Livingstone Cottage at Port Lympne Reserve & Howletts Wild Animal Park 4* - Ashford - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Enjoy a multi-award winning VIP safari experience in England
  • With a fantastic game drive, meals prepared and served by your personal chef and luxurious accommodation, this trip is sure to be magical!
  • Don't forget to pack your camera as you view some of the 'Big 5' in this converted Kent countryside

This truly is an amazing place to stay, you will wake up in a Serengeti like environment and ask yourself - am I in Kent... or Africa? This unique experience is a must for wildlife lovers and adventurers alike.

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Your Itinerary

2pm* - Check in at Livingstone Lodge (access to Port Lympne Reserve or Howletts Wild Animal Park from 9.30am on day of arrival and/or departure)

Arrival drink

- Private Safari - Your ranger will take you out in an open Land Rover en route to livingstone Cottage. They will point out and inform you about the animals you see and give plenty opportunity to take photos.

- 4 Course dinner cooked by your personal chef

Overnight stay

- Full English breakfast cooked by your personal chef           
Prepare to depart on the Shortened safari with your ranger back to livingstone reception for check out                                                                                               
10am - Check out 10.00am      
Take advantage of complimentary admission to both Port Lymphne and Howletts Park.

*Please do not check-in any later than 2pm as you may miss your safari. We recommend that you arrive for check-in at approximately 1:30pm as you may not be able to check-in any sooner. You can opt to visit Port Lympne Reserve or Howletts Wild Animal Park from 9.30am on both the day of arrival and departure. If you wish to take advantage of this on your day of arrival, please provide your name at the entry gates to receive access to the reserve / animal park.

Your Destination

Just for you: entry into Port Lympne Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park.

Situated in a staggering 100 acres and located in Kent, right here in the UK, is a truly 'out of Africa' experience that is sure to make you wild!

A remarkable array of exotic animals are found here
, free to roam as if they were in their natural habitat. Enjoy a multi-award winning VIP safari experience in England.

The Aspinall Foundation is an internationally renowned animal conservation charity that works in conjunction with Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks. Together they are committed to the breeding, reintroduction and protection of rare and endangered species.

Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks are different from conventional zoos, the focus is on providing as natural an environment as possible for the animals in their care, to facilitate our successful breeding programmes. The Aspinall Foundation is a charity that relies on support from the general public to fund its back to the wild programme, and vital animal protection projects in Africa, Madagascar and Java, as well as other projects around the world that are protecting some of the world's most endangered species.

Regular evening activities include walking tours of the park with a keeper and evening safari tours when the park is closed to the public.

Your Cottage

This offer is based on a stay in a Cottage.

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8 Adults
Enjoy a truly authentic 'out of Africa' stay in a Livingstone Cottage.  A unique rural retreat where guests can experience a magical night in luxurious accommodation.

The Livingstone Cottage offers 2 double bedrooms and 2 twins (2 of which are en-suite).  Luxury furnishings and decor complete the traditional 'safari lodge' feel - this is sure to be an unforgettable experience!

Cottages can accommodate up to 8 guests.

Your Board Basis

This offer includes a welcome drink on arrival, an evening meal on the night of your arrival and breakfast on the day of departure. 

At 6:30pm, enjoy a 4 Course dinner cooked by your personal chef*

Indulge in a hearty full English breakfast cooked by your personal chef (9am)

* Dinner is selected from a set menu and must be requested no later than 7 days prior to your arrival. Please contact [email protected] for menu choices and to submit your request.

Your Journey

Port Lympne Reserve is located in the South East of England in Kent, and is within easy reach of the home counties of London, Surrey, Sussex, and Essex. You can reach us by road, rail and bus. Unlike many attractions, Port Lympne Reserve is open all year, including Bank Holidays, with the sole exception of Christmas Day.

By Public Transport
Port Lympne Reserve is approximately a 1 hour and 20 minute train journey from Charing Cross or Victoria railway station in London, or approximately 40 minutes from St Pancras International, London, on the high speed service (Please see Southeastern website for details). Take the train to Ashford International station, and from here take a bus journey from the domestic station side. The Stagecoach East Kent number 10 bus runs between Ashford and Folkestone via the reserve. For bus times please call 0871 2002233 If you prefer to travel by Coach, find your nearest service to Ashford International before connecting with the Stagecoach bus service.

By Car
If you are travelling by road Port Lympne Reserve lies on the B2067, and is just past Ashford, Kent, 5 minutes from J11 of the M20. It is a short distance from Canterbury, Folkestone and the southeast coast of England.

If you are travelling via car and prefer to use a Sat Nav please use Post code CT21 4LR.

If you are attending an event at Port Lympne Mansion, Port Lympne Hotel, Livingstone Lodge, Pinewood or Treetop Hotel please use CT21 4PD to direct you to the Orchard Car Park within the Port Lympne Reserve.

Your Contract

Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider. Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct.

If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible. You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

This offer is non-refundable and non-transferable once confirmed.

Please note:: your contact details may be passed on to the hotelier in advance of your stay to enable them to make contact with you to discuss your booking prior to your arrival.

Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

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