As the Halloween season kicks into high gear, get in the autumn spirit and pick your own pumpkins with the kids.
Look no further for a place to create some magical family moments, we’ve pulled together some of our favourite pumpkin patches surrounding London for Halloween 2018.
When: 23-28 October
The daily programme of activities includes taking a tractor ride out to the pumpkin field to pick your goodies, then let the kids play in the tractor and haystack play areas, or get their faces painted.
Crockford Bridge Farm
When: 6-7 and 13-14 October
Enjoy carving your own pumpkin in the pumpkin patch, to save you making a mess on your kitchen table.
Where: Basildon and Colchester, Essex
When: 29 September-28 October, weekends and every day in half term.
A family farm where you can find readily picked pumpkins, a corn maze on site, plus pumpkin games including a tug of war.
When: Mon-Sat: 9am-5:30pm, Sun: 10:30am-4:30pm
The place to check out for spooky Halloween fun, with tractor-trailer rides to the pumpkin patch where you can choose your own to buy and take home from the Witches’ Cave, and brave the spooky trail in the dark wood…