Ah, autumn! The season of golden leaves, cosy jumpers, and of course, pumpkin picking. If you’re anything like us where muddy wellies mean the pure joy of finding the perfect pumpkin – you’re in for a treat. Nature Valley, on it’s mission to keep you closer to nature, presents the ultimate guide to pumpkin patches near London for 2023. So, grab your little adventurers, and let’s get picking!
Essential Tips for Your Pumpkin Picking Day Out
Before you dash out the door, remember those wellies (trust us, you’ll thank us later) and perhaps a bag or two for your pumpkin haul. And a little tip from one adventurer to another; many of these spots get quite the crowded, so maybe, just maybe, book in advance. Especially if they’ve got some of those fancy family events on.
Crockford Bridge Farm: An Autumnal Delight
Dates: 30 September – 15 October 2023
Address: New Haw Road, Addlestone, Nr. Weybridge, Surrey KT15 2BU
Ah, Crockford Bridge Farm. They’re offering pumpkin picking in early October and have a Pumpkin Market from the 17th. But the real treat? Their dedicated Pumpkin Festival from 20 – 29 October. It’s a family day out and a half!
Garsons Farm: A Pumpkin Parade to Remember
Dates: 7 – 31 October 2023
Address: Winterdown Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8LS
Garsons Farm isn’t just any farm; it’s a pumpkin extravaganza! Their Pumpkin Parade is something to write home about. And for the little ones? A Children’s Corner with all sorts of pumpkin-themed fun.
Tulleys Pumpkin Farm: Where Autumn Comes Alive
Dates: 23 September – 29 October 2023 (selected dates)
Address: Turners Hill Road, Turners Hill, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4PD
Tulleys is where the magic of autumn truly comes alive. With a vast field for pumpkin picking and more photo ops than you can shake a stick at, it’s a must-visit.
Cammas Hall Farm: A Pumpkin Extravaganza
Dates: 30 September – 29 October 2023
Address: Cammas Hall Farm Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak CM22 7JT
Cammas Hall Farm is the stuff of pumpkin legends. With a whopping 60 varieties of pumpkins and squash, it’s a pumpkin lover’s dream.
Priory Farm: Dive into a Pumpkin Wonderland
Dates: 7 – 8, 14 – 15, 21 – 29 October 2023
Address: Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, RH1 4EJ
Priory Farm is where pumpkin dreams come true. With over 10,000 pumpkins grown every year and interactive play features, it’s a day out that’ll have the kids talking for weeks.
Secretts of Milford: Half-Term Pumpkin Fun
Dates: 21 – 29 October 2023
Address: Hurst Farm, Chapel Lane, Milford, Surrey GU8 5HU
Secretts of Milford is all about the half-term pumpkin fun. With a Pick Your Own Pumpkin Week and a fancy dress competition, it’s a half-term highlight.
Stanhill Farm: Kent’s Pumpkin Treasure
Dates: 7 – 8, 14 – 27 October 2023
Address: The Farm House, Birchwood Rd, Dartford DA2 7HD
Stanhill Farm is Kent’s hidden pumpkin gem. With a vast array of pumpkins and a fun-filled day out on the outskirts of London, well worth the trip.
The Pop-Up Farm: A Family Day Out Near London
Dates: 30th September 2023, 7 – 8, 14 – 31st October 2023
Address: M1 junction 9 Flamstead, next to the Harvester. Use postcode AL3 8HT for sat nav.
Last but not least, The Pop-Up Farm. Located a stone’s throw from London, it’s a family day out with a difference. With pumpkin picking, photo ops, and a café, it’s a day out to remember dedicated to the pumpkin season.
Nature Valley is all about bringing families closer to nature, one pumpkin at a time. So, as you head out on your pumpkin adventures, don’t forget to pack those Nature Valley bars. They’re the perfect snack for all your autumnal adventures. Happy pumpkin picking, folks!