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Ark Open Farm

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Address: 296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
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Grandchildren had a ball

We visited with our grandchildren and they loved being able to interact with the animals. The staff were extremely helpful and keen to give any information that we asked on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter C
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Newtownards
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Newtownards
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our grandchildren and they loved being able to interact with the animals. The staff were extremely helpful and keen to give any information that we asked on various topics. The smiles and joy on the children's faces when they were able to feed the lambs, and hold chicks and puppies. A great day out and highly recommended.

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1 Thank Peter C
Bangor, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great day out, my young niece and the rest of the family enjoyed it, took our own picnic plenty of seating areas, staff pleasant and informative got to feed lambs , baby goats , piglets etc highly recommended .

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2 Thank dododds
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My 1st time being here and it's quite local. I went with the Nursery and met Santa also. Small but tidy farm. Has all the usual pigs cows reindeer spiders cafe. Good day trip kids loved it.

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4 Thank weneedahol
Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I previously visited the Ark Farm with my family last year and being an animal lover, i just had to return again to check out the wide variety of animals. Once again our trip was amazing! As we attended before, the trip was more for the benefit of other family members; however, I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. the reception... More 

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3 Thank amyelizabeth77
Belfast, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We decided to visit the Ark Open Farm as a half term treat for my daughter and grandson. Although the weather was cold, we were optimistic that we would have a good day out. How wrong we were. On arrival at the Ark, the entrance area looks a little dated, but we thought this might have been part of the... More 

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3 Thank samanthani
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I am a big lover of animals, unfortunatly as a city girl I dont get to be around them often. My partner suggested we go to a open farm for a day and after some researching this one seemed the best. We were not dissappointed. The animals were so friendly and loved the attention. The staff were very insightful and... More 

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5 Thank AimeeMarieAdventures
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We visited this farm yesterday with our twin daughters. Very cold day but the farm has loads of indoor barns to see the animals and keep out of the cold. Staff really made an effort and helped us stroke the rabbits and spent time talking to us about the other animals. Would definitely recommend and will defiantly revisit as there... More 

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5 Thank twirliewoo
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had a very enjoyable afternoon at Ark Farm with my grandchildren and family friends. The staff were brilliant with the children and a great play area. Worth a visit or for a child's birthday party.

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5 Thank ella564
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Just spent 2 hours on the farm,great atmosphere,have a boy of 6 and he just loved santa and his house,animals were great,layout great,lovely magical day.

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5 Thank BillMcG1
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

For two adults and a 2.5yr old it was a fun time and interesting too. With a host of different animals, from mice to working dogs, there was something for everybody. Highly recommended as educational as well as fun.

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5 Thank DoItLikeADude

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