Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in England: Northern East Anglia (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in England: Northern East Anglia (Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk), 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 March 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

Cambridgeshire

  • Hill Farm / J F B Ivens - Sweet Corn, Pumpkins and Squash, playground
    Peterborough Chesterton, Peterborough. Phone: 01 733 233270. Open: Tuesday-Friday: 9am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday: 9am-5pm, CLOSED Mondays (except Bank holidays), Bank holidays: 9am-5pm, We close for the winter on 1st November. Directions: On Oundle Road 200 yards West of Alwalton / A1 flyover.  If approaching from A1 Northbound carriageway, turn off Left 1 mile North of junction 17.  From A1 Southbound, turn off into Alwalton and follow signs to Chesterton.  Hill Farm is a family run business open from June-October offering ‘pick-your-own’ (PYO) and ‘ready picked’ soft fruit and vegetables – ideal for freezing, jam and wine making, or just eating fresh. Set in attractive rural surroundings, on a hill overlooking Peterborough, the Farm also offers light refreshments and a playground. It also hosts a 5 van caravan site called Mound Lodge CL (certificated location). (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: July 13, 2015, JBS) 
  • Milton Maize Maze - corn maize maze,
    Rectory Farm, Landbeach Road, Milton, Cambridge, CB24 6DA. Phone: 01223 860 374. Email: enquiries@themiltonmaizemaze.co.uk. Open: Friday 15th July through to Sunday 4th September., closes at 6 pm. There is much more than a maze; why not try your hand at Mini Golf or a game of Skittles, other activities include a Giant Slide, Go Karts and Tractor & Trailer Rides. There is also a Farm Trail where you can meet the animals and even Feed the Fish! All of the attractions in the field of fun are included in the entrance price. The Old Dairy Café serves a range of food from filled baguettes, salads, jacket potatoes & Cream Teas along with a wide selection of drinks (Cooked breakfast during the maze is served from 9.30 a.m. – 11.15 a.m. Sundays 10 am – 11.15am). There is a BBQ Marquee serving local sausages and beef burgers. The Café closes at 5.pm You may bring your own picnic. However this may not be consumed in the Cafe Courtyard or near animal areas.
    This year situated near The Field of Fun is our new Snack Shack where you can purchase a quick snack, drink or ice cream! In the Farm Shop, you will find delicious local strawberries, snacks, drinks, delicious cakes and Luxury Ice Cream. (Ice Creams are on sale until 5.30pm.  Halloween Parties will be available to book for the final two weeks of October. They will include the activities as in the Farmyard Bounceabout, pumpkin carving including your pumpkin, a tour through the Shriek Shed and hot food. These do not have to be birthday party anyone can get a group together and make a booking. Once again a Minimum of 10 children with a maximum of 25 (we may be able to take larger parties by prior arrangement.) (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS) (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard - Maize maze (corn maze), jumping pillows, go karts, birthday parties
    Manea Road, Wimblington, March, Cambridgeshire PE15 0PE. Phone: 01354 741 212. Email: info@skylarkmaizemaze.co.uk. Open: every day from the 16th of July throughout the summer, the maize is open SEPTEMBER WEEKENDS 10am-5pm, last entry at 4pm. Directions: Located in the heart of the Fenland region of Cambridgeshire, the Skylark Giant Maize Maze and Funyard is a fantastic day out for you and the family this summer; We are located next to Skylark Garden Centre. . With a huge corn maize full of twists and turns, and a wide range of activities in the funyard, you're sure of a full and fun packed day in the countryside. We have Go-Karts, Zooming Zip-Wire, Obstacle Course, Bouncy Castles, Football Shoot-Out, Giant Games, Happy Hands Trail, Mega Slide, Giant Sand Pit with Mini-Diggers, Farmyard Animals, Giant Maize Maze. Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch & Carving £2 If you have a birthday coming up, then the Skylark Maze and Funyard is the perfect place for kids parties with our brilliant birthday offer. We don't have a pumpkin patch. A superb range of award winning refreshments are available from the Skylark Cafe with something to tempt every taste. (UPDATED: September 30, 2016, JBS)  (UPDATED: October 13, 2015) (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS

