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Best Places to Pick Your Own Pumpkins around Manchester 2023

Pumpkin farms Manchester
4 Oct 2023

Discover the best places to pick your own pumpkins around Manchester for 2022 with our list of Pumpkin Farms.

Picking your own pumpkins is a great Halloween treat for the family. Not only do you get a lovely day out but you also get to find your perfect pumpkin. 

There are lots of great pumpkin-picking farms and places in Greater Manchester that your family can visit to pick that ideal pumpkin for your design.

From visits to a pumpkin field to full pumpkin festivals, you can discover our top picks in the list below of pumpkin patches, farms and events in and around Manchester.  

We will be updating the pumpkin events as they are released, so please keep checking back. 

Make sure you check out some great Greater Manchester Halloween events 

Plus discover the details of bonfire events across Manchester 

Always check the availability of pumpkins with the venues before setting off.

Pumpkin Picking in Manchester 2023

Pumpkin Picking and Festival at Cockfield’s Farm, Ashton Under Lyne 

Cockfields Farm Halloween Pumpkin Festival

Approximately 9 miles and 30 minutes from Manchester, OL6 8AR

14th to 29th October 2023 

This Halloween head to Cockfield’s Farm for their Pumpkin Festival where you can pick your own pumpkin in their own pumpkin patch which is even bigger this year.  

As part of their Halloween Pumpkin Festival, children will be invited to pick their own pumpkin and carve it leaving the mess behind.

There will also be a chance to grab the perfect family pic with lots of fun props and meet reptiles including snakes and lizards, 

Plus you will be able to catch the Trick and Treat training show and go on the Halloween hay ride. 

The ticket will include entrance to the farm hand-feed the barn animals, meet the meerkats unlimited rides on the fairground carousel and lots more. 

Discover More >>> Cockfield’s Farm Pumpkin Festival

Cockfields will also be hosting a midweek toddler pumpkin festival, with crafts and a story time. 

Read more >>> Cockfields Toddler Pumpkin Festival 

You can also check out our review of a previous year’s festival here. 

Pumpkin Patch at The Old Mill Farm Shop, Mottram 

Pumpkin Picking Old Mill Farm Shop Hyde

Approximately 11 Miles and 30 Minutes from Manchester, SK14 6SE

21st to 29th October 2023

The Old Mill Farm shop pumpkin picking sessions for 2023 .

Along with being able to pick a pumpkin you will be able to carve it, go on a picture hunt and pose with the photo opportunities along the way. 

Tickets are required. See the link below.

Read More >>> The Old Mill Farm Shop Pumpkin Picking

Lymefield Pumpkin Patch, Hyde

pumpkin picking Lymfield Garden centre

21st to 29th October 2023

Approximately 13 miles and 24 minutes from Manchester

Enjoy fun pumpkin-picking sessions in Hyde this Halloween. 

There will be a chance to pick your own pumpkin, take the perfect pumpkin pic and take part in a spooky trail. 

The pumpkin-picking sessions will take place during the weekends between 21st to 29th October 2023. 

Refreshments will be on sale at the Lymefield Tea Rooms. 

Details of the Lymefield Pumpkin Patch in Hyde 

Dunham Massey Ice Cream Farm Pumpkin Patch

Dunham Massey Ice Cream Farm Pumpkin Picking

Approximately 16 miles and 29 minutes from Manchester, WA14 5SG

29th to 30th October 2023

Pick Your Own Pumpkin will be back in Trafford at the Dunham Pumpkin Patch this year.

There will be chance to pick your own pumpkin, lots of photo ops and the chance to try their autumnal ice cream flavours.  

Read More >>> Dunham Massey Pumpkin Patch

Brookheys Farm Pumpkin Picking, Dunham Massey 

Brookheys Farm Dunham Pumpkin Picking

Approximately 17 miles and 32 minutes from Manchester, WA14 5SY

The detials for the 2023 event have not yet been announced the information below is for last years event. 

Head to Brookheys Farm Dunham Massey to pick your own pumpkin for 2022.  

Brookheys has confirmed that Pumpkin Picking will be back.

