insideKENT Magazine Issue 59 - February 2017 - Page 19

EVENTS ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• VALENTINE’S DINE & STAY // 11-12 FEB PORT LYMPNE FEBRUARY HALF TERM // 11-19 FEB This February half term at Port Lympne Reserve, explore over 600 acres to discover where the wild things are, jump on board a safari truck to journey through Asian and African plains, see rare and endangered animals, plus travel back in time to see life size prehistoric creatures in Dinosaur Forest. See the terrifying T Rex, delight at the sheer size of the Diplodocus and shelter from the soaring Pterodactyls! Join in free talks, taking place at various locations around the park, to find out more about our winter loving animals including our adorable red pandas, bison, Przewalski horses, Scottish wild cats and our impressive woolly mammoth in Dinosaur Forest. Try your hand at some crafts and make your own animal mask to wear and take home, plus take part in our Winter Trail to win a Port Lympne Goody Bag! Don’t forget to keep an eye out for all the adorable new arrivals including our baby rhino and giraffe. Port Lympne Wild Animal Park, Aldington Road, Lympne CT21 4LR www.aspinallfoundation.org/portlympne / 01303 264647 Wake up to breakfast at Hever Castle on the weekend before Valentine’s Day with a luxury Valentine’s dine and stay package. Guests will check into their stunning five-star bedroom before a drinks reception in the castle at 7:30pm. A six-course meal with wine, coffee and chocolates will follow in the Tudor Suite Dining Room, with music from a harpist adding to the romantic experience. The following morning guests can enjoy a breakfast with a red rose for each couple. To round off a memorable occasion, a private guided tour of Hever Castle will take place after check out at 10:30am, with all packages also including complimentary access to the castle and grounds. From 3pm. Price: from £205 per person Hever Castle, Hever, Edenbridge TN8 7NG www.hevercastle.co.uk / 01732 865224 ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 19