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Pumpkin Picking in Lincolnshire

Pumpkin Picking and Halloween Events in Lincolnshire (updated September 2022)

If you’re planning on carving a spook-tacular pumpkin for Halloween this year, Pumpkin Picking is a great activity to do with the whole family! We’ve rounded up the best places around Lincolnshire where you can pick your own pumpkin!

Lincolnshire communities really love a Halloween event, and we look forward to the trails every year! We've pulled together our round up of all the best spooky goings on for Halloween locally! Keep checking this guide as we will update it regularly with local Halloween events! If you visit any of our spooky suggestions do tag us on social media as we love to see your adventures!

Pumpkin Patches in Lincolnshire

Pumpkin Bumpkins (Spridlington, Lincoln)

The Pumpkin Bumpkins PYO can be found in at Spridlington, just outside Lincoln. Pumpkin Bumpkins PYO is the perfect autumn adventure allowing children to roam free and explore rural Lincolnshire farmland. Grown across 8 acres, this patch offers pumpkins in every shape, sizes and colour! The 'Dinky Donut' horse box will back serving spooky sweet treats and stone baked pizzas will also be available to buy. With over 60 wheelbarrows, fun outdoor games including pumpkin O's & X's and a brand new space hopper zone, this patch is sure to be a lovely day out for all the family.

Dates & Times: 8th - 9th October 2022, 15th - 16th October, 22nd - 30th October (Half Term Week). The patch will open 10am - 4:30pm each day.

Cost: Entry is FREE. Just pay for what you pick.

Address: Cliff Road, Spridlington, Lincolnshire. LN8 2DN

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Waddingworth PYO

Bring your family to pick your favourite pumpkin from where it has grown in the field, lots of shapes, sizes and colours to choose from. Lots of fun photo opportunities will be here to create lovely families memories. Face painter will be here 16th & 23rd October. Food vendors will be on site with yummy savoury food and The Kettle & Cake will be open with our delicious Pumpkin muffins and all the works Hot Chocolate. Our bauble shed will be stocked with spooky decorations and homewares. Our Maize Maze will also be open for you to enjoy, can you find the 6 hidden clues?

Dates & Times: Open weekends 8th - 9th October 2022, 15th - 16th October and then every day from 22nd until 30th October | 10am - 4pm

Cost: Free entry. No booking required. Pumpkin prices start from £1 and increase depending on size.

Address: Redhouse Farm, Waddingworth, LN10 5EE

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PYO Pumpkins at Willow Farm Country Store, Potterhanworth Booths

Come along to Willow Farm this October to pick your own pumpkins, see our vintage tractors complete with spooky skeletons and ghostly Halloween decorations! Enjoy the bouncy catle (weather permitting) and play area (small fee to enter). There's plenty of wheelbarrows for you to help you carry your pumpkin finds! We will be serving hot food, drinks and cakes. *New for 2022* Come and meet the animals on the farm, including our sheep, alpacas, donkeys, ponies & goats.

Why not come and browse our country store while you're here too! Dogs are welcome on leads but please not on the pumpkin patch. We have 17 acres for you to enjoy and explore.

Dates & Times: 8th & 9th October, 15th & 16th October, 22nd - 30th October 2022 | 10am - 4pm

Cost: Entry is FREE. Just pay for what you pick! Small fee for entry to play area/bouncy castle.

NO BOOKING REQUIRED. You can follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with all of our pumpkin news!

Address: Willow Farm Country Store, Branston Causeway, Potterhanworth Booths, Lincoln. LN4 2AU

Pick your own pumpkins at Lings Farm, Caistor

Pick your own pumpkins from a variety grown on Lings Farm, located in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds. Pumpkin varieties include orange, white, peach and blue ones, warty ones and small gourds. Season street food will be with us with their catering van. There is also a spooky woodland area to explore!

Dates & Times: Open 8th - 9th October 2022, 15th - 16th October and 22nd - 30th October | 10am -4pm.

Cost: Free entry and no pre-booking required. Just pay for what you pick from 50p to £10 each.

