The 15 Best Pumpkin Patches To Visit

Blink and you’ll miss it, spooky season is upon us and if you’re a Halloween fiend like us, you’ll have been counting down the days until Halloween for a while now. To really eke out the most of the spooky season, start early and head to one of the UK’s best pumpkin patches.

Whether you’re on the search for the roundest pumpkin or you’re itching to get a picture for the ‘gram, here are the fifteen best pumpkin patches to visit this October, all open now.

 

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Hewitts Farm

Halloween lovers should head to Hewitts Farm, the 78-acre family-run farm just outside of Orpington Kent. 

Bursting with plump pumpkins ready for carving and seasonal squashes perfect for roasting, the farm provides the perfect day out for all of the family. Here you’ll find everything from plums to cooking apples, courgettes to beetroots all ready to be picked.

It’s a little trek outside of the city but it’s a day out that’ll get the little ones excited and prepped for the spooky season ahead. 

Courts Road, Bromley, Chelsfield, Orpington BR6 7QL
www.hewittsfarm.co.uk

Stanhill Farm

Family run and located just 17 miles from central London, Stanhill Farm harvests around 20-30 varieties of fruit and vegetables every year. With Halloween around the corner, this year create a new, annual family tradition and head to Stanhill Farm to pick your own pumpkin. 

Spend your day running through the rows of sunflowers, rummaging for seasonal veggies and picking out the perfect pumpkin for carving.

Birchwood Road, Wilmington, Dartford, Kent DA2 7HD
www.stanhillfarm.co.uk

Picking Patch 

Escape the city and head to Picking Patch, this pumpkin haven can be found all over the country, with various locations in Chester, Warlingham, Porthcrawl and more.

Starting from just £1, it’s a fun and affordable way to get geared up for the spooky season and snap up a photo for the ‘gram. Scour the fields and find a gem for carving or roasting for the ultimate autumnal dish. 

Open on select dates during October

Various Locations
www.pickingpatch.com

 

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Garsons Farm

Blink and you’ll miss the spooky season all together, which is why you should zoom on over to Garsons Farm to pick your own orange pumpkin quick. 

Home to the UK’s largest pick your own selection, Garsons boasts over 75 varieties of crops every year, from strawberries to sunflowers, courgettes to peas, and come autumn the fields are filled with pumpkins. 

Big or small, white, green or orange, Garsons has your pumpkin needs covered.

You’ll need to book online to receive your Farm Pass in order to be let into the PYO fields.

Winterdown Road, Esher, Surrey KT10 8LS
www.garsons.co.uk

The Pop Up Farm

The Pop Up Farm is back and it’s bursting with more pumpkins and gourds than ever. 

The fields are filled with old fashioned fun. Expect everything from stacking up hay bales and relaxing in the ten acre field of oats to battling through the 55-metre straw maze with the kiddies – try not to get too lost…

Not forgetting to pick up a ripe pumpkin to carve a ghoulish face into and a squash to make a hearty autumn soup with. 

M1 Junction 9, Flamstead, St Albans Al3 8HT
www.thepopupfarm.co.uk

Meopham P.Y.O

Pick, pick, pick up a pumpkin at Meopham P.Y.O.

Home to fresh, seasonal produce and a cosy onsite farm shop, the pick your own farm has become renowned for its field upon field of orange-hued pumpkins. Whether you’re after a big or small pump, or you just want to snap up a photo for the ‘gram, Meopham’s range will provide you with all of your festive needs.

Broomfield Fruit Farm, Ifield Road, Meopham DA13 0QH
www.meophampyo.co.uk

 

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Tulleys Farm

Known best for their spook filled horror nights, Tulleys Farm also boasts a bountiful selection of PYO pumpkins. 

Stomp through the 20 acres of pumpkins and choose from the 150,000 different shapes, sizes and types of the Halloween squashes before heading into one of their horrifying escape rooms…

Unit 1 Turners Hill Road, Crawley RH10 4PE
www.tulleysfarm.com

Foxes Farm

Pumpkins galore! Essex’s idyllic Foxes Farm is brimming with pumpkins ripe for the picking.

Not only are they the top suppliers for supermarkets throughout the UK, but they offer pumpkin picking events alongside other fun, family-friendly activities. Live music, a corn maze trail, food stalls…what more could you ask for?

Watch House Farm, Wash Rd, Basildon SS15 4ER

www.foxesfarmproduce.co.uk

 

 

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Arnprior Farm

Anrprior Farm in Stirlingshire, Scotland, is a winner when it comes to varieties in pumpkins and family-friendly fun.

A family-run business since the 1930s, their pumpkin-picking activity is the highlight of their farm. With over 15,000 pumpkins to pick in varying sizes and shapes, you can even book a glamping pod to extend your pumpkin-hunting extravaganza.

Arnprior Farm, Stirling,
FK8 3HA

www.arnpriorfarm.com

Piglets Adventure Farm

Cuddling with farm animals and pumpkin-picking at the same time? Count us in!

From scouring their vast pumpkin patch to pumpkin carving, Piglets Adventure Farm sure know how to get you into the Halloween spirit! Whether you’re keen on the Mysterious Maze or snuggling up to a fluffy lamb, you’ll never run out of things to do.

 

Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Lane, York, YO32 9ST

www.pigletsadventurefarm.com

Crockford Bridge Farm

Surrey’s very own pumpkin patch haven is certainly no stranger to gearing up for Halloween. Crockford Bridge Farm delivers a pumpkin harvest like no other, along with their very own Pumpkin Market where you can purchase your batch of freshly picked pumpkins.

What are you waiting for? Grab your Farm Pass and get in this spooky season!

New Haw Road, Addlestone, Nr. Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2BU

www.crockfordbridgefarm.co.uk

National Forest Adventure Farm

National Forest Adventure Farm is a mini-amusement park in and of itself. Although pumpkin picking takes centre stage during spooky season, there are a ton of other activities to enjoy while you’re there, from pumpkin carving to fairground rides.

There’s never a dull moment in sight!

National Forest Adventure Farm, Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent,
Staffordshire
DE13 9SJ

www.adventurefarm.co.uk

Priory Farm

Looking like something straight out of Lord of the Rings, Priory Farm is the perfect place for pumpkin picking. Set in a picturesque, 100-acre stretch of woodland, this family-run farm offers a tractor ride out to their pumpkin fields for a day of pumpkin harvesting.

There’s no shortage of activities to sink your teeth in in Priory Farm.

Priory Farm Estate
Sandy Lane
South Nutfield, Redhill
RH1 4EJ

www.prioryfarm.co.uk

 

 

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Cattows Farm

A farm with a rich history, Cattows Farm spearheads this coming Halloween with a larger-than-life pumpkin harvest.

Roam the lush fields to pick out your perfect pumpkin fit for carving or ideal for a quick photo op! Stay around for their Trick Or Treat Street or their Spooky Halloween Circus for more spooky fun.

Cattows Farm
Normanton Lane , Leicestershire, LE67 2TD

www.thehalloweenfarm.co.uk

 

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Cammas Hall

When choosing a patch to visit, you need something that stands out beyond your regular-joe pumpkin. Cammas Hall has the ‘Pumpcano’ – a towering inferno of amber and orange pumpkins with a fiery pyre on top.

Set in the beautiful countryside on the Hertfordshire/Essex border, within easy reach of London, it provides a great day out for all the family.

Cammas Hall Farm

Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT

cammashall.co.uk

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