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“Very expensive ”

Ardmore Open Farm & Mini Zoo
Ranked #3 of 9 things to do in Ardmore
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My family visited over the Easter. For 2 adults and 3 children (age 4-9) it was 45 euro. We didn't mind paying that when we saw they had go carts and mini diggers and a barrel train but unfortunately you had to pay 2euro a go on each. The peddle carts are free but Only one worked the others had broken chains. The ride on tractors where well used and the peddles had rusted so very hard for my son to actually peddle them. The animals seemed well cared for and there was a good variety of animals. The indoor play area was very good. Overall we enjoyed it but would not return as the additional charges for the go carts, mini diggers and barrel train make Ardmore Farm not good value for money.

Thank Hazel C
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"indoor play area"
in 18 reviews
"small animals"
in 11 reviews
"zip line"
in 5 reviews
"barrel train"
in 4 reviews
"mini zoo"
in 4 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 4 reviews
"adults and children"
in 4 reviews
"football pitch"
in 3 reviews
"mini diggers"
in 2 reviews
"great value for money"
in 2 reviews
"blown away"
in 3 reviews
"large area"
in 2 reviews
"two sons"
in 2 reviews
"great play"
in 2 reviews
"really enjoyed our visit"
in 2 reviews
"well taken care"
in 2 reviews
"baby rabbits"
in 2 reviews

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We visited with our two daughters aged 9 and 13 and they were not bored at any stage we were there. We started off in the big play area inside and this was followed by all of us petting and handling rabbits, turtles, Spanish chickens (I think), reptiles and snakes. After that we went outside to a large area. There are plenty of animals including owls, hawks, foxes, alpaca and little monkeys. Besides that there is a go-kart track, soccer pitch, soccer skills area, maze and zip line etc., we then went back in and had dinner from a varied menu which was very tasty. Overall this was an excellent trip. I would highly recommend.

Thank Chris197979
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This is 4th year at Santa here, which tells it's own story, and it has been developed with even more attractions, just wonderful from start to finish, food also reasonable and good, if there is a problem here it is getting children to Leave but lucky for us Grandparents we were able to Escape...My advice..Just Go There Early and Enjoy

1  Thank ytlm
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

We visited during October midterm with 5 small children ages ranging from 1 month old to 11 years old. At first we had our reservations due to some comments we viewed before but we decided to give it a try anyway as there were little for the kids to to on a gloomy day. We had great fun here. the weather on the day was cold and cloudy so we spent an hour inside playing in the indoor playgrounds and we had some coffee as well. The kids loved it. Next we went to the small animals area which had a good arrays of animals. There were even petting sessions and the kids had great fun playing with bearded dragon, tortoises, rabbits, exotic chickens and guinea pigs. Staffs were really nice and answered all our questions patiently. Next we took a walk around the place where all the big animals were - again, good range of interesting animals. At the end of the walk, there were seatings area for picnic and some activities for children like barrell-train, football pitch, playgrounds, small tractors. Our kids loved them all. The duck pond walk was also delightful. Toilets were clean and plenty. All in all, I think it is worth the ticket price and I would recommend for others to bring a picnic and stay out here for 2-3 hours.

Thank ZakiahFaisal
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Our first time ever visiting the farm, we have been to a lot of pet farms but Ardmore pet farm was the best pet farm and mini zoo that we have visited by far.
It's just so clean spacious and well kept, the animals have loads of room to roam around and are well looked after.
Well worth taking a visit to the place and great value for money.
The staff are also so friendly helpfull and welcoming.
The cafe is great value for money also.
The indoor play area is great fun for children.
We will definitely be back in 2018 for there new additions animals and new outdoor activities.

Thank Maeve O
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