Pumpkins are an essential part of the Halloween experience and they’re even more fun when you get to pick your own. Whether you plan to carve them into spooky faces, paint them in pretty pastel colours, artfully decorate your home with them or transform them into the perfectly spiced pumpkin pie, no doubt you’ll want to find the best the region has to offer. With miles of countryside and farmland, East Yorkshire is abundant with places to pick up your perfect pumpkin. So get your wellies on as we explore the best places to get Halloween ready!
Drewton’s, South Cave
Explore Drewton’s Pumpkin Patch and pumpkin carving area before grabbing some refreshments from the Pumpkin Shack (you have to try their famous pumpkin soup)! You'll discover lots of great photo opportunities, including specially designed backdrops and cut-outs to get that perfect snap for Instagram.
Free entry and dogs on leads are welcome.
Saturday 30 September to Sunday 1 October, 10am to 4pm
Saturday 7 to Sunday 8 October, 10am to 4pm
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 October, 10am to 4pm
Saturday 21 to Sunday 22 October, 10am to 4pm
Friday 27 October, 12pm to 5pm
Saturday 28 to Tuesday 31 October, 10am to 4pm
Butt Farm, near Beverley
Grab your wheelbarrow and have fun choosing from Butt Farm's huge choice of pumpkins. Once you've found your perfect match, enjoy some drinks and snacks and pose for some cute and cosy autumnal photos. Face painters are on hand too to transform your little pumpkin pickers into scary monsters!
Entry to the patch with a charitable donation of your choice to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
If you’d like to get your dog involved, you’ll be excited to know that separate ‘dogs only’ sessions are available too! With dog agility, apple bobbing and a pop up shop from local dog boutique, Oh My Dog, your furry friend is set to have the best howl-o-ween ever!
£5 per dog ticket which is redeemable against your pumpkin purchases.
Scalby Grange, Gilberdyke
Open every day from 4 to 31 October, Scalby Grange is a great spot to pick up your pumpkins. On Thursday and Friday evenings, they’re open until 8pm for twilight pickings which sounds like the perfect, atmospheric way to pick up your Halloween haul to us! There’s also face painting every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and animal petting every Saturday and Sunday.
10am – 5pm Mon/Tue/Wed
10am – 8pm Every Thursday & Friday – Twilight Picking
10am – 5pm Saturday Sunday
Tickton Farm, Beverley
From the small and quirky to the huge and knarly, you’ll find every type and size of pumpkin on this picturesque working farm. Some pumpkins are on the vine so bring your cutters and enjoy the experience of cutting your own fresh pumpkin. Refreshments are available and a cosy tipi provides the perfect place to warm up.
Free entry. Dogs on leads welcome.
14 and 15 October, 10.30am - 4pm
21 and 22 October, 10.30am - 4pm
28 to 31 October, 10.30am - 4pm
The Pumpkin Patch at Bewholme, Driffield
Over 40 different pumpkin varieties can be found at The Pumpkin Patch at Bewholme, but that’s not all! Delicious food and drink, Halloween games, a treasure hunt, face painting, pygmy goats and plenty of photo opportunities are all part of the Halloween fun. The pumpkin house provides the perfect spot for those Instagrammable moments!
October 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 30th & 31st, 11am-4pm
Want to learn how to carve the perfect scary pumpkin? Pumpkin carving sessions are available from 28th to 31st October too.
Sandy Bottom Farm, Hedon
Each year, Sandy Bottom Farm grows more than 75,000 pumpkins, squashes and gourds just ready to be picked and enjoyed by families across East Yorkshire - that’s a lot of Halloween fun! As well as pumpkins which are obviously the star of the show, there’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained, with a maize maze, craft tent with pumpkin painting, a creepy crawly bug house, pumpkin house and food and drink vendors.
£2 entry for 3’s and over.
October 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st
Balloon Tree Farm, Stamford Bridge
Enter through the huge pumpkin arch and head to the fields to take your pick of some incredible pumpkins!
Pumpkin secured, it’s time to check out the farm shop and make a stop off at the on-site café for a brew and a warm sausage roll. Autumn days done right!
Open every day during October, 9am to 4pm
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