20 of the Best Pumpkin Patches To Visit in the UK This October


As autumn sets in and Halloween creeps closer, what better way to celebrate than by visiting a pumpkin patch with your brood of little monsters? These are the best family friendly pumpkin patches to visit in the UK.

With Halloween creeping ever closer, pumpkin patches have been cropping up across the UK. So, we’ve revealed the UK’s most family-friendly patches.

20 of The UK’s Most Family-Friendly Pumpkin Picking Patches to Visit This October

The most family-friendly pumpkin picking spots in the UK have been revealed by HelloFresh, with farms in Essex, Hertfordshire and Surrey being named, among many others. Discover the best pumpkin patches to visit this October and during half term below.

Marsh Farm, Essex


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Marsh Farm provides family-friendly days packed with pumpkin picking during Halloween half term. This premium pumpkin picking village and Halloween shopping experience is next door to Marsh Farm in South Woodham Ferrers.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Marsh Farm start at £2.99

The Pumpkin House, Norfolk

Based in Thursford near the North Norfolk Coast, the Pumpkin House offers a traditional slice of countryside life, from picking your Pumpkin from the Pumpkin House to playing on the hay bale towers, tractor sand pits and kid friendly hay play with delicious refreshments available including hot drinks, ice creams and hot chocolate!

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at The Pumpkin House are free 

Spook Fest, Hertfordshire

This year Spook-Fest returns to Aldenham Country Park in Hertfordshire. Pick your very own perfect pumpkin at the pumpkin patch and take your pumpkin over to the carving marquee and show off your skills, the spookier the better! (This activity is separately ticketed, make sure to book to avoid disappointment).

Discover more frightfully fun offerings such as hay tractor rides,  walking the spooky trail, pumpkin bingo, decorations throughout the farm and much more!

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Spook Fest start at £7.50 

Priory Farm, Surrey

Take a tractor ride out to Priory Farm’s Pumpkin Fields and pluck your very own gourd from the ground this Halloween, where the Priory Farm Estate grows over 10,000 pumpkins every year, including big ones, small ones, warty ones and more!

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Priory Farm start at £5

Tulleys Farm, West Sussex

This year, Tulleys Farm has grown a total of 60 acres which are predicted to produce around 450,00 pumpkins, alongside live roaming characters, street food like Smash Burgers, Mac N Cheese, Loaded Fries, Apple cider donuts, Crumble, fresh toffee apples and of course pumpkin spice lattes, as well as a pumpkin bar for the adults and live music.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Tulleys Farm start at £5

Sunnyfields Farm, Hampshire

Come on down to the Sunnyfields Farm this autumn to view and take pictures with the wonderful variety of pumpkins on display and create happy memories with the family.

There will be thousands of pumpkins, squash and other cucurbits to pop into your wheelbarrow and purchase. You can then take them home to carve, paint, or decorate your home.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Sunnyfields Farm start at £4.50

Bocketts Farm, Surrey


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Tickets are now on sale for Bocketts Farm’s Witches and Wizards Week taking place this October half term (22nd-30th October). Enjoy a spooktacular day out including Science & Slime Shows, Reptile Roadshow, photos in the Pumpkin Village, a spooky trail, Meet the Owls, Creepy Crafts, tractor rides and a visit to the Small Animal Encounters.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Bocketts Farm start at £13 (under 2s go free)

Doddington Hall, Lincolnshire

Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Doddington Hall is back for another year, and has wracked up 16,740 hashtags. Follow the signs to the pumpkin patch via the Kitchen Garden.

The Pumpkin Patch open is open from 2nd to 31st October, 10am-4pm (while stocks last).  Entry is free but you pay for what you pick, and prices start from £2 dependent on the size of your pumpkin. Halloween fancy dress is encouraged.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Doddington Hall are free

Cannon Hall Farm, South Yorkshire


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Cannon Hall Farm provides family-friendly days packed with pumpkin picking during Halloween half term.  After you’ve hand-picked the biggest and best pumpkins make sure to pay a visit to the famous farm animals at Cannon Hall.

