Find a local pumpkin patch

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

Aberdeen City and Shire (Grampian)

  • Wester Hardmuir Fruit Farm - PYO apples and other fruit
    Auldearn, Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland. Phone: 01309 641259.
    Email: james@hardmuir.com. Open: 18 July through 31 August, open weekends only throughout September. The farm shop opens from early June each year for the sale of rhubarb and early season strawberries produced from inside our polytunnels. As the season progresses raspberries, black, red and white current, logan and tayberries, brambles, bludeberries, apples and plums become available. Different grades of ready picked strawberries and raspberries are on sale, both dessert quality and those for jam making. The farm shop sells home-grown potatoes and a variety vegetables in season – beans, beetroots, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflowers, leeks, onions, parsnips, peas, sprouts, swedes and turnips. We also sell a range of locally produced foods including cheese, free range eggs, honey, ice-cream, meats, oat cakes as well as fresh home baking, jams, chutneys and much more. There is a picnic and play area for customers use.

Argyll and The Isles

Ayrshire and Arran

Dumfries and Galloway

  • South West Scotland Maize Maze - cornfield maze
    Carruthers Town, Dumfries, Scotland. Phone: 01387 840160. Open: late summer/early Fal. There is no current information available - they may have closed down. This page on Scotland.com still talks about it in the present tense, but there is no date on the information, so it may be years old.  Nice, how they do that, huh?

Dundee and Angus

Edinburgh and The Lothians

Fife

  • Cairnie Mega Maze - cornfield maze, pumpkins
    Cairnie Farm, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4QD, Scotland. Phone: 01334 655610. Email: info@cairniefruitfarm.co.uk. Open: from Mid July to the end of October, 7 days a week. Maize Maze. The Maze, sown in maize, grows to a height in excess of 8 feet. A Mega Maze ticket holder includes unlimited use of the Funyard which is packed with fun activities. Highlights include the go-cart track and the giant straw bale climbing fortress. There are also trampolines, a massive sand box, swings, slides, a “young farmers yard” with ride on peddle tractors, loaders & trailers, an XL bouncing pillow, 30m flying fox and other surpirses. The 4wd ATV Barrel Bug ride is not to be missed! We also have a Halloween Pumpkin Festival on 31st-1st November. with Torch Light Maze Nights 30th & 31st October ....Prepare to be scared! PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKINS:
    The farm sows several different varieties of pumpkins and in 2014 we produced nearly three thousand pumpkins including some "designer" white and duck egg blue varieties which proved very popular. We offer a fun selection of shapes and sizes ( & colours too) to choose from! Picked pumpkins are available in the shop during the month of October. The Pumpkin Festival features;
    Torch Light Maze Nights
    PYO Pumpkins
    Pumpkin Carving demonstrations
    Face painting
    Fancy Dress competitions
    Kids Craft Table
    Apple Bobbing Barrels
    Lucky Dips
    Halloween Novelties & Gifts
    Autumn/Pumpkin inspired Menu
    Spooky Kids Menu. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS)

Greater Glasgow, Lanarkshire, The Clyde Valley

Highlands

Orkney

Outer Hebrides

Perthshire, Tayside

Shetland

Stirling, Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & The Forth Valley

The Scottish Borders

 

 

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