There are a number of pick your own farms near London where you can go pumpkin picking this October. In this guide updated for 2022, I have listed pumpkin patches near London that we have visited through the years, plus several more that are on our list which are planning fun family events and activities for Halloween and October half-term.
If you’re heading out into the pumpkin fields, make sure to bring your wellies and take along carrier bags to carry your pumpkins. Keep in mind that most pumpkin patches will require booking a time slot in advance for pumpkin picking or the special events.
Crockford Bridge Farm
Crockford Bridge Farm is one of the closest pumpkin patches to London that will be offering pumpkin picking during the first two weekends of October. A wide range of pumpkins and gourds will also be available for sale at the Pumpkin Market throughout the month.
Read more: Crockford Bridge Farm Pick Your Own Farm
Crockford Bridge Farm also organise fun family activities for their Pumpkin Festival that starts the third weekend of the month through October half-term week. More details coming soon about the 2022 pumpkin patch. Pumpkin Festival tickets will be available for purchase from mid-September.
Address: New Haw Road, Addlestone, Nr. Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2BU
Cammas Hall Farm
Located on the Hertfordshire / Essex border, Cammas Hall Farm put together a fantastic pumpkin patch each year. They have a large selection of pumpkins and squash of all types and sizes – 40 varieties altogether, some great photo opportunities and a maize maze where the children could look for clues for a prize. There’s a farm shop, tea barn and BBQ kiosk on site, along with a playground.
The Halloween events at Cammas Hall Farm typically run throughout the month of October. Last October, tickets included entrance to the Cammas Hall Farm pumpkin patch, seeing some friendly Halloween characters and a Wicked Walkway. More details to come about their October 2022 Halloween Event and pumpkin patch.
Address: Cammas Hall Farm Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT
Halloween 2022 Tickets: Details TBD
Dates: Details TBA
Check latest updates for Cammas Hall Farm events at https://www.cammashall.co.uk/events/
Located in Esher, Surrey, Garsons Farm is one of the best pick your own fruit and vegetable farms and pumpkin patches near London. Garsons Farm is a great option for pumpkin picking in their huge field from the beginning of October, with loads of pumpkins to choose from. Make sure to bring your wellies!
The Farm Shop at Garsons Esher has a huge selection of pumpkins and gourds along with food gifts and festive treats for the holidays. Read more: Garsons Farm Pick Your Own for details about picking fruits and vegetables from June to October.
Address: Winterdown Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8LS
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am – 6pm; Sunday 11am – 5pm
Farm Pass: Book a Farm Pass and choose a time slot in advance at https://www.garsons.co.uk/pyo-farm. Each individual, including children and infants, will need to have a Farm Pass. The cost of the Farm Pass(es) will be deducted from your PYO purchases at the farm exit.
Check the latest crop availability list for when the pumpkin fields are open for picking at https://www.garsons.co.uk/pyo-farm
Priory Farm grow over 10,000 pumpkins every year and there will be range of shapes and sizes for picking in their fields. Take a tractor ride to their fields to pick your own pumpkin on selected dates in October, mainly over the weekends and during half-term week. Priory Farm also have a Halloween Trail with spooky surprises along a nature trail in their Discoveryland.
Address: Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, RH1 4EJ
Pumpkin Fields Tickets: Details TBA
Halloween Trail Tickets: Details TBA
Dates: Pumpkin Picking on selected dates in October
Read the latest Halloween event news at https://prioryfarm.co.uk/halloween/
Secretts of Milford
Secretts of Milford are running a PYO Pumpkin Week event from Saturday 23rd to Saturday 30th October. Bookings are required in advance and tickets include entry to pumpkin field, where you can pick from a large variety of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes which are priced according to size and paid for on the field. There will be photo opportunities around the farm and a PYO enclosure with a BBQ and pumpkin themed menu. Children will receive an activity sheet for a scavenger hunt and the chance to win a prize in a fancy dress competition.
Address: Hurst Farm, Chapel Lane, Milford, Surrey GU8 5HU
Pumpkin Week 2022 Tickets: Details TBA
Dates: Details TBA
Read the latest Secretts of Milford event news at https://www.secretts.co.uk/
The pumpkin patch at Stanhill Farm, Kent will be opening again in October 2022. Pre-booking is essential and one ticket admits one car/group up to 10 people. Pumpkin Prices are £35.00 for a Wheelbarrow full (as many pumpkins as you can fit in) or £1.00 upwards for individual pumpkins. Grab a wheelbarrow and head down to the patch where you will find a huge array of pumpkins in various different sizes.
Address: The Farm House, Birchwood Rd, Dartford DA2 7HD
Dates: Details TBA
Book your tickets for pumpkin picking at https://www.stanhillfarm.co.uk/pumpkin-patch
Tulleys Pumpkin Farm
Tulleys Pumpkin Farm in Sussex has a huge field for pumpkin picking plus autumnal displays with over 30 photo opportunities. There is also a Pumpkin Nights experience (booked separately) open from 6pm to 10pm.
Address: Turners Hill Road, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PD
PYO Pumpkin Tickets: Details TBA https://www.pumpkinfarm.co.uk/
Pumpkin Nights Tickets: Details TBA https://pumpkinnights.co.uk/
Dates: Various dates (mainly weekend only until half-term) from late September through 31 October.
The Pop-Up Farm
The Pop-Up Farm is located in Hertfordshire, 30 miles north of London and near the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo in Dunstable. Pop-Up Farm runs pop-up farming festivals for picking pumpkins, squash, sweetcorn and sunflowers in late summer / autumn with family-friendly activities for a fun day out. This autumn, the Pop-Up Farm will open for pumpkin picking during select dates.
Address: M1 junction 9 Flamstead, next to the Harvester. Use postcode AL3 8HT for sat nav.
Pumpkin Picking Tickets: Details TBA
Read the latest pumpkin patch news at https://www.thepopupfarm.co.uk/
This post was updated on 13 May 2022 with latest pumpkin patch details