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Half Term, Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014


North Chinese Leopard © Dave Rolfe

North Chinese Leopard © Dave Rolfe

Male Western Lowland Gorilla at Howletts

Male Western Lowland Gorilla at Howletts

Treetop Challenge at Howletts Wild Animal Park

Treetop Challenge at Howletts Wild Animal Park


Howletts Wild Animal Park

0844 842 4647


Bekesbourne Road,

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov Frightful Fun
Sat 22 - Sun 23 Nov Meet Santa
Sat 29 - Sun 30 Nov Meet Santa
Sat 6 - Sun 7 Dec Meet Santa
Sat 13 - Sun 14 Dec Meet Santa
Sat 20 - Tue 23 Dec Meet Santa


Visitors to Howletts near Canterbury, Kent's most successful wild animal park, this October half term will have a frightfully fun time with free activities and talks running everyday throughout the holiday.

Activities will include a freaky fact trail, pumpkin carving, craft activities where visitors can make their own spooky spider to take home and eerie enrichment, which will see the animals at the park tearing into some truly tasty treats.

In addition to the activties and fancy dress competition, the dedicated Education Team at the park will be holding various animal talks and feeds crammed with fun and frightening animal facts, times of which will be displayed on the information boards around the park.

For further details see

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsPushchairs availableRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Please telephone in advance for pushchairs.

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 25 Oct - Sun 2 Nov 2014



See location of Howletts Wild Animal Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 196567  Lat: 51.26741 Long: 1.14693

Howletts is located at Bekesbourne and is signposted 'Bridge exit' off the A2, three miles south of Canterbury in Kent. Free parking available.

Jump aboard the brand new bus service from Canterbury to Howletts. Operating on Saturdays and during school holidays until September 2014. Also get 2FOR1 single visit entry when you travel by bus.* To download a voucher and for bus info, visit;

*Terms and conditions apply

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bekesbourne station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Pushchairs availablePushchairs available
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

Please telephone in advance for pushchairs.

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