Howletts, Kent's original wildlife park, it's a unique adventure like no other! As a dedicated animal conservation charity, your visit directly helps us to protect wildlife here in the UK which, in turn, enables us to send animals back to the wild in conjunction with The Aspinall Foundation.

Our commitment to conservation, through captive breeding, education and reintroduction into the wild allows us to gain a greater understanding of some of the world’s most fragile environments and the endangered animals that live there.

Howletts is home to over 390 animals, including Kent’s only giant anteaters, the largest herd of African elephants in the UK, and more gorillas, leopards and monkeys than any zoo in the county, Howletts offers a fun packed, wild day out for a great price!

Visit our popular amur tiger, Arina and see our family of western lowland gorillas. There are so many rare and endangered animals waiting to meet you! With new babies arriving throughout the year, there’s always something new to see.

**Please note the Old Gorilla Enclosures at the bottom end of the park remain closed for the safety of our animals. The proximity to the gorillas in this area means they could be at risk of catching Covid. You can still see our other gorilla groups at the New Gorilla Enclosures near the Gatehouse.**


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