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 Halloween events for kids and October half-term family activities.
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 weeks of October only on selected dates. One Farm Pass, which cost £4 each, is required for everyone over the age of 1 years old. The value of your Farm Pass(es) is redeemed against the cost of the pumpkins you pick at the exit till.
Tickets are available to book pumpkin picking at Crockford Bridge Farm for 1 – 13 October 2022 (excluding 3 October).
Book your Farm Passes and timeslots for pumpkin picking at Crockford Bridge Farm
Dates: 1 – 13 October 2022 (excluding 3 October)
A wide range of pumpkins and gourds will also be available for sale at the Pumpkin Market from mid October after the field picking has closed. There is no need to book to visit the Pumpkin Market, simply turn up.The Pumpkin Market is located outside of the Pumpkin Festival so those without tickets can still purchase a Pumpkin.
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. There are three different timed sessions throughout the day to choose from; 09:30 – 12:00, 12:30 – 15:00 and 15:30 – 18:00. Tickets are required for adults and children; under 1s will require an ‘infant ticket’.
Book tickets for the Pumpkin Festival at Crockford Bridge Farm
Dates: 15, 16, 22 – 30 October 2022
Address: New Haw Road, Addlestone, Nr. Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2BU
Located in Esher, Surrey, Garsons Farm is one of the best pick your own fruit and vegetable farms and pumpkin patches near London.
For the 2022 season, Garsons Farm Esher have a new Pumpkin Parade, a covered area in the PYO farm, where you can pick up a wheelbarrow, choose from hundreds of pumpkins and take autumn and Halloween themed photos.
There is also a Children’s Corner with decorated character pumpkins and tables for colouring activities and noughts and crosses games.
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
Address: Winterdown Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8LS
Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 9am – 6pm; Sunday 11am – 5pm
Pumpkin Pass: Book a Pumpkin 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 Pumpkin Pass. The cost of the pass(es) will be deducted from your PYO purchases at the farm exit.
Pumpkin Parade Dates: 7 – 30 October 2022
Check the latest crop availability list for when the pumpkin fields are open for picking at https://www.garsons.co.uk/pyo-farm
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. Booking is now open for this year’s spooktacular Halloween Experience & Pumpkin Patch, open from 1 to 30 October 2022. Tickets include entrance to the Cammas Hall Farm pumpkin patch, seeing some friendly Halloween characters and a Wicked Walkway with haunting props and surprises.
Tickets cost from £4 to £6 per person. You will need to purchase a ticket for each person who enters the patch. Children under 2 years old are free and do not need a ticket. SEN sessions are also available.
Book tickets for the Halloween Experience & Pumpkin Patch at Cammas Hall Farm
Address: Cammas Hall Farm Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT
Dates: 1 – 30 October 2022
Check latest updates for Cammas Hall Farm events at https://www.cammashall.co.uk/events/
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, which are the first two weekends of the month and during October half term.
In addition, Priory Farm will have a Halloween Trail with spooky surprises along a nature trail in their Discoveryland open on weekends throughout October and during the school holidays, 24 – 28 October.
Address: Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, RH1 4EJ
Pumpkin Fields Tickets: £5 per person, for all aged 1+
Halloween Trail Tickets:£8 per person, for all aged 2+
Book tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Priory Farm
Dates: 1, 2, 8, 9, 24 – 28 October 2022 (several dates are sold out)
Secretts of Milford
Secretts of Milford are running a PYO Pumpkin Week event from 22 to 29 October 2022. 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, biscuit decorating, glitter tattoos and a 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
Book tickets for Pumpkin Week at Secretts of Milford
Dates: 22 – 29 October 2022
Read the latest Secretts of Milford event news at https://www.secretts.co.uk/
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 or squash picking across its 10 acres patch from 1 – 30 October 2022. There will be 15 different varieties of pumpkin and squash to discover, photo opportunities and huge bales to clamber. Hot snacks and hot and cold drinks available at the new Pit Stop Café.
Address: M1 junction 9 Flamstead, next to the Harvester. Use postcode AL3 8HT for sat nav.
Pumpkin Patch Tickets: £3.95 for ages 2 years old and over. All tickets must be booked in advance online.
Book tickets for the Pop-Up Farm Pumpkin Festival
Dates: selected dates between 1 – 30 October 2022
Read the latest pumpkin patch news at https://www.thepopupfarm.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
Book tickets for Pumpkin Picking at Stanhill Farm
Dates: opening 15 October 2022, tickets available soon
Read latest pumpkin patch updates 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. Pumpkin prices are kept low, they will vary from £1 to £25 for very large ones.
PYO Pumpkin tickets includes daytime access to the pick your own pumpkin field, photo opportunities and live entertainment. There is food and drink available on site.
Address: Turners Hill Road, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PD
PYO Pumpkin Tickets: Tickets range from £4 to £7 each for adults and children. Under 2s do not require a ticket.
Book tickets for PYO Pumpkins at Tulleys Pumpkin Farm
Dates: Various dates (mainly weekend only until mid-October) from 24 September to 30 October 2022.
Read latest Tulleys pumpkin farm updates at https://www.pumpkinfarm.co.uk/
This post was updated on 11 October 2022 with latest pumpkin patch details