It is that time of the year already! Autumn vibes and Halloween fun. One of our favourite things to do in this season is to go pumpkin picking. We love spending this time of the year all together as a family and picking our own pumpkins in the bright orange pumpkin patches.
We have visited multiple pumpkin patches in Surrey, each with its unique charm. Some offer a variety of fun activities, like corn mazes and petting zoos, while others focus on the traditional pumpkin-picking experience. No matter which one you choose, a pumpkin patch is an ideal place for families to unplug. Also check out our Best Halloween events in Surrey.
A few tips to make your pumpkin picking an enjoyable experience
Dress comfortably and practically. The autumn weather can be unpredictable, so dress in layers. Don’t forget your wellies, as pumpkin patches in Surrey can be muddy!
Arrive early. Pumpkin patches can get busy, especially on weekends. Arriving early ensures you have the best selection of pumpkins.
Bring a cart or a wheelbarrow. Pumpkins are heavy and if you’re planning to pick more than one, a cart will come in handy or a good quality bag to carry your pumpkin in.
Choose a pumpkin with a firm stem. The stem is a good indicator of a pumpkin’s health. A firm stem means the pumpkin is ripe and will last longer.
Inspect your pumpkin carefully. Look for any cuts, bruises or signs of mould. These imperfections can affect the pumpkin’s longevity.
Have fun! Remember, the goal is to enjoy your day at the pumpkin patch. Take many pictures, and maybe even enjoy a hayride if the farm offers one.
Some of the Best Pumpkin Patches in Surrey that you should check out this season
Priory Farm, Redhill, Pumpkin patch in Surrey
Location, Sandy Lane, South Nutfield, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4EJ.
When, 7th October
Price, from £6, under 2 free. Park and Pick pumpkins from £4 per person.
Priory Farm offers a fantastic pumpkin patch experience with various sizes and types of pumpkins. It also has a nature trail and a discovery walk, perfect for families looking for a day full of fun. pumpkins priced by size.
Board a tractor trailer and explore the pumpkin fields. Visit the thrilling Hale Bale Maze and the House of Pumpkins. Also new for 2023 is the park and pick pumpkin. You will need to pre book tickets, prices start from £4 pp.
Secretts, Milford, renowned pumpkin patch in Surrey
Location, Hurst Farm, Chapel Lane, Milford, Surrey, GU8 5HU.
When, Pumpkin Week 21st October
Price, entrance £3.50 under 2 are free, pumpkins from £2
A renowned pumpkin patch in Surrey, Secretts boasts an array of pumpkin shapes, sizes, and colours. Sample some delicious pumpkin treats and enter the fancy dress competition.
Garsons Farm, Esher, largest pumpkin patch in Surrey
Location, Winterdown Road, Esher, Surrey, KT10 8LS.
Price, from £3 Under 2 – Free
Explore this enchanted pumpkin farm experience through the pumpkin tunnels with many photo opportunities. Known for its ‘pick your own’ experience, and it has the largest pumpkin patch in Surrey. Garsons offers more than just pumpkin picking. The farm includes a garden centre, farm shop, and restaurant. Pumpkin picking is priced by weight.
Crockford Bridge Farm, Addlestone
Location, New Haw Road, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 2BU.
Price, Adults (14+) – £4.00 (plus £1.00 booking fee. Under 1 – Free
This pumpkin patch in Surrey offers a festive Halloween experience with a Pumpkin Festival. Apart from picking your pumpkin, there are various activities like a Spooky Woodland Walk, and an Ice Cream Parlour.
Bocketts Farm, Leatherhead
Location, Young Street, Fetcham, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 9BS.
Price, Adults and Children (3-17) – £12.95, Toddlers (2 years) – £9.95, Under 2 – Free
Bocketts Farm, situated in the heart of Surrey, Bocketts Farm provides an unforgettable pumpkin-picking experience. You can read our full review of Bocketts Farm. A mix of entertainment and education, the farm allows visitors to get up close and personal with various farm animals while also featuring a large and vibrant pumpkin patch. The farm is also host to an array of activities, including tractor rides, pony rides, and pig races, making it a perfect destination for a fun-filled family day out. The entry fee includes access to the pumpkin patch and all activities onsite.
Each pumpkin patch in Surrey offers a unique and memorable experience.
Happy pumpkin picking!