Last Updated on March 12, 2024 by Suzy McCullough

My son is obsessed with pumpkins so I have been busy compiling a list of places to go pumpkin picking in Yorkshire. When he was little he even used to take a mini pumpkin to bed with him. Nowadays he insists on keeping them until they really can’t be kept any longer.

Top tip for visiting a pumpkin patch in Yorkshire – take your wellies and your waterproof coats.

It may also be an idea to check with the attraction that everything is as advertised the day before you visit.

Balloon Tree – Pick Your Own – North Yorkshire – Confirmed

Pumpkins in all shapes and sizes are available from The Balloon Tree Farm. No need to book, just come along and grab a wheelbarrow.

When? From the end of September throughout the entire month of October, our Pumpkin patch is filled with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, just waiting to be picked by you! We run our Pick Your Own Pumpkins on weekdays and weekends, come rain or shine – so make sure you’ve got your wellies ready.

Address: Stamford Bridge Rd, Gate Helmsley, York YO41 1NB

How Much? £1.50 entry fee per picker

Bert’s Barrow – Pumpkin Patch – West Yorkshire – Confirmed

Our fab team have been working their rocks off in all weather getting Bert’s PYO Pumpkin Patch ready for 2023. We have some belters!!! All shapes, colours & sizes. Prices start from £1 up to £10 for absolute whoppers!!

We have multicoloured sweetcorn & beetroot too!!! Carving/activity barn, scarecrow trail, mini fairground rides & lots of photo opportunities!

Also, food, drink, crepes, & slushies too & the bar is open Saturday & Sunday. NO NEED TO BOOK just come down & pay for what you pick. Well-behaved dogs are allowed on a lead.

When? Throughout October

Address: Austfield Ln, Hillam, Leeds LS25 5NQ

How much? We don’t charge for entry just pay for what you pick.

Birchfield Ice-Cream – Pumpkin Festival – North Yorkshire – Confirmed

Visit our Pumpkin patch where we grow 6 acres of pumpkins in many different colours and varieties. Grab a wheelbarrow and head to the patch to choose your perfect pumpkin! Make sure you wear your wellies or boots as you will pick from the field and it can get muddy!

We have super cute farm animals including piglets, goats, ponies, donkeys, guinea pigs, sheep and pigs. We have a 6-acre maize maze with a quiz to compete as you weave your way through the maze. 2 bouncy castles, go-karts, an outdoor sandpit, swings and toy tractors. Pumpkin carving barn – Feed any leftover pumpkin insides to the pigs. Woodland walk. Giant Bale Mountain.

When? 23rd September – 5th November

Address: Oakmount House, Birchfield Farm, Summerbridge, Harrogate HG3 4JS

Booking/how much – We don’t charge admission to the pumpkin patch, you just pay for what you pick. If you wish to visit the farm animals, activities, maize maze and carving barn this is charged at £5 per person. Under 2s are free

Butt Farm – Pumpkin Patch – East Yorkshire – Confirmed

We can’t wait to welcome you and your family back to The Butt Farm Pumpkin Patch on our farm in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Lovingly grown & planted by the White family we have 1000’s of pumpkins for you to choose from. We have loads of different varieties to choose from –  whether you want to carve them, eat them or create an autumnal display we have pumpkins for everyone! Pop on your wellies, grab one of our wheelbarrows & come and explore the Butt Farm Pumpkin Patch, Beverley.

When? Opens 6th October

Address: Victoria Rd, Beverley HU17 8PJ

How much? No pre-booking is required – Entry to the patch with a charitable donation of your choice to Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Cannon Hall Farm – Pumpkin Picking & Wizardry School – South Yorkshire – Tickets on sale now

THE PUMPKIN patch is returning to Cannon Hall Farm – with almost 10,000 pumpkins available for visitors to pick – and our expert carvers will shape out those toothy grins for you.

As well as amazing outdoor and indoor playgrounds and animal talks, our pumpkin patch is the perfect place for you to capture those insta-worthy pictures. 

Children who have a paid ticket are entitled to one free pumpkin each (no matter how big it is) and will be allocated a token on arrival.

Visitors are also encouraged to wear fancy dress – and spot prizes will be offered by farm staff to those who have made a special effort. Don’t forget our carvers will also be happy to help create your lantern by carving it for you.

When? 14th-31st October

Address: Bark House Ln, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT

How much – £12.95 pp including 1 pumpkin per child over the age of 2. Children under 2 without a pumpkin are free.

Eastfield Farm – South Yorkshire – To Be Confirmed

PYO pumpkins in the Halloween Season. We accept both cash and cards. Pumpkins are priced according to size (Approx £1 – £7+). Suitable footwear for a field ie. Wellies. REMEMBER YOUR CUTTERS OR SCISSORS. PLEASE NOTE- we will not be supplying these on-site.

