entertain you while you wait to experience the safari...

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23/07/2021

Introducing the Port Lympne Gorilla Family

At the heart of Port Lympne Reserve in Kent you'll find the largest group of western lowland gorillas in the UK.  Impressive silverback, Kouillou and his eleven females and three youngsters reside at The Palace of the Apes, where they can often...

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20/07/2020

Best summer staycations for families

Planning a staycation in Kent with the family this summer?  We've rounded up our top 3 family friendly retreats at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve to keep everyone happy and having fun in the wilderness!

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09/04/2020

Dazzling zebra facts!

As well as representing the letter Z in the alphabet and looking like giant four legged barcodes, zebras have a few other special talents!  We've put together our favourite zebra facts to entertain you while we're all self-isolating and doing our...

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03/04/2020

5 things you didn't know about the Przewalski's Horse

You may think the almost unpronouncable Przewalski's Horse looks like any other wild or feral pony, but there are some subtle differences between these critically endangered equines and the average New Forest pony. Pronounced “shuh-vahl-skee",...

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03/12/2019

UK First as African Painted Dog Pack Relocated to Africa

Seven-member pack will travel 4400 miles, moving from Port Lympne Reserve, Kent to Parc de la Lékédi, Gabon.Seven endangered African painted dogs from Port Lympne Reserve will soon be basking in the African sunshine of Gabon’s Parc de la Lékédi...

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15/10/2019

Lion Cubs Pounce on Pumpkins at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Halloween fun arrived early here at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve as our popular lion pride were treated to carved pumpkins by their keepers as part of their daily enrichment programme. Whilst the adults, Adras and Oudrika showed a mild interest,...

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30/08/2019

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve Opens Voting To Name Cute Lion Cubs

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, Kent’s largest wild animal park, is appealing for the public’s help to choose names for three adorable lion cubs, born at the 600-acre wildlife park, earlier this year.

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30/08/2019

Animal Parks Go Wild With Kids Go Free Offer Throughout September

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park have announced the return of their popular Kids Go Free offer.

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