Address: Lings Farm, Croxby Top, Caistor, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire. LN7 6BN

Coleby PYO Pumpkins, Lincoln

Coleby PYO Pumpkins is set on a working farm with pumpkin patch with a variety of different pumpkins and squashes, all home grown on the farm. New for this year we have a maize maze with a quiz to find the secret code and refreshments served in one of our old stone threshing barns. We also have a spooky woodland walk and plenty of photo opportunities with our farm friends dotting around the pumpkin patch, There’s face painting at weekends to add to fun!

Toilets available. Indoor and outdoor seating. Cafe serving coffees, hot chocolates and cake. Car parking available.

Dates & Times: 14th -16th October 2022 and then open everyday for half term - 20th - 29th October 2022 | 10am - 4pm

Cost: Maize Maze £3 per person | Pumpkin patch £1 per person | UNDER 2’s go free!

Address: Coleby Lodge Farm, Heath Road, Coleby, Lincoln, LN5 0AR

Bell's Pumpkin Patch, Boston, Lincolnshire

Welcoming tens of thousands of visitors each year, Bell’s is proud to be one of the biggest pumpkin patches in the UK. They have a fantastic range of activities such as an interactive maize maze and children’s bounce and climb, including a tiny tots area. Their stunning and unique displays offer fantastic photo opportunities for all. Home to Britain’s Biggest Pumpkin Cannon, join them as they fire pumpkins across the fields raising money for charity. After a busy day at the patch, pop to Bell’s fantastic pumpkin supermarket and Halloween shop to stock up on all your goodies.

Dates & Times: 15th - 16th October & 22nd - 30th October 2022 | 9am-5pm

Cost: Tickets priced from £6. Under 2’s go free! BOOKING REQUIRED ONLINE.Book your tickets here.

Address: Bell's Gardening Outlet, Low Field Road, Benington, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0EE

Other Halloween Events

Bransby Horses Pecan's Pumpkin Patch & Hocus Pocus Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Join us for our spooky Scavenger Hunt this October at Bransby Horses and feel the spirits of Halloween! Also head to Pecan's Pumpkin Patch which is open until 31st October for you to PYO pumpkins! Just £3.50. Dresss up in your spookiest outfits, take a picture with your pumpkins with their straw bale backdrop!

Dates & Times: Sunday 1st October – Monday 31st October 2022.

Cost: £3.50 per child for trail. £3.50 for pumpkin picking. Simply ask in the Gift Shop.

Address: Bransby Horses, Bransby, Lincoln. LN1 2PH

Monster Hunt at Rufford Abbey

Join the Rufford Monster Hunt team and follow the map into the haunted hideaways and creepy woods and find out what’s the cause of Rufford’s strange happenings.

Dates & Times: 15th - 31st October 2022 | 10am - 4pm daily (last sale at 3:30)

Find all the info here.

Uphill Lincoln Pumpkin Trail

Explore Lincoln’s historic streets this October to find 25 pumpkins hiding in shop windows, starting from The Strait, up Steep Hill, and along the Bailgate to just beyond Newport Arch.

Dates: 14th October - 2nd November 2022

Find all the info here.

Welton Scarecrow Trail 2022

The Welton Scarecrow Trail is back, this October 2022! Residents and businesses will be displaying scarecrows around the village over October Half Term. Join the hunt for scarecrows around Welton this October half term.

Dates: 22nd - 30th October 2022

Find all the info here.

Pumpkin Carving at Hartsholme Country Park

Join Park Rangers to design and carve your very own Jack o’ lantern this October half term. There is a charge of £3.50 per child for this event and booking is essential

Dates: 26th October 2022 | 1pm - 2:30pm

Find all the info here.

Children's Halloween Haunt, Woodhall Spa

Join the Woodhall Spa Lion's Club for their Children's Halloween Haunt with ghoulish games!

Dates & Times: Saturday 29th October 2022 | 5pm - 7pm

Location: Coronation Hall, Woodhall Spa

Find all the info here.

We hope you and your family have lots of fun pumpkin picking around Lincolnshire, and a spooktacular Halloween! We'd love to see your pumpkin creations or adventures to any of the local pumpkin patches! Please do share on social media and tag @LincolnRocks_ on Instagram or @LincolnRocksUK on Facebook.