Pick Your Own Pumpkins within a 90 Minute Drive of Newcastle Upon Tyne

 

Pick Your Own Pumpkins within a 90 Minute Drive of Newcastle Upon Tyne

The details in this post are correct as of 5 October 2020. It is very important that you re-check details with venues direct before booking and setting off as things are constantly changing this year. 

Please follow social distancing and Government guidelines. 

We visited Spilmans Farm Pumpkin Picking recently and had THE best time, honestly I recommend it to anyone who fancies getting in the mood for Halloween. 

Pick Your Own Pumpkins within a 90 Minute Drive of Newcastle Upon Tyne


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Here are 10 places you can pick your own pumpkins within a 90 minute drive of Newcastle Upon Tyne. The post includes places you can pre-book with lots of additional activities, evening events and farms where you can simply turn up and visit free of charge (only paying for the pumpkins you pick).

  1. Brocksbushes (near Hexham)
  2. Spilmans Farm (near Thirsk) 
  3. Whitehouse Farm (near Morpeth) 
  4. Adventure Valley (County Durham)
  5. East Grange (County Durham) 
  6. Atley Hill 
  7. Laverock Hall Farm
  8. Peepo Pumpkin Patch 
  9. Hall Hill Farm 
  10. Walby Farm Park 

Pick Your Own Pumpkins within a 90 Minute Drive of Newcastle Upon Tyne





Brocksbushes (near Hexham)

  • Pre-book your slot & find out more here: https://www.brocksbushes.co.uk/
  • £2 per person + cost of pumpkins (under 3s go free)
  • No additional activities for 2020






Spilmans Farm (near Thirsk) 

  • Find out more and pre-book your slot here: https://www.spilmans.co.uk/
  • £10 per car (includes a £10 voucher to spend on activities / pumpkins) + cost of pumpkins
  • Extra activities include pumpkin carving, maize maze, tractor rides, farm animals, corn cannon, bale mountain, fairground rides and wood-fired pizza
  • Read our 2020 review here





Whitehouse Farm (near Morpeth) 

  • Pre-book your visit and find out more here: https://www.whitehousefarmcentre.co.uk/
  • Various prices (£10.50 per child including a pumpkin as an example)
  • Additional activities include a spooky magic show, monster dance off, fancy dress competition, usual farm fun.






Adventure Valley (County Durham)

  • Find out more and pre-book your slot here:  https://www.adventurevalley.co.uk/
  • Various prices (£12.50 per child including a pumpkin as an example)
  • Additional activities include pumpkin carving, corn catapult, spooky trail, daily shows & usual farm fun





East Grange (County Durham) 

  • Find out more and pre-book your slot here: https://www.eastgrange.com/farm
  • FREE admission (but tickets required - book ahead). Pay for your pumpkins. 
  • No additional activities 





Atley Hill (Northallerton)

  • Find out more on the Atley Hill Facebook Page here. No pre-booking required, entry is free and you pay for pumpkins on the day. 
  • Check their page before you visit as they will announce when they have sold out
  • No additional activities 





Laverock Hall Farm (Blyth)

  • Find out more in the official Facebook event here
  • Free entry with no pre-booking required. Keep an eye on the event for sold-out announcements before setting off. Pay for pumpkins on the day.
  • No additional activities but they are running a competition if you send photos of your carved pumpkins from home. 





Peepo Pumpkin's Patch (Richmond) 

  • Find out more and pre-book your tickets here :  https://www.peepopumpkin.com/
  • The daytime experience is £2 per adult (U16s free) plus cost of pumpkins. Pumpkin carving and crafts also available. Various after-hours events and trails are also available including a pumpkin smash on Halloween night which looks fab.



Hall Hill Farm (Durham) 

  • Find out more and pre-book your slot here: http://www.hallhillfarm.co.uk 
  • Various prices (from £8.50 per child plus £1 per pumpkin as an example)
  • Additional activities include scarecrows, haunted sheep race, mini monster maze, trick or treat treasure hunt, pumpkin carving and spooky barrel train rides




Walby Farm (Carlisle) 


  • Find out more and pre-book your tickets here:  https://www.walbyfarmpark.co.uk/
  • Various prices (£13.95 per child as an example) 
  • Additional activities include pumpkin carving and usual farm fun. There is a floodlit evening special too



Let me know if there is anywhere else we should add to this list. 

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Please follow social distancing rules & Government guidelines , respect the local area, leave no trace, take litter home, park responsibly and if somewhere is busy on arrival, please consider leaving and returning at a later date. 

Remember face coverings are required for indoor attractions / shops for those aged 11+ (usual exemptions apply)  

Check for local lockdowns / travel restrictions before visiting anywhere. 

Always check updated opening hours / protocols with venues direct before setting off as things may have changed after this post was published. 

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