Looking for somewhere to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Staffordshire?

With thousands of pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colours growing across the county, there's nowhere better than Staffordshire for picking your own pumpkins this Autumn.

Here are five of the best pumpkin patches in Staffordshire, which all offer huge selections, areas for carving - no mess at home - and other themed activities and entertainment.

Lower Drayton Farm

Image shows a family posing with their haul from the pumpkin patch at Lower Drayton FarmWhere: Penkridge, close to M6 Junction 13

When: selected dates from 30th September, then every day from 14th-31st October

Time: 11am-3pm

Activities: visit Staffordshire's biggest pumpkin patch at Lower Drayton Farm, where there's more than 150,000 pumpkins to choose from. Pick from the patch - after a fun trailer ride - or from the indoor pumpkin village if you prefer. Carve your devilish design in the carving barn. Advance booking required.

Price: £11 in advance, £12 on the gate (pumpkins included)

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

The Trentham Estate

Image shows some children leaning on hay bales, with a selection of pumpkins dotted around themWhere: near Stoke-on-Trent and M6 Junction 15

When: daily from 14th-31st October

Time: 10am-4.30pm

Activities: tackle the Hide N Spook Maze, full of ghoulish and ghastly characters, and hunt for the perfect pumpkin at The Trentham Estate, where you can also make a magic wand or broomstick, and enjoy the pumpkin panto. Advance booking required.

Price: £3 adults, £7 children (including pumpkins), plus usual admission prices for non-members.

Website: https://trentham.co.uk/events/hide-n-spook-maze/

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 14th October-3rd November

Time: 10am-4.30pm

Activities: Spooktacular is back at the National Forest Adventure Farm, with pick your own pumpkins, spooky shows, fun fair, soft play and more. Meet farm animals and take a ride on the tractor. Can you spot the scarecrows hiding around the farm? Advance booking required.

Price: £15.99 adults/children, with free pumpkins for the children.

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

Canalside Farm

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

When: 1st-30th October (selected dates), late night slots 13th, 20th and 27th

Time: 9am-4.30pm (5pm-8.30pm for evening events)

Activities: there's a bumper crop waiting for you at Canalside Farm's Pick Your Own Pumpkin Experiences. Enjoy family games, photo opps, maize maze and even a silent disco. Or pick your pumpkin after dark at the Late Night Pumpkin Picking Experiences, with glow performers, UV maze, marshmallow toasting, and street food. Advance booking required.

Price: £4 each, or £5 for Late Night Pumpkin Picking. Additional cost for pumpkins, which are charged by weight.

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

Amerton Farm

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

When: 21st-31st October

Time: sessions at 10am and 3pm (5.30pm-7.30pm for evening events)

Activities: visit Amerton Farm for an unforgettable PYO Pumpkin experience in Staffordshire. Head for the daytime Halloween Spooktacular, with picking and carving, and spooky fun around the farm. Or choose Pumpkins by Twilight with Witches (27th & 28th October only) where after picking your pumpkin, you'll get to enjoy entertainment from the Hocus Pocus Witches, and maybe get your face painted! Advance booking required.

Price: £19.99 child, £6.99 adult, with pumpkin included, or £19.99 child and one adult free for evening events (additional adults £5 each).

Website: https://amertonfarm.digitickets.co.uk/tickets

Other pumpkin patches in Staffordshire

There are other farms offering PYO Pumpkins including Essington Farm, near Wolverhampton, 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.

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!

Canalside Farm Shop
Shop - Farm
Canalside Farm Shop

The Farm Shop houses a top quality Butchery, Bakery 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.