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 Yorkshire in 2023. Why not get the children involved in choosing their own straight from a pumpkin patch near you? Many places are also hosting other events alongside the picking so you can make it a fun day out for the family.
Piglets Adventure Farm, York | Pumpkin Patch
Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Lane, York, YO32 9ST
There’s stacks of Halloween Festival fun at Piglet’s Adventure Farm every weekend in October and everyday during half term. The festival includes magic shows, Mysterious Maize Maze Challenge, pumpkin carving and a tractor ride to pick a free pumpkin for every full paying child. Plus there are other activities on offer.
See the website for more details and to book discounted tickets: https://pigletsadventurefarm.com/event/pumpkin-festival/
Yorkshire Pumpkins | Picking Pumpkins in Yorkshire
Lodge Farm, Cundall, York, YO61 2RN
We are open open 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd and 26th-31st October 10am-4pm.
Tickets are £1.50 and include activities such as bale mountain, rope maize, toy tractors and our pumpkin wash. We’ve our pop up pumpkin café so you can grab a pumpkin soup and hot chocolate, and farmers David and Rob will be in the patch to answer all your pumpkin growing questions!
See website for more details: https://www.yorkshirepumpkins.com
The Balloon Tree Farm Shop and Cafe, York – Local Pumpkin Patch
A166, Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB
Come and choose your own pumpkin for carving a scary face for Halloween. There are hundreds to choose from in the field. You could even do a family of pumpkins.
No date for 2023 as yet. Wheelbarrows will be available to help you take them back to the shop.
For more information visit: https://www.theballoontree.co.uk/index.php
Farmer Copleys, Pontefract | Picking Pumpkins in Yorkshire
Pontefract Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AF
The Pumpkin Festival 2023
There will be a rainbow of pumpkins, red, green, white, blue, black, yellow, mixed, warty and of course orange, grown in over 20 acres of land! Don your wellington boots, wrap up warm and head to the fields for a fun filled day of good honest pumpkin related fun.
Event Start Date: 23/09/2023
Event End Date: 31/10/2023
For more information: or https://farmercopleys.merlintickets.co.uk/product/PUMPKINFEST
Horsforth Pick Your Own – Pumpkin Patch
West End Lane, Horsforth, LS18 5ES
Details are scant at the moment but Horsforth Pick Your Own intends to have pumpkins to pick in October. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/horsforthpickyourown
Scalby Grange Pick Your Own, East Riding
Scalby Lane, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15 2UJ
They will open for Pick Your Own Pumpkins around 5th October. They will once again be having their popular Twilight Zone Picking experience and these will be on Thursdays and Fridays evenings, more details to follow.
See the Facebook page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/Scalbygrange/
The Pumpkin Patch Produce, Driffield | Picking Pumpkins in Yorkshire
Homeland Farm, Catfoss Road, Bewholme, Driffield, YO25 8DX
With a huge display of hundreds of pumpkins and squashes of all varieties, whether for cooking or carving, you can choose your very own direct from the farm.
As well as the usual dawn until dusk opening hours at the farm from late September and throughout October, there will be several Pick Your Own Pumpkin events allowing visitors to pick pumpkins directly from the field. Pick your own events are weather dependent.
Keep an eye on the Facebook page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/thepumpkinpatchproduce/
Spilmans Cafe, Pick Your Own Pumpkins & Farm Shop, Thirsk
Church Farm, Sessay, Thirsk, YO7 3NB
This year Spilmans have planted 30,000 pumpkins and squashes. They have white, red, green, yellow and of course orange in all shapes and sizes from miniature up to enormous whoppers over 20kg! Come on down and pick your own pumpkin from 30th September, 10am – 4pm. There is no need to book to pick your own pumpkins – just turn up on whichever day you like.
They recommend booking your carving barn Halloween Festival tickets for our peak days, to ensure you can enjoy carving your pumpkin on-site and experience all the other spooky entertainment that is going on!
You can purchase tickets for any day on the carving barn and this will ensure you always get a space.
Carving barn costs £6 per child or family ticket (4 kids) for £22.
For more information and to book tickets see: https://www.spilmans.co.uk/pyo-pumpkins/