Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize 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 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 June 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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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 8 am to 7 pm;Saturday and Sunday, from 9 am to 5 pm,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

  • BiBirchfield Family Dairies - maize / corn maze, dairy ice creamrchfield Family Dairies - maize / corn maze, dairy ice cream, PYO strawberries,
    Oakmount House, Birchfield Farm, Summerbridge, Harrogate HG3 4JS. Phone: 01423 781792. Alternate phone: 07763 191458. Email: [email protected]. Open: from 3rd October - 31st October.; 10 am to 5 pm daily. Pumpkin Festival on the farm - Join us this autumn here at Birchfield for our fabulous pumpkin festival! This year our pumpkin festival maybe a little different. We will be following government guidelines and closely watching any changes through September-October. Visit our Pumpkin patch where we grow 6 acres of pumpkins in many different colours and varieties. Grab a wheel barrow and head to the patch to choose your perfect pumpkin! Make sure your wear your wellies or boots as you will pick the from the field and it can get muddy! The carving barn -This is where the creativity begins! Whether it’s spooky, scary or happy you can let your imagination run wild. Leave the mess with us, feed the slimy insides of your pumpkin to the hungry pigs in the farm yard. Walk through the spooky maze, Woodland walk and den building area, Outdoor animal pens, They also Ice Cream Parlour, Tea Rooms, Maize Maze, Strawberry Picking, Hog Roasts. (UPDATED: 16 October 2020 JBS)
  • The Balloon Tree Farmshop and Cafe
  • The Balloon Tree Farm Shop & Cafe - pumpkins (brought in from the field), blackberries, blueberries, currants (red and black), gooseberries, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, strawberries, Local honey from within 50 miles, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, bakery, picnic area
    Stamford Bridge Road Gate Helmsley, York, YO41 1NB. Phone: 01759 373023. Email: [email protected]. Open: every day of the week; Farm Shop from 9 am until 5;30 pm in the Summer (5 pm close in the Winter); Cafe open from 9 am until 5 pm in the Summer (4;30 pm in the Winter); Please call or visit our website to confirm opening times. Directions: Find us on the A166 traveling east of York in the direction of Bridlington. We are on the left hand side of the main road between Gate Helmsley and Stamford Bridge. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, All credit cards, AndroidPay, ApplePay. We have been growing soft fruit for over 20 years; The season runs from beginning of June to end of August, depending on the crop; We have lots of other homegrown superfresh vegetables too. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. This multi award winning farmshop and cafe is a great day out for the whole family. It specialises in ‘superfresh’ homegrown fruit & vegetables and rare breed meats. ‘Superfresh’ means picked from the fields and sold within hours/minutes cutting out the food miles. Both shop and cafe offer the finest homemade food including quiches, scones, soups and seasonal dishes. The cafe sweets trolley comes highly recommended offering various award winning cakes and puddings. Landscaped cafe garden, children's play area and animal corner. PYO.
    Typical crop availability (always phone before you go to check availability).

