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8 places you can go pumpkin picking as Halloween approaches

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8 places you can go pumpkin picking as Halloween approaches

October is just around the corner so it’s time to start thinking about Halloween.

Pumpkin picking is a great way to have some fun and get your home ready for 31st October. We’ve rounded up eight of the best pumpkin picking sites in and around Merseyside.

The Pumpkin Patch, Orrell Hill Lane, Hightown

Pumpkin Picking

Opens at 9am on 1st October every day until 31st October.

No booking required and no entry fee. Pay for what you pick.

Cash or card, refreshments available, picnic area and a variety of pumpkins.

They say: “Our pumpkins have been growing nicely and are looking well so we’re expecting a wonderful sea of orange again this year.”

Facebook @thepumpkinpatchhightown

Church View Farm, Southport Road, Lydiate

Pumpkin Picking

Opens at 9am on 1st October, until 31st October or sold out.

No booking required and no admission charge. Pay for what you pick.

Fairground, Triviso Ice Cream and a hot food van providing refreshments.

They say: “We hand sow the seeds and plant each seedling in our fields. They are our babies so please take care of them.”

Facebook @churchviewfarmlydiate  

Pumpkin Alley, Delf Lane, Downholland, near Ormskirk

Opens 1st October, Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm, closes 4pm on Sundays.

No booking required this year.

Pumpkins £5 each.

Bouncy castle, face painting and a set for photos.

They say: “This season we have grown baby white ones, large white ones and blood moon pumpkins as well as our XXL ones.”

Facebook @pumpkinalleypickyourown

Claremont Farm, Old Clatterbridge Road, Wirral

Pumpkin Picking

Opens 10am on 8th October, until all the pumpkins are gone.

No booking required. Pay per kg for what you pick.

Refreshments available in the café and farm shop.

They say: “Love the ghost pumpkins. Got some nice big ones too!”

Website: claremontfarm.co.uk

Vineyard Farm Shop, Poulton Road, Bebington

Pumpkin Picking

Opens on 8th October, 9am-5pm Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm on Sundays.

No booking required. Pay per kg for what you pick.

They say: “The pumpkins are looking good! It looks like we will be ready to start picking on 8th October.”

Facebook: facebook.com/VineyardFarm/

Halloween Trail, Benty Farm Tearooms, Thurstaston Woods, Wirral

Opens 5th October-30th October.

No booking required.

£5 per child, with a Halloween gift at the end of the trail.

They said: “The trail takes place around the pumpkin patch and includes answering questions and filling in the missing words.”

Website: bentyfarmtearooms.co.uk

Rainford’s Christmas Tree Land, Catchdale Moss Farm, Moss Lane, Eccleston

Pumpkin Picking

Opens 1st October, 10am-5pm.

No booking required and no entry fee.

There will be carving inside the marquee for pumpkins sold at the farm. An extra £4 per pumpkin carved.

They say: “We are getting ready!”

Website: rainfords.co.uk

Birchall’s Pumpkin Patch, Reeds Lane, Rainford

Open 1st-31st October

This year Birchall’s have joined forces with Willowbrook Hospice for a Spooky Scarecrow competition with great prizes and costing £5 to enter, which will be donated to the hospice. See their Facebook pages for further info.

They say: “We’re so excited to show you all how well our pumpkins are growing! You will agree they are amazing and perfect.”

Facebook: facebook.com/birchallspumpkinpatch/

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