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Best Pumpkin Patches in the UK

When you think of Halloween – what comes to mind? Candy? Trick or treating? Spooky skeletons? Well, we think that nothing says Halloween like the pumpkin! Whether you use your pumpkins to cook with, to carve, or for your Instagram posts, make sure you can pick up the pumpkin perfect for your autumnal needs. We’ve gathered a list of the best pumpkin patches in the UK that are a guaranteed fun day out for all the family.

Dunham Massey Ice Cream Farm – MANCHESTER

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30,000 pumpkins are ready for picking this year at Manchester pumpkin patch. As well as an extensive patch, Dunham Massey Ice Cream Farm has a large teepee serving hot food and pumpkin spiced lattes for all of those who want to tingle their taste buds. And of course, they’re serving their farm-fresh ice cream – in signature spooky flavours!

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Altrincham Central

Manchester Sale

Craigies Farm – EDINBURGH

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Enjoy a day packed with treats at Craigies Farm. With pumpkin and Halloween themed nibbles, paired with tea and coffee included with every admission, you can enjoy some relaxing treats whilst you deliberate which pumpkin you want to bring home with you. Then you have time to go off and handpick your very own pumpkin to decorate or display however you desire. Along with the farm’s plethora of other fruits available to pick and enjoy, this really does make the ideal family day out this October.

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Edinburgh Airport Ratho Station

Edinburgh Park

Avon Valley Adventure and Wildlife Park – BRISTOL

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With an expansive patch between Bristol and Bath, this charming little farm attracts thousands of visitors around the autumn. Pumpkins of any size, shape and colour grow from their patch ready to be picked, or you can choose from the ones over at the event area. They have fun for all the family, including live entertainment, tasty Halloween treats and Fiendish Fashion – an occasion to dress to impress! Perfect for a fun-filled day out or a weekend staycation.

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Bath Central

Bath City Centre (Bath Spa)

Lenctenbury Farm – DORSET

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Usually focused on producing high-quality fruit and vegetables, this seasonal farm also offers a ‘Pick your Own Pumpkin’ activity around Halloween time so get your hands dirty and choose from hundreds of homegrown pumpkins from their patch. They also advertise their edible and decorative squashes in the barn shop if you’re looking for something unique to experience this autumn.

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Poole North


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This farm is nestled in the beautiful countryside of Shropshire and admits visitors of all ages to get their wellies on and get stuck in this autumn! Guests are encouraged to pick a pumpkin from their extensive patch, then head on over to their exclusive Carving Cavern to decorate it with a scary face! You can also join their spooky pumpkin festival, with plenty of activities and stories to be told, making the farm a jam-packed day out guaranteed to entertain all ages!

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Telford Shawbirch

Pumpkin Moon – KENT

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Pumpkin Moon’s Maidstone site is the perfect place to pick the dream pumpkin. Crowded with hundreds of varieties of pumpkin, squash and gourd, there is something in this patch to suit everybody’s tastes. Just remember to bring your best outfit and empty bellies so you can fill up on their delicious food stalls!

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Maidstone Central

Medway M2

Cornish Maize and Fun Farm – CORNWALL

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450-acres of working land makes up this amazing farm just northwest of Plymouth. They not only advertise their large pumpkin patch, but they also encourage guests to give their amazing Maize Maze a go – which has turned especially spooky in time for Halloween!

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Plymouth Derriford

Pembrokeshire Pumpkins – PEMBROKESHIRE

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Wellies are mandatory for this next pumpkin patch! Picking your own pumpkin couldn’t be easier with a variety that includes polar bear, munchkins and gourds. Hay bales, grottos and hiding places galore, keep the little ones entertained at this beautiful farm and book now.

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St. Clears Carmarthen

Pembroke Dock

Spilmans Church Farm – THIRSK

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10 long acres of pumpkins – what more can you ask for? Well, apparently a lot more which is exactly what Spilmans offers to visitors! As well as picking out the perfect pumpkin from the main field or their pre-picked tent, they offer a carving barn, a corn cannon (yep, that’s right!), fairground and tractor rides as well as plenty of refreshments. Book now for a weekend full of autumnal activities!

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York Monks Cross