Top Christmas Gifts for the Wild at Heart

For someone special

Top of the list, whether you have been naughty or nice, is the gift of an overnight stay at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, where choices of short breaks range from seasonal glamping to luxury lodges and can include the opportunity to wake up in a tiger’s world at Tiger Lodge or come face to face with a magnificent lion at Lion Lodge.

 Gift vouchers are available for all of our short breaks. 

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Lion Lodge at Port Lympne hotel & Reserve

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For a whole year!

For those who love wildlife, the Annual Park Memberships to either Port Lympne or sister park Howletts, offer the gift of unlimited visits to your chosen park for an entire year – there’s even a Dual Park Membership available, covering unlimited free entry to both award winning parks.

 Vouchers are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.  Membership is valid for one year from the date the voucher is redeemed. 

Port Lympne Membership    Howletts Membership

Howletts and Port Lympne Membership vouchers

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For the hands on types

Alternatively, why not give the animal lover in your life, the chance to come face to face with their favourite species, by purchasing an unforgettable Animal Encounter or, give them the chance to really find out what it takes to work with some of the most endangered animals on the planet with an Experience Day. 

 If you're a Member, don't forget to ask about our fantastic Member discounts when booking experiences.

Howletts    Port Lympne

Lemur Encounter at Howletts Wild Animal Park


Howletts    Port Lympne


For the wild at heart

Adventurers and budding Attenborough’s will love a private ranger guided safari at Port Lympne where they can potentially feed black rhino or Kent’s only giraffe herd and for the wildlife photographer, a one to one photography day with the parks’ resident expert photographer is bound to thrill.

Gift vouchers are available for all of our Experiences.

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Giraffe Safari at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve


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For the animal lovers

For a gift that keeps on giving, an Animal Adoption could be ideal.  From just £2.50 per month, or £30 for the year, all adoptions come with a personalised certificate, fact sheet and image of your favourite animal and will help The Aspinall Foundation save a species.  Simply choose your animal, choose your package and receive your online adoption pack instantly via email - Buy it. Print it. Give it!

If you're very organised and want something to put under the tree for the big day, order one of our brand new adoption boxes including a certificate of adoption, 18cm cuddly toy and adoption folder including photocard and fact sheet about your chosen animal written by the expert team at The Aspinall Foundation.

Adopt an animal online    Buy adoption gift box

Adopt an Animal with The Aspinall Foundation


Adopt an animal online    Buy adoption gift box


For the extra bits

In the gift shops at both parks, shoppers will find an array of soft toys, books, ornaments, jewellery and stocking fillers, alongside our giraffe Christmas cards, designed just for The Aspinall Foundation, where proceeds of sales will benefit the charity.  Admission to the Gatehouse gift shops at Howletts and Port Lympne is free, so you can pop in for those extra bits without the hassle of finding somewhere to park as there is ample free parking too!  A valid admission ticket is required to access the wild animal parks. 

Shop for stocking fillers and animal themed gifts at our Gatehouse Gift Shops



For a good deed at Christmas

The Aspinall Foundation have teamed up with GiveAsYouLive, which will see shoppers who have signed up to the scheme, raise vital funds for the conservation charity at no extra cost.  

Or, why not purchase a gift for one of the animal sections at Port Lympne or Howletts or for The Aspinall Foundation's overseas conservation projects from our Amazon Wish Lists?

Port Lympne Wish List   Howletts Wish List   The Aspinall Foundation

A spectacled bear plays with a toy purchased from our Amazon Wishlist


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