Once a year, when the leaves change colour and fall to the ground, days get shorter and the wind gets crisper which means Halloween is just around the corner! In Harrow, we are lucky to have a good deal of spots to pick your own pumpkin!.
With that in mind, many people in Harrow will be on the hunt for the perfect pumpkin to turn into an artistic masterpiece on the big day itself. Fortunately, Harrow is close to many pumpkin patches that you can actually go to and pick your very own! After all, why spend time in the supermarket looking through all the less-than-perfect-shaped ones when you can find the one that’s just right for you?
With the half term approaching, and Halloween itself under two weeks away, now is the perfect time to pay a visit to one of these spots with the children, and find your very own pumpkins for Halloween.
We’ve listed the best of the bunch below so that you can decide for yourself…
1. The Pop Up Farm
A family run and family friendly farm, The Pop Up Farm welcomes thousands of visitors each year to a series of pop-up farming festivals. As their official website states, “Picking your own sunflowers, sweetcorn and pumpkins makes for a great day out for everyone.” The patch is open now until the 30th October, you can book tickets here.
Address: The Pop Up Farm, M1 Junction 9, St Albans, AL3 8HT
2. Christmas Tree Farm
With thousands of very fresh pumpkins trees to choose from. Christmas Tree Farm make their pumpkin patch one of the best around. They are open now from 10:30am – 4pm until Sunday 30th October (or until sold out!). Make sure you pay them a visit to pick your own pumpkins.
Address: Christmas Tree Farm, Amersham Road, Chesham, HP5 1NE.
3. Willows Activity Farm
Pick your pumpkin from thousands available at Willow’s Pumpkin Patch. For 2022, Willows are also hosting a special ‘Pumpkin Hunt’ for children to enjoy with a prize badge for all those taking part. In addition, a special pumpkin-thmed grotto is available for families to visit with tickets available here.
Address: Willows Activity Farm, Coursers Rd, St Albans AL4 0PF.
4. Crockford Bridge Farm
This regular pumpkin hot spot opened more than 15 years ago and which runs from mid-October until Halloween. They also have a special Pumpkin Festival that’s held from October 22-30, this is why we included this in our list. It’s a little further afield but worth the trip from Harrow. You can book here.
Address: New Haw Rd, KT15 2BU