The Best Pumpkins in Herts, Beds, Bucks and Oxon

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Here’s where you can find the best pumpkins, squashes and gourds across the Chilterns and have some fun picking them. 

14.5 million pumpkins are expected to be left uneaten this Halloween, in the UK alone! Don’t just use your pumpkins for carving spooky faces, check out our Recipe page for lots of delicious ways to enjoy them for dinner and sweet treats.

Sandy Lane FarmTiddington, OX9 2LA is holding a Pumpkin, Squash and Gourd Weekend 10-3pm on Sat 8th and Sunday 9th October. There will be fresh cakes, bread and coffee available plus their gorgeous farm shop will be open with an amazing pumpkin display.  

Peterley Manor Farm Prestwood, HP16 OHH. PYO pumpkins on weekends starting Sat 15th October and then through half term. Combine with a visit to their beautiful farm shop, Kitchen Barn (booking recommended) + walk down to see the alpacas. 

Farmer Paul’s Pumpkin Barn, Aylesbury HP22 4DP is open from Sat 8th October with an incredible display of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Free to visit but please buy a pumpkin or two whilst you’re there. 

Rectory Farm PYO, Stanton St. John, OX33 1HF opens from 20th October. Visit their 5 acres of pumpkin fields and enjoy undercover pumpkin crafts, games, bouncy castle plus tractor and trailer rides. Booking recommended. 

Lillingstone PYO Pumpkin Patch, A413 between Towcester and Buckingham MK18 5AF is open from 8th October. Booking required. Enjoy the maze, pony and tractor rides available too.

Please check each farm’s website and/or social media for opening times and crop availability before travel – click on the links above to find out more.

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