The best places in Hull, the East Riding and surrounding areas to pick a pumpkin with your family this Halloween 2019….
Here’s the Mumbler top picks of places to pick a pumpkin!
Balloon Tree Farm – PYO – What better way of choosing your perfect pumpkin, than actually choosing it from the field it was grown in?! Take a walk into the pumpkin patch to find the size and shape you like the best, or if you don’t have the time, there will be plenty to choose from in farmshop.
The Pumpkin Patch – PYO Pumpkins – Pick Your Own Pumpkin at The Pumpkin Patch Produce, Bewholme! They are running Pick Your Own Pumpkin events where you can choose from otheir field of over 10,000 pumpkins grown on our East Yorkshire Pumpkin Farm! PYO dates – 20th, 26th & 27th October, 11.00am-3.00pm. If you can’t make it to a Pick Your Own event (or if you’d like all the fun of the farm without the mud!) then pop down to their HUGE farm display and shop where we have hundreds of pumpkins of all shapes, colours and sizes to choose from! The farm is open from dawn until dusk EVERY DAY up to Halloween.
Homeland Farm, Catfoss Road, Bewholme, YO25 8DX 07890 346717. For more information visit their website here.
Southwood Garden Centre – Pumpkins are on sale now for you to choose your own from their huge display. Also 2 Halloween Open Weekends this year – 19th/20th October and 26th/27th October 2019. Event includes – new scare maze, meet the creature (snakes and tarantulas), over 1500 pumpkins, Halloween games, Autumn food sampling, ghost hunt, raffles and competitions. Every child who comes in fancy dress gets a lucky dip! A fun time for all the family, free entry.
Ganton Ave, Cottingham, HU16 5HG. 01482 845825. For more info visit their website here.
Humble Bee Farm’s Pumpkin Patch – Join Farmer Percy and the gang at the farm to pick a pumpkin, carve it, and then take an exciting walk around the Halloween Spooky Trail. You can also meet the farm yard gang and enjoy the play area. The pumpkin patch and nature trail is open between 12noon and 4pm daily, 26th October to 31st October 2019. Esmerelda the Witch will also be visiting on 27th and 30th October for some friendly Halloween fun! Both the pumpkin patch and Esmerelda events are open to the public for local families to enjoy. Pre booking is essential, please book a ticket here 0r call 01723 890437, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Bring a picnic and spend a day on the farm, or book glamping accommodation and stay the night (find out more about the various accommodation at the farm here).
Humble Bee Farm, Flixton, Scarborough YO11 3UJ. 01723 890437. More information on their website here.
Piglets Adventure Farm Pumpkin Festival – Pick your own FREE homegrown pumpkin for every child. Taking place from 10am – 5:30pm every weekend from 5th October and every day from 26th October to 3rd November. NEW for 2019, see spooky Skeleton Stilt Walkers, plus all the usual spooky family fun.
Towthorpe Moor Lane, York, YO32 9ST. For full information please visit their website or call 01904 499183.
Pink Pig Farm Halloween – Harry Trotter at Hogfields- This year, as well as the annual pumpkin carving sessions, Pink Pig Farm will be transformed into Hogfields Wizarding School. 19th – 27th October. Select your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch in Farmer Andrew’s field, take it to Hogfields School Hall and carve out your very own design, the spookier the better! Plus lots of extra spooky activities.
Holme Hall, Holme, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN16 3RE. 01724 844466. Find more info and pre-book tickets on their website here.
Stockeld Park Halloween Adventure – NEW for 2019: Pumpkin Picking! FREE pumpkin for every paying child when tickets are booked before 26th October! Plus lots of other special Halloween activities. 26th October – 3rd November 2019, 10.30am – 8.30pm. AND…Mumblers get 10% discount off the price of pre-booked Halloween Adventure Forest and Maze tickets using the code MUMNHULL (excludes Sunday 3rd November and 7, 8, 14, 15,21, 22, 23, 24 December 2019). BOOK HERE.
Stockeld Park, off the A661 Wetherby Road, LS22 4AN. Tel: 01937 586333. For more information visit their website
Williams Den Pumpkin Party – Pumpkin Party at The Den 21st – 31st October 2019. Before pumpkin party time, children can pick their own pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch and create a pumpkin masterpiece at the carving station. Plus pumpkin games, pumpkin photo booth and broomstick racing to enjoy. All activities are included with the admission price.
Cannon Hall Farm Pumpkin Festival & Wizardry School – Cannon Hall Farm Pumpkin Festival invites young witches and wizards to join their Wizardry School. The Pumpkin Patch is returning once again and young witches and wizards will get to ‘graduate’ if they complete the challenges. There are thousands of pumpkins available for visitors to pick – and expert carvers will be on hand to help families create the perfect spooky lantern. The Pumpkin Festival runs October 19, 20, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31st October 2019, 10:30am – 6:30pm.
Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley, S75 4AT (1hr 15 minutes from Hull)
Farmer Copley’s Pumpkin Festival –Farmer Copleys has planted 130,000 pumpkin seeds, so they’ll have pumpkin plants of every shape size and colour, to ensure you find your perfect pumpkin. There will be Storytime with the ‘Not so Wicked Witch’ and the Pumpkin Princess is looking for her perfect pumpkin. Tractor barrel rides, face painting, fairground rides and more! 5th – 31st October 2019, 9.30am-4.30pm.
Hall Farm Park Pumpkin Picking – New for 2019 is their ‘pumpkin patch’ – explore the patch and have fun picking your own pumpkin, you may even catch a glimpse of Winnie the witch! There will also be Halloween face painting on various days as well as a Witches Spell Hunt. Starts on 21st October 2019.
Caistor Road, South Kelsey, Lincolnshire, LN7 6PR 01652 678822
Rand Farm Park Pumpkin Picking – Halloween Event runs from 19th – 27th October 2019 – visit the pumpkin patch where every child receives a free pumpkin, brave the Spooky Walkthrough and visit the Vampire Halloween Trail. Rand Farm Park has indoor & outdoor play, rabbit handling, milking demonstrations, unlimited use of our indoor air cannon arena, calf feeding, all weather tractor rides, lamb feeding, guinea pig handling, and more.
Rand, Lincoln, LN8 5NJ. 01673 858904
Scalby Grange – PYO Pumpkins- Huge selection of Pumpkins to choose from at Scalby Grange. The pick your own events starts on 5th October 2019, 10.00am-6.00pm.
Swithen’s Farm Pumpkin Picking – Locally owned, working farm with farm shop, café, playbarn and petting farm. A scary tractor ride will take you through the haunted woods to pick your pumpkin and then off to the picnic area to pimp your pumpkin. £6.00 per pumpkin including the tractor ride, Haunted woods & pumpkin carving. Pick Your Own Pumpkin dates – 19th, 20th and 26th to 31st October.
Swithen’s Lane, Rothwell, Leeds, LS26 0BT
Other Pumpkin themed ideas….
There are lots of pumpkin and Halloween themed trails to do:
Sledmere House – Petrifying Pumpkin Trail around the Gardens.
Sewerby Hall – Pumpkin Trail around the House and Gardens
Burton Agnes – Spooky Trail in the woodlands
Burton Constable – spooky trail in the stables and grounds
Or how about meeting a real life singing, dancing pumpkin in the family show The Lightless Pumpkin at East Riding Theatre Beverley and on Humber Street Hull.