Halloween Activities and Where To Go Pumpkin Picking in Cornwall and Devon 2019

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 19th October – 27th October

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.

Also, Pumpkins are BACK!!! FREE pumpkins for every child who visits the Park with carving* and competitions available.

(*Pumpkins available while stocks last, and carving kits must be purchased. All rides will be open weather permitting.)

Dates: 19th – 31st October

Address:

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

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: 12th -31st October

Address:

Healeys Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Truro TR4 9LT

Dairyland Farmworld

Events:

  • Pumpkin Patch
  • Pumpkin Carving
  • The Witches Spooky Crafting Cave
  • Tractor Ride through Witches Wood (additional £1.50)
  • Selection of Halloween Themed Foods

Every paying child gets a free pumpkin and free craft.

Dates 19th October – 31st October 10 am – 5 pm

Address:

Dairyland Farm World, Summercourt. Newquay, TR8 5AA

Trenance Cottages

Pumpkin Hunt

£4 entry for the pumpkin hunt and children’s crafts. Prizes for the most imaginative witch and wizard costumes.

Date: 14:30-16:30 on the 27th October 2019

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.

£3 per pumpkin
Admission charge applies, free to National Trust members

Dates: 21st October until 27th October 1130-1500

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 19th Oct – 27th October 2019

  • 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

From Sat 19th Oct – Sunday 27th October 2019

Find more info here: Becky Falls Woodland Park

Address: 

Manaton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9UG

Dart’s Farm

Pumpkin Festival:

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

Ages 4- 12 £9.95 per child – You need to book here

Dates: 22nd-24th October 2-4 pm

Address:

Darts Farm, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0QH

Pips Pick Your Own

Pick your own pumpkin

Opening times for picking:

Tuesday 22nd October – Thursday 31st October

10:30am – 5pm

Prices :

  • Small  £3
  • Medium – Large  £4
  • Exceptionally Large  £5

Address:

Kitley Farm, Yealmpton, Plymouth, PL8 2LT

Shute Fruit and Produce

Pick your own pumpkins and squashes

Prices of pumpkins range from 50p up to £5 (cash only)

Open 11-5 pm until the end of October

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

NOW SOLD OUT!

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

There will be live music from Banned on the Moor and Stompin Dave, and lots of organic food and drink.

Date – Saturday 26th October 11-4 pm

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: Friday 25th & Saturday 26th October 10 – 5 pm

Address:

Hawthorn Gardens, Stockleigh Pomeroy, Crediton EX17 4BH

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I wish you and your family a Happy Halloween!

rachel bustin
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5 thoughts on “Halloween Activities and Where To Go Pumpkin Picking in Cornwall and Devon 2019

  1. 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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