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5 pumpkin patches near London for families

5 pumpkin patches near London for families

As I sit and type this the shutters are closed, I’m wearing an extra jumper and I’m thinking about pumpkins. This evening the heating tried to come on so I don’t think I can pretend that summer is well and truly over.

I love Autumn and my youngest has given me quite a collection of acorns and conkers since we started walking to school. The leaves were falling as we played in the park today so it seemed only right to start planning a trip to a pumpkin patch.

For some reason I really want to visit a pumpkin patch. I think it’s important that our children see that certain foods grow, that we can buy them, prepare them and enjoy them at home. I’m so guilty of buying a lot of food which has been pre-prepared but a pumpkin patch sounds so much fun to visit and buy from.

In the last few years we’ve had great fun pumpkin carving at Hughenden Manor, our local National Trust place. This year I am more organised. Living on the outskirts of west London we’re surrounded by woods and green spaces. I’ve found 5 5 pumpkin patches near London for families, or which are the perfect day trip from London, for those seeking some pumpkins!

5 pumpkin patches near London for families

Crockford Bridge Farm (pumpkin patch and special activities over half term 21-31 Oct)
New Haw Road
Addlestone
Nr. Weybridge
Surrey
KT15 2BU

Secretts of Milford (special pumpkin week over half term including tractor rides and face painting)
Hurst Farm
Chapel Lane
Milford
Surrey
GU8 5HU

Garsons Esher (open 7 days a week until the end of October with pumpkin and squash available to pick)
Winterdown Road
Esher
Surrey
KT10 8LS

Parkside Farm Pick Your Own (squashes but no mention of pumpkins)
Parkside Farm
Hadley Road
Enfield
Middlesex
EN2 8LA

We visited Parkside when the children were babies and had a brilliant time

Grove Farm Pick Your Own (blue skinned pumpkins and harlequin pumpkins available to pick)
Grove Farm PYO
Great Gap
Ivinghoe
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 9DZ

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Nayna Kanabar
    September 9, 2017 at 11:19 pm

    These places would be perfect to visit with my neice just before Halloween. We love doing a pumpkin carving.

  • Reply
    Lily
    September 9, 2017 at 11:28 pm

    If only I lived closer to London! My best friend and I would be there in a heart beat! We love Halloween and all things spooky!

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    Kate Williams
    September 10, 2017 at 9:11 am

    I need to find a pumpkin patch near to where we are in Cornwall – we went to one when we liven in Essex and they had a load of pumpkins there they’d bought in Asda! My kids didn’t seem to mind though 😉

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    Nichola - Globalmouse
    September 10, 2017 at 9:11 am

    I LOVE pumpkin patches but have never visited in this country, only in the US….I’d love to change that.

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    Olivia Thristan
    September 10, 2017 at 6:42 pm

    I love pumpkin patches, however I haven’t been to one for years, I need to find one near me for sure! x

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