Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in East Midlands, England? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in East Midlands, England, 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 maize
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
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And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the
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Updates for January 2019
Most pumpkin patches and maize mazes usually open by late August, some
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Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
- The CLA Game Fair at Belvoir
Castle - Faire
Grantham, Leicestershire, Phone: 0870 126 1751. Open: Check website for dates
(usually open during August). It looks like they have discontinued the maize
maze but restarted the country fair.
Heather Cattows PYO Fruit Farm - pumpkins, Strawberries,
Raspberries, Gooseberries, Red, White and Black Currants,
Farm Shop, Cattows Farm, Swepstone Road, Heather, Leicestershire LE67 2RF.
Phone: (01530) 264200. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: On the main Measham to Heather
Road, 10 mins from M (A) 42. Also, prepicked Broad Beans, New Potatoes.
Asparagus cut to order April to June. Open: Daily during the season, Mid
June to August, 10am to 7pm. We now grow 10 acres of traditionally grown
strawberries (8 different varieties), 3 acres of raspberries along with
gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants and blackberries. Broad beans and
sunflowers are also available for pick your own. Pumpkins are available for
pick your own from the beginning of October.n. A.k.a, Cattows Farm Shop.
(UPDATED: June 21, 2018, JBS)
- The Wistow Maze - cornfield
The Estate Office, Wistow Hall, near Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF,
Phone: 07884 403889. Open: Check website for dates (usually open 10am - 6pm
daily (last admission 4.30pm) 7 days a week from a Saturday in mid
July through the first Sunday in September;(then weekends only until Sunday
20th September). Enjoy a great day out exploring one of the country's
largest maize mazes, set in 8 acres of living maize and sunflower crop. It's
great exercise for mind and body! Perfect for all ages, with staff/office
outings even more popular than school trips! Refreshments, ice creams and
gifts are available in the FUNYARD. Opposite the maze is the Wistow Rural
Centre with a cafe/bistro, Mediterranean deli, garden centre, model village
(with trains), art gallery and a large variety of other shops (click on WRC
link for more details). Toilets on site.
- Maze In Maize - Maize maze (corn maze), haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale
maze, child-sized haybale maze, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours, events at your
location (call for info)
Sholtsgate Whaplode, Spalding, PE12 6T. Phone:
07774 764484. Fax: 01406 422351. Email:
[email protected]. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in
July, August, September, October. Open: See our website for current hours:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Payment: Cash, only.
See this page
for special events. School visits and Corporate days, Starting in
September: Our famous NIGHT MAZE and BARBECUES events! - Corporate Night
Mazes catered for! Our public Night Mazes dates this year are: Saturday 3rd
and Saturday 10th October 2015 - 6.30pm till 10.30pm
- pumpkins, raspberries, strawberries, tayberries
A52 Chapel St Leonards,
Skegness, Lincolnshire, PE24 5UB. Phone: 07771 696001. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: From Skegness take the A52
north towards Mablethorpe. We are situated approximately 1 mile
north of Ingoldmells just before reaching Chapel St Leonards. We are
open June, July, August. Our hours are: 7 Days a week, 9 am to 6
p.m. As well as PYO crops we always have ready picked fruit
available. We welcome orders for large quantities or special
occasions. In the farm shop we also sell our own grown new potatoes,
cauliflowers, cabbage, beetroot, carrots, peas, broad beans,
sweetcorn and salads and pumpkins (October time). Our farm shop will
be open from early June when we will have our first strawberries
available along with the new potatoes and fresh vegetables.
Raspberries and currants follow in early July. Our Sunday Car Boot
Sales start in June and if you want to come and stay at Willows Farm
we now have a small caravan site.
- Maxeys Farm Shop - pumpkin patch-pick in the field
where they grow, train rides, haunted trail, gift shop,
concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face
painting, inflatables/bounce house, birthday parties, school
tours, group reservations
Hockerton Road, Kirklington,
Nottinghamshire, NG22 8PB. Phone: 016368145<>66. Open: EVERY DAY
8;30am TO 6pm STARTS 7TH October 2017 UNTIL 31ST October 2017.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit
Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 04, 2017)