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


    Autumn is here and what better way to celebrate than by visiting a pumpkin patch with your brood of little monsters.

    With Halloween creeping ever closer, pumpkin patches have been cropping up across the UK. But some are a cut about the rest when it comes to proving popular for a family day out and set to guarantee the likes on the ‘gram.

    In order to find out the most Instagrammable pumpkin patches in the UK, DIYS.com compiled a list of the most popular locations in the UK using PumpkinPatchesAndMore.org and cross-referenced the hashtags on Instagram.

    The Top 20 Most Instagrammable Pumpkin Patches in the UK

    1. Cannon Hall Farm – South Yorkshire


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    Claiming the top spot with 17,221 hashtags is Cannon Hall Farm,  providing 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 £10.95.

    2. 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.

    3. Tulleys Farm – West Sussex

    This year, Tulleys Farm has grown a total of 60 acres which are predicted to produce around 450,00 pumpkins. The 30 different photo opportunities affirm this pumpkin patch’s position as the 3rd most Instagrammable in the UK.

    4. Stockeld Park – North Yorkshire


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    As well as an abundant pumpkin patch, totting up 11,118 Instagram hashtags, Stockeld Park also has a variety of Halloween activities on offer and available to book now.

    5. Bocketts Farm – Surrey

    Tickets are now on sale for Witches and Wizards Week taking place this October half term (23rd – 31st 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.

    6. Willows Farm – Lincolnshire

    Willows Farm in Lincolnshire has garnered 8,020 hashtags on Instagram thanks it’s plentiful pumpkin patch. A day out at the Pumpkin Festival wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Gourds Grotto to get your Instagram-able photos with all the weird and wonderful gourds, squashes and pumpkin scenes.

    7. 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.

    8. Hatton Country World – Warwickshire


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    Join Hatton Country World for their Pumpkin Spooktacular from 24th October to 1st November.  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.

    9. Kenyon Hall, Cheshire

    With 4,770 hashtags 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.

    10. Crockford Bridge Farm, Surrey

    As one of Surrey’s largest growers of pumpkins, Crockford Bridge Farm are putting on a Pumpkin Festival as well as their regular pumpkin picking this year.  Join the team during the last week of October (half term) for the Pumpkin Festival which will see a range of festive activities and sessions for all the family.

    More of the Best Pumpkin Patches to Visit This Year

    11. Rectory Farm, Oxfordshire

    3,108 hashtags on Instagram

    12. Millets Farm Centre, Oxfordshire

    3,025 hashtags on Instragram

    13. Uncle Henry’s at Grayingham Grange Farm, Lincolnshire

    2,376 hashtags on Instagram

    14. Undley Pumpkin Patch & Maize Maze, Suffolk

    2,326 hashtags on Instagram

    15. Maxeys Farm Shop, Nottinghamshire

    2,068 hashtags on Instagram

    16. National Forest Adventure Farm Maize Maze, Staffordshire

    1,742 hashtags on Instagram

    17. Pumpkins R Us, Warwickshire

    1,683 hashtags on Instagram

    18. Church Farm Organics, Cheshire

    1,523 hashtags on Instagram

    19. Canalside Farm, Staffordshire

    1,481 hashtags on Instagram

    20. Cammas Hall Fruit Farm, Hertfordshire

    1,449 hashtags on Instagram

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