WELCOME TO OUR PUMPKIN PATCH…

We have 125,000 pumpkins, all grown right here on our family-run farm.

Make special memories in the pumpkin patch – we have even more photo opportunities dotted all over our farm!

Book now and receive a £4 credit voucher per person on arrival to spend on pumpkins!

Book before 30th June and get 15% off your pumpkins!

Change your booking dates hassle-free up to seven days before your scheduled visit!

Spilmans Pumpkin Festival – OPENS 28th SEPTEMBER!

Your event ticket also includes:
-Our NEW ‘Magical Academy of Wizadry’ show
-PLUS our brand new Halloween fancy dress disco with Skelebones.
-PLUS we will give you a £4 credit voucher per person on arrival to spend on your pumpkins*.

Running dates are 28th, 29th September, 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th & 26th to 31st October.

-Cheaper activity prices when you book them in advance.
-All adults can accompany children in the carving barn and our famous spooky walk FOR FREE!

*For all pumpkin events:
-We have reduced the price of the voucher/ticket this year. It is only redeemable against pumpkins.
-Separate Spilmans activity vouchers are available at a reduced rate to last year if bought in advance during the booking process.
-Please note that your booking slot can be amended up to seven days before your arrival.

PUMPKIN NIGHTS

Back by popular demand, you can pick your pumpkins at twilight!
LIVE MUSIC from the amazing ‘DOUBTFUL BOTTLE’,
a bar (for the grown ups!) and various yummy street food to indulge in!

Running dates are 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th & 26th October.

Enjoy toasting marshmallows over the fire pits, taking pictures under the magical festoon lights and picking your pumpkins by moonlight!

SPILMANS PUMPKIN FESTIVAL AND FIREWORK DISPLAY

The fireworks extravanganza returns for this years Pumpkin Festival on 27th October

This is an extra special festival night with an amazing LIVE ORCHESTRATED FIREWORK DISPLAY starting at 7:45 pm.

The firework display will be accompanied by music, and will last approximately 12 minutes from beginning to end!

BACK TO BASICS

Enjoy the pumpkin patch without the activities.

It is just you, your wheelbarrow (which we have plenty of!) and a field of various wonderful pumpkins!

These are the days we reserve for visitors who prefer to concentrate on the pumpkins, fresh air and beautiful scenery.

The farm shop and cafe will be open on these days but the pizza tent and all the activities will be closed -excellent opportunity for those children who prefer the quiet.

Running dates are 16th to 18th & 22nd to 24th October.

Here’s what our customers say about us…

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“Absolutely fantastic day out today. Lots to do and see. Great facilities, plenty of food outlets to choose from. Reasonable pricing and excellent selection of pumpkins will highly recommend.”
“Fantastic afternoon! kids thoroughly enjoyed it, shooting corn from the cannon, potato slingshot and the show was fun too! Genuinely loved being in the fields picking pumpkins better afternoon than previous places we have been to. Will see you again next year!”
There’s so much to do on the farm during their Pumpkin Fest event and you can easily spend all day there. The price is very reasonable for all of the activities you can do and the entry price even comes off your pumpkins!”

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Our NEW exciting family friendly show for 2024…Live on stage…’MAGICAL ACADEMY OF WIZADRY’! A brand new and improved show for children and their families, written especially for Pumpkin Fest 2024! Unleash your inner wizard and let the adventure begin!

Hold onto your broomsticks because that’s not all! Join Skellybones, our undead maestro, in the disco tent where he is turning Spilmans into the ultimate Halloween hotspot! From spine-tingling party games and a spooktacular disco to hauntingly stylish fancy dress competitions, Skellybones has it all – plus, sweet treats to die for!

Meet Pumpkinella, the enchanting heroine with a heart as golden as autumn leaves! She will be wandering around our pumpkin patch this year and will entertain you with her spooky stories and Halloween tales. Laugh along at her funny jokes, and be sure to get a photo with her!

After you have picked your perfect pumpkins from the field, head to our pumpkin washing facilities. Transform your pumpkin picking activities and say goodbye to muddy messes and hello to pristine pumpkins ready for carving! Make your fall festivities shine brighter with clean, vibrant pumpkins.

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We have LOTS of photograph opportunities located around the farm for you to enjoy at no additional charge. Elevate your Instagram game, create lasting memories and unleash your creativity with our picture perfect pumpkin set ups! Say cheese and let the magic unfold!

Our popular Bale Mountain is a FREE activity to enjoy! Climb right to the top to catch a great view of our pumpkin patch and a sea of orange pumpkins! Make sure you bring your binoculars because this is the perfect spot to spy your perfect pumpkin!