Norfolk

  • Hall Farm Wizard Maze - Maize maze (corn maze), Jumping Pillows, pedal karts, tractor train, birthday parties, farm animlas
    Metton, Norfolk, NR11 8QU. Phone: 01263 761255. We offer a 12 acre Maize Maze and a large play area for all ages – you’ll have plenty to do. Race around on the go karts or take our tractor train ride through the Maze. Swings, slides… let your little ones get wet with sponges whilst in the stocks. Large Jumping Pillow, Maize Maze, Toddlers Jumping Pillow, Big Pedal Carts, Small Pedal Carts, Straw Bale Mountain, Free Tractor Train Ride, Electric Quad Bikes (coin operated), Climbing Frame, Basket Swing, Springy Animals, Slide, Cubs Corner, Pedal Tractors, Farm animals including cows, sheep and chickens, Wet Sponge Stocks, Football, Covered Seating, Farm Cafe, Toilets/Disabled, Car Park. Make it a family day out, bring a picnic or enjoy the wonderful freshly cooked food from the Wizard Farm Café. Sip your tea and relax – knowing your children are safe in an enclosed play area, able to run free… To book a children’s party, call Debbie on 01263 761255.  (ADDED: July 14, 2015, JBS)
  • Hemsby MegaMaze and Fun Park at Hirsty’s - cornfield maze, hay rides, go karts, haybale mountain, trampolines jumping pillows
    Great Yarmouth Road, Hemsby, Norfolk NR29 4NL. Phone: 07771 605797. ALternate phone: 07974 658993. Email: info@hirstysfamilyfunpark.co.uk. Hirsty’s is a real family fun day out. You’ll have hours of fun wandering around our mega maze, meet the farmer and let him take you on a tractor and trailer ride around the farm, race your family and friends in our go-karts, speed down the zipwire and wind your way around our Crazy Croquet course with wellies. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • South Creake Maize Maze - Maize maze (corn maze)
    Compton Hall, South Creake, Fakenham, Norfolk NR21 9JD. Phone: 01328 823224.Alternate phone: 07770 932727. Email: info@theamazingmaizemaze.co.uk. Open: 18th July to 6th September, from 10am - 6pm; Last Entry to Maze 5pm. Directions: Situated between Fakenham and Burnham Market on the B1355 just off the A148 Kings Lynn to Fakenham Road. (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • The White House - Pumpkins and many other PYO crops:  Strawberries, Gooseberries, Raspberries, Blackcurrants, Redcurrants, Plums, Cherries, Apples, Pears, Potatoes, Courgettes, Onions, Beetroot, Sweetcorn, Tomatoes, Squashes.
    Blue Boar Lane, Sprowston, Norwich. Phone: 01603 419357. Email: thefarmer@norwich-pyo.co.uk.  Open: June-October 9am to 5pm Tuesday to Sat, 10am to 4pm Sundays (closed Mondays). No dogs (we love dogs, but the fruit and vegetables have to be clean!). Debit and Credit cards accepted. We do Pumpkins! Giant ones that you can barely carry, right down to baby ones that small children can pick. They are all grown on the farm, and have to be chosen and picked by the families. If you're looking for a fun day out for all of the family, why not come and pick your own fruit and vegetables on the north east corner of Norwich. White House Farm is the perfect place to visit when you're looking to pick your own produce and experience the farm first hand. Our farm is set in beautiful countryside on the very edge of the city, and is easily accessible for everyone.  We sell our own pork and other foods sold locally. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS)

Suffolk

  • Hundred River Farm Produce - Maize maze (corn maze)
    Valley Farm, Sotterley, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7UH. Phone: 01502 476063. Alternate phone: 07934570235. Email: hundredriverfm@btconnect.com. Also Hereford beef, artisian ice cream and dairy products all from cattle on the farm.  (ADDED: July 14, 2015, JBS)
  • Southwold Maize Maze - Maize maze (corn maze)
    Old Hall Farm, Halesworth Road, Reydon, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6SG. Phone: 07801 065845. Email: info@southwoldmaizemaze.co.uk. Southwold Maize Maze is a giant puzzle of pathways within 8 acres of maize - which grows as tall as the tallest person you know & probably even taller! A real brain-teaser, the maze will test your powers of deduction and navigation to the limit.
    Relax in our picnic area and enjoy our delicious sandwiches and homemade cakes whilst your children play to their heart’s content in the safety of our play area. The jumping pillow has been a real hit and there are pedal cars, tractors, a large sandpit and a climbing tower with slide and pedal go-karts for the older children. Just be sure to finish with one of our locally produced ice creams to complete your visit to the Southwold Maize Maze! (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • Undley Pumpkin Patch Undley Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch, maize maze, pumpkins, face painting, magic show
    Peterhouse Farm Undley Road Beck Row Undley Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP28 8BU. Phone: 07831 146432. Email: hello@pumpkinpatchundley.com. Open: Every October Weekend, All Activities from 10am ’til 5pm: Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd October Saturday and Sunday 8th and 9th October Saturday and Sunday 15th and 16th October Saturday and Sunday 22nd and 23rd October Saturday and Sunday 29th 30th October Also open for half term week, daily from 9am until 5pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Cambridge to Mildenhall: A1101 to Beck Row, take 2nd right signposted Undley, follow signs for 3 miles. From Bury Street Edmunds to Mildenhall: A1101 to Beck Row, take 2nd right signposted Undley, follow signs for 3 miles. From Ely to Beck Row: A1101 to Beck Row, straight over at both roundabouts, exit left immediately after 2nd roundabout, signposted Undley, follow signs for 3 miles. For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. Maize Maze Admission Fees: Adults: £5.00 Children: £3.50 (5 – 16 years) Family Ticket: £15.00 (2 adults + 2 Children or 1 adult + 3 Children) Bookings: Advanced bookings recommended for groups of 20 or more. Admission to the Bounce and Climb is £3 per child for unlimited use throughout your visit.  Pumpkin Picking, Themed Maize Maze, which this year is following the theme of ‘Caught in the Web’, Bounce & Climb and lots of other activities including – New for 2016 – a Free Children’s Craft Area! Come and enjoy the adventure, collect your Wheel-Barrow on arrival, pick your pumpkins and enjoy your day with all the Activities! We also sell farm-grown Sweetcorn for supper and Toffee/Caramel/Chocolate Candy Apples for your dessert, what more could one want! Dogs Welcome to the Pumpkin Patch, but must be kept on a lead at tall times.Please see the complete list of opening times and directions.(UPDATED: September 30, 2016) (ADDED: July 15, 2015, JBS)

 

 

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