Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire in England?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire in 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 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. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for November 2020

Most pumpkin patches  and maize mazes usually open by late August, some earlier! Maize mazes usually open in July. You may also want to try the latest fun, Zombie Paintball, see this website!. The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here. You will find a local Christmas tree farm on this page. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

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Berkshire

  • Tolhurst Organic Partnership C.I.C.  - pumpkins, squash
    Hardwick Estate, Reading RG8 7RA. Phone: 0118 984 3428. Open: You will be able to select your squashes and pumpkins from Lin’s VegShed at all hours, but we are informing our customers, farm visitors and VegShed friends that we SHALL NOT be running the popular Squash & Pumpkins Festival this year.Instead, the squashes and pumpkins will be on display and available to buy from Lin’s VegShed and via our weekly box deliveries.

Buckinghamshire (Bucks)

  • Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm and Eco Centre - pumpkins
    E. Claydon Road, Hogshaw, MK18 3LA. Phone: 01296 670444. Email: [email protected]. Open: Halloween Half Term
    Heaps of spooktastic family friendly Halloween fun!  Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Experience… The Messy Play Barn will be transformed into a spooky spectacular! We take pride in our restyling abilities for our events - completely themed and spooky (but not scary), you won’t recognise our Barn! Join us there for our popular Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Experience! We’ve been busy growing monster pumpkins in the orchard so you’ll be able to choose your own and decorate it, ready to take home for Halloween! This year, our Pumpkin Experience is INCLUDED in your Farm admission!*
    24th & 25th October - Cinderella and her oh so eligible sisters
    26th, 27th & 28th October - Adventurous Alice and friends
    29th, 30th & 31st October & 1st Nov - Adventurous Alice, a mean Queen and our Tea Loving Hatter
    Make sure you book a slot for our Pumpkin Experience to be entertained and amazed by these incredible characters!
     (ADDED: 10 October 2020, JBS)
  • Lillingstone Pumpkin Patch - Pumpkins, sunflowers
    Stockholt Farm, Lillingstone Dayrell,Buckingham, UK MK18 5AF. Open: see their Facebook page; they have no published a phone number or even email, so Facebook is the only way to reach them. Lillingstone Pick Your Own is Buckingham’s original pumpkin patch which opened it’s Farm gates for the first time in October 2018.  (ADDED: 31 August 2020 JBS)
  • Odds Farm Park - pumpkins,
    Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, Bucks HP10 0LX. Email: [email protected]. Open 7 days a week - 10.00am to 5.30pm, pumpkins from 24th October to 1st November. Enjoy a frightfully fun day out with all the family this Halloween! Head to our Pumpkin Patch Garden and pick your own pumpkin ready to carve*, dare to explore Wilomena Witch’s Wicked Walk & see what other Spooky Surprises we have in store! Book Tickets! Pumpkin Pick Up & Carving!*
    Pumpkin Patch Garden! Little ones will love to take a mini wheelbarrow and explore the Pumpkin Patch Garden to find and pick up their very own Pumpkin! Carve A Pumpkin To Take Home. Once you have chosen your Pumpkin, head onto the Carving Corner and get creative! How spooky will yours be?  *Small extra charge for Pumpkin. Pumpkin Patch is weather permitting. Please remember to bring a reusable bag to take your Pumpkin home. Guests are welcome to collect their pumpkin and carve at home. Head to our Pumpkin Patch Garden and pick your own pumpkin ready to carve*, dare to explore Wilomena Witch’s Wicked Walk & see what other Spooky Surprises we have in store!  (ADDED: 10 October 2020, JBS)
  • Peterley Manor Farm - pumpkins, PYO Apples, plums, cherries, red and blackcurrants, raspberries,  beetroot, broad beans, French beans, mange-tout, peas, runner beans, spinach
    Peterley Lane, Prestwood, Great Missenden. Phone: 01494 863566. Email: [email protected]. Open: UPDATE for 2020: After an incredible first weekend of Pick Your Own Pumpkins, we have had a look at the crop and can confirm that we are now SOLD OUT of PYO Pumpkins. We do still have some homegrown pumpkins and squash available to buy from our barn though.. Directions: A4128 High Wycombe/Grt Missenden rd. Turn right before Prestwood signed Little Missenden/Amersham. Family run farm shop & PYO. Xmas trees grown on the farm. The farm shop has orchard fruits, soft fruits, vegetables, free range eggs, preserves, honey, pure fruit juices. Facilities: Ample parking, picnic area, plants and shrubs for sale. Pumpkins in October in the farmshop.  Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: 20 October 2020 JBS)
  • Weedon Hill Farm Farmer Paul - pumpkins
    Buckingham Road, Weedon, Aylesbury, HP22 4DP. Phone: 07815678324. Email: [email protected]. Open: from October 3rd, Thursday and Friday from 2 pm to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday  from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, closed Monday to Wednesday, Half Term 26th - 31st October - Open 9.30am - 4.30pm (or until we sell out of pumpkins). We grow and sell Pumpkins, Sunflowers and host other family friendly farm events. Our pumpkins will be on sale from the first weekend in October. They are displayed in 'The Pumpkin Barn' at Weedon Hill Farm off the Buckingham Road, HP22 4DP, just outside Aylesbury. The Pumpkin Barn is the perfect space for choosing your pumpkin as we are undercover you keep dry when it rains! There is plenty of room for parking so just pop in and Farmer Paul or one of his team will be able to help you. The pumpkins are priced according to their size and will start from as little as 50p. At the farmyard we accept cash and card.  Click here for a link to our Facebook page
    Sunflowers (during summer months, not in October) Come and enjoy a trip out to Farmer Paul's stunning Sunflower Field. This includes the following:
    A Sunflower Trail to enjoy through the field with a scavenger hunt for the children (which is just for fun)
    Pre-cut sunflowers to buy, along with some wheat posies and Face Masks made by Mrs Farmer Paul.
    A PYO Cutting area where you can choose and cut your own sunflowers to buy (please bring your own cutting Implements. Unfortunately we will not provide any secateurs for hygiene reasons)
    Lots of photo opportunities with our famous straw bale paintings, scarecrow and lots more.
    Monkshood Coffee will be available for refreshments and the Willen Ice Cream Company who are both based locally.
    FREE ENTRY (we just ask that you purchase some sunflowers)  (ADDED: 10 October 2020, JBS)

