10 + Pumpkin Patches PYO East Midlands 2021

Are you looking for somewhere to pick your own pumpkins in the East Midlands? We have found a few pumpkin patches that are open in 2021 across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. Happy picking folks. Details for each event are listed below.

Pumpkin Patches – PYO Pumpkins – Halloween – Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire – East Midlands

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Please keep up-to-date with government guidance before booking or visiting. We are unsure of the following attractions policies on cancellations of events. Please check with them in advance. It may also be an idea to check with the attraction that everything is as advertised the day before you visit. Many of the places listed below require you to prebook in advance, please consult their website for booking information.

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10 + Pumpkin Patches PYO East Midlands 2020

Bell’s Pumpkin Patch – near Boston, Lincolnshire – Tickets on sale now

Our stunning and unique displays offer fantastic photo opportunities for all and our patch offers so much more than any other patch in the UK. Home to Britains Biggest Pumpkin Cannon, join us as we fire our pumpkins across the fields raising money for charity. After a busy day at the patch, pop to our fantastic pumpkin supermarket and halloween shop to stock up on all your goodies.

Bell’s Pumpkin Patch

Address: Low Field road, Benington, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0EE

When? 16th & 17th October, 23rd to 31st October

How much/do you need to prebook? РA ticket is £6.00 per person or £22 for 2 adults and 2 children. You need to prebook. Fire the cannon is £5 per person and must also be prebooked.

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Bluebell Dairy Pumpkin Festival – Derbyshire – Tickets on sale now

A pumpkin picking patch with thousands of pumpkins, Halloween trail, and daily spooky shows, there‚Äôs always something frightening for you to enjoy! Join us at Bluebell Dairy for our fantastic festival. FREE Pumpkin with every child ticket* Plus much more……

Bluebell Dairy

Address: Locko Rd, Derby DE21 7AR

When? 23rd to 31st October

How much/do you need to prebook? Adults from £9.95, children from £11.95 age 1-16, includes a free pumpkin. Prebooking is essential, numbers are limited.


Bransby Horses – Pecan’s Pumpkin Patch – Lincolnshire – To Be Confirmed

Info from a previous event – This year Sponsorship star Pecan is hosting his very own pumpkin patch here at Bransby Horses. Pick your special pumpkin to take home and you will be entered into a prize draw to win a Bransby Horses Hamper!

Bransby Horses

Address: Bransby, Lincoln LN1 2PH

When? TBC

How much? TBC


Cattows Farm Pick Your Own pumpkins – Leicestershire – Event confirmed

At Cattows farm in Leicester, we will have over 200,000 pumpkins, squashes and ornamental gourds for you to choose from in 2021. Our selection includes many different varieties, such as our warty Goosebumps pumpkins, the white varieties called snowman, snowball and ghost and the ever popular mini Munchkins.  We will have 40 different varieties growing in 2021. Visiting the farm and picking your own pumpkins is a fun day out for all the family. We also have lots of other things you can do at the farm. 

Cattows Farm

Address: Cattows Farm, Swepstone Road, Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2RF

When? Open 7 days a week from 1st-31st October.  Mon-Sun 9 am to 5 pm.

How much/do you need to prebook? There is no cost to visit you can just pay for the pumpkins you pick. There is a charge for some of the extra activities. You do not have to prebook but it can get very busy.

10 + Pumpkin Patches PYO East Midlands 2020

Doddington Hall PYO Pumpkins – Lincolnshire

Take your pick of the Doddington Hall Pumpkin Patch this October and take your pumpkin home to carve up a creepy scene for your doorstep or pick up delicious seasonal recipe ideas from the Farm Shop. *Please note that dogs (on leads) are only allowed in the area next to the patch and not in the patch.*

Doddington Hall

Address: Main St, Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU

When? Patch open 2nd to 31st October, daily 10am-4pm (while stocks last)

How much/do you need to prebook? Free entry to patch. No tickets are required. Pumpkin prices are dependent on size.

