Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Northeast England (Durham and Northumberland)? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Northeast England (Durham and Northumberland), 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 July 2024

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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  • Adventure Valley - pumpkins
    Union Hall Farm, Brasside, Durham, DH1 5SG. Phone: 0191 386 8291. Email: [email protected]. Open: 17 and 18 October and 24 October to 1 November. FREE PUMPKIN WITH ENTRY for every full paying child aged 2 and over. Treat the kids to an amazing autumn adventure!. Open: 17 and 18 October and 24 October to 1 November. FREE PUMPKIN WITH ENTRY for every full paying child aged 2 and over. Treat the kids to an amazing autumn adventure! Head over to the Pumpkin Barn and collect your pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch, get creative with Pumpkin Carving (until 31st October), enjoy smashing fun with our Corn Cob Catapult, watch daily shows, and much more! Plus, on 1st November, make sure you return for ‘Smashing Pumpkins’! With 6 huge play zones to discover, farmyard fun and masses of indoor and outdoor fun, Adventure Valley is easily the North East’s biggest family adventure park.
  • Crook Hall Halloween - Children's events
    Crook Hall & Gardens, Frankland Lane, Sidegate, Durham, DH1 5SZ. Phone: 0191 384 8028. Email: [email protected]. Open: See their website, last year, they said, We will be holding Halloween events for children on the 30th & 31st October from 11 am to 3 pm and our Grown up Halloween evening will be on the 31st October from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm. Pre-booking is essential for both events.
  • East Grange PYO pumpkins - pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow,
    East Grange Farm High Shincliffe, Durham, DH1 2TB. Phone: 01913842718. Email: [email protected]. Open: Hours vary, please see our website or Facebook page for current opening days and hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. . Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 30, 2019)


  • Brocksbushes Fruit Farm - pumpkins, squash
    Corbridge, Phone: 01434 633400. Open: Dates: 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th-31st October 2021. Directions: 16m W of Newcastle-upon-Tyne . N side of Styford rndbt - Jn of A68/A69 - 2 miles E of Corbridge.Pick Your Own Pumpkins is back at Brocksbushes in 2021 and is bigger and better than ever! We have grown more pumpkins, added an extra pumpkin patch with all new decorations and will have pumpkin carving in the marquee too! Booking is ESSENTIAL and we are currently fully booked on all dates. We do not accept walk-ins on the day, so please do not turn up without a booking. Get your pumpkins at the farm shop includes speciality & locally produced foods, plus soups and gourmet ready meals (fresh & frozen) made on the farm. Tea room with paved terrace opened 1995. . Farm shop: Orchard fruits, soft fruits, fresh & frozen vegetables, speciality vegetables, fresh herbs, cheese, dairy produce, free range eggs, farm-produced meat, poultry, fresh fish, locally baked bread, preserves, cakes, pastries, honey, fruit juices. Facilities: Ample parking, children's play area, picnic area, tea room, plants & shrubs for sale, easy access for disabled, toilets, facilities for disabled. Tea room open all year. Home made frozen meals, logs and kindling sticks and garden furniture also available. so, raspberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants.

Halloween Costumes

Here are some of the most popular Halloween costumes for children this year. For more choices, see our Halloween costumes pages.

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