P-p-p-pick up a pumpkin! 6 Best patches
C'mon, it's time to prep for Halloween! Head to one of these local farms and make the kids put the legwork in before they can start carving. Check out these seriously visit-worthy pumpkin patches in Glos and Worcs.
Pumpkin Patch at Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, 2 Oct to 31 Oct
The bountiful pumpkin patch at Cotswold Farm Park near Cheltenham just keeps giving. And it’s back every weekend during October 2021 and throughout the Halloween half term. Yippee! A pumpkin token is included in the price of entry with pumpkin-only tickets available to book online too. Have fun in the fields doing the trail or choose a spooky face paint design. Plus check out the impossibly cute farmyard animals taking part in Pumpkin Enrichment classes!
Pumpkin Patch at Cattle Country Adventure Park, 09 – 31 October, Berkeley
Cattle Country’s Pumpkin Patch opens on Saturday 9th October and they’ve got thousands of home-grown pumpkins and gourds to pick. You’ll also find pumpkin carving and decorating. marshmallow toasting and a seasonal menu in GRAZE. Join them for half term (23rd – 31st October) when there’ll be professional Face Painting too. Plus, check out the Pumpkin Patch photo booths for the ultimate autumn family photo!
Pumpkin Patch at Over Farm, 02 – 31 October, Gloucester
The brilliant Over Farm is pumpkins-a-plenty at this time of year. Entry is between £2 and £4 per person and pumpkins are priced between £2 and £10 depending on size. PYO slots here go fast so you’d better be quick. Kids, grown-ups and even dogs are very welcome. And, check out the Mr Men pumpkin bus and grab yourself a pumpkin spiced latte from the cafe. PLUS WIN!! A Family ticket for 4 to Over Farm’s Halloween experience for the whole family Spookyard! Click here to enter now.
PYO at Primrose Vale, near Cheltenham, 22 – 31 October
Visitors to Primrose Vale in Cheltenham can pick their perfect pumpkin from thousands on offer this Halloween half term. There is a charge to enter but the cost will be redeemable in pumpkins. Wheelbarrows are available for hire, and you can get cheeky selfie with a giant pumpkin too.
Pumpkin picking at Cob House Country Park, Wichenford near Worcester, 09 – 24 October
There’ll be pumpkins galore in all shapes and sizes, and colourful squashes too if you want to go wild and crazy thi year. Open every weekend 10am to 4pm in the lead up to Halloween and while stocks last. Visit in October half term week for some great pumpkin carving sessions too.
Pumpkin Patch, Pinewood Christmas Tree Farm, Worcs
This is the first year the Christmas tree farm in Hartlebury has opened a pumpkin patch. Pumpkins will be up for grabs from 22 – 31 October 31 between 9am and 5pm, of all shapes and sizes! Children can also enjoy a scarecrow trail through the Christmas tree farm with the chance to win a 6ft Christmas tree! Or try your hand at the pop-up mobile axe-throwing activity, why not.