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

Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Splattenridden Farm

Dates: 24th and 31st of October between 9am and 4pm no need to book.

Price of pumpkin depends on size. From £2.50 to £4.50

Covid rules apply, track and trace will be in place.

Address:

Splattenridden Farm, Hayle TR27 6LH

Lobbs Autumn Fest

Their annual Autumn Fest and pumpkin picking will be held from Saturday 24th to Tuesday 27th October.

This year it is essential to pre-book your tickets by calling the shop on 01726 844411.

Tickets are £6.00 per child, which includes a tractor and trailer ride to the pumpkin field where you can pick your own pumpkins, and a hay bale photo booth to record your finds.

Every booking will also receive a 10% shop discount voucher.

Address:

Lobbs Farm Shop, Heligan, St Ewe, St Austell, PL26 6EN

Heligan Gardens – Heligan Harvest

Heligan’s traditional harvest display of produce will be joined by photographic displays of previous Heligan harvests, Heligan wildlife and People & Gardens as well as displays revealing a photographic window to its pre-restoration past.

On the Heligan Estate, you are invited to jump into the heart of the season and dive into mud, glorious mud! Mud adventures of giant puddles are being created to inspire soil connections before everyone can dry off around the firepit for some marsh mellow toasting.

Their rare breed livestock also becomes part of the harvest experience as resident shire horse Courage, puts on a display on harvest Saturdays, The piglets take the stage with weekday feeding and the team are joined by local farmer Norman Delgarno for the popular working dog demonstrations.

The Heligan Kitchen will be cooking up a storm of harvest-inspired lunches full of seasonal produce and Heligan’s award-winning Leek and Heritage Pork Sausage will be showcased on the aptly named ‘Sausage Saturday’ 31st October.

Dates: Saturday 17th October – Sunday 1st November

You will need to pre book your entry time slots here.

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

**No update as yet to whether this will go ahead this year**

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

**No update as yet to whether this will go ahead this year**

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

**No update as yet to whether this will go ahead this year**

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

Cornish Maize Maze and Fun Farm – Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin patch with pumpkin picking, a short maze with a pumpkin quiz ideal for families with younger children.

Dates: Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th, & 24th-31st October 2020

10.30am until 5pm each day.

Entry is £4 per person with under 3’s free.

Pumpkins charged at £1 small, £2.50 medium and £4 large. (Prices correct at sate of posting – see website for full details)

Book your tickets here.

Address:

Smeaton Farm, Pillaton, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6RZ

Halloween Maze of Horrors

This could be the most frightening night of your life! Fright scenes and scares, fire jugglers, fancy dress,BBQ and a great atmosphere!

Date: Saturday 31 October 2020 from 18:00-22:00

Book your tickets here.

Address:

Smeaton Farm, Pillaton, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6RZ

Adventure Golf Halloween at China Fleet

The Adventure Golf course has been taken over by scary creepy crawlies, dress as a ghoulish ghost or wicked witch and have a Spooktacular time!

Dates: FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER – SUNDAY 1ST NOVEMBER

Just turn up, pay & play!

Opening times 9.00am – 10.00pm (last tee time 9.00pm)

 (*no age restrictions but please be aware fear factor increased)

See here for more info and prices.

Address:

China Fleet Country Club, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6LJ

Devon

Crealy Theme Park & Resort – Crealy Spook-Fest 2020

The Crealy Spook-Fest is back this October Half Term packed with spooktacular attractions for the whole family to enjoy! All Halloween attractions include:

  •  NEW: Tik & Tok’s Terrifying Tricks
  •  Witches of the Wilderness
  •  Scarecrow Scare Maze
  •  Buddy & Blossom’s Scare Bear Show
  • FREE Pumpkins for every child

As well as all of the Halloween fun to be had, guests can enjoy the most rides in Devon with outdoor and indoor rides and rollercoasters, water rides, indoor soft play, and outdoor play parks!

Dates: 24 Oct at 10:00 – 1 Nov at 17:30

Spook-Fest tickets are on sale for £18.

For tickets click here.

Address:

Crealy Theme Park & Resort, Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DR. 

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

**No update as yet to whether this will go ahead this year**

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:

  • Pick your own pumpkin

Price will vary depending on the size & number of pumpkins you pick

Please note, booking is not required. However, this is a COVID safe event with a limited entry protocol & therefore you may be asked to wait.

Dates: SATURDAY 24TH – SATURDAY 31ST OCTOBER, 10AM – 3PM

Address:

Darts Farm, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0QH

Pips Pick Your Own

Pick your own pumpkin

They will be priced on size starting from £3 and to a maximum of £6 for the most enormous.

There are a few wheelbarrows available for use.

There is no need to book just turn up and explore the pumpkin patches and pick the ones you like . Cash or card accepted.

Opening times for picking: Saturday the 3rd of October for pumpkins every day between 10 am and 5 pm

For more info head over to Pips Pick Your Own.

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

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

Somerset

The Puxton Park Pumpkin Patch

Pick your own pumpkin at Puxton Park’s Pumpkin Patch this October!

Thousands of pumpkins for you to pick from and once you’ve picked your perfect pumpkin, bring it into the park to paint it!

Admission to the Pumpkin Patch is FREE. You still need to pre-book park admission online here.

The Pumpkin Patch is located at the far end of the car park opposite reception.

Open 10am – 4pm every weekend in October and every day during October Half-Term

Address:

Puxton Park, Cowslip Lane Hewish, BS24 6AH

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

  1. These look like great fun. Love that you promote Cornwall so positively whilst helping everybody enjoy what Cornwall has to offer

  2. Let’s hope that as many as possible of these farms and venues are able to offer something for Halloween. Picking pumpkins is a surprisingly fun day out.

      1. Wish I lived nearer to these places it would be so.much fun pumpkin picking and the photo of the field is lovely

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

  4. 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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