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Ark Open Farm

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296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9182 0445
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Ark open farm

Excellent for children and adults Children were able to help feed the animals. Great park. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
carmel N
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Well worth a couple of hours!

The Ark Farm is well worth a couple of hours. It’s easy to get to, just off the main Bangor to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jonthompson64
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296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9182 0445
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"pony rides"
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"great variety of animals"
in 5 reviews
"baby animals"
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"bottle feed"
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"lamb"
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"newtownards road"
in 2 reviews
"pets corner"
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"birthday party"
in 7 reviews
"bumble bee"
in 3 reviews
"various animals"
in 2 reviews
"wrap up warm"
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"visit santa"
in 2 reviews
"the staff were extremely helpful"
in 2 reviews
"reptile room"
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"family friends"
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"animal lovers"
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"great place for young children"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent for children and adults Children were able to help feed the animals. Great park. Lovely walk around the fairy forest. Staff very helpful and friendly. Toilets near the entrance only. I would advise to bring a picnic. Little shop on site. I would highly...More

Thank carmel N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ark Farm is well worth a couple of hours. It’s easy to get to, just off the main Bangor to Newtownards Road. It has a wide range of farm animals which you can get close up to as well as great play areas for...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a really lovely day on this farm. The weather was great too which made it more enjoyable. There's something for everyone, but some cups of food (50p)for the four legged animals. There's cows, llamas,sheep, pigme goats, pigs and ponys. They also have ducks, chickens,...More

1  Thank lizCarrickfergus
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We visited on a miserable wet day but thankfully the majority of animals are under cover. We especially enjoyed holding the rabbits and chicks. A lovely staff member spent quite a bit of time with us in the reptile room and answered our many questions...More

1  Thank Susie H
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I think 6.50 for an adult is very expensive. The Barrel ride is £2 for a very short journey. The staff were not very helpful or attentive at times. You can hold some of the pets and feed them which is good. You have to...More

Thank Paula N
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The Ark farm is a great place to visit especially this month,as children can get a chance to handle the chicks,bottle feed young goats and other delightfull animals,there are the unexpected like lizards and snakes a fantastic day out for the children

3  Thank Charlie K
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Went here to see the animals and yes I'm a big kid at heart. Was delighted to be able to pet the sheep and lambs and goats as you usually don't get to do that, so couldn't have been happier about it. There's a big...More

4  Thank Lauren V
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day on 20th December 2017 to see all the animals and meet the star of the show Santa. We all enjoyed visiting the various animals and the new arrivals to the farm excluding baby Jesus. After a gentle stroll round the...More

7  Thank Walter P
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Just back from our birthday party at the Ark. the kids had a great time! Had a wee guided tour of the animals and then had lunch in a private room. The food was of a really high standard and the kids really enjoyed playing...More

5  Thank SazMcCaz
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Went on the 21st Dec with my 3 year old son....he and I had a ball. Santa was amazing, full of energy and great with the kids. Lovely seeing and touching the animals and Rudolph! We have been several times throughout the year and always...More

5  Thank monty17
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Google123
11 July 2017|
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Response from Louise G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's an outdoor space
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H8799ORmargaret
25 August 2015|
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Response from BILLYBOYO60 | Reviewed this property |
same answer as the previous person i didnt see any disabled people but i am sure they would be catered for however the ground is not even and even pushing a pram was an obstacle
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balfastbabe
22 March 2015|
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Response from TheArkOpenFarm | Property representative |
Thank-you for your question, Yes you can get a bus to the farm. The Ark Farm is located between the towns of Newtownards and Bangor on the A21, It is on route 6 and the stop should be "mine lane" or just ask for the Ark... More
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