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Pumpkin Picking and Halloween Events in Lincolnshire
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
Bell’s Pumpkin Patch
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. guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained! Their stunning and unique displays offer fantastic photo opportunities for all and the patch offers so much more than any other patch in the UK. Home to Britain’s Biggest Pumpkin Cannon, join them as they fire pumpkins across the fields raising money for charity. Make sure you also check out there Giant Pumpkins too, with past entries weighing over a quarter of a tonne! 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: 16-17th October & 23rd-31st October 2021
Address: Bell's Gardening Outlet, Low Field Road, Benington, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE22 0EE
Cost: Single Ticket £6.00 | Family £22.00 (Family Tickets are for 4 people) | Under 2’s go free! There’s no need to book a ticket for them.
BOOKING REQUIRED ONLINE. Book your tickets here.
Willow Farm PYO Pumpkins (Potterhanworth Booths, Lincoln)
Come along to Willow Farm to pick your own pumpkins, see our vintage tractors complete with spooky skeletons and ghostly Halloween decorations! We have plenty of wheelbarrows for you to carry your pumpkins in and 17 acres of land to explore! There will be a burger van, pumpkin soup and rolls, cakes and drinks available, plus a play area for children to enjoy. Dogs are welcome on leads but not on the pumpkin patch- however you can go for a walk around the outskirts. At weekends, can you find a lucky pumpkin to be in with a chance of winning a prize?! Come and browse our country store while you're here too!
Dates & Times: 16th - 17th October | 23rd - 31st October - The patch will be open 10am - 4pm each day
Cost: Entry is FREE. Just pay for what you pick!
Address: Willow Farm Country Store, Branston Causeway, Potterhanworth Booths, Lincoln. LN4 2AU
NO BOOKING REQUIRED. You can follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with all of our pumpkin news!
Lings Farm PYO Pumpkins, Caistor
This October Lings Farm near Caistor, LN7 6BN will open its doors as a new pumpkin picking farm. The pumpkins have all been grown on the farm and will come in all shapes and sizes so you can come and have a walk around in the fresh air and pick which ones you’d like to take home to carve ahead of Halloween. 5,000 seeds have been drilled over 2 acres and will include huge white pumpkins known as Polar Bears and smaller warty varieties called gourdes as well as the normal orange Jack o Lanterns. The pumpkin patch is on the farm in the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds and will be a great trip out for all the family.
There will be food and drinks for sale and plenty of wheelbarrows to help you carry your finds. Dogs are welcome on leads (but not on the pumpkins!). Follow them on facebook and Instagram @LingsFarm
Dates and Times: They will be open on 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th and 22nd - 31st October from 10am to 4pm.
Cost: Entry and car parking are free and no booking is required- just pay for what you pick! Pumpkins cost from 50p to £10.
Address: Lings Farm, Caistor, LN7 6BN
NO BOOKING REQUIRED. Follow them on Facebook here.
Barkston Pumpkins (Grantham)
Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Mill Farm, Barkston, Grantham, right beside 6 luxury glamping cabins in the beautiful rural Lincolnshire countryside! Why not make it a family day out and head to the famous stepping stones or grab a photograph by our pumpkin display. Also be in with a chance of winning a 2 night stay in one of our luxury glamping cabins when you buy a pumpkin!
Dates and Times: Open every weekend in October 2021 | 10am - 4pm.
Address: Mill Farm, West Street, Barkston, Grantham. Lincolnshire. NG32 2NZ
Pumpkin Bumpkins (Spridlington)
The Pumpkin Bumpkins PYO can be found at Cliff Road, Spridlington LN8 2DN. What makes our patch a little different is that all of our pumpkins are grown on site which isn’t just better for the environment but it’s also more fun for the little ones as they can explore through the leaves!
We have 10 acres of pumpkins with 12 different varieties growing in the patch, offering all sorts of shapes, colours and sizes. We’ll be offering coffee and treats, as well some pumpkin themed games!
Dates & Times: 9th - 10th October | 16th - 17th October | 23rd - 31st October - The patch will be open 10am - 4:30pm each day
Cost: Entry is FREE. Just pay for what you pick.
Address: Cliff Road, Spridlington, Lincolnshire. LN8 2DN
Hall Farm Park (South Kelsey)
Here on the farm we are going pumpkin mad again during the October half term holiday (23/10/21 – 31/10/21). Come and explore the patch and have fun choosing your own pumpkin. Whilst at the park why not have a go at Winnie the witch’s Halloween hunt and win a small prize! Plus all the usual fun at the farm park!
Dates and Times: 23rd October - 31st October 2021 | 10am - 4pm
Cost: Normal admission charges apply (£6.95 adults and children over 2, concessions £5.95). **Please note small additional charges apply for pick your own pumpkin. Cash sales are preferred at the pumpkin patch please.
Address: Hall Farm Park, Caistor Road, South Kelsey, Lincolnshire. LN7 6PR
Booking: To book your tickets please visit our brand new website and booking system from the beginning of October.
Rand Farm Park
Enjoy a fun-filled day out for all the family at Rand Farm Park this October Half-Term.
Meet the animals on the farm, conquer our play areas and visit our pumpkin patch with our resident Halloween characters where every paying child recieves a FREE pumpkin!
Dates and Times: 22nd - 31st October 2021 | 10am - 5pm
Address: Rand Farm Park, Rand, Market Rasen LN8 5NJ
Cost: Adult £12.95 | Child 2 + £12.95 | Under 2s FREE | Family tickets from £50.80
PRE-BOOKING REQUIRED. Book your tickets here.
Pecan’s Pumpkin Patch is back, bigger and better than ever! Have fun selecting your perfect pumpkin for £2.50 each in our specially created pumpkin patch. Dogs on leads wecome.
Dates and Times: 8th - 31st October 2021 | 10am - 4pm
Cost: £2.50 per pumpkin. No Booking Required.
Address: Bransby Horses, Bransby, Lincoln, LN1 2PH
Other Pumpkin patches around Lincolnshire... (and a little further afield)
Coleby PYO Pumpkins
Open 16th & 17th October, then open everyday from 22nd October until 30th October. 10am until 4pm
Doddington Hall and Gardens
Open 2nd -31st October 2021, daily 10am-4pm (while stocks last). Free entry, pay for what you pick.
Open 9th & 10th October, 16th & 17th October, 23rd - 31st October 2021. 10am - 4pm. Free entry
School Farm PYO (Nottinghamshire)
Open 1st - 3rd October, 8th - 10th October and 15th October onwards. No booking required and no entry fee.
October Half Term Events
Uphill Lincoln Pumpkin Trail - 16th - 31st October 2021
Explore Lincoln's Cathedral Quarter this October half term to find all the ceramic pumpkins hiding in shop windows from The Strait, up Steep Hill, at The Lawn and along Bailgate in Lincoln. Find all the details here.
Welton Scarecrow Trail 22nd - 31st October 2021
Join the hunt for scarecrows around Welton village this October half term. Find all the details here.
Pumpkin Carving at The Hub Nettleham 28th October 2021
Head to The Hub, Nettleham where you can carve a pumpkin! Tickets are limited and need to pre-book. Tickets are £5 each. Find details here.
Halloween Crafts at The Hub Nettleham 28th October 2021
The Hub, Nettleham are also hosting a Halloween Crafts event on 28th October. There are 3 time slots through the day and you need to pre-book tickets (£11.50). Find the details here.