Step into a world of wholesome fun and adventure at our farm! We have lots of fun activities for all the family!
Based on your feedback we have reduced the price of our activities for 2024.

During the booking process you can purchase vouchers for the activities as an add-on. These vouchers will either be £6 for 4 activities or £8 for 7 activities.

Adults accompanying children in the spooky walk and the carving barn go FREE this year!

Please check out our spooktacular activities below!

Can you push the giant pipe from one side of the track to the other? Like a giant hamster wheel, these pipes are designed to be pushed along from the INSIDE! Make sure your legs keep up… otherwise you will be feeling very dizzy, rolling down the track too!

BACK AGAIN FOR 2024! Hop aboard the new ‘Flying Spilman’. Fun for all the family, this little train will whizz you around the farm for you to take in all the sights and sounds of Pumpkin Fest!

Our carving barn is situated next to the cafe. No pre-booking required.

Pick your perfect pumpkin and carve it on site.

Leave all the mess behind.

Take your pumpkins home ready to illuminate.

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After you have finished picking your pumpkins, be sure to have some fun blasting cobs out of our corn cannon! Fire corn on the cob, at straw bale targets.

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Have a go on our potato slingshot and see if you can shoot the targets with a pumpkin!

The spooky walk is scarier than ever with new spooky characters…ENTER IF YOU DARE!!!
Adults accompanying children in the spooky walk go FREE.

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Join our popular tractor and trailer ride around the farm. Hop on our trailer, drive past the pumpkin patch full of colourful pumpkins and hear loads of interesting stories about our farm and what we grow.

The magical fairground rides are back by popular demand for another year! For 2024 we have replaced the twister ride with a big wheel for a more family friendly atmosphere!

**Please note that these rides are a separate concession and CANNOT be purchased using your £4 credit voucher**

The fairground rides accept both cash & card payments.

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Please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this event:

What are the prices of pumpkins?

We have held our pumpkin prices since 2021! Pay for what you pick – we accept cash and card payments. You can also use your £4 credit voucher to pay for the pumpkins that you pick. You can also get a FREE large pumpkin carrier – for pumpkins or muddy shoes!

Is it muddy?

The pumpkin patch is in a farm field. It can get very muddy and if it has rained very slippy underfoot. We advise to wear sensible footwear and to bring your wellies and waterproofs.

Will the pumpkins keep if I buy them at the beginning of October?

Your pumpkins should keep well if you don’t carve them until nearer to Halloween. You should keep your pumpkins cool and dry.

Is there plenty of car parking?

We have improved all of our car parking facilities across the site to ensure customers can access all areas.

Do I need to book to pick my own pumpkins?

Yes please – all tickets for Pumpkin Fest 2024 are pre-booking only.

What types of pumpkins do you have?

We have a huge variety of pumpkins – small sized to extremely large pumpkins weighing over 20kg. Pumpkins can be white, brown, knobbly and of course orange. We also have squashes & gourds in a variety of bright colours including yellow, green and red ones.

Are there toilet facilities on site?
Yes – we have mens and ladies toilets as well as baby change facilities on site.
Do you accept cash or card?
We accept both cash and card forms of payment. Contactless payments are preferred please.
Are Dogs Allowed?

Yes, feel free to bring your furry friend along! Please remember to keep them on a lead and pick up their waste, we will love you for it!

What can vouchers be spent on?

The £4 voucher can be spent on pumpkins only.

Can I change my booking time?

Yes – simply click on the “manage booking” button on your booking confirmation and adjust it to a different time. Please note that this is subject to
availability and the tickets can not be exchanged for more expensive ones.

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Terms and Conditions

Please arrive 15 mins in advance of your ticket time to allow for parking.
In the event that you miss your allocated time, we reserve the right to decline entry to the farm.

Vouchers are non refundable.
Please read carefully before purchasing tickets
TICKETS
Please take the time to read and check your order at each stage of the ticket process. You can change your booking up to seven days in advance of your booking date. You do this yourself from a button on the confirmation email. Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-exchangeable, this includes rainy days. Your ticket is only valid for the session that you have purchased and cannot be used for any other session. Please bring along your confirmation with you on the day either on your smartphone or printed out. We must keep control of the number of people on the farm at any time so you will need a ticket for every member of your group with absolutely no exceptions.

We reserve the right to cancel an event.
Vouchers can be used to purchase pumpkins only.
In the event of an event cancellation by the host, you will receive a voucher for a future Spilmans event to the value of your tickets.
Please do not travel to the farm if you have Covid-19.