Halloween Activities and Where To Go Pumpkin Picking in Cornwall and Devon 2020

The time is nearly here to head to the fields and pick your pumpkin. Over the last few years, it’s got very popular in the UK and is a perfect family outing for everyone. Here are a few of the best spots to go pumpkin picking in Cornwall and Devon. As well as Halloween activities for all.

(The list will get updated as more events are released)

Where to go pumpkin picking in Cornwall and Devon
Where to go pumpkin picking in Cornwall and Devon

Cornwall

Trevaskis Farm – Hayle, Cornwall

We absolutely love this place. You can spend a few hours here looking around the farm before picking your pumpkin from the field. There is a fantastic farm shop and restaurant as well. With a dessert counter to die for, trust me!

Find more info here: Trevaskis Farm

Address:

Trevaskis Farm, Connor Downs, Hayle, TR27 5JQ

Heligan Gardens Halloween – The good, the bad and the bugly

Adventure through the woods along the Creepy Creatures Trail, you never know who you might meet! At the Halloween Yurt you can meet the owls, creepy crawly creatures and learn about the animals that live in the garden at night. Halloween crafts and games in the Steward’s House and the chance to make your own creepy creature mask or dream pillow to take home.

Dates: tbc

Find more info here: Heligan gardens

Address:

Heligan Gardens, Pentewan, St Austell, PL26 6EN

Halloweek at Camel Creek

Can you handle the scares? From the Witch’s grotto, to tricks and treats, there is something for everyone! They even have a REWARD up for grabs if you can help them catch the escaped prisoners around the park.

Dates: 17th – 31st October 10:00-17:00

Address:

Camel Creek Adventure Park, Tredinnick, Wadebridge, PL27 7RA

Halloween at Paradise Park

Activities include:

  • Otter feeding at 10:30 am and 4 pm.
  • Carrot feeding the animals in the Fun Farm at 11 am.
  • Penguin feeding at 11 am and 3 pm.

All-day fun in the JungleBarn play centre as you immerse yourself and burn off some energy with tube slides, squeeze rollers and roller poles, spinning steps, Astra Slide, the Big Blue, Drop and Double Drop slides, special toddlers’ soft play area and more.

Kid’s Halloween Disco Friday 30th October 2020

On Friday the 30th of October things get more spine-tingling with the Kids Halloween Disco between 3 pm and 6 pm. Prizes for best fancy dress… will you be a zombie, witch, skeleton, monster? Plus, tasty spooky food and pumpkin soup available in the Otter Pool Cafe!

Tickets for the disco are available to buy at reception on the day. Please check the Park website nearer the time for ticket prices.

Address:

16 Trelissick Road, Hayle, Cornwall TR27 4HY

Pumpkin Patch at Healeys

Venture into the apple orchards with a trip on a pumpkin patch tractor ride. (pumpkin patch only accessible via a pumpkin patch tractor ride)

  • Explore the pumpkin trail
  • Guided tours
  • Press your own apples
  • Farm animals

Dates: tbc

Address:

Healeys Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Truro TR4 9LT

Dairyland Farmworld

Events: Scaryland

  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Pumpkin Carving
  • Creepy Craft
  • Witches Wood

Every paying child gets a free pumpkin and free craft.

Dates: 24th October – 1st November 2020

Admission £8.95 per person – includes pumpkin and craft

Address:

Dairyland Farm World, Summercourt. Newquay, TR8 5AA

Trenance Cottages

Pumpkin Hunt

Pumpkin hunt and children’s crafts. Prizes for the most imaginative witch and wizard costumes.

Date: tbc

Address:

Trenance Cottages, Trenance Road, TR7 2HW

Pumpkin Carving at Trelissick

Pick a pumpkin, scoop out the middle and carve out your pumpkin. We will have some stencils for you to use or you can create your own design.


Admission charge applies, free to National Trust members

Dates: tbc

Address:

National Trust – Trelissick, Feock, Truro TR3 6QL

Devon

Strawberry Fields (Lifton Farm Shop) – Lifton, Devon

A wonderful spot to go and find your pumpkin. Lifton Farm shop also has a restaurant – popular for a Sunday carvery and an amazing shop to find the best local produce.

Events at Strawberry Fields:

Pumpkin Fest 24th October – 1st November

  • Pumpkin picking
  • Tractor and trailer rides
  • Pumpkin carving
  • Face painting
  • Maize maze
  • Bouncy castle

Find more info here: Strawberry Fields

Address:

Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon PL16 0DE

Becky Falls Woodland Park –  Newton Abbot

You can go and enjoy pumpkin carving, shows, and woodland walks

Dates: tbc

Find more info here: Becky Falls Woodland Park

Address: 

Manaton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9UG

Dart’s Farm

Pumpkin Festival: TBC

  • Pick your own pumpkin
  • Storytime
  • Pumpkin decorating
  • Farm Walk and Quiz

Dates: tbc

Address:

Darts Farm, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0QH

Pips Pick Your Own

Pick your own pumpkin

Opening times for picking: tbc

10:30am – 5pm

Address:

Kitley Farm, Yealmpton, Plymouth, PL8 2LT

Shute Fruit and Produce

Pick your own pumpkins and squashes

Dates: tbc

Please check their Picking Today website before you head there to see what’s available.

Address:

Shute Fruit and Produce, Shute Farm, Bishopsteignton, Teignmouth, TQ14 9PN

Riverford Pumpkin Day

Children’s activities include pumpkin decorating, storytelling, and creativity area.

Date – tbc

Address:

Riverford Organic Farmers, Wash Farm, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0JU

Thorne’s Farm Shop Pick your own Pumpkin Festival

Pick your own pumpkins and decorating activities.

All activities are free and the pumpkins generally range from £1-£4

Dates: tbc

Address:

Hawthorn Gardens, Stockleigh Pomeroy, Crediton EX17 4BH

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9 thoughts on “Halloween Activities and Where To Go Pumpkin Picking in Cornwall and Devon 2020

  1. These sound like fabulous places to visit, have added Dairyland to our list for our Newquay break in April, thank you!

  2. These sound like fab places to go I wish we had pumpkin fields nearer to where I live . The Strawberry Fields sounds brilliant

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