They will be open weekends from 8th October and then every day in the school holidays until 30th October from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

The Brookheys Farm at Dunham Massey Pumpkin patch last year is drop-in and free entry. 

See here for more information about The Brookheys Farm at Dunham Massey Pumpkin patch

Kenyon Hall Farm Pick Your Own Pumpkins, Warrington 

Kenyon Hall Pumpkin Festival

Approximately 18 miles and 30 minutes from Manchester, WA3 7ED

30th September to 31st October 2023 

Kenyon Hall Park has confirmed that they will be back for 2023 and tickets are now on sale. 

The pumpkin season will include access to the Outdoor Pumpkin Patch with over 15,000 pumpkins, and the chance to take pictures.

This year they are also offering professional photoshoots, for an additional cost. 

The farm also boasts a lovely cafe and on-site parking and a small play area.

Discover More >>> Pumpkin picking at Kenyon Hall Farm. 

Woodland Pumpkin Picking at Haigh Woodland Park, Wigan 

Pumpkins Haigh Woodland Park

Approximately 18 miles and 30 minutes from Manchester, WA3 7ED

26th to 29th October 2023 

Haigh Woodland Park pumpkin picking event will be back for 2023. 

There will be a chance to pick your own pumpkin, pose for pictures, meet spooky characters and watch a show.

Tickets cost £5 per person including your pumpkin and must be booked in advance. 

Read More >>> Pumpkin Picking at Haigh Woodland Park

Pumpkin Patch at Tatton Park 

pumpkin patch Tatton Park

Approximately 20 miles and 44 minutes from Manchester) WA3 7ED

21st to 30th October 2023 

Pick the perfect pumpkin this Halloween at the Pumpkin Patch at Tatton Park for 2023

Taking place at the farm, you will get to meet all your farmyard favourite animals and then it’s off in search of the perfect pumpkin to take home and carve for Halloween!

Pumpkins will need to be paid for in advance.

Read more and Book >>> Tatton Park Pumpkin Patch 

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm Secret Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin at the Secret pumpkin patch at seven sisters ice-cream farm

7th to 29th October 2023

Approx 28 miles and 42 minutes away from Manchester, BL1 7NS

Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm have launched a new secret pumpkin patch. 

You can pick a homegrown pumpkin and carve it leaving the mess behind. 

Entry to the pumpkin patch is £2.00 per person and those under 2’s are free and do not include a pumpkin which is priced separately. Pumpkin carving kits are available to hire. 

They also have Halloween activities including both a night and day maze 

Plus they have a large selection of ice cream, waffles, smoothies, milkshakes and hot drinks.  

The Pumpkin Patch is open:

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2023

Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October 2023

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2023

Wednesday 27th to Sunday 29th October 2023

No booking is required. 

Read More >>> Halloween at Seven Sisters Ice Cream Farm 

For more information about the Pumpkin Picking at Seven Sisters Ice Cream see here. 

Pumpkin Picking At Smithhills Open Farm, Bolton 

Pumpkin picking Smithhills Open Farm

Approx 28 miles and 42 minutes away from Manchester, BL1 7NS

21st to 29th October 2023 

Bolton at Smithhills Open Farm Pumpkin Patch is back this year. 

They will be giving you the chance to pick your own pumpkin in the woods along with lots of photo ops.

The farm will also be hosting a Halloween event and a Halloween Fright Night for over 6’s

The Halloween event will include a spooky sweet hunt, staff in fancy dress, Halloween decorations and a children’s fancy dress competition. 

Read More >>> Pumpkin Picking Smithills Farm 

The Hayloft  / Sandy Lane Farm Pick Your Own Pumpkin, Bold 

Pumpkin Picking The Hayloft

Approx 23 miles and 40 minutes away from Manchester, WA8 3XP

20th September to 29th October 2023

Hayloft (Sandy Lane Farm) pumpkin patch has confirmed that their pumpkin patch will be back for 2023.

They will be open 23rd and 24th of September 2023, 30th and 31st October 2023 then each day from 7th to 29th October 2022 10.00 am to 4.30 pm.