10 + Pumpkin Patches PYO East Midlands 2020
Photo credit Doddington Hall

Maxey’s Farm Shop Pumpkin Picking – Nottinghamshire – Event Confirmed

Join us at Maxeys Farm Shop for our famous p..p..pick up a pumpkin festival. Plenty of activities, food, spooky gifts and the award-winning farm shop. Additional activities in the past have included a spooky woodland walk, themed tractor rides, BBQ and more.

Maxeys farm shop

Address: Hockerton road, Kirklington, Notts, NG22 8BP

When? Exact dates TBC

How much/do you need to prebook? TBC

10 + Pumpkin Patches PYO East Midlands 2020

Mr Pumpkin – Derbyshire – Tickets on sale now

Mr Pumpkin is a fourth generation arable farm, located in Morley, approximately 4 miles outside of Derby City Centre. We first opened to pumpkin pickers in 2017, planting around 7,500 pumpkins for people to choose from. We were blown away by all the positive feedback and happy smiley faces, so what did we do….we grew EVEN MORE! This year we have 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, we really do have the perfect pumpkin for every pumpkin household this Halloween.

Mr Pumpkin

Address: Lime Farm Mansfield Road, Derby DE7 6JU

When? 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th-24th October

How much/do you need to prebook? Ticket only event, Under 16’s are free. 16 and over are ¬£2 each.

10 + Pumpkin Patches PYO East Midlands 2020
Photo credit Mr Pumpkin

Nottingham’s Pick Your Own Pumpkins – Nottinghamshire

Set in the rolling Nottinghamshire countryside¬†a few miles north¬†of Nottingham, this family-run ‘Pick Your Own’ has 1000’s of pumpkins, squashes and gourds for you to choose from.¬†Sorry no dogs.

Nottingham’s Pick Your Own

Address: Haywood Oaks Ln, Blidworth, Mansfield NG21 0PE

When? From 13th to 31st October.

How much/do you need to prebook? There is no need to book and they have free admission and car parking.


Red House Farm PYO – Lincolnshire

Come along to our family-friendly event and choose your pumpkin in the field where it has grown. Whether you want to carve a ghoulish face, make a delicious pumpkin pie or decorate your home there is a perfect pumpkin for everyone. Join in the happy atmosphere whatever the weather but please make sure you come in appropriate footwear as the Pumpkin Patch can be muddy! There is plenty of parking with a toilet on site and wheelbarrows are provided. Prices start from £1. After choosing your perfect pumpkin why not stay & enjoy a delicious pumpkin muffin and a hot drink, served at The Kettle & Cake. We will have the fire baskets lit so do stay, relax and enjoy the warmth.

Red house farm

Address: Redhouse Farm, Waddingworth, Lincolnshire LN10 5EE

When? October 9th and 10th, 16th and 17th, 23rd to 31st October

How much/do you need to prebook? Free entry, just pay for what you pick, prices start from £1 and increase according to size.


Scaddows Farm PYO – Derbyshire – To Be Confirmed

Info from a previous event – Details to be finalised but we will have our PYO Pumpkins and the Free Spooky Halloween Trail for you all to enjoy! At this time we do not plan to run a booking system and will employ a similar system of spacious car parking and queuing systems to keep everyone safe during their visit. More details to follow.

Address: Scaddows Farm, Scaddows Lane, Ticknall, Derbyshire, DE73 7JP

When? TBC

How much/do you need to prebook? TBC


School Farm Soft Fruit – Nottinghamshire – To Be Confirmed

Info from a previous event – New attraction this year ¬†– MAIZE MAZE Open 10-6pm Friday & Saturday, Sunday 10-5pm. Last entry two hours before closing. Come and have fun finding the clues to work out how Farmer Brittain likes to enjoy his strawberries. There’s a few friendly animal faces for you to take a look at too. See if you can spot the Goats, Cows, Lambs and our newest members being Alpacas.¬†

Information on PYO Pumpkins TBC

Address: School Farm, Gamston, West Drayton, Retford, DN22 8DB

When? TBC

How much/do you need to prebook? No entry or parking fee. No booking is required.

If you’re looking for Yorkshire based pumpkin patches please check out my Yorkshire website.


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