Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in England: Cornwall and Devon?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in England: Cornwall and Devon, sorted by county. Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands.  Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!   If you are looking for pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page! Want to do a fundraiser selling pumpkins? See this page!

Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and their trips and activitites, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), coffee or to donate to both the Socuts and U.S. miltary troops, click here and help the scouts!

Updates for June 2017

Although most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes are now closed,  it is time to tag your Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt. In the meantime, you may find a local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!.

The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Cornwall

  • Cornish Maize Maze - Maize maze (corn maze)
    Smeaton Farm, Pillaton, Saltash, Cornwall. Phone: 01579 351833. Email:
    info@amazingcornishmaizemaze.co.uk. Open: Daily 10:30am to 5pm, from 25th July 2015. Directions: This year's maze celebrates all things Cornish with a unique themed maize maze which is home to a tribe of mischievous Cornish Piskies! The stunning maze with its 3 miles of paths and two look out towers will provide hours of entertainment for visitors young and old; make sure you make a trip to the Amazing Cornish Maize Maze this summer ... will you be able to find your way out?! After you have cracked The Maze why not take advantage of our other on-site facilities? Visitors can bounce on trampolines, swing on swings, climb to the top of a huge bale tower, play giant games, dig in the massive sandpit and meet lots of farm and rare breed animals. Farmer Jones is even able to take you on a tractor and trailer safari! Relax in our beautiful Cornish countryside with one of our delicious cream teas or true Cornish pasties from our cafe or bring your own picnic. (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • Trevaskis Farm - apples,  raspberries, more
    Gwinear Road, Connor Downs, Hayle, Cornwall, UK, TR27 5JQ. Tel:01209 713931.
  • Padstow Maize Maze - cornfield maze
    Trevisker Farm, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8LD. Phone: 07973 364572.  Email: treviskernursery@cornwall-county.com. Open: Check website for dates (usually open during August).

Devon

  • Riverford pumpkin days - Pumpkins, hayrides
    Riverford Organic Farms Ltd, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0JU, UK. Phone: 01803 762059. Riverford’s Pumpkin Day is legendary and with good reason. It’s a real family-focused celebration of autumn, with children’s activities, farm tours, pumpkin carving and of course, lots of wonderful seasonal food. In 2014, we had a huge, record-breaking 6500 visitors across all four of our farms. There was also a giant pumpkin competition, the weights of the winner was Wash Farm: 85kg. Our Pumpkin Day next year will be on 24th October 2015 – put it in the diary!  (ADDED: July 15, 2015, JBS)
  • Shute Fruit and Produce - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area
    Shute Farm Newton Road Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth, TQ14 9PN. Phone: 01626 777570. Email: info@shutefruit.co.uk. Open: Starts in October most years. Directions: On the main Teignmouth to Newton Road at Bishopsteignton. Click here for a map and directions. Open June to end of October Closed rainy days and Mondays. Payment: Cash, Cheque. Special events, group visits and preserve making courses offered occasionally. Handmade award winning preserves made from the farm produce for sale at the farm stall.(UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS)  (ADDED: August 20, 2010)

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