1. Northern Ireland
  2. County Down
  3. Newtownards

Attraction Information

Head down to the Open Ark Farm for a fun-filled family adventure. Whether you're looking for cuddly animals, indoor or outdoor play or special events throughout the year...

Halloween Pumpkin Patch

This year you have the choice of thousands of pumpkins in their patch to pick from. Grab tiny pumpkins that can fit in the palm of your hand, or GIANT pumpkins that are perfect to place outside of your door!

Whether you're a fan of the traditional orange jack o'lanterns or you're ready to change it up with bumpy and knobbly white gourds or deep green pumpkins!

You can even carve them on-site in the carving area! Don't worry about the mess they; 'll clean it up!

Halloween Trail

Step up and wander into the scarily good trail that will keep you on your toes! You'll find it around the Fairytale Forest and it's full of surprises... Find the answers on your travels and you'll be given a choccie treat at the end of it! There's even marshmallow toasting to get you into the autumn spirit.

Love slime? Well, you'll be happy with this BRAND NEW experience at Ark Open Farm! You can use spells and craft your very own tub of spooky slime to take home!

There's also tractor-trailer rides you can enjoy around the pumpkin patch, as well as the jumping pillow and the dino exhibit - Jurassic Ark!

Food & Drink

If you're feeling a little peckish, then head to the Cottage Cafe for a nibble. You'll find a selection of hot and cold food, like sausage rolls, scones, homemade bakes and cakes and sandwiches, burgers and more!

Plus, plenty of refreshments and drinks too! You'll find some autumnal foodies too.

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Opening Times

Regular Times
  • Monday, Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday, Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday, Open 24 hours
  • Thursday, Open 24 hours
  • Friday, Open 24 hours
  • Saturday, Open 24 hours
  • Sunday, Open 24 hours

14th - 31st October 2023

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Pricing & Tickets

General Admission
  • Child (3-17) : £15.00
  • Adult (17-18+) : £11.50
  • Babies and Toddlers (0-1) : Free
  • Babies and Toddlers (1-2) : £6.00

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Plan Your Visit


Stopwatch IconTypical visit time 2 - 3 hours

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Yes there is parking.

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Contact Details

296A Bangor Road
County Down
BT23 7PH
Northern Ireland

Tel: 02891820445

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