Looking for a local pumpkin patch, maize maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Northwest England? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in Northwest England, sorted by county. Some are
farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm
stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple
roadside stands. Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from. To really make it
fun for your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a maize
maze, spook house, or hayride. There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of
course, the more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free.
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Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
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Apple Jack's Adventure
Farm - Massive Maize Maze, zip wires, jumping pillow, hayrides,
Stretton Road, Warrington, Cheshire WA4 4NW. Phone: 01925 268 495
(during open hours). Email:
[email protected]. Open: from mid-July. Many attractions,
including: Jacks Ball Blast - Fire AJ's red balls at your friends and family
but remember to duck if they fire them back; Adventure Hayride; Racing
Ziplines; Roller rink; Jumping pillow
Jump for joy on this huge
inflatable trampoline. Fence maze - Find your way to the centre of our
wooden maze and see if you can find the way back out! Adventure play area;
Have fun digging in the sand with the mechanical and electric diggers.
Haystack Mountain; Stilt walking. The Eliminators: Try to knock your
opponent off. Drop Slides -
Climb to the top and slide down at super
Church Farm Organics
- pumpkins, tractor rides, ponies, farm animlas, barrel train,
Church Lane, Thurstaston
Phone: 0151 648 7838. Email:
Directions: A540 Chester to Heswall. Then Thurstaston 2nd L down Station Rd
L at T-jn farm on RHS. (M53/J4 Clattacadge. Follow signs to Bamstage to next
rbt. A540 to Heswall - continue A540 to Thurstaston.) Small 70 acre working
farm with views over the Dee , excellent walking. Halloween Half term is a
new farm attraction timetable running during half-term week, in addition to
all the usual farm attractions. The whole farm will be spookily themed and
we'll have a few extra things running all day too like the pumpkin games,
pumpkin search and pumpkin carving. Ample parking, scenic walks/tractor rides, pub nearby, plants
and shrubs for sale, fishing, boating, camping, farm animals, easy access
for disabled, toilets. Children's farm parties offered.
Hall - Pumpkins, Maize maze (corn maze), pedal karts, playground
Winwick Lane, Croft, Warrington, WA3 7ED. Phone: 01925 763646. Alternate
phone: 01925 763161.
We grow our own Halloween Pumpkins, Edible Pumpkins and Culinary Squash. We
open up the fields in October for you to Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin. We plant
thousands of Pumpkins and Squash each year so the choice of shape size
colour and variety is endlessU-pick fruit, vegetables and flowers. The Pumpkin Patches and Corn Maze shop is after
August for the summer and open again in the last week of October for
Pumpkins and Squashes. We have a childrens play area, with a custom-made
climbing frame, bale mountain and vintage tractor to play on. There is also
an outdoor picnic area where the kids can enjoy eating their fruit in the
outdoors, along with some delicious Cheshire dairy ice cream! In Autumn we
will be holding the Kenyon Hall Farm Pumpkin Festival! Kids can pick
pumpkins, carve pumpkins and even eat pumpkins, as well as lots more fun
activities. Open from August to October we have a brilliant Maize Maze to
lose the children in! This is a unique maze constructed out of the tall
stalks of the maize crop that grow on the farm. Subject to availability, we
also have toy pedal tractors for the kids to ride around an indoor track.
Libbys Patch - Pumpkin patch, Corn mazes, Christmas trees or activities, Horse-related, restrooms, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or
food), picnic area, pumpkins (in a market, stand or shop)
Shellow Lane, Gawsworth,, Macclesfield, NA SK11 9RS. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
10 AM to 4 PM. Directions: See their website for directions.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash,
Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . Pick your own Pumpkins
Click here for our Facebook page. Christmas trees, horses, . (ADDED: September 09, 2021, Suggested by a visitor)
Malpas Pick Your Own
Pumpkins & Halloween Spooktacular -
Libbys Patch - Pumpkin patch, Corn mazes,
Ivy House Farm, Dodds
Lane, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 7JN. Phone: 07973919333. Alternate phone: 01948
860326. Email: [email protected]. We have a field full of pumpkins, small to
large. Find the one you want and its yours, make soup, pie or just for
carving! Enter the field through our monstrous maize maze! Choose your
perfect pumpkin, but will you find your way out to our spooky goings on?
