Pumpkin Patches in the Midlands Guide

...and just like that, it is my favourite time of year again where the leaves begin to fall and the nights get darker earlier! And, of course, it's Halloween season too! This year, there are so many spooktacular events going on in the Midlands on the run-up to Halloween. I've put together a list of great pick your own pumpkin patches in the Midlands!


Lower Drayton Farm

This year, Lower Drayton Farm have a huge pumpkin patch spreading over 12 acres! After picking your pumpkin, you can head over to the pumpkin carving tent and get creative. There will be plenty of photo opportunities as well as hotdogs, homemade pumpkin soup, and hot and cold drinks available.

  • £7pp (under 2s free). Pre-booking required.

  • Each ticket includes one pumpkin per person.

  • Click here to book.

  • When: Every weekend from Sat 2nd October then daily from Mon 18th-31st October.

  • Location: The Pumpkin Patch, Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Stafford, ST19 5RE.

Canalside Farm

Family games alongside the Pumpkin Patch and plenty of fun photo opportunities for all the family. This year, there will also be Farmer Chris' Spooky Tractor, UV Maze, and a Halloween Face Painter (face painting is an additional charge).

  • £2.50pp, under 2s free. Pre-booking required.

  • Pumpkins are charged by weight.

  • When: Open on selected days between Saturday 9th Oct until 30th Oct.

  • Click here for more info.

  • Location: Mill Lane, Staffordshire, ST18 0RQ.

National Forest Adventure Farm

All the fun of the farm plus a day packed with spooky Halloween fun including Pick a Pumpkin, Broomstick Training, Scare School, Tragic Magic Show, Ludicrous Laboratory, Pumpkin Carving Tent, and Fancy Dress Competition.

  • £14.99pp, under 2s free. Pre-booking required.

  • Click here to book.

  • When: 16, 17, 23-31 October.

  • Location: Tatenhill, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 9SJ.

Pick Your Own Pumpkins, Bednall

  • Free entry. Pumpkins charged by weight.

  • Currently not asking to pre-book but the situation may change (see Facebook for updates).

  • When: Open 16th-17th Oct then 23rd-31st Oct.

  • Location: Cock Ln, Stafford, ST17 0SA.

Amerton Farm

  • See website for pumpkin patch prices. Pre-booking required.

  • When: Open 9:30-4pm on the 9th-10th Oct, 16th-17th Oct, then 23rd until 31st Oct.

  • Location: Stowe by Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA.

Manor Farm Fruits

An 8-acre pumpkin patch as well as a Bounce & Climb, Straw Pyramids, Mini-Mazes, and Space Hoppers.

  • Adults £2, Children (aged 2-12) £3, under 2s free. Pre-booking required.

  • Pumpkins are charged by weight.

  • Click here to book.

  • When: Open 10am-5pm every weekend from the 2nd October to 17th October. Then open daily from 20th Oct - 31st Oct.

  • Location: Watling Street, Hints, Tamworth, B78 3DF.

Amerton Farm

  • Free to enter the Pumpkin Patch just pay for the pumpkins you pick (booking for the patch is recommended, you can book here). Open 9:30am-4pm on the 9th Oct, 10th Oct, 16th Oct, 17th Oct, then 23rd until 31st Oct.

  • For entry into Billy's Farm Barn, the farm yard, and the indoor and outdoor play, purchasing a ticket is required (prices start from £4.99, click here to book).

  • Location: Amerton Farm, Stowe By Chartley, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0LA (Between Stafford & Uttoxeter on the A518).

Burntwood Alpaca and Animal Experience

Pumpkin festival including farm entry, scarecrow trail, creepy crawlers corner, trailer ride, pick a pumpkin, and more!

  • £12.99 per child (aged 1 to 16) which includes trailer ride and a pumpkin.

  • £4.99 per adult which includes trailer ride (no pumpkin). Additional pumpkins can be purchased.

  • Click here to book.

  • When: Open 25th Oct until 31st Oct. Morning (10am-12:30pm) and afternoon (1:30pm-3:30pm) sessions available.

  • Location: Bleak House Farm, Ironstone Road, WS7 1YL.

Planters Garden Centre

Pumpkin picking, pumpkin carving, and games.

  • £6 per child, £1.50 per adult. Every child ticket includes a pumpkin. Anybody not wishing to take home a pumpkin can purchase an adult ticket.

  • Click here to book.

  • When: Open 10am from on the 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, then everyday from the 23rd until 30th October. The Pumpkin Paddock will be open on Sunday 31st October but pre-booking is unavailable. Please turn up and purchase a ticket on the day.

  • Location: Woodlands Farm, Trinity Rd, Tamworth, B78 2EY.


Essington Farm