Pumpkin Picking Patches 2021

A fun family activity for all ages out in the fresh autumnal air.

📸 thank you for letting us use this gorgeous pic @hb_photographyuk

Pick your own pumpkins is definitely a tradition in our house now. I love it! There’s pumpkins (obvs!), wheelbarrows, fun photo opportunities, crisp autumnal air and often lots of mud! A great couple of hours of fun with your little ones (or even bigger ones) – so much more than just grabbing one off the super market shelves.

There are now soooo many pick-your-own pumpkin patches in Devon, so scroll on and look for one that takes your fancy and don’t forget to tag us on instagram with your gorgeous pics – I can’t wait to see them. #littledevonlife

Pick your own pumpkins, Exminster

Days-pottles Lane, Exminster, EX6 8BB
16th & 17th October. Then 23rd – 31st October 9am-5pm

No need to prebook
Event link

Here’s what they say:
Photo: Pick your own pumpkins, Exminster

Jolly Pumpkin

Silverton, Exeter, EX5 4DU 
Sat 9th & Sun 10th, Sat 16th & Sun 17th, Fri 22nd daily through to Sun 31st … or until the Pumpkins Run Out!  10 – 5pm

Prebooking is encouraged to take advantage of the online admission discount but as long as there is capacity Jolly Pumpkin will still accept customers that have not pre-booked their ticket/s online.
Price: Online Discounted Admission: Adults/Children (3+)                £1.00
Gate Admission: Adults/Children (3+)                 £2.00
Book tickets here

Here’s what they say:

With over 50 varieties of Pumpkin, Squash and Gourd on offer this year, we really do have something for everyone. From wrinkly ones, knobbly ones, shiny pumpkins in an array of different shapes and sizes, to lumpy squashes and quirky gourds, they are all here waiting for you.

So what are you waiting for! Lace up your boots, slip on your gloves (recommended) and come on down. Grab a wheelbarrow (supplied) and start picking through those rambling vines to find that perfect pumpkin! 

Booking through our online ticketing system is not essential but we do recommend that you do book in advance in order to take advantage of our online admission discount. All under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. 

Any pumpkins picked will be subject to an additional charge, and unfortunately are not included in the admission price to the pumpkin patch. Like last year, prices start from just £1. 

Dogs? Unfortunately due to hygiene reasons only guide dogs will be permitted onsite. If you have to travel with your dog you can carefully walk them in the car park, but they must stay in the car when you enter the rest of the event. Thank you. 

​Free car park, access to the pumpkin patch and lots of photo opportunities for the all important Instagram! Remember @thejollygroupuk #jollypumpkin

Terawhiti Farm

Terawhiti, South Milton, TQ7 3JT* (don’t follow Sat Nav – see below)
Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th, Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th October only From 10am till 4pm

No need to prebook
Cash only – we are in a field!
Terawhitifarm Pumpkin Patch day

Here’s what they say:

Come and harvest your own local pumpkin straight from our pumpkin patch at Terawhiti Farm. Big ones, small ones, warty ones and ghost pumpkins – prices from 50p. Bigger patch than ever! Choose from 10,000 pumpkins and make a day of it -we are in walking distance of the beach (park with us for free) and 10 mins in the car from Salcombe, Hope Cove and Bantham. Fancy dress welcome & Dogs welcome

Likely to be muddy so bring wellies and a bag to protect the boot of your car from likelihood of mud from your perfect pumpkin!

Hot food and refreshments served all day courtesy of Rose Farm Hog Roasts – card and cash accepted.

*Directions – PLEASE DON’T FOLLOW SATNAV
The lanes get very congested. Instead please come via the A381, on the West Alvington to Salcombe Road. Head for Salcombe but take the South Milton turning on the right, once in South Milton, drive past the church and drive for about a mile until you see the pumpkin patch signs.