Fancy dress is fun and welcome. BEST BRING YOUR WELLIES. Join us for our
spooky field fun days everyday during half term (Friday October 24th to
Friday October 31st) 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. Will you find the way out of our
monstrous maze? Come in fancy dress. Children's crafts and games available
at pocket money prices! Lucky dip, creepy crafts, revolting refreshments,
scary sweeties, ghastly games! Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
Pumpkin Picking Patch Pick your own pumpkins and Halloween Maize Maze - pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, corn maze,
haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, Cell service cell phones work here, picnic area (bring your own
food), school tours, group reservations
Bolesworth Events Gate A, Old Coach Rd, Tattenhall, Chester CH3 9JJ. Phone: 01829 963 438. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
8th October to 9th October 15th October to 16th October 21st October to 30th October 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, AmEx, AndroidPay, ApplePay, Debit cards.
Click here for our Facebook page.
Click here for our Instagram page. Across our 10 acres of fields, we have 20 pumpkin varieties to choose from. No pre-booking and free entry. Or, take a
trip into our spooky Halloween maze with entry to the Maze at Â£8.50 with under 2yrs free. Refreshments available on site. (ADDED: September 13, 2022)
Redhouse Farm Maize Maze
- cornfield maze
Redhouse Farm, Redhouse Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 5RL.
Phone: 0161 941 3480. Email: [email protected]. Open: Check website for dates (usually
open during August). Red House Farm is in the heart of the Greater
Manchester countryside just outside of Altrincham in the village of Dunham
Massey. Taking inspiration from the children's classic story Alice in
Wonderland, the maze this year is designed around the 'White Rabbit'. But it
is more than just a maze!. Alongside all our popular activities in the
courtyard area such as pedal carts, bouncy castles, inflatable slide and
barrel train rides, trampolines and farmers style 5-a-side football pitch.
Other outdoor activities at the farm now include: Bouncy Castle, Big
inflatable slide, Barrel Train - brilliant, simple fun for children of all
ages as they sit in barrels to be driven around the field by the farmer on
his tractor. Outdoor laser quest - brilliant for birthday parties! Seven
metre high Social Climbing Wall - with amazing views from the top! Red House
Farm Shop and tea rooms offers a big range range of hand made products, and
has wide ranging menu to suit people of all ages. Sand pit and diggers, mini
tractors, playhouses and swings and slides in our play area by the shop and
Scarewood / Cacklewood - haunted house, haunted rides, haunted
trail, Trick-or-treating event, concessions or refreshment stand
Heath Yarwood Lane, Altrincham, wa143SD. Phone: (015) 656-5107. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 19th - 28th October. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Looking for
Something to do this Halloween with the little Monsters? With face painting,
slime making and street food (donâ€™t forget the pumpkin soup) you are sure
to be spellbound by your visit. As the sun begins to set join us for a
lantern walk deeper into the woods for one final ghost story before tea
time. (ADDED: July 30, 2018)
The Hayloft, Cheshire - pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
Sandy Lane, Bold,
Widnes, WA8 3XP. Phone: 01925 726220. Email:
[email protected]. Open: BE SURE TO
BOOK BEFORE YOU GO - pumpkin picking every day throughout October. 10 am to 6 pm weekdays, 9 am to 5 pm weekends. The coffee shop is open 10 am to 5 pm every day .
Serving luxury hot drinks, delicious lunches, tasty cake and ice cream.
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(ADDED: 18 October 2020, JBS)
- Lakeland Maize Maze -
Raines Hall Farm, Sedgwick, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 0JH. Phone: 015395 61760.
Email: [email protected]. Open: 16 July through 4
September, then weekends only in September. Lakeland Maze Farm Park won the
Maize Maze of the year in 2011 and for the second time in 2013. Come and
find out what makes the Lakeland Maze Farm Park an award winning visitor
attraction for yourselves.
- Birchall’s Pumpkin Patch and Gruffalo Maze - pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, cornfield maze
Reeds lane, Rainford WA11 7JP. Phone: 7825 440656. Open: at 9 am on Saturday 2nd
October; from 10 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday and 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Directions: near the Bottle and glass. No booking required just turn up
FREE entry to the pumpkin patch. Free parking. In 2021, Pumpkins are 3 for £10 and the extra large pumpkins are £5 each. Payment: cash, debit card,
credit card. Dogs are welcome but must be on a lead at all times. Wheelbarrows available for use. We also have Farm machinery available to view. The
Gruffalo Maze will open on Saturday 9th October. Formerly ‘Birchall’s Farm Shop’ located on Prescot Road, St Helens, we are now providing quality fruit
and veg boxes at reasonable prices direct to your door.
