Autumn brings with it some of our favourite things – an excuse to pop on the wood-burner, hot chocolate, and pumpkin picking! If you are visiting Devon this October you may be wondering where the best places are to pick up a pumpkin, well we are here to help with a list of some of our favourite patches across Devon…
Pennywell Farm makes for a fabulous day out all year round but their pumpkin patch adds for an extra twist of Autumn fun. Join in with all the wonderful activities PLUS the Pennywell Pumpkin Patch is included in your ticket price, making this event a must-see for you and your family!
Buckfastleigh – TQ11 0LT
Devon Pumpkin Picking
This South Devon pick your own pumpkin site offers easy access, plenty of parking and refreshments on site. The team are passionate about making it a fun day out, so they have different activities to keep those of all ages entertained. They also have a professional photographer, Emily Fleur, on hand and ready to get beautiful autumnal photos for you.
Newton Abbot – TQ12 6LH
Orway Farm PYO
This year is set to be Orway Farm’s biggest ever pumpkin season. With eight-thousand seeds planted of fifteen varieties, whatever your pumpkin requirements this October, they have you covered. With hard standing car parking and hot and cold refreshments available throughout the day. There are farm animals to see, tractors to play on and plenty of instagram perfect photo opportunities!
Cullompton – EX15 2EY
Pips PYO Pumpkins
With an amazing selection of colourful pumpkins and squash this is one of our favourite stops if you are looking for something different to your standard orange pumpkin.
Yeampton – PL8 2LT
The Big Sheep
At The Big Sheep they guarantee ‘ewe’ a fantastic family day out! This halloween they are offering some wonderful activities along with their pumpkin picking with their Monsters Ball with the Jiggy Wrigglers, daily fancy dress competitions, pumpkin carving, and spooktacular rides!
Bideford – EX39 5AP
With over 50 varieties of Pumpkin, Squash and Gourd on offer, Jolly Pumpkins have something for everyone. There are photo ops galore, food and drink available throughout the day and some super fun activities.
Exeter – EX5 4DU
Thornes Farm Shop
Thorne’s offer some of Devon’s best PYO opportunities throughout the year and so it makes sense that they should have a pumpkin patch too! There is plenty of delicious hot food and drinks from their cafe on offer and this year they are also offering some beautiful nature themed crafts for kids too.
Crediton – EX17 4BH
Dart’s have been able to achieve rich pastures and thriving biodiversity through holistic land management and regenerative farming practices and they’re now growing more fruit and veg than ever… including their ‘perfect for carving’ pumpkins! Enjoy a day out on their patch and be sure to stop in at their delicious cafe for a bite to eat and a hot chocolate afterwards.
Topsham – EX3 0QH
Lifton Farm Shop
Lifton have plenty of Autumnal family fun this October from pumpkin picking in their 12 acre patch, Magic Martin entertaining all day, witches potion making, a maize maze and the perfect pit stop at their Food Barn and takeaway kitchen.
Lifton – PL16 0DH