Tel Martin : 07974 405048 or Anita 07545 650868

Braunton Pumpkin Patch

Moor lane EX33 1HG Braunton, UK
Saturday 23rd – Sunday 31sth October
No need to prebook
Event link

Here’s what they say:

We are looking forward to welcoming you all to the patch over the October half term, which is even bigger and better this year. Keep an eye out for more details closer to the time.



Strawberry Fields: Pumpkin Fest 2021

Lifton Farm Shop, Lifton, PL16 0DE
Saturday 16th October to Sunday 31st October
Price: £2.50 per 1 ticket = 1 person (under 2’s go FREE)
Prebook here and the Maize maze here: BOOK TICKETS

Here’s what they say:

Join us for our biggest PUMPKIN FEST yet! We have plenty of family fun from pumpkin picking in our 10 acre patch, pumpkin carving, Magic Martin entertaining all day, pumpkin maize maze and much, much more!

Unleash the magic of halloween and create family memories with our unique, pumpkin-tastic photo opportunities and family fun activities! The perfect day out for having fun and creating memories.

No dogs are allowed on our pumpkin patch. We do however have outdoor seating areas where dogs are allowed which is located outside the farm shop and restaurant.

WHAT’S AT PUMPKIN FEST?

Pick Your Own Pumpkins Pick your own pumpkin from our 10 acres of pumpkins and squashes. Have fun hunting for the perfect pumpkin!
Pumpkin Carving and Decorating We’ve made our Pumpkin Carving area bigger and better this year. There’s plenty to do including knife free decorating for the little ones.
Magic Martin Magic Martin will be back with a fun packed show full of magic and mayhem.
Photo Opportunities As you make your way around our pumpkin patch there will be plenty of pumpkin displays and spooky installations 
Takeaway kitchen Our takeaway kitchen will be serving hot food, creamy marshmallow hot chocolates and plenty of halloween treats!
Ice cream Our ice cream wagon will be back with plenty of our homemade ice cream, for those who like it cold!

JOIN US FOR OUR MAIZE MAZE!

Get lost this Halloween in our October pumpkin themed Maize Maze! We have turned our PIE POWER maize maze into a halloween spook-tacular event! Make your way around the maze while keeping a look our for witchcraft and wizardry, don’t forget to keep a look our for creepy crawlies and those pesky ghosts…we aren’t afraid of no ghosts!

Don’t forget your discounted Halloween Maize Maze tickets £4.00 per person normally worth £5.00 (under 2’s go FREE). Must be bought at the same time as your pumpkin fest ticket. *Pumpkins are not included in the price of your entry ticket and are only available to purchase whilst stocks last*



Shute Fruit and Produce: Pick your own Pumpkin

Shute Farm, Newton Road, Bishopsteignton, TQ14 0PN
From mid-October 11-5pm (Closed Mondays and Rainy days)
No need to prebook
Shute Fruit and Produce website

Shute Fruit and Produce is a family-run Pick Your Own farm by farm by Lori Reich and David Lamboll.  Their pumpkins and gourd-geous squashes are ready for picking generally by mid-October (date to be decided by the pumpkins).  Prices of pumpkins range from £1 – £5.  A range of squashes such as Harlequin, Crown Prince and Kabocha are also available. There are no buildings (including no toilets) available for the public to shelter from the wet- so come dressed for the weather (and with an empty bladder)!

Arguably, the prettiest pick your own in Devon, it boasts views of boats bobbing along the Teign estuary and you might even be fortunate enough to see the Flying Scotsman chugging past, all from the pick your own fields.

There’s also lots of other pick your own available. Full list on the website but generally at this time of year runner beans, french beans, raspberries, etc.  For parents, we also sell sloes so they can make their own gin ready in time for Christmas.

Well behaved dogs are welcome, but not amongst the fruit and vegetables.



West Town Farm: Pumpkin Picking On The Farm

West Town Farm, Ide, Exeter EX2 9TG
Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th October 10am-16:30
Prebook here
Price: Tickets are £4 child, £5 adult
West Town Farm website

Here’s what they say: 

Join us once again for a day of pumpkin related fun! We’re planning a whole host of activities to keep you and your families entertained this half term, including pumpkin picking, tractor trailer rides, pig feeding, a haybale maze, our Farm Yard Cafe and so much more.

