The Best Pumpkin Patches Near London

Get ready to dust off your wellies and swap the city for a sea of autumnal colours, harvest festivals, and scarecrow hunts - that’s right, it's pick-your-own pumpkin season! With October approaching so fast that we can almost taste the spiced lattes, there’s no better time to find the perfect squash to carve a jack o'lantern, or whip up a hearty soup with. If you're looking to book family-friendly events and activities then you're in luck, because we've hand-picked the best places to go pumpkin picking near London. If you fancy something a little spookier, then there’s even more Halloween activities to love on the free Bindy Street app.

1. Hatter’s Farm, Essex

Hatter's Farm Halloween pick-your-own pumpkin patch October 2023

The annual Pumpkin Patch at Hatter's Farm is back bigger than ever before, with thousands of pumpkins and squashes guaranteed to be ripe for the picking. New for 2023 is Hatter's Farm Fun House, featuring a spooky clown themed walkway, as well as Pumpkin Nights where you might just encounter some surprises in the dark... all included in the ticket price, of course. The thrill doesn't stop there, with plentiful activities from the Pumpkin Cannons to the Maize Maze also on the agenda - perfect for family friendly events in London.

Location: Hatter's Farm, Takeley, Bishop's Stortford CM22 6NP

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2. Priory Farm, Surrey 

Priory Farm Halloween pick-your-own pumpkin patch October 2023

Priory Farm offers the added sweetener of tractor rides that'll take you straight to the pumpkin patch, but if that doesn't tickle your fancy, you can also buy a pre-picked squash from the free-to-enter Pumpkin Palace. Once you've secured your future jack-o’-lantern, take the kids on a treasure hunt or follow the Halloween trail for a fun day out! 

Location: Sandy Ln, Redhill RH1 4EJ

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3. Cammas Hall Farm, Hertfordshire

Cammas Hall Farm Halloween pick-your-own pumpkin patch October 2023

Fancy going all out spooky this Halloween? Then be sure to hop on a train and visit Camma Hall Farm in Hertfordshire. This family-run farm may offer 60 varieties of pumpkins to choose from, but the real thrill lies in the extras, including Halloween performances, a Terror Tunnel, and a haunted Maize Maze. During the day it's kid-friendly and makes for the perfect family friendly event in London, but by night their twilight sessions double the fear factor - you have been warned. 

Location: Cammas Hall Farm Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT

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4. Tulleys Farm, West Sussex

Tulleys Farm Halloween pick-your-own pumpkin patch October 2023

Tulleys pumpkin fields are located in the picturesque West Sussex countryside with 100 acres of land to roam. Take your pick from the plentiful supply of shiny pumpkins, quirky gourds, and lumpy squashes of all different shapes and sizes - perfect to carve a ghoulish face, make a delicious pie, or decorate your house with. For extra bone-chills, thrills, and more fun London activities, you might want to check out their Pumpkin Nights, Shocktober Fest, and Escape Rooms too. 

Location: Tulleys Farm, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PE

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5. Four Winds Farm, Kent 

Four Winds Farm Halloween pick-your-own pumpkin patch October 2023

Kent's Four Winds Farm is back for another year of spooky fun and squash-harvesting in the lead up to Halloween, including a scarecrow hunt, face-painting, plus tea and cakes. Be sure to bring your wellies and the strongest tote you can find - you’ll find pumpkins of all shapes and sizes to pack out your wheelbarrow. 

Location: Bidborough, Tunbridge Wells TN3 0LL

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6. Cowcross Yards, London

Cowcross Yards Halloween pick-your-own pumpkin patch October 2023

Ok so this one is technically in London - but who are we to complain when it saves us a trip out of town? Cowcross Yards are busy working their magic on London’s first urban pumpkin patch, which is excitingly set to arrive on the 25th of October. Expect a week of trick-or-treating fun, seasonal colours, white picket fences, and of course, a plethora of pumpkins and hay bales. If you're on the hunt for what to do in London, get your best autumnal fit and Instagram snaps at the ready for this one! 

Location: 9-13 Cowcross St, London EC1M 6DR

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Continue packing your wheelbarrow full of squashes from the best pumpkin patches or celebrate Halloween with our roundup of events for the spookiest October.

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