Bungalow Farms Carisbric - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkins
for sale in the shop or farmstand,
Heatons Bridge Road, Scarisbrick, Ormskirk L40 8JQ. Phone: 07973 635111. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
daily, 10 am to 5 pm. At the pumpkin patch we pride ourselves in Halloween pumpkins of all shapes and sizes and cater for all tastes from small to
Atlantic giants, our farm shop is stocked with all your favourite produce grown directly on the farm. They have already picked pumpkins and squash and
locally grown vegetables, accord potatoes, savoy, spring cabbage , savoy and leeks, plus pumpkin picking in the patch. (ADDED: 18 October 2020,
- Croston Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cornfield maze,
pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand,
Highcroft, Highfield Road, Croston, Leyland PR26 9HH. Phone: 01257451696. Open: normally every weekend
throughout October, from 10 am to 4 pm, but unfortunately, Croston pumpkin patch will be closed after Saturday 24th October. They have had such a terrific
amount of families visit us during the last few weekends that "our stock has gone a lot quicker than we thought.".
Click here for a link to our Facebook page.
(ADDED: October 22, 2020, JBS)
Greenbank Farm - Raspberries, Redcurrants, Blackcurrants and
Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire LA6 IBS UK. Phone: +44
(0)1524 733296. Email:
Strawberries and Gooseberries in late June. Raspberries, Redcurrants,
Blackcurrants and Potatoes will be ready in early July. Check back closer to
the time for updates.
Hall - gooseberries and blackcurrants
Kirkby Lonsdale, via Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 2EN. Phone: 015242 72219, Fax:+44 (0)15242 72219. Email:
Farm shop and pick-your-own. Directions: in the Lancashire village of Kirkby Lonsdale.
The fruit farm is well sign posted off the A65 and the B6254.(Click here for
Open: PYO is open, weather permitting, from mid-June until August
10 am to 7 pm seven days per week. We have fantastic facilities including a
children's play area and a wide range of refreshments. For crop information
and opening hours please phone.
- Old Holly Farm
- No longer open to the public
Cabus Nook Lane, Garstang,
Preston, PR3 1AA. Phone: 01524 791 200. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
UPDATE for 2021, Their website says they are no longer open to the public due to COVID, COVID-19 has had an impact on everyones lives,
and during the last year it has given us the chance to reflect and take stock of what we were trying to manage as a family. Therefore we have made the
incredibly difficult decision that we will not be reopening the visitor attraction on site. We would like to say a huge thank you to all our loyal
customers and of course to our team (both past and present) for their support..
- Pumpkin Alley Pick Your Own - pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
Ormskirk, L397JJ. Phone: 07851 271190. Open: FROM 1ST OCTOBER, 10 am til 6 pm to allow for after school visits, we advise you to do this if possible
instead of coming on a weekend when it's very busy . You DONT need to book, and there is no admission fee. You just need 1 postcode, L397JJ. We
have two patches at this postcode this year. There will be our usual patch (behind the flower shop) and the pumpkins are £5 or 3 for £10. NEW FOR
2020.... We will have our amazing, organic, premier pick! We grow with seeds especially imported to grow consistently HUGE pumpkins!!! The pumpkins on
this field are all £5 but they are monsters. IF YOU CROSS OVER A BRIDGE YOU ARE ON THE PREMIER PATCH WITH THE HUGE ONES, IF YOU DONT WANT HUGE ONES JUST
STAY BEHIND THE FLOWER SHOP there is also white pumpkins on the organic patch. Friendly dogs on leads are welcome, just pick up after them please.
