Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Kent, England?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Kent, 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 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 May 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

Kent

  • The Barn Yard Farm Shops and Gore Farm - Maize maze (corn maze), apples, raspberries, red & black currants, gooseberries, runner beans, sweetcorn, daffodils, blackberries
    Gore Farm, Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, UK. Phone: 01634 388856 / 235059. Directions: M2/j4 or j5, cross to A2. Farm is 0.25m north of A2, between Rainham and Newington , turn N opposite Little Chef, signposted Gore Farm Trail.  The farm also has crops that are picked for you:  asparagus, pumpkins. Award-winning farm shop, delicatessen and restaurant in reconstructed ancient timber barns arranged around gravel courtyard. Toilets, wild flower meadow and walks. Every year we grow a 5 acre maze in a field of maize to explore during the summer holidays!
  • Beluncle Farm - pumpkins, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    Riverside Farmers, Beluncle Farm, Stoke Road, Hoo, Rochester, Kent ME39LU. Phone: 075-267-34293. Email: riversidefarmers@btinternet.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Follow the pumpkin signs from the A228 Ratcliffe Highway, Chattenden Head towards Kingsnorth Power Station. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Entry is free, the pumpkins are in the field where they were grown although there will be pumpkins available in crates if you don't want to go in to the field. Wellington boots, boots or sturdy shoes recommended. It could be wet and muddy, this is a real farm so grass and mud! You might want to bring gloves as stalks can be prickly. All pumpkins will be cut off storks so don't need to bring sharp cutting implements. Pumpkins could be wet or muddy so plastic bags might save your car getting dirty. No dogs please, but all the family welcome. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: September 02, 2013)
  • Chilton Manor Farm -  pumpkins, raspberries, black and red currants, apples, pears
    Highstead Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, UK. Tel.  01795 425963. Email: info@chiltonmanorfarm.co.uk. Open: June to October. Pumpkins are available in the Farm Shop in October. The farm shop is only open during PYO season selling pre-picked fruit and own vegetables. Facilities: Ample parking, nearby pub, easy access for disabled, toilets. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS)
  • Haguelands Village - Maize maze (corn maze), Tractor & Trailer Rides, Bouncy Castle, Football Games, Skittles, Giant Sand Pits, Pedal Go-Karts, Picnic Area and loads more…
    Burmarsh, Romney Marsh, Kent TN29 0JR. Phone: 01303 874727. Fax: 01303 875645. Email: info@aaclifton.co.uk. Open: July - September annually. We have a Fun Yard area while you sit down with a tea or coffe, your children can play: Trailer Rides around the farm to see the Alpacas, Assault Course, Climbing Pyramid, Vollyball, Bouncy Castle (Charged at £1.50 all day), Funfair Rides (Charged at £1.50 per ride or £4.00 for an all day wristband), Tennis, Space Hoppers, Football Games, Skittles, Bowling, Giant Snakes & Ladders, Ball Bullseye, Large Sandpit, Dig 4 Treasure, Pedal Go-Karts, Kids Pedal Toy's, Giant Stepping Logs. We have a picnic area & Burger Van serving hot food and beverages.
     (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • Marsh Maize Maze - cornfield maze
    DDymchurch, Kent, TN29 0DB. Phone: 01797 363254 or 07951 237821. Open: It looks like they have closed down; their websites is gone. (they were usually open during August).
  • Penshurst Place and Gardens Maize Maze - cornfield maze
    Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8DG. Phone: 01892 870307. Email: contactus@penshurstplace.com.. Open: The maize maze reopens in summer from late July to mid September, during our normal Gardens & Grounds opening times. One of ‘This is Kent’s’ top 10 things to do in Kent, get yourselves lost in a field of maize - lots of eco-fun for all the family! Accessed via our main visitor entrance and located behind the Adventure Playground and through the Woodland Trail. You will need a valid ‘Gardens and Grounds’ ticket to visit the maze which will be free to visit for Penshurst Place season ticket holders. All children to be accompanied by an adult in the maize maze. But adults need not be accompanied by children! (UPDATED: July 13, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: October 24, 2013, from their website)
  • Pick your Own Pumpkin / Dan Mackelden - pumpkins, U-pick and already picked
    Cheeseman Green Lane, Sevington, Ashford, TN25 0LL. Phone: 07786 261706. Email: pickyourownpumpkin@gmail.com. Open: 10am to 4pm on the following 2015 dates: 10th - 11th October 17th - 18th October 24th - 31st October. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Top Tips for ‘Pumpkin Pickers’ - Check our Facebook page before heading to us. This is where we will post up to date information. -This is a working farm- we ask that Pumpkin Pickers, large or small, wear wellies and gloves. -‘Pumpkin Pickers’ of all ages are welcome, but sorry we do not allow dogs. All enquiries should be sent by email (above) or call Jemma on the phone number above. (ADDED: September 10, 2015)
  • Stanhill Farm - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Maize maze (corn maze), kiddie (mini) corn maze, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked
    Birchwood Road Wilmington, Dartford, DA2 7HD. Phone: 01322 669711. Email: info@stanhillfarm.co.uk. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday 10 am to 3 pm: mid July until end of October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: For sat nav use DA2 7HD or please see the directions page of our website. Click here for a map and directions. Maize Maze / Corn Maze is open from mid July until end of September; Pumpkin Patch (pre cut) is open from early October until end of October. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Other Pick Your Own crop; Runner Beans We also have a Farm Shop, stocked with a full range of fresh produce, cheeses and preserves. We grow a wide range of fresh produce to supply our farm shop. The Farm Shop is open all year. (UPDATED: July 13, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: September 28, 2014)
  • The Barn Yard -  raspberries; apples
    Gore Farm, Upchurch, Sittingbourne, Kent, England, UK. Phone: 01634 388856 / 235059. Directions: M2/j4 or j5, cross to A2. Farm is 0.25m north of A2, between Rainham and Newington , turn N opposite Little Chef, signposted Gore Farm Trail.
    Fruit farm offering PYO  raspberries; apples. Award-winning farm shop, delicatessen and restaurant in reconstructed ancient timber barns arranged around gravel courtyard. Toilets, wild flower meadow and walks.
  • Yew Tree Farm - pumpkins, black/red currants, raspberries, plums
    Located on the B2046, Chillenden, Canterbury, Kent, England, UK. Phone: 01304 840214. Email: shop@yew-tree-farm.org. Directions: Take the A2 to the B2046 towards Wingham. Family farm growing a large range of fruit and vegetables and livestock. Farm shop opened in 1970.  The farm shop also has their own potatoes, apples, pears, plums, raspberries,  French/runner beans, carrots, lettuce, courgette, pumpkin, squash, celeriac, calabrese, cauliflower, cabbage, purple sprouting broccoli, parsley, rhubarb, spinach, sweetcorn.  Fruit and veg, free range eggs, pure fruit juice, preserves, confectionery, honey. Facilities: Ample parking, nearby pub, easy access for disabled, toilets, Florest shop, calor gas. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS)

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