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
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
crust recipe is here! And we have
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.
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
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
Cairnie Mega Maze
- cornfield maze, pumpkins
Cairnie Farm, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4QD, Scotland. Phone: 01334 655610. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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;
Light Maze Nights
Pumpkin Carving demonstrations
Fancy Dress competitions
Kids Craft Table
Halloween Novelties & Gifts
Spooky Kids Menu. (UPDATED: July 15, 2015, JBS)
Greater Glasgow, Lanarkshire, The Clyde Valley
Stirling, Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & The Forth Valley
The Scottish Borders