Don’t miss Millie and Primrose the pesky goat kids, plus Helen, a hand-reared Alpaca, Ozzie Horseborne and Pony Hadley and the new Highland Calf Lilibet.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Cannon Hall Farm start at £13.95

Rectory Farm, Oxfordshire

Rectory Farm is set in beautiful countryside and, alongside The Pumpkin Patch, offers a farm shop and adventure playground for little ones.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Hatter’s Farm start at £3

Stockeld Park, North Yorkshire


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As well as an abundant pumpkin patch, Stockeld Park also has a variety of Halloween activities on offer and available to book now.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Stockeld Park start at £13

Mr Pumpkin, Derbyshire

This year Mr Pumpkin, located just outside Derby, planted almost 90,000 different pumpkins, and over 40 different varieties to choose from. Orange pumpkins, white pumpkins, star shaped pumpkins, giant pumpkins, teeny tiny pumpkins, warty pumpkins, striped pumpkins, ugly pumpkins, they really do have the perfect pumpkin for every pumpkin household this Halloween.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Mr Pumpkin start at £2

Willows Farm, Lincolnshire

Willows Farm in Lincolnshire has a plentiful pumpkin patch. A day out at the Pumpkin Festival wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Gourds Grotto with all the weird and wonderful gourds, squashes and pumpkin scenes.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Willows Farm start at £24

Kenyon Hall, Cheshire

Kenyon Hall Farm is already proving to be popular with avid pumpkin pickers over on Instagram. Tickets are £2 for adults and children over 18 months, infants go free.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Kenyon Hall are free

Hatton Country World, Warwickshire


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Join Hatton Adventure World for their Pumpkin Spooktacular from 22nd October to 30th October. You’ll not only be able to pick your own pumpkin, but also explore a Haunted House, brave the Zombie March, enter a fancy dress competition and watch the awe-inspiring Magic & Mayhem Illusion Show.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Hatton Adventure World start at £20.95

Palette and Pasture, Somerset

Visit this Somerset Pumpkin Patch this October alongside their famous ice cream parlour. This year it is bigger and better than ever, and with more pumpkin varieties to choose from.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Palette and Pasture start at £1

Cammas Hall Halloween, Hertfordshire


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Booking is now open for Cammas Hall’s spooktacular Halloween Experience & Pumpkin Patch. This year they have their biggest patch ever, with creepy props and lots of eerie interaction for you to enjoy!

On select days during the first two weeks of October they are also running Tractor & Trailer rides which will need to be booked separately, as well as Pumpkin Night slots amd interaction with Halloween characters.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Cammas Hall start at £4

Wroxham Barns Pumpkin Festival, Norfolk

Wanting to pick Pumpkins in Norfolk? Wroxham Barns is the area’s largest all-inclusive Pumpkin picking family day out, with over 10,000 homegrown Pumpkins to choose from over half term week (22nd October – 30th October 2022), plus a farm to visit and rides at their Fun Park.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Wroxham Barns start at £14.99

Hatter’s Farm PYO Pumpkin, Essex


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This year Hatter’s Farm have grown thousands of pumpkins and squash at their Pumpkin Patch for you to come and choose from. With over 50 varieties, whether you like knobbly ones, giant ones, tiny ones or colourful ones, as well as plenty of other activities from the Pumpkin Cannons to our Maize Maze. So wrap up warm and come and join in the fun!

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Hatter’s Farm start at £1

Millets Farm Centre, Oxfordshire

As well as classic pumpkin picking, Millets Farm also offers the opportunity to pick pumpkins by torchlight alongside a circus and spooky dance party.

Tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Millets Farm start at £1.50

Online meal delivery service HelloFresh analysed 100 pumpkin patches, looking at factors including dog-friendliness and average admission cost for a family to find the top 20 patches that are ideal for families to visit this autumn.

More of the Best Pumpkin Patches to Visit This Year

Uncle Henry’s at Grayingham Grange Farm, Lincolnshire

Maxeys Farm Shop, Nottinghamshire

National Forest Adventure Farm Maize Maze, Staffordshire

Pumpkins R Us, Warwickshire

Church Farm Organics, Cheshire

Canalside Farm, Staffordshire

Magical Malpas PYO Farm, Cheshire

Trentham Gardens, Staffordshire

Cairnie Fruit Farm & Mega Maze, Scotland

Gower Fresh, Wales

Avon Valley Adventure Park, Bristol

Cattows Farm, Leicestershire

Farrington’s, Somerset

Arnprior Farm, Scotland

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