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The Ark Open Farm

Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland

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The Ark Farm is Open All Year for you, the public, to visit at anytime. Set in 40acres of unspoilt countryside it is home to around 200 animals including Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Poultry, Goats, Donkeys, Llamas, Alpacas, Reindeer, and Ponies

Their breeding programme enables them to have baby animals throughout the year. Their new indoor educational activity centre is a haven for all animal lovers to get a real hands on approach, feeding and cuddling lots of cute, tame animals. As well as pets corner and goat mountain.

You can enjoy unspoiled countryside and ramble round the gravel stoned pathways on their nature and farm walks where you can view Llama`s, Red Deer, Duck pond and lots of animals no longer seen in Irelands fields

.A family day out with lots to entertain the children with an outdoor adventure play area complete with picnic site or for those dreary days an extensive indoor play area with pedal-ride-on tractors, diggers, dumpers complete with sandpit.

A pedal go-kart track providing lots of fun for all ages or ride Paddy or Pinto Ponies very firm favourites on the farm.

The Cottage Café is somewhere to relax complete with open turf fire and home cooked food to tantalise your taste bud.

Location: The Ark Open Farm, Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland

Grid Reference: NW625293 Ceremonial County: County Down

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Getting there: Off Bangor/Newtownards A21 carriageway

Website: www.thearkopenfarm.co.uk
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Email: ark_farm@hotmail.com
Address: 296 Bangor Road, Newtownards Co.Down
Postcode: BT23 7PH Telephone: 028 91820445
Opening Times: All year. Apr-Oct Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 2pm-6pm. Oct-Mar closes at 5pm

Charges: Adults £4.20; Seniors £3.50; Children (3+) £3.20; Family (2+2) £15

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