Pumpkin Patches Yorkshire

Pumpkin Picking Near Yorkshire’s Beaches (2024)

As we get older, we might start to associate Halloween (or the 31st October) with horror movies, parties and trick or treating, but that might be a bit much for the young ones, who might prefer apple bobbing or pumpkin picking.

As we approach Halloween, finding somewhere to take your little ones pumpkin picking can become stressful, especially if you don’t know where to start looking. This is why we’ve collated a list for you of all the pumpkin patches across the Yorkshire coast.

1. Redcliffe Farm Shop, Scarborough

Redcliffe Farm run Pumpkin Festival over October half term 2023 which costs either £1 or £2 to enter depending on which day you go and you just need to pay for your pumpkin on top – starting at just £1 for a tiny (baby head) pumpkin, going right up to £20 for a massive (space hopper size) pumpkin.

Redcliffe Farm’s Pumpkin Festival is open from 10am – 4pm between Saturday 21st October and Tuesday 31st October. Booking is not required – just turn up and pay on the day.

You’ll have access to the pumpkin patch as well as the pumpkin carving area, bouncy castle, witches hovel, pumpkin firing and face painting area.

Address: Redcliffe Farm Shop, Lebberston, Scarborough, YO11 3NT

2. The Whole Hogg Farm Shop, Low Marishes

A little further inland, but just a 30 minute drive from Scarborough, The Whole Hogg has a huge selection of pumpkins on their farm, including giant pumpkins. Prices for pumpkins start at just £1 and there is no entry fee – just pay for your pumpkin.

There’s also a maize maze on site which you can pay for when you arrive, which costs £5pp.

There’s over 100 types of pumpkin on offer, including ghost pumpkins, so have a walk around the area and choose one you like. The farm can get quite boggy, so wellies are recommended!

After you have picked your pumpkin, you can enjoy a sweet treat in the tearoom or take something home from the farm shop.

Address: The Whole Hogg, Howe Bridge Farm, Low Marishes, Malton, YO17 6RQ

3. Pumpkin Patch Produce, Driffield

The Pumpkin Patch at Driffield is packed with thousands of pumpkins to pick and they also offer pumpkin carving sessions that are available to book for just £6.50 per child (or adult!).

The pumpkin farm is open from 24th September to 31st October between 9.30am and 5.30pm daily, so you can visit with the little ones during the week when it’s less busy.

Pumpkin carving is booked in advanced to ensure you secure a space and this includes your very own carving set.

Address: Homeland Farm, Catfoss Road, Bewholme, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 8DX

4. Sandy Bottom Pumpkins, Hedon

Sandy Bottom Pumpkins plant over 75,000 pumpkins each year so you can choose from tiny ones, starting at £1.50, right though to the XL ones for £8.

You will be required to buy a ticket to enter the pumpkin farm which costs £2 per person. Slots are available at various times between 9am and 4.30pm during weekends in October.

With your ticket, you will have access to the maize maze, creepy crawly bug house and pumpkin house.

There’s an on-site cafe if you want to stay for lunch and also plenty of free parking available. Not only this, there’s toilets on site too.

Address: Sandy Bottom Pumpkins, Thorn Road (B1240), HU12 8BB, Hedon

5. Butt Farm Pumpkin Patch, Beverley

Butt Farm Pumpkin Patch in Beverley opens its doors on the 6th October, opening Fridays to Mondays between 10am – 4pm (as well as Halloween itself).

No booking is required, you can just turn up and pick your pumpkin. There’s also face painting available as well as a spooky trail.

Refreshments are available from local companies and there’s plenty of free parking on-site as well toilets.

Address: Victoria Road, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8PJ

6. Playdale Farm Park, Cayton

If you want to combine your pumpkin picking with a day at the farm, Playdale Farm Park has plenty for little ones to do, keeping them entertained during your visit.

The pumpkin patch is open on weekends from the 21st October as well as Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st. Entry costs £13 per child, which includes entry to the farm, park and a pumpkin to take home. Adults do also have to pay, which costs £10.50, however under 2’s go free.

There’s also plenty of farm animals to visit, such as goats, sheep, llamas and alpacas as well as degus, chinchillas and tortoises.

Address: Carr Lane, Cayton, Scarborough, YO11 3AT

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