Port Lympne

Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Aldington Road, Lympne, Hythe, Kent, CT21 4LR

Port Lympne Mansion

The Port Lympne Mansion was built in the early 20th century overlooking Romney Marsh and the English Channel. The mansion boasts delightful mural painted rooms by famous English artists such as Rex Whistler, Spencer Roberts and Martin Jordan. With a number of opulent rooms at your disposal, the mansion can adapt to meet your requirements however small or large.The mansion, located in the heart of Kent, is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens set amongst the 600 acres that make up Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, home to many rare and endangered animals. Situated just minutes from Romney Marsh and the English Channel, the mansion sports breathtaking panoramic views of the Kentish countryside that have to be seen to be believed.

Conferences & Banqueting

Port Lympne Mansion and Gardens are perhaps one of the most beautiful and memorable settings in Kent for all types of functions, from business meetings to conferencing, motivational meetings or bespoke private and corporate events.We are experienced at helping you to run events that have ranged from:- AGMs and presentations- Conferences and Banqueting- Exhibitions- Large corporate days out- Training and enrichment days- Business breakfast meetings- Business launches- Team building packages- Providing executives with a corporate overnight retreat- Corporate family fun days out- Corporate tickets- Corporate award giving celebrations or balls for over 100 staff- Corporate volunteeringIn addition we are happy to discuss individual event requirements.Hire of Port Lympne Mansion in Kent for your business use can either be on a room by room basis or you can hire the venue out exclusively. Exclusive venue hire gives you the use of the lower floor of the Port Lympne Mansion along with the Aspinall Suite. The Mansion has a range of rooms that can be used for arrival tea and coffees, main meetings, a large conference and breakout rooms along with charming terraced gardens which enable you to undertake team building events. Additionally, the Aspinall Suite has a large capacity and is available for evening receptions and entertainment.

VIP Safaris

If you are looking for something inspiring or totally different, being located within a wild animal park means that we can build in a VIP Safari or include an animal experience.

Conference Rooms & Function Rooms

We offer a choice of six magnificently decorated conference rooms making Port Lympne Mansion House an ideal conference venue for businesses or meetings that require full conference facilities, with a choice of conference rooms for ‘break out’ meetings.


Every event is unique and we believe your day should reflect this.We pride ourselves on the highest standards of comfort, impeccable service and personal attention to detail so you and your guests will enjoy a warm and relaxed atmosphere in this truly exceptional mansion. Hire of Port Lympne as your wedding venue gives you the exclusive use of the entire lower floor of the Port Lympne Mansion on your wedding day. The mansion has a range of rooms that can be used for the wedding ceremony, your wedding reception, evening entertainment as well as rooms that can be used to provide a ‘quiet area’ for those needing a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Wedding Rooms

Whatever your requirements for your wedding venue, we have the rooms to suit your requirements. We offer two stylish rooms and the Southern Terrace for your wedding ceremony and three rooms for your wedding breakfast and evening reception. Additionally, the Aspinall Suit has a large capacity and is available for evening receptions and entertainment. This flexibility makes Port Lympne an ideal wedding venue in Kent for both larger and small weddings.We are confident you’ll like what you see and when you are ready to book Port Lympne as your wedding venue, we will work with you to plan all the necessary details to make your wedding day dreams come true.


The Mansion & Gardens at Port Lympne are the perfect setting for any party or private function. From birthday parties for all ages to Christmas or hen parties we can tailor an event to suit your special occasion.Children's PartiesIt's Party time at the Mansion & Gardens. For a tailored party to remember, book a fun filled adventure on the wild side at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in Kent, the perfect venue to make the event really special.

Hen Parties

Livingstone Lodge at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Kent, is the UK’s only overnight safari lodge offering hens a unique alternative venue. Experience a magical night under the stars, first class authentic African dining and two safari adventures..

Seasonal Parties

Celebrate this Christmas party season from Friday 30th November 2012.Port Lympne Mansion, built for parties and entertaining, and the recently refurbished Aspinall Suite, where we can accommodate up to 180 people for a sit down meal, provide the perfect historic exotic location to hold your Christmas party. With celebrities such as Charlie Chaplin, T. E. Lawrence and Winston Churchill among the guests who were previously entertained here by Sir Phillip Sassoon, you can now soak up the atmosphere and add your names to the list of people who have enjoyed late night parties at this exclusive venue in Kent!Port Lympne Mansion presents Christmas parties throughout December or join our shared Christmas party nights available on 8th, 14th and 15th December 2012.Our delicious seasonal menu prices start form only £29.95 per person for a two course lunch. Alternatively for £35.00 per person on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout December we can cater for small or large groups for a corporate or private 3 course meal with entertainment.

Masquerade Balls & Casino Nights

If you're looking to raise money for a charity event, the Mansion & Gardens at Port Lympne in Kent, provide the perfect backdrop for Casino nights and/or masquerade balls with a sumptuous Venetian themed menu and the use of the Italian renaissance terraced gardens within the Mansion grounds.


Livingstone CottageLivingstone Cottage offers a unique overnight rural retreat where guests can enjoy a magical night in luxury accommodation with first class authentic African dining and safaris at dusk and the following morning.Elephant LodgeElephant Lodge is a luxury glamping experience with tented accommodation, sleeping up to eight people, overlooking the cheetah and elephant paddocks, with far reaching views to the Kent coast and beyond. Available for 3 or 4 night stays.Livingstone LodgeThe multi award winning Livingstone Lodge is the original overnight safari experience in Kent.  Luxury tented accommodation, with private verandas, offer uninterrupted views of giraffe, black rhino, zebra and more with a stunning backdrop of the Kent coast and beyond.

Venue Amenities

Flexible Layout
Natural Light
Private restroom
Wheelchair Accessible
Wedding Licence
Public Transportation

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Main Room

Large Dining

Court Area

Open Areas

Large Hall

Wedding Venues
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