Howletts Wild Animal ParkCanterbury
Bekesbourne
Kent CT4 5EL
 
 
Howletts Wild Animal Park is part of the Aspinall Foundation. This foundation has another wildlife park in Kent – see the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park article in this website. The Foundation is a charitable organisation committed to the conservation and protection of endangered species.
 
Visitors to Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in south-east England are not going to zoos but are seeing rare and endangered animals in a safari park setting.
 
The Foundation is committed to breeding rare and endangered species and returning them to safe areas in their native homeland.
 
Animals
A wide variety of animals including
 
Elephants
Big Cats
Black Rhino
Bison
Tapir
Antelope
Monkeys, Gibbons and Gorillas as well are many more - Just visit the Park website
 
Plan Your Visit 
Accommodation - Search & Book through Tripadvisor.com here:    External Link
 
Disabled Access
Good information is available on the Park website at Web: 'Howletts Accessibility'    External Link
 
Opening Times
Summer:  10:00 – 18:00 (last admission 16:30)
Winter:    10:00 – 17:00 (last admission 15:30)
 
Admission Costs
A wide variety of tickets, combinations and annual passes are available. The Park website has clear information:
 
Facilities
Pavillion Restaurant, Refreshment Kiosks are located around the Park during peak periods. For the children there is a play area and for the whole family there is the ‘Treetop Challenge’.
 
Contact & Further Information
Telephone  +44 (0)8448 424 647
Website  Howletts Official Web Site    External Link
 
Getting There
Howletts wild animal park is in the southeast corner of Kent and lies just off the A2 past Canterbury. It is also a short distance from Folkestone and the southern coast of England.
 
Detailed directions for travelling to Howletts is at Web: Howletts Travel Information     External Link
 
Google Maps - Howletts Wild Animal Park