Pips pick your own: Pumpkin picking

Behind Ben’s Farm Shop, Yealmpton, Plymouth, PL8 2LT
Saturday 9th – 31st October 10 – 5 pm.
Price: Pumpkins from £3 each
No need to prebook.
Pips pick your own website

A great variety of pumpkins for all halloween creations – some the biggest and best ever grown on the farm. Be sure to enjoy wheeling your chosen gourd round the farm in the wheelbarrows provided and stock up of fabulously fresh fruit and veg from Ben’s farm shop.

Here’s what they say:

I am pleased to announce that The Real Pig Company will be here with their brilliant food and drinks serving wagon. They will be with us throughout the Pumpkin season (excluding the 9th 10th and 11th due to prior commitments.) Theres’ something for everyone: cheesy chips, hot dogs, luxury pulled pork burgers and cakes!

Pumpkins will be priced according to size as usual. We will have more wheelbarrows available for you to use this year too. As always, I urge you all to come Pumpkin picking earlier in October. If you wait until close to Halloween you may be disappointed. It also gives you a much larger choice of pumpkins. It’s a great chance to stock up with our exceptional farm honey before winter comes too. No bookings required just turn up when you want between 10 and 5. Dogs are allowed on leads at ALL TIMES and please take your dog waste home with you . All usual payment methods accepted.

Dart’s Farm: Pick your own Pumpkins

Dart Farm Village, Topsham, Clyst St George, Exeter EX3 0QH
Wednesday 20th – Saturday 31st October 10-4:30pm
No need to prebook
Dart’s Farm website

Here’s what they say:

Come and join us outside on the farm for our second ever Pumpkin Festival, where you can pick-your-own pumpkins to take home & carve!

Head down to the gazebo by The Hen House on the front field, wait for a member of the team to give you instructions and head out on to the pumpkin patch! 

Please note, booking is not required and price will vary depending on the size of the pumpkins you pick.

FRESH FROM OUR FIELDSPERFECT FOR CARVING

We have been able to achieve rich pastures and thriving biodiversity through holistic land management and regenerative farming practices and we’re now growing more fruit and veg than ever… including our ‘perfect for carving’ pumpkins! 

Harvest Moon – small and deep in colour, the Harvest Moon variety is the most popular medium sized pumpkin.
Gladiator – Uniform in size and shape, these attractive, deep orange pumpkins have long, thick handles  and are a classic for carving!
Atlantic Giant – a ‘monster’ sized pumpkin! 
Racer – Not only perfect for carving with a great-looking rib and big, dark green handle… these pumpkins also have a sweet flesh that is fantastic for cooking! 
Magic Lantern –  A classic halloween pumpkin; dark orange in colour with medium ribbing and a good strong handle!

Photo: @Dart’s Farm

Thorne’s Farm Shop Pick your own Pumpkin Festival

Hawthorn Gardens, Stockleigh Pomeroy, Crediton EX17 4BH
Thursday 28th – Saturday 30th October 10-4pm
No need to prebook
Thornes Farm Shop website
Pumpkin Festival facebook event

Here’s what they say:

Come along and enjoy our annual PYO Pumpkin festival with the added bonus of a charity scarecrow trail around the farm. Great for all ages. Bag of sweets for completed trail finds. Fancy dress is optional but we would love to see you all dressed up. Cafe and shop open.



Pennywell Farm Pumpkin Patch

Pennywell Farm, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0LT
Everyday in October 10-4:30pm
Book regular day tickets
pennywellfarm website

Here’s what they say:

The Pennywell Pumpkin Patch is open everyday in October for you to pick up your own pumpkin, explore our fabulously fun Pumpkin TRAIL and take photos in our Pumpkin photobooth!

Come along and join in the FUN! Book regular day tickets to enjoy this fabulously fun pumpkin picking day out!!!

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