Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize 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 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.
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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
Cononsyth Farm Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in
the field where they grow, Fresh eggs, face painting, farm
animals, group reservations
Cononsyth Farm, By Arbroath, DD11
3SA. Phone: 07872500430. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Pick Your Own pm;kin
Saturday 20th October 10am to 2pm. Directions: Situated on the
B961. Follow the pumpkin signs. 6.3 miles from Arbroath, 9.7
miles from Brechin, 11 miles from Forfar and 19 miles from
Dundee (all mileages are approximate).
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Please see below the link to purchase a car park admission
voucher which is then redeemable against a pumpkin! Cash sales
only on the day at the pumpkin patch!
Click here for tickets Halloween Fancy Dress is optional!
Come along & join in on the Halloween Fun. (ADDED: September 18,
Edinburgh and The Lothians
Narrowboat Farm - Uses natural
growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop or
farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow,
Union Canal, Linlithgow, EH496QY. Phone: 07866776640. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: 19th - 31 October, 10am to
dusk. Directions: Narrowboat Farm is easy to find. It is 2 miles
East of Linlithgow, a 30 minute walk/canoe or 10 minute cycle
from Linlithgow train station. At the Park Bistro, you cross the
canal bridge and take a sharp left along the B-road, past two
small cottages and into the field with the polytunnel. EH49 6QY
for your satnav (although that might take you to the Park
Click here for a map and directions. We use natural
practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash,
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 12,
West Craigie Farm Shop - strawberries, raspberries, cherries, gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, brambles, tayberries and
West Craigie Farm, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, West Lothian EH30 9TR. Phone: 0131 3191048. Email:
daily, from 9 am to 5 pm. All fruits are available for PYO and ready-picked during the season at Craigie's. We also have most of the fruits
available frozen in the Farm Shop throughout the year and make jams and chutneys from our fruit which are sold throughout Scotland under "The
Jam Kitchen" name. Directions: visit our
website. We operate a entry fee to our fields during the PYO season, refundable against fruit picked. Simply
buy a West Craigie Farm Shop entry voucher online ahead of your visit to gain entry to the
field. You can check out our availability report below to see what’s available prior to your visit. On arrival, show your entry voucher in
exchange for a basket and a mapLINK and we will guide you to the best field depending on what you would like to pick. All you have to do is pick
your own fruit, fill your basket then weigh and pay! Entry to the field is from a pre-purchased voucher (in 2020, £5 per Adult and £2.50 per
child) which is redeemable against the fruit picked. We do not offer refunds where the fruit picked comes in under the cost of the voucher.
When’s the fruit in season? It depends on the weather, but generally PYO strawberries start at the end of June and go on into August.
Raspberries start mid July till mid August. We also have gooseberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, Victoria plums, and big, beautiful
sunflowers. See below for details (less fruit highlighted = less fruit, more highlighted = more fruit, no fruit highlighted = no fruit!).
Register for our ‘e-newsletters’ and we’ll keep you up to date with what’s available when.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: 11 July 2020, JBS) (UPDATED: 04 April 2016, JBS) (UPDATED: 23 July 2008)
Cairnie Mega Maze
- cornfield maze, pumpkins
Cairnie Farm, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4QD, Scotland. Phone: 01334 655610. Email:
Daily, 6th March to 1st November from 10:00am to 6:00pm; picking stops at 4:30 pm - ALWAYS call or see their website BEFORE you go to check conditions and
hours. 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 surprises. 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: 11 July 2020, JBS)
Greater Glasgow, Lanarkshire, The Clyde Valley
Broadslap Fruit Farm - Strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries, blackcurrants and redcurrants, pumpkins
Dunning, Perthshire. Phone:
01738 730242. Email:
Contact us. Open: Book your Pick Your Own time-slot now. Potatoes, cabbage,
cauliflower and broccoli are also all available from the farm shop. Directions: Broadslap is just off the A9 between Perth and Auchterarder on
the B9141 midway between Dunning and the A9. When you visit Broadslap, you’ll see our delicious strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries,
blackcurrants and redcurrants, growing mostly under cover – too many wet summers! You will also be welcome to visit and browse
through our amazing farm shop, cafe, powered caravan sites, and our latest addition to the farm, our new and spectacular ‘Childrens’
Outdoor/Indoor Playbarn’. Pop in for a peek, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page. Click here for current
Prices. (UPDATED: 11 July 2020, JBS)
Stirling, Loch Lomond, The Trossachs & The Forth Valley
The Scottish Borders