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Ark Open Farm, Newtownards

4.2
#2 of 9 in Outdoors in Northern Ireland
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4.6
  • The Ark farm has the potential to be a great open farm, you will read many reviews telling you how good it is for children. The pros are the variety of animals and birds that they keep. I have three c...  more »
  • This farm is great for kids younger or older . Plenty to see and do rides for the kids and a great play area.  more »
  • Great place for young children. We played for ages with the animals, especially the baby goats, and had a lovely time. Staff were really helpful and engaging with the children asking if the children w...  more »
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  • Well looked after animals and friendly staff. Kids and visiting tourists alike will really enjoy walking around. Cafe on site and reasonable price for admission.
  • Excellent place for our toddler to mess about and play with animals and other kids. She loved it! The staff is nice and there are a lot of things to do and see.
  • This place has been improved massively. So much to see and do. Kids loved it
  • Situated on the dual carriageway between Newtownards and Bangor, The Ark Open farm is open all year round and has plenty of animals for the young (and not so young!) to see. The staff are friendly and encourage Interaction with the animals - the creepy crawly loft was especially good. The site is a lot larger than it seems, behind all the animals stalls is a good size play area with a nice woodland walks. Can get muddy , so Wellington boots are advised for children! Overall a great time for everyone.
  • Great fun and lots of animals to look at. Food tasty too.