(ADDED: 18 October 2020, JBS)
- Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
Johnsons Farm, Lafford Ln, Up Holland, Skelmersdale WN8 0QY. Open: as of 22 October, Due to the huge amount of bookings we have recently received we are
now FULLY BOOKED. Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch operates from a family run farm in Upholland. Come along, pick your own pumpkins, have fun and don't forget
- Windmill Animal Farm - maize maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand,
pumpkin patch-pick in the field, train rides, ice cream,
Fish Lane, Burscough, Lancashire L40 1UQ. Phone: 01704 892282. Email:
[email protected]. Open: daily, 10 am to 5 pm. Every ticket includes full access to the open farm attraction, and also The Famous Pumpkin
Picking Adventure. Each ticket purchased includes a pumpkin of your choice. You are welcome to purchase more pumpkins on the day. The farm train
runs to the Lake View Station starting at 11.00 am, until 4.00 pm. Come and meet our friendly Guinea Pigs and Rabbits up close and personal. Bearded
Dragons, Geckos, Pythons, a Salmon Boa Constrictor and a Chilli Rose Tarantula spider. (ADDED: 16 October 2020, JBS)
Benty Farm - pumpkins, PreCut Christmas trees, Easter egg hunts
3a School Lane,
Thurstaston, CH61 0HH. Phone: 0151 648 2746.Email:
[email protected]. Open: Go EARLY in October - they often sell out by mid-October. Christmas trees from the last Saturday in November,
Christmas Tree shop will be OPEN! This year we have several varieties of trees including nordman, spruce, fraser and potted available from £30. We also have
stands and a large variety of homemade wreaths.
Pick Your Own Sunflowers (summer)
Easter school holidays! We know it can be difficult to plan
exciting activities to keep your little ones entertained over this time, but not to worry we have lots of exciting things going on here at Benty Farm! The
first event we have running is the Easter Egg Hunt this will be running from 3rd April until Easter Monday. Bring your children along to take part in the
egg hunt, all children will receive a chocolate egg or an Easter sticker book at the end of the hunt and this will be £5.00 per child. (ADDED: 16 October
Brimstage Maize Maze
- Maize maze (corn maze)
Behind Brimstage Hall Courtyard, Brimstage, Wirral CH63 6JA.
Phone: 07709 339490. Email:
[email protected]. Brimstage Maze offers a great day out packed
with family friendly fun and adventure for all ages. In the summer the maize
maze forms a interactive, three dimensional puzzle which takes between 60
and 90 minutes to complete. There are clues to discover and puzzles to solve
as you find your way through the growing field of maize. Outside you will
find loads of great play including two giant jumping pillows, agility trail,
zip lines, giant sandpit, crazy golf and pedal go karts. There is also our
outdoor Laser Battles arena and you can pan for gems in our gem mine. We
also have fantastic indoor play facilities which makes Brimstage Maze a
great family day out whatever the weather. There's Maizy Moo's Madhouse
which is a fabulous soft play barn for 0-12 year olds featuring a giant 4
lane astra slide, football zone and separate toddler area. NEW for 2015 we
have upgraded Bluebell's Barns with more pedal tractors, better undercover
inflatables and a fab new ball and beach area. All activities are included
in the entrance price with the exception of the gem mine for which there is
a £2 charge.
- Church View Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or
farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, Fresh eggs, farm market, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food)
Southport Road Lydiate, Liverpool, l314HJ. Phone: 0151 520 2673.
[email protected]. Open:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards,
Click here for our Facebook page.
- Claremont Farm - currants (red and black), raspberries.
Old Clatterbridge Road, Wirral, bebington, Merseyside, CH 63 4 JB. Phone: 0151 334 1906. Email us at:
[email protected]. Directions: Junction4 M53, take the road to Bromborough. First right. . We are open June, July. Our hours are: Every Day 10 pm to 6 pm
Maize Maze - Maize maze (corn maze)
Mount Farm, Carr Lane,
Singleton, Nr Blackpool FY6 8LG. Phone: 07925 374024. Alternate
phone: 01253 885670. Email:
Open: see their website, they were closed during covid years, and many farms that did this never reopened; their hours should be: daily from 24 July to 6 September from 10 am to 5:30 pm, then
weekends through 27 September. The cob maize grows between 8 and 10
feet tall. The Singleton Maze also enjoys the benefits of large
indoor and outdoor play areas with masses of space for pedal
go-karts; football; netball; basketball; hoops; trampoline; pedal
tractors; sand pit; wheelbarrows; buckets and spades; and lots more
for the children. Once suitably 'tired' from your exertions in the
maze relax and take advantage of our refreshment facilities where we
offer hot and cold drinks, freshly made sandwiches, local award
winning ice cream, sweets and much more.
The Pumpkin Patch Hightown - pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown, Liverpool L38 5DA. Email:
[email protected]. .
Open: 9 am to 6 pm daily. Family run farm with huge pumpkins. Refreshments are available. In 2020, ALL pumpkins are 3 for £10 or £4 each. We accept
cash or contactless card. Dogs are welcome if kept on a short lead at all times & must be picked up after (bins provided). No booking necessary & we
have plenty of off road safe car parking. (ADDED: 18 October 2020, JBS)
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