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 2023 across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. Happy picking folks. Details for each event are listed below.
Top Tip for visiting a pumpkin patch this October – wrap up warm and WEAR WELLIES 🙂
Bell’s Pumpkin Patch – near Boston, Lincolnshire – Tickets on sale now
Our Fabulous Pumpkin Patch was founded by the Bell family starting with only a ‘pick your own’ pumpkin field. Since then, it has grown to be one of the UK’s biggest Pumpkin Patches. Welcoming over 20,000 people each year, we have a range of activities guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained! As well as the pumpkin patch, we’ve two fields full of fun and a fantastic pumpkin market
Address: Low Field Road, Benington, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0EE
When? 14th-15th and 21st-29th October
How much? – A ticket starts at £6 per person.
Bluebell Dairy Halloween Festival – Derbyshire – Tickets on sale
A pumpkin picking patch with 10s of THOUSANDS of pumpkins, a Halloween trail, and daily spooky shows, there’s always something frightening for you to enjoy! Join us at Bluebell Dairy for our fantastic festival! FREE Pumpkin with every child ticket. But we are MORE THAN JUST PUMPKINS, we have lots of Activities and Shows.
Address: Locko Rd, Derby DE21 7AR
When? 14th-15th, 21st-22nd and 28th-31st October
How much? Adults £13.50 per person and children aged 1-16 £13.95
Cattows Farm – Pick Your Own Pumpkins – Leicestershire – Tickets on sale
This October join us as we go BIGGER, BETTER & more SPOOKY than ever before! We are delighted to announce for the whole of October we will be transforming Cattows Farm into HALLOWEEN FARM! Enjoy the UK’s best Pick Your Own Pumpkin Experience with over 300,000 Pumpkins of all colours, shapes & sizes!
Address: Cattows Farm, Swepstone Road, Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2RF
When? From October until the 3rd of November
How much? Tickets are priced around £5 per person premium rate.
Doddington Hall PYO Pumpkins – Lincolnshire – Confirmed
Take your pick of the Doddington Pumpkin Patch this October, we have thirty different varieties of pumpkin, squash and gourd to make your display the envy of your neighbourhood.
Enter via the Gatehouse in front of the Elizabethan Hall and follow our spooky walk to the pumpkin patch. Stop along the way to learn some fun facts and take your Instagram worthy photos.
We recommend wearing wellies as it can get muddy. Halloween fancy dress is encouraged.
Address: Main St, Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU
When? Patch open 1st to 31st October, (while stocks last)
How much? Free entry to patch. No tickets are required. Pumpkin prices are dependent on size.
Farndon Fields Pumpkin Festival – Leicestershire – Tickets on Sale
This year, over 40 varieties of pumpkins and squashes have been planted! So whether you want big ones or small ones, knobbly ones or great tasting ones, there’s plenty to choose from.
Explore 30 acres of pumpkins, learn about the different types and most importantly, enjoy a great day out with family and friends!
Address: Farndon Rd, Market Harborough LE16 9NP
When? Selected dates in October
How much? – £3 entrance fee per person, under 3s are free.
March House Farm Shop Pumpkins – Leicestershire – Event Confirmed
The Pumpkin Patch is closer this year and wheelbarrows will be available to help you haul your picks back to the car. We will have face painting available on the weekends. There will be an area to carve your pumpkins if you prefer to leave the mess here. And on the walk to the patch, you can enjoy a straw bale climbing frame and photo points along the way! There will be no charge to pick your own, you just pay for your chosen Pumpkins.
Address: Top End, Great Dalby, Melton Mowbray LE14 2HA
When? 17th – 31st October
How much? You pay for what you pick and there may be a charge for some activities.
Maxey’s Farm Shop Pumpkin Picking – Nottinghamshire – 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.
Address: Hockerton Road, Kirklington, Notts, NG22 8BP
When? 8th October to 31st October
How much? Admission is £2-3 per person, under 16’s free. No need to book, just turn up! Mini Squashes start from 50p. Pumpkins start from £2.
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? Selected dates in October
How much? Under 16’s are 50p and 16 and over are £2.50 each. Tickets are booked as timeslots.
Nottingham’s Pick Your Own Pumpkins – Nottinghamshire – Confirmed
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.
Address: Oaks Lane, Oxton, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0RH.
When? Pumpkin picking will open again on Thursday 12th October 2023.
How much? There is no need to book and they have free admission and car parking.
Red House Farm PYO – Lincolnshire – Confirmed
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 toilets on site and wheelbarrows are provided.
Address: Redhouse Farm, Waddingworth, Lincolnshire LN10 5EE
When? 7th-8th, 14th-15th and 21st 29th October
How much? Free entry, Just pay for what you pick with prices starting from £1 and increase according to size.
School Farm Soft Fruit – Nottinghamshire – Confirmed
We accept both CASH and CARD. Pumpkins are priced according to size (Approx £1 – £10+). You pay for what you pick! Suitable footwear for a field ie. Wellies. PLEASE BRING YOUR CUTTERS OR SCISSORS. PLEASE NOTE- we will not be supplying these on-site. To ENSURE your pumpkin lasts, we recommend storing it UNCARVED in a dry, cool place, however, we cannot guarantee it will last until Halloween.
Address: School Farm, Gamston, West Drayton, Retford, DN22 8DB
When? Open now until stocks last.
How much? You pay for what you pick.