Halloween is fast approaching and that means it’s time to pick your pumpkins!

Here are six great places to PYO pumpkins in Staffordshire.

New for 2022: Pumpkin Patch, The Trentham Estate

There's a huge selection of pumpkins to choose from at The Trentham Estate, Staffordshire, this AutumnWhere: between Stoke-on-Trent and Stone, close to M6 Junction 15

When: daily from 14th-31st October

Time: 10am-4pm

What's On: for the first time, you can pick your pumpkin at Trentham this year. There's a huge selection to choose from, plus fancy dress competitions, photo opps, wand and broomstick making, and the pumpkin colouring and design studio. Your pumpkins are included in the price. Advance booking required.

Price: £18.50 for adults, £15 children aged 6-15, £6 children 2-5. Under 2s go free. Seniors and disabled £17. Family pass (2 adults, 2 children) £49.95. Members £6 per person. Price includes a day ticket for the gardens.

Website: https://trentham.co.uk/events/pumpkin-patch/

PYO Pumpkins, Lower Drayton Farm

A family poses with their pumpkins at Lower Drayton Farm, StaffordshireWhere: just outside Penkridge, close to Junction 13 of the M6

When: selected dates from 1st October, then every day from 14th-31st October

Time: 10am-5pm

What’s On: more than 125,000 pumpkins of all shapes and sizes to choose from on this huge pumpkin patch. Pick your favourite and bring it back to the carving tent in your wheelbarrow, before creating your freaky design! There's loads of photo opps, plus the chance to meet the farm animals, and then pick carrots, potatoes and sweetcorn to take home. Advance booking required.

Price: £9 per person, including pumpkin

Website: https://lowerdraytonfarm.co.uk/pumpkins/

Halloween Spooktacular, National Forest Adventure Farm

A young girl with her pumpkin waves at the camera at the National Forest Adventure Farm, StaffordshireWhere: Tatenhill, near Burton upon Trent

When: selected dates from 15th-30th October

Time: 9.30am-5.30pm

What’s On: enjoy a packed day on the farm, with pumpkin picking and carving, plus broomstick training, scare school, and fancy dress competition! Meet the animals in the barn and paddocks, let off some steam in the indoor and outdoor play areas, and take a ride on the tractor.

Price: £15.99 per person, £12.99 for senior citizens and disabled, free for under 2s and carers. Includes pumpkin.

Website: https://www.adventurefarm.co.uk/event/halloween/

PYO Pumpkins 2022, Essington Farm

A pumpkin waiting to be picked at Essington Farm, StaffordshireWhere: Essington in South Staffordshire, close to Wolverhampton

When: 1st-23rd October (more tickets to be released in October)

Time: time slots available all day

What’s On: choose from a wide variety including white and yellow ones. Advance booking required. The pumpkin is an additional cost, and prices range from £2 to £12, depending on the size. Tractor and trailer rides are free.

Price: £2.50 per person, not including the pumpkin. Free for the under 3s.

Website: www.essingtonfarm.co.uk/events

Late Night Pumpkin Picking, Canalside Farm

A girl shocked by the size of the pumpkins at Canalside Farm, StaffordshireWhere: Great Haywood, near Stafford

When: 8th-30th October (selected dates), late night slots 14th & 21st

Time: various slots available

What’s On: why not pick your pumpkin by torchlight this year? Hunt for the perfect jack-o-lantern after dark, between 4pm and 8pm, before braving the Spooky UV Maze. There are family games and photo opps too. Enter the photo competition and you could win a Halloween themed hamper!

Price: £3 per person, and additional charge for the pumpkin decided by weight

Website: www.canalsidefarm.co.uk/events/

Halloween Spooktacular, Amerton Farm

A glorious day on the pumpkin patch at Amerton Farm, StaffordshireWhere: Stowe-by-Chartley, near Stafford

When: 22nd-30th October

Time: various slots available

What’s On: pick and carve your pumpkin, get your face painted (every day except 29th October), and take a ride on the spooky tractor & trailer. Tackle the freaky maize maze, meet the farm animals, and go wild in the indoor play barn. Prizes for the best fancy dress.

Price: £6.49 for adults, £18.50 for children (pumpkin included). Advance booking required.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1157279651528877/1157279708195538/?event_time_id=1157279708195538&ref=newsfeed

Other pumpkin patches in Staffordshire

There are other farms offering PYO Pumpkins including Woore Fruit Farm, near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Manor Farm Fruits in Tamworth, and Lichfield Maize Maze.

Pre-booking is essential

At the time of writing, these patches had a good crop of pumpkins, but they are anticipating high demand, so we would recommend booking your slot as soon as possible.

Looking for more things to do for half term in Staffordshire?

Have a look at our Half Term page, which is packed with info on events in Staffordshire in Half Term Week.

For things to do specifically for Halloween, our Halloween page is the place to go.


The Trentham Estate
The Italian garden with lake beyond at the Trentham Estate, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Peace and quiet, fun and action - there's something for everyone at The Trentham Estate with stunning Gardens, a Shopping Village and the Monkey Forest.

Lower Drayton Farm
Lower Drayton Farm

The UK's newest farm park attraction, set on a 600-acre working farm in the heart of Staffordshire, offers the perfect way to spend time as a family while the kids let off some steam in the countryside.

National Forest Adventure Farm
Goats are great!

The National Forest Adventure Farm, is acres of fun for everyone, whatever the weather!

Essington Farm Shop
Shop - Farm
Essington Fruit Farm

This family run business is committed to providing fresh own grown produce.

Canalside Farm Shop
Shop - Farm
Fresh and local produce for sale

The Farm Shop houses a top quality Butchery, Fishmongers and Delicatessen, plus wide range of local and regional products.

Amerton Farm
Amerton Farm and Craft Centre

Plenty to see in lovely surroundings. Tea Room, Craft Centre, Bakery and Farm Shop. Wonderful gifts and working crafts. Indoor adventure play area, farm yard, wildlife centre, summer steam train, garden centre and Children's parties.