    PYO Strawberries & Ready Picked Ready Early-Mid May & end of August
    PYO Raspberries Ready Mid-late June & end of August.
    PYO Gooseberries Ready Early-Mid June & Early July.
    PYO Currants (Red, Black & White) Ready Mid June & Mid July.
    PYO Peas Ready Mid June & end of July.
    PYO Broad Beans Ready Mid June & end of July.
    PYO Blueberries Ready Mid-Late July & Mid August.
    PYO Plums Ready Beg August & end of August.
    PYO Blackberries Ready Beg Sep - End Sep.
    PYO Pumpkins Ready for Halloween. 
    Click here for our Facebook page.
    Click here for our Instagram page.
    (UPDATED: September 03, 2023)  (UPDATED: April 18, 2019, JBS)  (UPDATED: July 21, 2009)
  • 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: 10 am until last entry at 4.30 pm, 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.
  • 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 am to 6 pm; Monday to Saturday sunday 10 am till 5 pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check .
    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, Christmas tress and logs its great prices and giving local suport to other farms"
  • Piglets Adventure Farm - Pumpkin patch, maize maze
    The Farmer's Cart, Towthorpe Grange, Towthorpe Moor Lane YO32 9ST. Phone: 01904 499183. Email: [email protected]. Indoor, Outdoor & Animal Fun! Fantastic family day out nr York. Piglets Adventure Farm is a fun filled family day out! With hands-on animal fun, lots of action packed adventure play and home to Truffles the pig. Come along to Piglets lots of fun to be had. Things to see and do: Animal Petting Barn, Animal Farm Trail, Bouncing Pillows, Crazy Farm Golf, Olympigs Obstacle Course, Ride-on-Tractors, Tractor and Trailor Rides, Maize Maze (seasonal), Build 'n Play Sand Pit, Barrel Train Ride, Pedal Go-Carts, Nature Trail, Truffles Trough Cafe, Kiddie-bine, Farmyard Playground. (ADDED: 16 October 2020, JBS)
  • Spilmans pick your own pumpkins - Uses integrated pest management practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, farm market, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    Church Farm, Sessay, Thirsk,YO7 3NB. Phone: 01845 501 623. Phone: 07973746040. Email: [email protected]. Open: Select dates in October, must be booked in advance, from 8 am to 5 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Cheque, credit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. WE HAVE A TAKEAWAY FOOD COURT WITH COVERED SEATING AVAILABLE DURING OCTOBER. Homemade Wood fired Pizzas - accepts cash or card Hog Roast *Half Term only - accepts cash or card. Kiosk serving hot & cold drinks, cakes, sandwiches, local pies and sausage rolls, hot soups and jacket potatoes - accept cash or card. Breakfast Van serving bacon sausage baps- cash only.
    (UPDATED: (UPDATED: 9 October 2020 JBS)
  • Stockeld Park - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, concessions or refreshment stand,
    The Adventure Park, Stockeld Park,Wetherby, LS22 4AN. Phone: 01937 586333. Email: [email protected]. Open: 24 October to 1 November, Last entry 4.30 pm. Thousands of pumpkins to be picked! Soak up the magic of Halloween this autumn half term! We’ve got thousands of pumpkins in our meadow ready to be picked! That’s not even the big news! The BIG news is that every child with a paid for ticket will get to choose their pumpkin for FREE! Grab a wheelbarrow and get hunting for your perfect pumpkin! Extra pumpkins are available to purchase. Only £2.50 for any size! (ADDED: 16 October 2020, JBS)
  • Thornton Hall Country Park - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, animals
    Thornton-in-Craven, near Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3TS. Phone: 01282 841148. Open: 10th October until the 31st. Spooky shows, pumpkin picking in our petrifying patch and so much more. Pumpkin Picking BUY TICKETS NOW. Grab your mini wheelbarrow and join us to see our giant spider; Fred Web, and our spooky characters in our enchanted pumpkin patch. After picking your pumpkin, wash off your wellies in our fun wellie wash, and head over to our show area for spooky demonstrations and shows. Our animal barn will be open so you can meet all our friendly animals: all included with your pumpkin picking ticket. This Halloween, the gates to Thornton Fear Fields opens to the public for 10 nights of Halloween horror and thrills. They have hands on animal encounters on our traditional working farm here at Thornton Hall Country Park. Climb on board our Safari Ride and take a trip up to our Deer Park then enjoy some delicious food in our onsite diner while the little ones burn off the remainder of their energy in our huge fun filled Play Barn… a fun filled, informative family day out, RAIN OR SHINE! (ADDED: 16 October 2020, JBS)
  • York Maze - Maize maze (corn maze), Halloween events, haunted maze
    Elvington Lane (B1228), York YO19 5LT. Phone: 01904 607341. Email: [email protected]. 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. Hallowscream is back, bigger and badder than ever and one thing we can guarantee is that after not getting his twisted kicks in 2020 our beloved Corny will be looking forward to seeing you all even more - you have been warned!!! Hallowtween is our frighteningly fun event aimed at families with children aged 10-15 who are too old for trick or treating, but too young for Hallowscream. (ADDED: July 13, 2015, JBS)
  • Yorkshire Pumpkins - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, child-sized haybale maze, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms
    Lodge Farm Cundall, York, YO612RN. Phone: 07507492835. Email: [email protected]. Open: from 20th October to 31st October every day 10 am to 4 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Yorkshire Pumpkins is just to the east of the village of Cundall - if coming from the A1 or A168 via Asenby you'll see Yorkshire Pumpkins on your left just before the village. If coming from Boroughbridge you'll see us on your right just after the school. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Bring the whole family to enjoy the fun at our pumpkin patch at Cundall near Thirsk - just 6 mins from the A1 and 3 mins from the A168! As well as thousands of pumpkins we have a range of indoor and outdoor activities - from soft play for the tinies up to a bale mountain for the bigger kids we've got lots planned so you can all enjoy your time whatever the weather! There will be a fee to purchase a wristband for the areas so parents only pay once. Homemade food and fresh coffee will be available to purchase as well as kids lunch boxes. (ADDED: October 12, 2018)