When? Eastfield Farm at Tickhill are open every day when pumpkins are available, please see their website

Address: Eastfield Farm, Tickhill, Doncaster DN11 9JD

Booking/how much – You pay for what you pick

Farmer Copleys – Pumpkin Festival – West Yorkshire – Tickets on sale now

Farmer Copleys Pumpkin Festival is back for 2023 and we can’t wait! We’re growing over 37 different varieties and we’ll have plenty of entertainment, food, drink and loads of new things to do at the UK’s Original Pumpkin Experience.

This year we have opened up some dates for our Pumpkin Nights with evening picking & a selection of fantastic live music, so you can join in the fun until late with lots of music, photo ops & autumn entertainment to make sure you have the perfect pumpkin picking

When? Selected dates from 23rd September – 31st October

Address: Ravensknowle Farm, Pontefract Road, Pontefract WF7 5AF

Booking/how much – Our Peak Tickets which are our weekend dates, sell out each year, so don’t take too much time thinking about which pumpkin you are going to pick and book today. Entrance is from £6 per person.

Humble Bee Farm – Pumpkin Patch & Halloween Trail – North Yorkshire – Tickets on sale now

Come and join us at the farm for our annual Pumpkin Patch event!

  • Pick your very own pumpkin and carve it in our undercover barn
  • Take take an exciting walk around our Halloween Spooky Trail – new for 2023, we’ll have two trails to complete, including one for younger visitors.
  • Please note your chosen ticket time is your arrival time

When? From 28th October – 4th November

Address: Flixton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3UJ

Booking/how much – £10 per child (with pumpkin) and £6 per adult (no pumpkin), booking is essential.

Kemps Farm at Horsforth – Pick Your Own – West Yorkshire – Tickets on sale now

We open for pumpkin picking on 30th September – tickets will be available early next week. With over 70 thousand pumpkins planted this year and lots of different varieties to choose from, whether you wish your pumpkin mini, regular or even jumbo, white, pink, blue, yellow or of course orange the choice is yours.

Tractor and trailer rides are included in the ticket price. There are lots of Halloween photo opportunities around the farm and our face painters will be on hand to transform your little ones (for an additional cost)

When? Selected dates in October

Address: W End Ln, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 5ES

Booking/how much – Peak tickets £2.50 (this is just to reserve your time slot and does not include any pumpkins)

Scalby Grange – PYO – East Yorkshire – Confirmed

We will have thousands of Pumpkins available to pick. We don’t operate a booking system, you can just turn up. We accept cash or card payments. Pumpkins are charged by their Weight. Prices range from 50p to £10 for the massive ones. Dogs are only allowed on our Grassed areas.

New Attractions For 2023

Traditional Sweet Stall Every Fri/Sat/Sun
Animal Petting Farm Every Saturday Sunday
Facepaint Artist Every Saturday Sunday
No Booking Required
Free Entry
Pay For What You Pick

When? Open from 4th-31st October

Address: Scalby Grange Farm, Scalby Ln, Gilberdyke HU15 2UJ

How much? No entry or parking fee. No pre-booking is required – Please check their Facebook page for up-to-date open days and times

Spilman’s – Pumpkin Festival – North Yorkshire – Tickets on sale

MORE PUMPKINS THAN EVER BEFORE! 125,000 pumpkins ready to be picked – Our 25 acre pumpkin patch is located on the middle of our family-run farm. Make memories in the pumpkin patch – fun for everyone, we have located more special photo opportunities dotted all over the farm!

When? Selected dates from the 30th of September – the 31st of October

Address: Church Farm, Thirsk YO7 3NB

Booking/how much – £7.50 per person, which can then be used as credit to spend during your visit.

The Pumpkin Patch Produce – East Yorkshire – Confirmed

We are a family-run Pumpkin Farm in Bewholme, East Yorkshire. Come and visit our farm displays and pumpkin shop in late September-October or pick your own pumpkins from our field where you’ll also find pumpkin displays, photo opportunities & more!

We’re hosting several Pick Your Own Pumpkin events in 2023, allowing visitors to pick pumpkins directly from the field. There is no need to pre-book as entry is completely FREE!

When? Selected dates from 30th September – 31st December

Address: Homeland Farm, Catfoss Road, Bewholme YO25 8DX

How much Entry to the Farm and the Pick Your Own is free. You only pay for what you pick with prices starting from just £1.

Yorkshire Pumpkins – North Yorkshire – Tickets on sale now

Bring the whole family along to join the fun – as well as thousands of pumpkins to choose from we have a children’s play area and delicious refreshments for all ages to enjoy. Beautiful autumn backdrops for the perfect family photo opportunity!

This year we’ve grown even more pumpkins than before – we have carving pumpkins ranging from so small they’ll fit in a toddler’s hand up to ones that will fill a wheelbarrow! We have also grown even more of the delicious eating varieties this year and lots of different decorative pumpkins – all shapes, colours and sizes! There’s a pumpkin for everyone! 

When? Open 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 20th and 28th-31st October

Address: Lodge Farm, Cundall, York YO61 2RN

How much? This year the pumpkin patch will be ticketed and tickets must be booked in advance. The tickets cost £1.50 per person

We also have a post packed with days-out ideas for Halloween events in Yorkshire.


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