Find a local pumpkin patch

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

East Yorkshire

  • The Pumpkin Patch Produce - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    Homeland Farm, Catfoss Road, Bewholme, Driffield, YO25 8DX. Phone: 078-903-46717. Open: Monday to Friday, from 8am to 7pm;Saturday and Sunday, from 9am to 5pm,September 24 to October 31. Directions: On the A165 Brandesburton to Bridlington turn right onto Catfoss Road,follow the road for two and a half miles find us on the right side. Payment: Cash, only. We have a large varity of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes. (UPDATED: September 20, 2016)

North Yorkshire

  • Birchfield Family Dairies - maize / corn maze, dairy ice cream, PYO strawberries,
    Summer Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 4JS, UK. Phone: 01423 781792. Alternate phone: 07763 191458. Email: Open: from July; 10 am to 5 pm daily. (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS) 
  • Easingwold Maize Maze - Maize maze (corn maze), farm animals, go-karts, inflatables, and much more
    Northern roundabout (A19), Easingwold bypass, Easingwold YO61 3NG. Phone: 07974 090323. Open: 10am until last entry at 4.30pm, from July 20th until Saturday 5th September 2015. Payment:  cash or cheque. Directions: Google Map for YO61 3NG. Free Attractions : The following excellent activities are included in your entry fee: Car park, Football golf (9 holes), Giant inflatable slide, Go-Karts, Football, Swingball, Large sandpit & outdoor games & toys, Inflatable fun zone, Magic Mondays. Our fabulous Animal Pen is a great place for children to come face to snout with some traditional and exotic friends from around a farmyard. Our 4 legged friends and includes: Ginger the pig - famous diamond thief!Goats, Rheas, Pigs (watch out for Ginger!), Chickens & Ducklings, Sheep, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits. (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • Lodge Cottage Farm Shop - pumpkins (brought in from the field)
    Crockey Hill, York, NC YO19 4SJ. Phone: 01904 656171. Open: 7 days a week 12 months a year 9:00 am to 6:00pm; Monday to Saturday sunday 10 am till 5:00pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check .  (ADDED: October 25, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 25, 2011: "great food great prices great pies! Their produce is from local York-grown farms. They sell award winning Pork Pies, Award winning Masham Sausages they always have seasonal items like strawberrys, pumpkins, plants, christmes tress and logs its great prices and giving local suport to other farms"
  • York Maze - Maize maze (corn maze)
    Elvington Lane (B1228), York YO19 5LT. Phone: 01904 607341. Email: Open: From Saturday July 11th York Maze opens. Be the first to solve this year's a-mazing design; and then for October half term, come again. The giant maize maze has been harvested but we have a host of Halloween activities for young sprites and ghouls. York Maze is not just the largest maze in the UK it’s an award winning fun filled, day out in the country. With over 20 different rides, attractions and shows to enjoy York Maze offers an amazing fun-filled full family day out. (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)

South Yorkshire

  • Boston Park Farm - cornfield maze
    Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK. Directions: on the A614 between Blaxton and Hatfield Woodhouse. Open: The Maize Maze opens from the middle of July to the end of October each year, from 10:30am, with last entry 5pm. Evening visits are by special arrangement. For more information, see these pages: How To Find Us, Images, Special Events, Environment, Schools, Maize Facts, Shop. August 28th is Fairy Day at Boston Park. Opening Daily was from 16th July for Summer. (UPDATED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • The Maize Maze at Cawthorne - cornfield maze
    Jowett House Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT. Phone: 01226 791855. Email: Open: check website for dates (usually open during August). Have fun with the quiz whilst solving yet another unique puzzle. Our team of Maze Masters will watch over you from the gallery bridges; there to help if required. Enjoy the village fete atmosphere in the fun field; we have pedal go-karts, hoppers and bales alongside traditional and themed games/puzzles. Water for water pistols when it is hot, let the children play the old fashioned way!! There is a “real charcoal BBQ” offering burgers made from our own beef along with hot and cold drinks. Take the ever popular vintage tractor ride to our working dairy farm; find out more out about our cows and see the calves. Finish your day with our own farm-made “Maizie Moo Real Dairy Ice-Cream.” You will take home, tired happy children, after a healthy day out in the countryside. (UPDATED: July 13, 2015, JBS)

West Yorkshire

  • Copleys Corn Maze and PYO - Maize maze (corn maze), Jumping Pillow, mini wagon ride, haybale mountain, tyre mountain, inflatables, pedal carts, PYO strawberries,
    Ravensknowle Farm, Pontefract Road, Purston Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AF. Phone 01977 600200. Email: Open: from 18th July 2015; Farm Shop & Moo Cafe Open 7 Days A Week; Strawberry PYO Open daily 9am until 4pm. The Fun Park is 10 acres in size which is massive (you could fit 8 full size football pitches or 2700 cars in 10 acres) 7 Acres is the actual corn maze. The Maize grows to 8 ft tall.
    The Corn Café provides proper coffee the same as we are famous for in MOO Café. The menu includes freshly cooked burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, popcorn, scones with clotted cream and homemade jam. Alternatively the wrist band you get at admissions will allow you to wander over to MOO Café and have lunch, see the animals (in the small open farm) and pop back into the Maze and fun park later, with no hassle. See we’ve thought of most things! We also have the ice cream van, with Birchfield Dairies Homemade Jersey ice cream. Pumpkin Festival: 10:00 am until 4pm; 25th to 31st October; No Admission Charge - Sensible Footware recommended. See this page for more information.  (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)



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