South Yorkshire

  • Boston Park Farm - cornfield maze
    Hatfield Woodhouse, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, UK. Phone: 01302 844818. Email: [email protected]. Open: The Maize Maze opens from the middle of July to the end of October each year, from 10:30 am, with last entry 5 pm. Evening visits are by special arrangement;The Maize Maze opens from the middle of July to the end of October each year. Directions: on the A614 between Blaxton and Hatfield Woodhouse. Our maize Maze has been open every year since 2000 and the pattern is always something farm related. The maize is ideal for older children but it is still accessible with a pushchair too. Come along and explore the miles of pathways to find hidden flags throughout the maze. Also lost in the maze is Maize Maize, she doesn’t have a flag so is a little harder to find! If you find all five then you win a lollipop Farm park with animal trail, indoor soft play and outdoor play areas including a café serving lunches, hot drinks, cakes and icecream. Fairy Day at Boston Park. Opening Daily was from 16th July for Summer.
  • Cannon Hall Farm - farmshop, pumpkins, maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow,
    Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT. Phone: 01226 792746. Email: [email protected]. Open: .Don’t forget all tickets have to be prebooked online! Online booking fees apply. Join us this Halloween half term for a fabulous, family-friendly day of Pumpkin Picking at Cannon Hall Farm. Our farm is stunning in Autumn, with our animal foot safari providing a closer-than-ever peek of our most famous animals and our field of fame (former sheep racing arena) celebrating those who have made most of an impact over the last six months. Come and see all the farm favourites like Millie and Primrose the pesky goat kids, plus Helen our hand-reared Alpaca, Ozzie Horseborne and Pony Hadley and our new Highland Calves Bonnie and Dougal. Cannon Hall Farm is a large, family run farm attraction. Sitting in the rolling Pennine foothills, it is home to hundreds of animals, waiting to welcome you to a world of animal magic. The farm features one of the biggest and best adventure playgrounds in the north of England and the largest tube maze in Europe. The farm shop is famous for home produced beef, pork, lamb and a huge variety of sausages. Our on site bakery produces award winning pies and delicious artisan bread every morning. The tearoom serves delicious home cooked food.
  • The Maize Maze at Cawthorne - cornfield maze
    Jowett House Farm, Cawthorne, Barnsley S75 4AT. Phone: 01226 791855. Email: [email protected]. 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.
  • Woolley Edge Christmas Tree FarmWoolley Edge Christmas Tree Farm - Pumpkins,
    Beacon Hill Farm, Woolley Edge, Wakefield,WF4 2LQ UK. Open: from late November through Christmas, MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9 AM to 7:30 PM; SATURDAY & SUNDAY 9 AM to 6 PM. . Directions: Follow the signs for Farm Xmas Trees from M1 roundabout or A61. Alternatively enter WF4 2LQ into your Sat Nav. Phone: +44 1924 83034. We invite you all to visit us this Halloween, if you are lucky you might get to see a ghosty or ghouly or two in our Witch Way trail. Why not try and play a trick, bob for apples, get your face painted in a frighteningly spooky way. You dont just get to carve your included pumpkin, you can go pick your very own from the PUMPKIN PATCH, we also have magical ones your MONSTERS will love to see sing. Listen to the kids scream with laughter in the "NOT" SO SCARY MAZE and if your little monster gets hungry don't worry each one gets a snack & drink too!. All this for a one off price and you adults are completely FREE. (ADDED: September 14, 2017, JBS)

West Yorkshire

  • Copleys Corn Maze and PYO - pumpkin patch, 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: [email protected]. Open: Pumpkin festival From 7th October to 29th October 2017 From 10 am till 4 pm and from 18th July; Farm Shop & Moo Cafe Open 7 Days A Week; Strawberry PYO Open daily 9 am until 4 pm. 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) . 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: ; No Admission Charge - Sensible Footware recommended. See this page for more information.
  • Festive Farm Shed - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, restrooms
    Allerton Rd Allerton, Bradford , BD15 8AB. Email: [email protected]. Open: October weekends, see our website for hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, All credit cards.
    Click here for our Facebook page.
    Click here for our Instagram page.
    (ADDED: June 10, 2024)
  • Horsforth Pick Your Own - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, concessions or refreshment stand,
    West End Lane Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5ES. Phone: 07798937821. Email: [email protected]. Open: During the pumpkin picking season Monday to Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Please see web site for more details Click here for a map and directions. Strawberry season is generally mid June to late July early August Raspberry season is generally mid July to mid August Pumpkin season is generally mid October to 31st October. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. A family farm with a pick your own in Horsforth growing strawberries & raspberries in Summer, pumpkins in Autumn & providing Christmas trees and home grown free range bronze turkeys. We also sell our own jam, rapeseed oil and beef Tractor and trailer rides are available at weekends.
    On site parking - please follow directions. COVID safety measures in place including one way system, sanister, screens etc A 2m distance must be adhered to at all times, masks may be needed for certain activities.
    Online booking only, maximum of 6 tickets per booking from the same household as per local government guidelines.
    No ticket, no entry, sorry.
    Wheelbarrows available to hire FOC to carry your pumpkins.
    Wellies and sensible outdoor clothing recommended - the site is all outdoors, and in fields.
    Contactless is preferred but cash accepted.
    Pumpkin carving kits available to purchase.
    Sorry no toilet facilities.
    Sorry no dogs, to keep social distancing simple & family groups together at all times.
    (ADDED: July 08, 2019)

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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