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Pumpkins at Crockford Bridge Farm
We open for Pumpkin Sales from early October. Pre-harvested Pumpkins are available for sale in both Crockford's Corner and also in our Farm Shop.
Pumpkin Picking Weekends.
Pumpkins may be picked directly from our fields at certain times, however availability is very weather dependent. Please phone ahead to check the fields are open before making a long journey.
We hold our annual Pumpkin Festival towards the end of October. During this time Crockford's Corner is transformed into a fun packed area complete with thousands of pumpkins displayed for sale, pumpkin carving and other fun activities. There is an entry fee payable at the gate.
Wonder Wood Immersive Theatre.
Our immersive Woodland Theatre opens during the October half term. Please see below for more details. Booking online in advance is essential as our performances frequently sell out.
To be notified when tickets go on sale, please register for email updates using the form below.
Pumpkin Picking Weekends
Weather permitting, our Pumpkin fields are open to the public for picking on weekends in October;
Please be aware our Picking fields are closed during our Pumpkin Festival.
Please bring bags to carry your pumpkins home and cash to pay (our payment kiosk is a temporary strucutre in a field with no phone lines for credit card machines!)
Wonderwood immersive theatre.
During Half Term, The Wonder Wood opens and our immersive woodland theatre returns with a cast of travelling performers arriving to tell their tale.
When booking, please remember, tickets to the Wonder Wood shows are for a specific time. Tickets are non transferable. If you are late you will miss your show!
Tickets are only available to book online.
An entry charge (payable on the day) applies during our Pumpkin Festival. There is no charge if you have booked a ticket for our immersive show in the Wonder Wood.
- Theatrical Show - Book tickets early to visit our quirky, immersive theatrical show in the Wonder Wood.
- Face Painting - A visit to our professional face painters is part of the fun (separate charge applies - cash only)
- Pumpkin Carving area save on the mess at home. Carve your own pumpkin and let us clear up the mess!
- WE CANNOT PROVIDE SHARP KNIVES FOR HEALTH & SAFETY REASONS
- Pop Up Food
Every year different pop up food vendors bring a varied offering of delicious, freshly cooked food.
- The Ice Cream Parlour - Our Ice Cream Parlour is open serving a wide range of incredible Italian Gelato from nearby Geleteria Danieli.
- Tea Shack - The Tea Shack is open serving Coffees, Hot Chocolate with marshmallows, Toffee apples and more!
- Play area, slides, treehouse and more!
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For information on our Pumpkin crop including tips on how to care for your Pumpkin, please visit our Pumpkin Crop Page
Can I pick my own Pumpkin from the field?
Only during our Pumpkin Picking Weekends. Unlike other farms we do not usually open our growing fields for pumpkin picking. We harvest and clean our pumpkins ourselves displaying them for you to select in our 'Pumpkin Patch. This is due to the very real risk of groundfrosts causing damage to pumpkins left out in the fields in late October.
Do you take Card Payments?
We have a limited ability to take card payments, please remember our event takes place outdoors on a working farm. Card payments are accepted in the Pumpkin Sales tent, Ice Cream Parlour and Tea Shack
Please bring cash as there is not an ATM on the farm.
Is there an entry charge to the Pumpkin Patch event?
Yes there is an entry charge to enter the farm during our Pumpkin Festival. This charge is payable on the day, Pumpkin Patch entry tickets cannot be booked in advance.
Entry to the Pumpkin Patch event is included in the ticket price for those visiting our woodland theatrical show.
For those not wishing to pay for entry to The Pumpkin Patch, there is a wide selection of Pumpkins available for sale in our Farm Shop which is free to enter. Alternatively, you may wish to visit the farm earlier in October when it is very quiet.
How can I book tickets to the Woodland Show?
You can book tickets to our Woodland Theatre show by clicking here (theatre tickets include the entry to The Pumpkin Patch).
Tickets to enter The Pumpkin Patch cannot be booked in advance, simply turn up on the day.
Is there parking available?
Yes, there is plenty of parking available on The Farm. Please use the Farm Car Park rather than the adjacent Garden Centre Car Park.
Click here for directions and travel information.
Can I bring a picnic?
No, Food and drink may not be bought in to the Pumpkin Patch or the farm. We have tried our best to accommodate picnickers in the past, but sadly have been overwhelmed with littering in recent years. The Pumpkin Patch is a catered event. Food and drink are available to purchase at Crockford's Corner.
Can I bring my dog?
No, sadly dogs are not allowed during our Pumpkin Patch Event. The Farm is simply too busy with hundreds of very excited children running around. We are very happy to welcome dogs on leads to the farm for the rest of the year and apologise for any inconvenience.
Can I carve my Pumpkin?
Yes, during Half Term there is a dedicated carving area where you can carve your own Pumpkin. (Sorry only Pumpkins purchased from us, you can't bring your own). For Health & Safety reasons we cannot provide knives for you to carve with. Pumpkin carving kits are available to purchase.
"Super good fun in the pumpkin patch !! Loved carving pumpkins and my little one had a blast on the playground!"
5 Star Review from Sofia Almudena Plana on Facebook
"We visited for the first time yesterday and had such a lovely afternoon choosing pumpkins, eating toffee apples and exploring. A wonderful place!"
5 Star Review from Megan Rorke on Facebook