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Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

£500 - £5500 for Venue Hire
Up to 180
81 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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The beautiful setting of Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve which is home to many rare and endangered species, is dedicated to delivering the most romantic and unique weddings in Kent set across 600 acres.
Pricing & Costs

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Bespoke packages range from 2-100 guests, each varying in price depending on the day and season.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite


Bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
Full Description
Port Lympne Hotel The elegant 1920’s mansion house, the most unique building in the Reserve. Impress your guests with reception drinks and canapes in one of our beautifully painted animal mural rooms. Enjoy your ceremony with a variety of licensed locations including the ornate reception rooms, gorgeous terraces and exotic Moorish patio. Ceremony inside and outside from 2-150 guests Private dining for up to 50 guests Evening reception for up to 100 guests Aspinall Suite This is a magnificent glass house that is perfect for large receptions with its very own private bar and dance floor and mirror ball. Within the historic listed walls, you can still make out some wonderful details such as the Dove cote above the doorway, this space provides the perfect, neutral backdrop for you to add those signature touches, setting the scene to create the perfect reception. Ceremony for 50-150 guests Private dining for 50-180 guests Evening reception for up to 200 guests Giraffe Cottage This charming cottage with pretty garden and incredible views over the African experience, is the perfect secluded venue for intimate weddings.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Richard and Katty
Married in January 2018
April 2019
Thank you so much for your help planning our wedding.
Thank you so much for your help with planning our wedding. We still can't quite believe what a beautiful venue it is, and feels so lucky to have been able to marry there....
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Sarah and Cameron Gray
Married in August 2018
April 2019
We did it!
Wow! We did it! I cannot thank you guys enough for everything. You made everything so perfect. You are amazing.
Mr and Mrs Billett
Married in April 2018
April 2019
Thank you!
Thank you for sharing our special day with us. We had a wonderful time and we hope you did too!
Mr and Mrs Dixton
Married in October 2018
April 2019
Thank You!
Thank you for providing all the help and support for our big day! It was a magical day and yourself and the Port Lympne team were amazing!
Kellie and Marc Steveson
Married in October 2018
April 2019
Thank you for such a wonderful, amazing, perfect day!
Thank you for such a wonderful, amazing, perfect day! We had the most special day and our guests were bowled over by how great it all was. Most of them said openly that i...
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Chris and Lynsey
Married in December 2018
April 2019
Thank you for everything!
We would like to say a big thank you for all that you done to make our wedding day perfect.

Autumn Themed Open day

6th October 2019
Come along to our wedding open day and receive free entry into the beautiful, historic Port Lympne Hotel.
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Location & Contact Details


Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, Hythe, Kent, CT21 4PD, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M20, J11

Nearest Train Station


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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (2)

Your Kent Wedding Magazine
Inside Kent Magazine

Industry Awards (3)

Venue - Something Different - Kent Wedding Awards 2019
Venue - Something Different - Kent Wedding Awards 2018
Hitched Customer Services Award - Finalist 2019
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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Don't put too much stress on yourself and enjoy the planning process and the day!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We had a couple recently purchase animal adoptions as the favours for their guests- they were displayed on the wedding breakfast tables

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Stunning, unique, interesting, welcoming, friendly

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

We have lots of lovely spots for photographs but probably at the top of our Trojan Steps with the view over Romney Marsh and the Channel behind you.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon butty's are a favourite right?

What is your venue's most unique feature?

We are set within a wild animal reserve with the most beautiful views and sounds.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The animal conservation work - The Aspinall Foundation.