Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Humanist / Celebrant weddings
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Unique wedding venue filled with luxury and glamour
- Multi award winning
- Option to book a private safari to see amazing animals
- Option to book unforgettable animal encounters
- Luxury overnight accommodation
- Dedicated wedding coordinators
- Choice of packages to suit every budget
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Yes, you can have exclusive use of your chosen location on the reserve.
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?
Yes, we have a range of onsite locations that include some outdoor options
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
Yes, still table wine is charged at £15.00 per bottle. Champagne and sparkling wines are charged at £25.00 per bottle. All magnums, lager and litre bottles are charged on a pro-rata basis.
Can we use our own caterers?
Yes, please note that for any third-party contractors such as caterers under your instruction, you must ensure current and adequate Public Liability Insurance is in place.
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
This can be arranged with your dedicated wedding coordinator.
What time does the reception need to finish?
There is a licence extension until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. An extension required after this time is charged at £250.00 per hour to include music and bar service, please talk to your wedding coordinator for more details.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
Music levels will be monitored throughout the evening to ensure we keep within the recommended noise standards.
Are fireworks allowed?
No, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is a wild animal reserve and therefore we cannot allow fireworks on site.
Is confetti allowed?
Are candles allowed?
Yes, we do just ask that candles are put into appropriate holders to prevent wax from dripping on the table linen.
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
Yes, our Hotel does have a Bridal Suite.
Is there accommodation on site?
Yes, we have a range of accommodations on site for all budget types.
Special Guides for Brides offers
Port Lympne Hotel wedding deal
The Late Availability Package:
Say 'I do' in 2020!
The Late Availability Package includes:
-Our wedding coordinator to assist in the planning and organisation of your special day
- Exclusive use of the Aspinall Suite with private bar for your
wedding breakfast and evening reception
- Full use of our beautiful landscaped hotel gardens for your photographs
- Ivory coloured post box
- Cake table, silver stand and knife
- Complimentary ample parking
- Wooden easel to display your seating plan
- Microphone for speeches
- White table linen and napkins
- 3 course wedding breakfast
- One bottle of white wine and red wine per table
- Tea or coffee per person
- Chef’s choice - evening buffet
- Private cash bar until midnight
All of this from just £8,500
Terms and conditions
Book any date in 2020
Port Lympne Hotel wedding deal
Wild Savings On 2020 Weddings
Say I do in 2020 at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, Kent’s wildest wedding venue and save £1000.
Choose from the Classic, Indulgence or Bear Lodge packages and when you confirm your booking, we’ll automatically take £1000 off the price.
Imagine the wedding of your dreams for less.
This amazing opportunity is available from 3rd April to 31st August 2020, when you quote WED20 with one of our expert wedding team and don’t forget, you can come and see us at our Wedding Open Day on Sunday 7th June too!
Terms & Conditions Apply
Terms and conditions
Quote WED20 to claim £1000 saving on new wedding bookings for selected available dates in 2020 only.
Offer is available to new wedding bookings confirmed between 3rd April to 31st August 2020
£1000 saving is included when booking either the Classic, Indulgence or Bear Lodge packages only.
Excluding Bank Holiday Weekends, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve.
About Port Lympne Hotel
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is Kent’s largest wildlife park. Home to amazing animals, the 600-acre country estate is a multi award winning wedding venue, offering couples an incredible location filled with romance, adventure, luxury and glamour.
Situated within one of the most picturesque and unique areas of the County, couples can choose to say their vows and celebrate their special day at a variety of locations around the reserve, ranging from elegant luxury at Port Lympne Hotel, to more intimate ceremonies at Giraffe Cottage and the Treehouse Hotel, or larger natural themed weddings at Bear Lodge.
Our various licensed locations can be booked exclusively and the surrounding gardens with glorious views, offer a wonderful backdrop for photographs and unmissable Instagram moments, no matter the season.
Our dedicated wedding coordinators are on hand throughout the wedding journey and are always happy to offer advice, provide solutions and calm nerves to ensure that every couples' wedding dreams are imagined and the day itself goes smoothly.
We don't put a limit on the number of meetings, viewings, phone calls or emails and we also offer out of hours appointments. To book a viewing of our beautiful locations, please contact our team to arrange.
Throughout the year we hold a variety of free open days, where couples can come and meet us and out trusted suppliers, take advantage of 'on the day' offers and tour our beautiful grounds. Please see our website for more details and to register for a free goody bag.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.