The Big Cat Sanctuary

'protection is our passion'

The Big Cat Sanctuary

The Big Cat Sanctuary is set in the heart of the countryside at Smarden, in Kent.

The peace and tranquillity of the site provides a sanctuary and excellent conditions for the successful breeding of the beautiful, yet endangered cats both large and small within the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme.

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Luxury Lodge stays on Father’s Day

Book one of our luxury Lodge stays on Father’s Day, Sunday 18th June, and not only get the chance to wake up to the Roar of our Lions but also receive the amazing gift of either an England or Chelsea Football shirt signed with a personal message from England Captain and Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, along with a photo of the signing.



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Snow Leopards Yarko & Laila at work, rest and play!


Experience our big cats up close and personal. Our experiences range from big cat encounters, photography to luxury over night stays.

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The Big Cat Sanctuary offer a truly unique setting for all kinds of events including, weddings, team building and corporate.

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