All posts tagged: Kent

Wingham welcome ring-tailed lemur pup

Keepers at Wingham Wildlife Park in Kent were delighted to welcome a healthy ring-tailed lemur pup last Friday 22nd March. The youngster was born to experienced mum Minx, 5, and Dad Alex, who is 11. Minx has previously had twins and another single offspring. The newborn joins a troop of ring-tailed lemurs at the Park’s […]

Giraffe Lodge to open at Kent wildlife park

A hotel is due to open at Port Lympne wildlife park next year offering guests the unique chance to experience giraffes close up while staying in luxury accommodation. Set within the parks’s 600 acre site, Giraffe Manor is a grade 2 listed Wealden hall house dating back to the 16th century.  Currently undergoing extensive restoration, the lodge will […]

Big Cat Sanctuary to open its doors

The Big Cat Sanctuary will be holding its annual Open Day event in July to support their welfare, breeding, conservation and education programmes. Set in the heart if the Kent countryside, The Big Cat Sanctuary is home to many speciess of cat including lions, tigers, jaguars, cheetahs and snow leopards and is usually closed to the […]

Where to take dad for free this weekend

Go wild this weekend and treat your dad to a day out to see wildlife on Father’s Day. What’s more, dads can enjoy completely free entry at all the following attractions;. Visit Longleat Safari Park in Wiltshire this weekend and dads get free entry on both Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June when accompanied by a […]

Stay overnight with tigers in Kent

Port Lympne Reserve in Kent are offering guests the experience of a lifetime as they open one of the most unusual places to stay on a short break. Tiger Lodge is the first of its kind in the U.K and offers a unique wildlife getaway. Situated within the tiger enclosure at Port Lympne, the lodge […]

Meet the owls of Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle in Kent are offering an unforgettable experience to anyone visiting in a group with a passion for owls. The falconry team at the castle are giving visitors the chance to meet these magnificent birds in a dedicated handling session. Learn more about the different types of owl, where they come from and how […]

Farm fun at Kent Life this May

Kent Life Heritage Farm Park, near Maidstone, is set within 28 acres of rolling countryside and has plenty on offer for all the family to enjoy this May. Stars of children’s TV show Paw Patrol, Chase and Marshall, will make a special appearance on Sunday 14th May. This will be the first visit to the Kent […]

Kent’s wild animals get ready for winter wonderland

Kent’s award-winning wild animal parks, Howletts and Port Lympne, have launched their #WildWinter campaign, revealing some unexpected facts about how their wild animals adapt when the temperature drops. #WildWinter highlights the differences that visitors can expect to see as animals change their coats, pile on some extra insulation and use some cunning tactics to stay […]