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)
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
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.
Find more info here: Heligan gardens
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
Camel Creek Adventure Park, Tredinnick, Wadebridge, PL27 7RA
Halloween at Paradise Park
- 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.
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
Healeys Cyder Farm, Penhallow, Truro TR4 9LT
- 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
Dairyland Farm World, Summercourt. Newquay, TR8 5AA
Pumpkin hunt and children’s crafts. Prizes for the most imaginative witch and wizard costumes.
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
National Trust – Trelissick, Feock, Truro TR3 6QL
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
Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon PL16 0DE
Becky Falls Woodland Park – Newton Abbot
You can go and enjoy pumpkin carving, shows, and woodland walks
Find more info here: Becky Falls Woodland Park
Manaton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9UG
Pumpkin Festival: TBC
- Pick your own pumpkin
- Pumpkin decorating
- Farm Walk and Quiz
Darts Farm, Topsham, Devon, EX3 0QH
Pips Pick Your Own
Pick your own pumpkin
Opening times for picking: tbc
10:30am – 5pm
Kitley Farm, Yealmpton, Plymouth, PL8 2LT
Shute Fruit and Produce
Pick your own pumpkins and squashes
Please check their Picking Today website before you head there to see what’s available.
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
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
Hawthorn Gardens, Stockleigh Pomeroy, Crediton EX17 4BH
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