Are you looking for somewhere to pick your own pumpkins in the East Midlands? I have found a few pumpkin patches that are open in 2020 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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Bell’s Pumpkin Patch – near Boston, Lincolnshire
It has certainly been a strange year so far, but we are pushing ahead with the Pumpkin Festival! We aim to bring smiles to faces, but most importantly stay safe. The event will look a little different this year, but still packed to the rafters with pumpkin fun! The main change is that tickets must be booked online this year, and we have allocated 3 time slots in each day. Once you have your ticket, all activities are included as listed below:
*All Photo Opportunity Displays *P.Y.O Pumpkin (starting from £1.00) *Bale Climb *Obstacle Course *Maize Maze *Cheek Art *Halloween ShopBell’s Gardening Outlet
Address: Low Field road, Benington, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0EE
When? 17th & 18th October, 24th October until the 1st November
How much/do you need to prebook? – A ticket is £4.00 per person or £15 for 2 adults aand 2 children. You need to prebook.
Bluebell Dairy Pumpkin Festival – Derbyshire
Get ready to go on a spooktacular farm adventure! It’s set to be our best Halloween Event yet, jam-packed with so many spooky activities and full day entry to the Farm, all included in your ticket! A pumpkin is included with every child ticket. You can choose from two trails and go in search of monsters and beasts and join in our interactive selfie spot scenes! Plus much more.Bluebell Dairy
Address: Locko Rd, Derby DE21 7AR
When? 24th October – 1st November
How much/do you need to prebook? Just under £8 each. (price may go up as I think this is their early bird price) Tickets are selling out fast and must be prebooked.
Bransby Horses – Pecan’s Pumpkin Patch – Lincolnshire
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? Most dates from the 1st to 31st October
How much? £2.50 per pumpkin. Prebooking is not essential.
Cattows Farm Pick Your Own pumpkins – Leicestershire
Pick your own pumpkins at the BIGGEST patch in the UK. At Cattows farm in Leicester, we will have over 170,000 pumpkins, squashes and ornamental gourds for you to choose from in 2020. 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.
Throughout October we have other activities planned such as our 3rd annual 5k charity pumpkin run, bounce to your hearts content in the inflatable fun zone, use the pedal tractors or climb bale mountain! When visiting you can meet and feed some of the animals, and finish your visit with a well earned stop in the very popular tea room or take away coffee bar.
Address: Cattows Farm, Swepstone Road, Heather, Leicestershire, LE67 2RF
When? Open from 1st October until 31st October, 7 days a week. 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. There is currently no mention of having to prebook.
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 10-31 October, daily 10am-4pm (while stocks last)
How much/do you need to prebook? Free entry, pay for what you pick. CASH ONLY. You don’t need to prebook.
Maxey’s Farm Shop Pumpkin Picking – Nottinghamshire
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? 3rd October – 1st November. 9 am – 5 pm.
How much/do you need to prebook? TBC
Mr Pumpkin – Derbyshire
For our 2020 pumpkin festival, we are planting around 36,000 pumpkins, and over 20 different varieties. We also plan to have lots to entertain the family after you’ve picked your pumpkin, with our bouncy castle, fairground, bale mountains and more. We are hoping to deliver as much of this as possible in the current COVID-19 climate – please see ongoing updates on the News page and on our social media pages.Mr Pumpkin
Address: Lime Farm Mansfield Road, Derby DE7 6JU
When? Saturday & Sunday 10th & 11th October, then from Saturday 17th October until Halloween. 9 am to 5 pm weekends. 10 am to 4 pm mid week.
How much/do you need to prebook? Tickets are £2 per adult and you must prebook. Under 16’s free of charge when accompanied by an adult per group.
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. There will be delicious food by Rocket Dogs and Little Schnauzer Coffee Company. Sorry no dogs.Nottingham’s Pick Your Own
Address: Haywood Oaks Ln, Blidworth, Mansfield NG21 0PE
When? From 16th 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 from where it has grown, join in the happy atmosphere whatever the weather but please make sure you come in appropriate footwear as the Pumpkin Patch could be muddy! After choosing your perfect pumpkin why not stay & enjoy a delicious pumpkin muffin and a hot drink, served at The Kettle & Cake. They also have a maize maze this year. Find out moreRed house farm
Address: Redhouse Farm, Waddingworth, Lincolnshire LN10 5EE
When? October 3rd & 4th. 10th & 11th. 17th & 18th. From Saturday 24th every day until Sunday 1st November. 10 am to 4 pm.
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
They have confirmed they will be reopening in October for pick your own pumpkins but there is currently no further information.
Address: Scaddows Farm, Scaddows Lane, Ticknall, Derbyshire, DE73 7JP
How much/do you need to prebook? TBC
School Farm Soft Fruit – Nottinghamshire
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
How much/do you need to prebook? TBC
If you’re looking for Yorkshire based pumpkin patches please check out my Yorkshire website.
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