Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

“Experience a unique safari adventure with views over the English Channel” - VisitEngland Assessor


Ashford, Kent

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Go wild on safari at Kent’s largest wildlife park, included in your day entry ticket! Jump on board a safari truck and journey through the South American, Asian and African Experiences, spotting amazing animals, including Kent’s only giraffe! Explore wooded pathways, spot rhinos, gorillas, tigers and lions plus many more animals, before getting face to face with life sized prehistoric creatures in Dinosaur Forest. Don’t miss our packed programme of special events throughout the year.

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Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
Adlington Road, ASHFORD, Kent, CT21 4LR
Phone : 01303 264647

About The area

Discover Kent

The White Cliffs of Dover are an English icon – the epitome of our island heritage and sense of nationhood. They also mark the point where the Kent Downs AONB, that great arc of chalk downland stretching from the Surrey Hills and sometimes known as ‘the Garden of England’, finally reaches the sea. This is a well-ordered and settled landscape, where chalk and greensand escarpments look down into the wooded Weald to the south.

Many historic parklands, including Knole Park and Sir Winston Churchill’s red-brick former home at Chartwell, are also worth visiting. Attractive settlements such as Charing, site of Archbishop Cranmer’s Tudor palace, and Chilham, with its magnificent half-timbered buildings and 17th-century castle built on a Norman site, can be found on the Pilgrim’s Way, the traditional route for Canterbury-bound pilgrims in the Middle Ages. 

In the nature reserves, such as the traditionally coppiced woodlands of Denge Wood and Earley Wood, and the ancient fine chalk woodland of Yockletts Bank high on the North Downs near Ashford, it is still possible to experience the atmosphere of wilderness that must have been felt by the earliest travellers along this ancient ridgeway.

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