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With over 4000 licensed wedding venues to choose from in the UK, from the moment you arrive you will see why the Port Lympne Mansion and Gardens are utterly unique and is fast becoming the most exclusive and desirable wedding venue in Kent.
Featured in many national interior magazines such as Country life, the utterly unique Edwardian Grade 11 listed Mansion & Gardens, with all of its architectural brilliance is a wow house. It is rich in atmosphere with highly decorated interiors; open fireplaces; a magnificent staircase; a rare baby-grand piano; along with glorious panoramic views across the Romney Marsh and out to the sea makes this simply a stunning, wonderful place to start your happy life together.
Built for parties in the 1920's the house an illustrious history with a tradition of entertaining guests that provides an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. This tucked away, hidden gem, has a laid back, warm, homely, utterly unstuffy feel but yet is elegant, stylish, glamorous and lavishly decorated reflecting the decadent, indulgent era when it was built. Surrounded by gorgeous terraced gardens and lawns with fountains we are one of the very few venues in Kent that can offer you a ceremony both inside and outside with amazing backdrops. To make it even more distinctive the Mansion is nestled in the heart of the world renowned Port Lympne Wild Animal Park. The park cares for almost 80 species of the world’s rarest animals including lions, tigers and rhinos. In an exciting addition to the wedding packages – for family and friends we can provide a little bit more fun and laughter on your special day by arranging VIP safaris, transporting them to the plains of Africa to view elegant giraffes, zebras and ostriches to name but a few, roaming free over 100 acres known as The African Experience.
The Aspinall Suite function room provides the ideal setting for your sit down wedding breakfast. Our Executive Head Chef creates delicious locally sourced food to suit all taste and budgets, and offers bespoke menus for couples who are looking for something a little bit different. We offer varied accommodation which includes a charming romantic cottage with bridal suite for the bride and groom who do not want to leave their perfect party. This venue is guaranteed to create a lasting jubilant impression on your guests and you and your photographer will be spoilt for choice.
Enjoy exclusive use for your day for over 60 guests, however, we can accommodate small intimate receptions from 10 up to 180 guests for a sit down meal. Licensed for indoor and outdoor civil ceremonies. Wedding packages include a menu tasting for the bride and groom and a complimentary In-house Wedding planner. At just 1 hour from London, on the High Speed, or less than 10 minutes from the M20 we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment, especially if you require the private accommodation for the happy couple. All profits go directly into animal conservation
From a total of 14 reviews
05 May 2012, Helen Langfield-Smith & Daniel Smith rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
Day to RememberI got married in June 2009. The day went so smoothly and everyone said it was the best wedding they'd been to. The food was fantastic, just a shame I never got a picture of the buffet as it was a work of art. I am disabled and they were so accommodating, even had the wedding outside as it was too hot to have it inside.
10 Jan 2012, Michelle West rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
Perfect Location for a WeddingWe got married at The Mansion, Port Lympne Wild Animal Park on 28th May 2011. The venue was amazing and the staff were so helpful before and on the actual day. The day was just perfect, couldn't have asked for more and would recomend Port Lympne Wild Animal Park to anyone. Guests loved the Safari ride as was something so different. Perfect setting for a wedding and thankyou Port Lympne for everything, a day to remember.
09 Feb 2011, alison newon rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
most beautful venue perfect wedding xxI got married on the 16th july 2010,and i could not of asked for a better wedding. the staff were friendly and professional and the food and service was outstanding. I had a 3 course meal and drinks for guestsin the day and hog roast in the evening with chocolate fountain and saffari. all of my guests were blown away by how great the day was andthe money goes part to conservation win win. i hired a flowers, centre piece and chair cover company that made the venue outstanding and complimentedthe natural beauty. would give 5 stars for all . thank you for the best wedding day and a truely outstanding venue xx ps thanks honi for your extra support
17 Oct 2008, claire rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
thank youthank you to all at port lympne for what was a fantastic day
12 Aug 2008, Mr & Mrs Meheux rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
The Perfect LocationBoth Mark and I would like to express a BIG thank you to all the staff who made our day very special. Diane is very efficient and nothing was too much trouble. The venue is fantastic with beautiful views and gardens. The food was excellent with a wide range of choices. Port Lympne is the perfect location for the perfect wedding. Our guests were all of the same opinion.
07 Aug 2008, Mike Curtis rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
Fantastic VenueMe and my new wife tracy got married 5 weeks ago at Port Lympne at i cant reccomend this venue enough, staff are so friendly and helpful and the views around the venue are breathtaking!!!
06 Aug 2008, Mrs Davis rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
From the mother of the brideThank you for making my daughters day so special. We can not thank you and your team for all you did. We would recomend the venu to any one.
06 Aug 2008, Holly Edrupt rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
White wedding come true!What can i say...a little girls dream is to get married in a white wedding dress and have an amazing venue. Well this venue has everything to offer your dream wedding, it has a beautiful mansion and stunning gardens!! It was certainly a dream come true!! A big thank you to all the staff!! A day that will never be forgotten!
06 Aug 2008, Sonia and Phillip rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
We had a fantastic dayAll the help and build up to the day and advice given made evrything easier for us to put together the perfect day. We cannot thank the staff enough for all their hard work to make sure that everything went without a hitch. Port Lympne proved the romantic and special wedding venue that we had dreamed of and we shall remeber it for the rest of our lives
06 Aug 2008, Jenny rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
A BIG ThanksThank you very much to all the staff at Port Lympne who we all found to be both friendly and approachable! It was obvious all the care and hard work you put into making sure the day ran smoothly. And a BIG thank you to Diane who was a support to us every step of the way. From the planning to waving us off as a married couple. We both had a fantastic day, which was very much enjoyed by everyone of our guests. Thanks!
06 Aug 2008, Sue and Robin Tester rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
Thank youThis is just a quick note to formally thank you and the staff at Port Lympne for making our wedding day so special. ..You've made everything so easy for us and completley taken the stress out of what i anticipated to be a very anxious event. Everything was just perfect! We arrived the day before, spent a lovely afternoon in the Park, On the wedding morning, we both felt completely relaxed and in capable hands. All in all, a wonderful day and you truly did exceed our expecatations. You managed to keep things very informal, which was exactly what we wanted, but without compromising any professionalism or attention to detail.
06 Aug 2008, Mr. and Mrs Crosby rated Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Mansion
Fabulous OccasionJohn and I want to thank you and all the staff who contributed so musch to the success of our wedding. As far as we are concerned it was a fabulous occasion and the wonderful memeories we have of our special day will always be treasured. We cannot speak highly enough of your organisation of the event, the professionalism of the staff and the excellent service we had from Diane and her team during dinner. Thank you also the the champagne and beautiful gift to remind us of a very happy time
Due to last minute cancellations, we have a some available dates for weddings this year. Please call for details 01303 234108
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