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Ark Open Farm

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Address: 296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
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Fantastic for animal lovers!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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2 Thank AimeeMarieAdventures
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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2 Thank twirliewoo
Ballymena, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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2 Thank ella564
Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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2 Thank BillMcG1
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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2 Thank DoItLikeADude
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We went there with our toddler... he absolutely loved it: the animals, the huge playground, the indoor slide and tractors, the pond with all the ducks, not to mention the ride behind the quad bike. Great place, highly recommended.

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2 Thank yannicetem
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Went to visit Santa today with my 6 yo daughter and her friend. It was superb. They have made a really big effort for the kids & deserve much credit. Well worth a visit

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2 Thank Graeme M
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Took our 2 year grand-daughter here & we all had a great time. She loved pets corner, feeding the kids & the play barn. Some of the animals were a bit imposing to her but only because she is small & timid. Mum & Dad enjoyed too. Nice outside play area, ride on train & playground. Will be back

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2 Thank 22daisy12
Northern Ireland
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We took the grandkids to the Ark farm just before the end of the School holidays. We live quite close by. I was surprised by the size of it. There are a great variety of activities to entertain the children. From trampoline, zip line, playground to the Ark. There is a coffee shop where you can relax, and let the... More 

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