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A weekend away at Port Lympne – truely magical!

We’d been thinking about what to do for our wedding anniversary for ages, we’d tied the knot 5 years ago and so it had to be something to do with wood as that’s apparently where we’d got to.

 

I’d been googling like mad and come across some amazing treehouse experiences but March is not a great month for hanging around in a tree without heating so the idea had gone a little by the by.

 

It wasn’t until a friend mentioned that she’d seen these amazing treehouses in Kent at Port Lympne which were open all year round and had proper heating and were lovely and cosy that I made up my mind that we had to make the trip to this amazing wildlife park.

This way up to the Treehouse

This way up to the Treehouse

 

So a quick call to Mulberry Cottages to get all the info and we were hooked.  The treehouse is called The Lion Sleeps Tonight – fun!  We planned to go with our great friends who live in France, it was the ideal place to get together.

We packed our bags and headed off to East Kent, getting excited as we entered Port Lympne Wildlife Park.

The staff were fantastic, they took us to the treehouse  with it’s stunning interior and  the most fabulous views.

Beautiful interior

Beautiful interior

No traffic, no artificial noises …. just the sound of nature. The treehouses offer comfort and serenity, with views across the Rhino enclosure, across to the Kent countryside and the English Channel in the distance.

Amazing views too

Amazing views too

We had free entry to the nature reserve, and the sister park. That afternoon we set off to explore the 600 acre reserve in our very own buggy, with special access to exclusive areas when the park is closed to the public!

How cool, travel by private buggy

How cool, travel by private buggy

And after a wonderful day spent seeing elephants, giraffes, rhinos, zebras and many more animals, we popped into the Clubhouse, an exclusive facility for the Treehouse guests, offering drinks and light refreshments overlooking the reserve.

The Club House is a superb addition

The Club House is a superb addition

Treehouse guests can also use the facilities of the on-site Mansion hotel with its beautiful formal gardens, ornate terraces and restaurant and bar.

Ooh love the bedrooms

Ooh love the bedrooms

Our 2 night stay seemed like much longer as we packed in so much.  Sad when it was time to say goodbye, it really was an unforgettable experience and we’ll always remember where we spent our ‘wood anniversary’, couldn’t quite believe we were in the UK!

If you’d like to see more of the Treehouses in Port Lympne, just click here.  You can book a number of treehouses together if you have a larger groups of friends or family, they accommodate up to 40 guests!

You may be thinking of your summer holiday, we’ve got lots of lovely seaside cottages, country cottages or city break places to stay.  If you need some more information, contact the Mulberry Cottages booking team on 01227 464 958 or email on info@mulberrycottages.com – we’re here 7 days a week.

 If you wish to take a look at the whole collection of holiday cottages please visit our website .

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