The Best Pumpkin Patches in the UK

I can’t believe we are just one month out of Autumn and it’s almost time to put on out hats and boots and make our way to the pumpkin patches ready to adorn our homes for Halloween!

Picking pumpkins is the best way to get into the spirit of autumn but where are the best pumpkin patches in the UK? Hopefully the list below will help you know where to head this October!

Garsons Farm, Surrey

The perfect autumnal day trip from London, Garsons Farm in Esher, Surrey, is in its its forty-first year of PYO pumpkins and one of the largest pick your own farms in the country.

Each individual will need to have a Farm Pass, including children and infants, the downside is they are non refundable and sometimes PYO sessions are cancelled (although rarely) due to bad weather so you must bear this in mind. Adult passes are £4, children (2-14 years) are £1 and infants go free.

You can book your passes here.

*Dogs are not allowed on the farm

Undley Farm, Suffolk

Set within Suffolk farmland, Undley Farm has been home to a pick your own pumpkin farm for over 20 years.

The pumpkin patch events and popularity have grown massively over the last few years and now the farm offers a full day out for families with a specially created themed maize maze, giant inflatables, face painting, straw bale pyramid, seasonal craft stalls and a wide range of delicious refreshments.

The 2022 event dates haven’t yet been confirmed (as of August 18th) but you can sign up for updates here.

*Undley Farm is dog friendly

Cannon Hall Farm, South Yorkshire

Cannon Hall Farm is a family friendly pick-your-own pumpkin patch in South Yorkshire. It’s well-known for its animal foot safari as well as its pumpkins where kids (and adults!) can enjoy goats, llamas and alpacas.

The pumpkins are regularly laid out so no one will be missing out, with a different variety put out each week and every child is sent home with a free pumpkin. Children are encouraged to wear fancy dress for on the spot prizes and are given an activity booklet filled with challenges when taking a break from choosing a pumpkin or playing on the playground equipment.

The 2022 event dates haven’t yet been confirmed (as of August 18th) but you can sign up for updates here.

*Dogs are not allowed

Cattows Farm, Leicestershire

Bigger and better each year, Cattows Farm costs as little as £2 to enter and choose your pumpkins! Other activities are on for the whole family with a fun fair and inflatable zone, food and live entertainment.

We are still waiting to find out what is on for the 2022 pumpkin season but in 2021 there was Trick of Treat Street, Plants vs Zombies and a giant Spooky Corn Maze Trail.

Check their website here for 2022 pumpkin season updates.

*Dogs are allowed at Cattow Farm but only to the edge of the pumpkin field and are not allowed in the shop or tea room

Arnprior Farm, Stirlingshire

Pick from over 1500 pumpkins on a 6-acre site at Arnprior Farm in rural Scotland. There is a ton of variety on offer so have fun with your friends and family choosing between big Cinderella style pumpkins, green warty pumpkins, and even stripy ones.

There is more than just pumpkins at Arnprior, face painting is available, quad pods, a hay bale soft play and a kids maze.

There is plenty for adults too with local pop-up food trucks serving churros, home baked cakes, wood-fired pizzas, artisan Scottish beef burgers. For those wanting a bit of liquid warmth there is horse box gin truck and freshly ground artisan coffee.

Sign up to the Arnprior Farm mailing list here to receive updates about the 2022 pumpkin season and book your tickets.

*Anprior Farm pumpkin patch is dog friendly

Bell’s Pumpkin Patch, Boston

Lincolnshire is home to millions of acres of arable farmland and this includes Bell’s Pumpkin Patch, one of the UK’s biggest pumpkin patches with over one million pumpkins harvested each year.

Each year the pumpkin patch create a different display so visitors can get the perfect selfie, filled with different varieties of pumpkins to show off the fact they have the biggest variety in the UK.

The farm is also home to Britain’s biggest pumpkin cannon which fires pumpkins across the fields to raise money for charity. There is a pumpkin supermarket and Halloween shop on site to stock up for the month! Funfair rides are available, a pumpkin carving tent, bounce and climb area, maize maze, tractor rides, potato catapults, face painting and so much more!

Book your tickets here

*Bell’s Pumpkin Patch is dog friendly

Cammas Hall Farm, Hertfordshire

Cammas Hall Farm on the Hertfordshire/Essex border offers PYO pumpkins alongside a Halloween themed maze, creepy crafts, children’s play area and a farm shop.

The pumpkin patch is open for the whole of October with over 40 varieties of pumpkin and squash. Pumpkin Patch Night picking sessions are also available. Tickets can be bought via the Cammas Hall website here.

*Cammas Hall Farm is dog friendly but cannot enter the pumpkin patch

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  • CathyCrowell says:

    I’m so glad you included Cannon Hall Farm. It’s a lovely place to visit without the pumpkins and even more delightful when it has events like this. Lots to see and do. Delicious restaurants and Farm Shop.