Halloween wouldn’t be Halloween without pumpkins. If you fancy getting one for your home there are a number of pick your own places across the North West. Why not get the children involved in choosing their own straight from the field? Many places are also hosting other events alongside the picking so you can make it a fun day out for the family.
Cockfields Farm Park, Ashton
Lees New Rd, Ashton Under Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 8AR
Cockfields Farm has its own Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch where members of the public can go and pick their ideal pumpkin fresh from the ground.
For more information see: https://cockfields.co.uk
Grange Farm, Lowton, Wigan
Grange Farm, Stone Cross Lane, Lowton, WA3 1JU
There are lots of Halloween events going on at Grange Farm this year including Film Nights, Art and Craft Days, Fancy Dress Halloween Party and a Pumpkin Hunt for little ones.
Pumpkin picking starts on Monday 1st October and Pumpkin carving sessions are being held on 26th-28th October too.
More details on their website: https://www.grangefarmcountrystore.co.uk/news-and-events/
Red House Farm, Altrincham
Red House Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5RL
Red House Farm hosts its annual Pumpkin Picking Festival in . Unfortunately from Monday 4th November 2019 Red Hall Farm will close to the public and become a working farm. However, the owners hope to continue to hold the annual Pumpkin Picking Festival and other one-off events.
For more details see: https://www.redhousefarm.co.uk
Garswood Pumpkin Patch, Wigan
Newton Road/Billinge Road, Garswood, Wigan WN4 0XH
Pick your own pumpkins will be opening on 11th October 2019.
For more information visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Garswoodspumpkinpatch/
Bellis Brothers Farm Shop and Garden Centre, Wrexham
Wrexham Road Farm, Wrexham Rd, Holt Village, Wrexham, LL13 9YU
Pick Your Own Pumpkins opens on Saturday 19th October. It is usually open 7 days a week. Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm.
For more information: https://www.bellisbrothers.co.uk/pick-your-own/
Sandy Lane Farm, Widnes
Sandy Lane Farm, Sandy Lane, Bold, Widnes, WA8 3XR
Grab your wellies and head down to the farm to pick your own pumpkins! Free entry – just pay for what you pick. There is also a range of other activities on offer such as Spooky Maize Maze, Tractor Rides, Miniature Railway, Coffee Shop and an Unlucky Dip.
Pumpkin picking is open Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October, Saturday 19th October and every day until 31st October.
For more information visit their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SandyLanePYO/
Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch, Wigan
Johnsons Farm, Lafford Lane, Upholland, Wigan, WN8 0QY
Pumpkin picking starts on Friday 11th October 2019 at Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch where there are due to be Orange and White Pumpkins available. Don’t forget your wellies!
Open 10am – 5pm everyday. For more information see their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/robymillpumpkinpatch/
Church Farm Family Fun Park, Wirral
Church Lane, Thurstaston, Wirral, CH61 0HW
Church Farm Family Fright Festival is a spooky themed farm experience with pumpkin picking, puppet shows and more. It’s designed to be spooky without being too* frightening making it ideal for families with young children. * The beastly barrel train does feature live “monsters” so may not be suitable for very young or nervous children. You can choose to miss this out if you wish.
Open Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October then every day from Saturday 26th October – Sunday 3rd November (Wirral half-term)
Please note: Pick Your Own pumpkin is only available as part of the Family Fright Festival activities, which require an admission ticket. The cost of a pumpkin is not included in the admission price. If you’d like to pick a pumpkin as part of the tractor ride then take some extra money with you. Pumpkins cost £2 – £5 depending on size.
For more information and ticket prices see: https://www.churchfarmevents.co.uk/family-fright-festival
Malpas Pick Your Own Pumpkins and Halloween Spooktacular, Wrexham
Ivy House Farm, Malpas, Wrexham, SY13 4RA
Open 10am-4pm daily on: Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October, Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th October, Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th, Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th & Thursday 31st October.
Pumpkins cost £3.50 each. There is no booking required. Remember to wear wellingtons and bring a bag for your pumpkin! there is also a host of other activities such as maize maze, bouncy castle, lucky dip, children’s crafts and mini diggers (each an additional cost).
See their Facebook page for more information: https://www.facebook.com/Malpas-Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkins-Halloween-Spooktacular-Cheshire-121027171279432/
Church View Farm, Merseyside
Southport Road, Lydiate, Merseyside, L31 4HJ
Church View Farm is a small family run farm and shop that grows and sells fresh fruit and vegetables. They grow over 5000 pumpkins ready for pick your own. Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday and bank Holidays 10am – 5pm. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more details and when pumpkin picking begins: https://www.facebook.com/churchviewfarmlydiate/
The Pumpkin Patch, Hightown (nr Formby)
Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown, L38 5DA
Open everyday from 5th until 31st October. Opening times are Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Weekends 9am to 5pm.
For more information check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thepumpkinpatchhightown/