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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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Great day out

Visited farm today with kids im childminder great day out loads animals lovely wee fairy trail with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Deborah C
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Bangor
via mobile
Great spot for all ages

Love this farm...children have a great play area, loads of toys to play with ie bikes, diggers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
22daisy12
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb” (6 reviews)
“baby animals” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9182 0445
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"lamb"
in 6 reviews
"great variety of animals"
in 5 reviews
"baby animals"
in 5 reviews
"bottle feed"
in 5 reviews
"birthday party"
in 7 reviews
"newtownards road"
in 2 reviews
"pets corner"
in 2 reviews
"exotic animals"
in 2 reviews
"shop on site"
in 2 reviews
"the staff were extremely helpful"
in 2 reviews
"reptile room"
in 2 reviews
"grandchildren love"
in 2 reviews
"great place for young children"
in 2 reviews
"play area"
in 7 reviews
"great fun"
in 8 reviews
"children and adults"
in 3 reviews
"return again"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited farm today with kids im childminder great day out loads animals lovely wee fairy trail with three little pigs houses and wolf rapuzels tower goldielocks and three bears house the kids were amazed wee fairy houses and a tree house to eat lunch in...More

Thank Deborah C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this farm...children have a great play area, loads of toys to play with ie bikes, diggers, tractors, cars etc. Lovely picnic area but refreshments can be purchased in the courtyard cafe. There are a wide variety of domestic and farm animals, the miniature goats...More

Thank 22daisy12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have a season pass for this place as it is such a great place. Staff are very friendly. Animals are great. Great play areas. Another great addition has been opened recently the fairy woodland trail. I would recommend this place to people of all...More

Thank TomSarah C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beautiful weather on the day helped, we visited with our two grandchildren (7 and 5) who really enjoyed being up close and being able to touch and interact with the animals. Younger staff were really helpful and interested in showing the children the different...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I recently visited here with my husband, baby and 3 year old daughter. My daughter loved being able to see and feed the animals. She also had her 1st pony ride. A lovely member of staff called Shannon also gave my daughter the opportunity to...More

Thank Anna_Marie45
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my 3 grandchildren really enjoyed petting the animals great park for them to play enjoyed riding the tractors we took a picnic as it was a lovely day but there is a nice cafe that does kids meals it's definitely worth a...More

1  Thank Joanne F
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took our grand kids 5and 3 to the farm, the farm has lots of farm animals cows, horses, goats, pigs and lots more, when sheep have lambs they let the children feed the lambs, the children all love to do this,...More

Thank rfraser1952
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 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 27 May 2018 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

Thank jonthompson64
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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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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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