Looking for a family day out to go pumpkin picking? We have selected five locations that are close to Wakefield where you can pick pumpkins in 2023!!!
One of the best things about Autumn is that we get to pick Pumpkins! It’s a family favourite. And year on year, local farmers are making their pumpkin patches even more exciting for all ages. We are sharing our top 5 pumpkin patches. Plus a few extra if you don’t mind driving a bit further afield.
1) The Watering Hole on the Farm Pumpkin Picking Festival
Join us at The Watering Hole’ to pick pumpkins and have some family fun whilst doing it! Family Wheelbarrows will be available so don your wellies and go for a wonder through our field of pumpkins to pick your favourite!
Along with pumpkin picking we will also have some fantastic activities too.
14th – 31st October 2023
Pumpkins & squashes various sizes
Farm entry included
Pumpkin carving area
Children under 2 are free
£10.00 per person (access to farm & pumpkin patch as well as pumpkin)
Blacker Hall Farm is opening it’s first ever pumpkin patch this Halloween! Join us this year and enjoy our small pumpkin patch – choose your perfect shape, colour and size. Take your pumpkin to our painting station and create your own masterpiece. With a witches maze and a hunt for monsters Halloween at Blacker Hall Farm will be frightfully fun for all little devils!
Sat 14th, Sun 15th, Sat 21st, Sun 22nd October / Saturday 28th October – Sunday 5th November 2023
From £2.50 (under 1’s go free)
Entry does not include a pumpkin. These are priced £1.50 – £12 depending on size
This Halloween half term join Cannon Hall Farm for a fabulous, family-friendly day of Pumpkin Picking.
All paying children get a free pumpkin – additional ones are available to purchase for adults and under twos. Don’t forget that tickets to our pumpkin festival include ALL DAY farm admission, pumpkin carving and themed activities.
14th & 15th, 21st – 31st October 2023
10:30am – 5.00pm
Pre-booking essential, from £12.95 includes pumpkin (for paying children), all day access to the farm, outdoor adventure play and indoor soft play
The popular Farmer Copleys has planted 250,000 pumpkin seeds, so they’ll have pumpkin plants of every shape size and colour, to ensure you find your perfect pumpkin. There will be the pumpkin carving tent and lots of the normal activities and entertainment such as story telling, barrel rides, face painting and the daily fancy dress competition!!
Pumpkins available to pick from selected dates from 23rd September – 31st October 2023
Open daily 9:30am – 4:00pm
Takes cash or card
Plenty of parking available
Cafe and toilets available onsite
Small animal farm
Pre-booking essential, Off-peak £6.00, peak £7.00
Children 3 & under are free and do not require a ticket
Berts Barrow Farm Barn, Hillam, LS25 5NQ (opens 1st October 2023) – no booking or entry fee
A Bit Further Afield
Pumpkin Picking – Halloween Adventure! Stockeld Park, Wetherby
21st – 22nd October and 28th October – 5th November 2023
The Halloween Adventure is back this October half term! Join Stockeld Park for magical adventures which comes alive for Halloween! There will be lots of spooky, family-friendly fun to be had at the Halloween Adventure, and there are even some new surprises for 2023!
Every paying child gets a free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch
Stockeld Park, The Adventure Park, Wetherby LS22 4AN
Piglets Adventure Farm Pumpkin Festival, York
From 7th October – 3rd November 2023, we are SO excited that tickets are now on sale for a “Spooktacular Pumpkin Festival” at Piglets!
During selected weekends in October and until 31st October come down and pick your very own FREE pumpkin from 1000’s of home grown pumpkins!
There’s lots of Halloween family fun with spooky activities including Pumpkin Carving, Mysterious Maze, The Magic Hatter Show, Bouncing Pillows, Pumpkin Slingshot & Corn cannon, The Beach and much more! Plus all the usual fun of the farm.