24 September to 31 October
About Pick your own Pumpkins at Millets Farm
Millets Farm has been nurturing a large number of pumpkins in their fields this year, and now’s the perfect time for picking a pleasingly plump one. So put on your boots and enjoy an autumn family day out picking your own pumpkins at Millets Farm Centre.
This year, they have 3 different picking areas for you to choose from to find your perfect pumpkin.
Come along and choose one to carve or cook!
Dates & times
Pick your own pumpkins at Millets Farm is open for weekends from 24 September and then daily between 15 and 31 October from 10.00am to 4.00pm with last entry at 3.15pm.
24 & 25 September from 10.00am to 4.00pm
01 & 02 October from 10.00am to 4.00pm
09 & 09 October from 10.00am to 4.00pm
15 to 31 October from 10.00am to 4.00pm
Admission to the patch is from £1.50 – £2.50 per person, depending on dates and then you pay for what you pick. Pumpkin prices vary depending on size. Children under 2 years old can enter the fields free of charge and do not require a ticket.
- Everyone who wants to enter the fields must have an admission ticket.
- Booking in adavance is essential as tickets sell out fast.
- Once in the field you choose the pumkins you wish to take home with you and pay for these before leaving.
- Pumpkins prices vary depending on the size and variety of the pumpkins.
- Prices will be advised at entry to the pumpkin patch and again at exit.
Good to know
- Halloween merchandise and pumpkin carving kits can be purchased at the Pumpkin Patch and within the Farm Shop.
- Millets Farm is a working farm, and the ground is uneven in places, which can make it difficult for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
- Sorry, no dogs are allowed into the PYO fields, with the exception of service dogs.
- Please wear sensible footwear as the ground is very uneven in places.
- Please bring your own re-usable carrier bags to transport the pumpkins back to your vehicle.
- If you need to speak to a member of Millets Farm staff regarding the PYO pumpkins, please email email@example.com
Other useful information
- Pumpkins are actually a fruit.
- The largest pumpkin ever recorded was over 2,600lbs.
- Each pumpkin has about 500 seeds.
- There are more than 45 different varieties of pumpkin.
- Most pumpkins are orange, but they can come in green, pink, red, white and even blue.
- Every single part of the pumpkin is edible – even the skin and stem.
- A freshly cut pumpkin will keep in the fridge for 2 to 3 days or 6 to 8 months in the freezer.