Oxfordshire

  • Millets Farm Centre -  cornfield maze, pyo Apples, plums, blackcurrants, redcurrants, raspberries,  broad beans, courgettes, French beans, runner beans, spinach, mange-tout, peas
    KMillets Maize Maze, Millets Farm Centre, Kingston Road, Frilford, Nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX13 5HB. Phone: 07826132416. Email: [email protected].. Open: mid-July to mid September; daily from 9:30am to 6pm (last entry 4:30pm). Come and get lost in our 19th Maize Maze. Our maze is hastily growing as fast as it can to create the imagery for our theme this year! As in previous years, lots of family fun and games to play in and around our maze. This year, as part of understanding more about life during WWII, our games will cover code breaking, learning semaphore, medal hunt, "aces high" game, taking part in our "keep our country fit" training zone, ration game, and many more.........plus usual bouncy castle and trampolines, as well as three actual real life Military vehicles including a TANK, "popeye" 1940's Willy Jeep and a Dodge hospital truck that was actually there in WWII. Torchlight dates will be Saturday 5th & 12th September - open from 7pm till 10pm (last entry at 8.30pm) (toilets are on site and at the entrance of the kiosk for the maze will be a dedicated catering unit offering hot and cold beverages and light snacks with table, chairs and shade!) Also near the entrance will be our famous Victorian carousel. Go-Karts, Millets Bouncy Castle, Pedal Tractors, Farmyard Frisbee Golf, Woodland Walkway of Illusions. Plus our construction corner (giant building blocks), bouncing farmyard, sand pit, bowling lane, kick-a-ball goal challenge, trampolines and giant connect 4! All found in the courtyard area of the Maze grounds.Millets Farm has over 50 acres of crops exclusively for pick-your-own harvesting. A choice of over 30 different fruits and vegetables can be picked throughout the warmer months and many new varieties of certain crops mean that they are available for a greatly extended season. Pick your own, meet farmyard animals, buy plants and have a go at the jungle maze. The Pick Your Own fields are open daily from 9am to 5.30pm. NOTE: I've visited this farm several times, and found them to be well-organised, neat, and clean! They also have a very extensive garden centre. Blake
  • Peach Croft Farm - PYO: pumpkins, loganberries,  raspberries, black/redcurrants, broad beans, mange-tout, peas, sugar-snap peas, potatoes. Christmas free-range turkeys & geese a speciality
    RRadley, Abingdon. Phone: 01235 520094.  Directions: From S:A4183 Abingdon north to Radley. Keep on peripheral rd - farm on R. From N: leave A34 at first Abingdon North exit. L to roundabout & L into 12 Acre Dr - farm 400yds on Left.  Farm shop open May-August.
  • Rectory Farm - PYO pumpkins,
    Stanton St John, Oxford. Phone: 01865 351677. Email: [email protected].  Directions: Off B4027 Islip/ Wheatley rd on outskirts of Stanton St.John. From Oxford A40 Headington roundabout take N dir signed Stanton St. John 2miles. Follow farm signs after 0.75m. Ready picked available. We stock an array of locally produced fruit and vegetables as well as free range poultry and locally made preserves and ice cream.  (UPDATED: 03 April 2016, JBS)
  • The Old Farm Shop - PYO: raspberries,  broad beans, pumpkins, runner beans, spinach, sweetcorn
    Milton Hill, Harwell, Abingdon. Phone: 01235 831247. Email: [email protected].  Free delivery of local orders. Open: MONDAY to SATURDAY 8.30am - 6pm; SUNDAY 8.30am - 5.30pm; OPEN BANK HOLIDAYS. We are a family-run business, producing good quality fruit & vegetables, excellent free-range eggs and great meat. We opened our shop in 1 January 2000 and have grown each year. Our season start with asparagus in April/May. We grow root and topsoil vegetables with a variety of salad. Vegetables include; beetroot, carrots, potatoes (early and maincrop), cauliflowers, cabbage, marrows and pumpkins.  We grow soft fruit with a PYO site and these include, strawberries, raspberries, red, white and blackcurrants, tayberries, jostenberrys, blackberries and green and red gooseberries. We also grow our own apple, pears, plums, greengages, damsons & apricots. In our shop we sell all our produce including homemade cakes with our free range eggs all made daily, jams, chutneys and pickles all made by us with our own produce. We lamb in April - keep and eye on our website, so you can some along and see the lambs, and maybe have a cuddle. You can feed the chickens any time of the year, we sell food in the shop for them. Bring the family along to visit a variety of farmyard animals. Christmas is a busy time of year, so why not take some of the stress away by ordering mince pies, sausage rolls and award-winning pickled onions and shallots, your turkey, beef and all your fruit and vegetables. And just to let you know about our free-range eggs, come along and see the chickens freely wandering around, and then purchase some award-winning eggs with a taste that will make you want to return for more. 

 

 

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