Our Jaguar cub has her name…INKA!

We are happy to confirm that The Big Cat Sanctuary is now open for experiences from 12th April 2021, subject to COVID restrictions. We will be in touch with you directly if you have already booked with us. For any other enquiries please email [email protected] Thank you and stay safe.

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Paul Hollywood joins as an Ambassador

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Paul Hollywood joins as an Ambassador

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About The Big Cat Sanctuary

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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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