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Ark Open Farm

Features Animals
296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9182 0445
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We went today and it was very quiet We nearly had the place to ourselves. Staff were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Ark farm, Newtownards

Loved to visit the farm with my grandchildren when they were young, they always loved being there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pony rides” (12 reviews)
“creepy crawly” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
296 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9182 0445
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went today and it was very quiet We nearly had the place to ourselves. Staff were very attentive to our 20month old and she got to hold a rabbit and a chick. Lots to see and do. Wrap up warm and bring a picnic...More

2  Thank liseauk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved to visit the farm with my grandchildren when they were young, they always loved being there, then we always had lunch in the cafe !!!!! Happy, happy memories. !!!!! And lots of photos ... This was many years ago.

1  Thank joeolie
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Brilliant location for a day outing. Our kids always loved going here years ago and it's still the same with the woman owner, looking and seeming ageless even after all these years later.. Take time to see ALL the animals, have lamb suck milk from...More

2  Thank Davymac7
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We went as part of a group and it was brilliant, the kids had a ball and it was lovely being able to go into the cafe after just to have a catch up with tea and scones.. There is a great atmosphere in the...More

2  Thank jdraff
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The kids loved the farm (and so did I!) my eldest child is scared of all animals but by the end of the day she had fed a goat, held a rabbit and gone on a pony ride!!! The farm has play areas for wet...More

4  Thank Pete B
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It was my first visit to this farm and it was a great day. Plenty of things to do and see for the kids and also be enjoyed by adults. Areas available for picnics and also able to buy food to. Would visit again.

3  Thank Gemma B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had a lovely afternoon at the Ark celebrating my grandson's birthday. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. After the actual party was over we spent a very enjoyable hour at the play park and around the lake. This was my first time visiting the...More

2  Thank 19,492,016
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Before I begin I should point out that we have visited Ark a number of times and have seen it develop over a number of years. I did have a look through some of the Average and poor reviews and what struck me was a...More

4  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Took our grand-daughter here and she enjoyed both the animals and the play facilities. It was great to see that you could picnic here. We found the young staff very helpful and friendly - although there wasn't even a hint of a warm greeting on...More

Thank Barnabas014
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Where do I start well all I can say is it was a simply perfect day out It was our 16month old daughters first day ever being round animals and we were a bit nervous at first about taking her but after the day we...More

3  Thank Massy135
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Louise G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's an outdoor space
24 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
21 March 2015|
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