They will also be offering after-school twilight pumpkin picking until 7.00 p.m. from the 20th of October 2023. 

The sessions are drop-in and no booking is required, just pay for what you pick. 

They close if the patch does get too busy. Keep an eye on their Facebook Page for details. 

They also had a spooky maze, tractor rides, and miniature railway, and their coffee shop will be open serving hot drinks and treats.

Plus, there will also be a chance to pick your own Sweetcorn. 

The Hayloft at Sandy Lane Farm Pick Your Own Pumpkin is located at Sandy Lane, Bold, WA8 3XP. 

For more information about the Hayloft, Sandy Lane Farm Pick Your Own Pumpkin see here. 

Libby’s Pumpkin Patch, Macclesfield 

Libbys Pumpkin Patch Pumpkins

Approx 26 miles and 26 minutes away from Manchester, SK11 9RS

30th September to 29th October 2023

Libby’s Pumpkin Patch has confirmed that they will be back for 2023. 

You will be able to pick your own pumpkin on weekends from 30th September to 15th October, then each day from the 21st to 29th October 2023. 

Entry costs £5 per car, plus the cost of the pumpkin. 

They have an on-site cafe and will be doing pumpkin smashing sessions after Halloween. 

Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch, Wigan 

Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch

Approx 40 miles and 50 minutes away from Manchester, WN8 0QY

6th to 31st October. 

The Roby Mill Pumpkin Patch will run every day from the 8th to 31st October 2022. 

They will have a wide choice of pumpkins and minikins with prices starting from £2. 

There will also be an onsite coffee van serving hot drinks, snacks and cakes. 

Entry is free however tickets are required for weekend visits and during half term.

Read More >>> Pumpkin Patch at Roby Mill Wigan 

Pumpkin Alley Pick Your Own, Omskirk

Pumpkin Alley Pumpkin Patch

Approx 43 miles and 55 minutes away from Manchester, L39 7LS 

1st to 31st October 2023 

Pumpkin Alley is opening their pumpkin patch for 2023.

The picking will start on 1st October then the patch will be open each day Monday to Saturday 10.00 am to 5.00 pm and Sunday 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

Plus there will be other fun in-store including a new pumpkin express train ride. 

Pumpkins will cost £5 each no matter what size and colour.

No entry tickets required you can just turn up.  

For more details about the Pumpkin Alley Pick Your Own Pumpkin see here. 

Bellis Brothers, Wrexham 

 

Bellis Brothers Pick your own pumpkins

7th to 31st October 2023 

Approx 51 miles and 1 hour away from Manchester, LL13 9YU

Bellis Brothers pumpkin patch is back for 2023.

Last year the Pumpkin Patch was open during weekends from Saturday 7th October to Sunday 15th October, then daily from Saturday 21st to Sunday 31st October 2022. 

The opening times will be 10.00 am to 5.00 pm each day.

You will need to book a free ticket to enter at a set time.

Pumpkins are paid for what you pick with prices starting at £2.00 – cash and cards payment taken. 

Along with being able to pick your own pumpkin, there will also be a Maise Maize (entry fee applies)

The Strawberry Fields Restaurant will be open at weekends serving refreshments. 

Bellis Brothers Pumpkin picking is located at Wrexham Road Farm, Wrexham Rd, Holt Village, Wrexham LL13 9YU.

See here for more information about Pumpkin Picking at Bellis Brothers. 

Malpas Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch 

Malpas Pick your own Pumpkin Patch

1st to 31st October 2023 

Approx 59 miles and 1 hour and 20 m minutes away from Manchester, SY13 4RB

The Malpas Pumpkin Patch will be back for 2023.

Along with the chance to pick your own pumpkins, there are also 2 maize mazes leading to pumpkin pic opportunities, tractor rides, and lots more. 

The picking will be open on various days from 1st of October then from Saturday 22nd to Monday 31st October 2023.

More information about the Pumpkin Picking at Malpas Pick Your Own Farm see here.

Discover More >>> Best Halloween Events In Manchester 


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