Port Lympne Reserve in Hythe has over 900 rare animals at the reserve, visitors can go on safari and see Kent’s only giraffe, spectacled bears, Brazilian tapirs, water buffalos, deer, and lots, lots more. You can also visit the dinosaur forest, dig for fossils, enjoy play parks as well as a maze, and lots more. Port Lympne Reserve is a breeding sanctuary for rare and endangered animals that aims, when possible, to send animals bred there to go back to their natural habitat.

Opening Hours
Aoril to October
November to March
Christmas Eve
9.30am to 2pm. Last admission 12Noon.
Closed Christmas Day.
26th December
Last admission 3pm
31st December
Last admission 3pm
1st January
Last admission 3pm.

Without Donation/With Donation
Adult: £26.36/£29
Adult concession: £24.55/£27
Child - 3-15 years: £23.64/£26
Child concession - 3-15 years: £21.82/£24
Child - 0-2 years: Free
Membership, season ticket, and dual tickets with Howletts available
Concession - 60 years + and disability or mobility issues.

The park is a combination of hilly and flat terrain that can sometimes be steep, and uneven. Wheelchairs available to hire, several safari checks can accommodate a single wheelchair or mobility scooter.

No 10- runs between Folkestone and Ashford.

Cafe • Picnic Area • Toilets • Disabled Toilets • Baby Changing Facilities • Free Parking

Picture Credit: © The Aspinall Foundation.

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