Pumpkin Patches in Sussex & Kent 2019

October 3, 2019

In the run up to Halloween it’s become a tradition for lots of families to visit a local farm to pick their very own pumpkin to carve ready for trick or treating. I’ve put together a selection of some of the best places to visit for pumpkin picking and Autumnal antics for 2019. And don’t forget to take plenty of photos…there’s nothing cuter than a tiny person holding a giant pumpkin!


Sharnfold Farm, Nr Eastbourne

Open Monday – Saturday 9:30am – 5pm and Sunday 9:30am – 4pm

General entrance to the farm shop is free. Coffee shop and play area also on site.

Additional Halloween Themed activities taking place between 26-31 October including Pumpkin Carving and Spooky Trail at a cost of £4.95 per child.

Tulley’s Farm, Turners Hill

12 acres of pumpkin fields are open to the public from 10am – 5:30pm during weekends and half term in October (starting Saturday 12th). Entry to the pumpkin patch is free.

Hot food and drinks plus play areas available on site. Why not consider visiting Spookfest across the road at the main Tulley’s Farm whilst you’re there!?

Pumpkin Patch, Sompting

Open over the weekend of 12-13 October and from 19-31 October 9:30am – 4pm.

Sompting farm offers a selection of 32 varieties of pumpkins and gourds to pick. Halloween crafts, fun activities and hot food all available on site.


Beluncle Farm, Rochester

Open everyday from October 12th until Thursday 31st October 12th. Please check website for various opening and closing times. Free to enter.

Pumpkins cost between £1-£4. Food and drink available on site. Donations welcomed for Colitis and Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association.

Stanhill Farm, Dartford

The 2019 Pumpkin Patch will be opening on Thursday 17th October between 9am – 5pm. Farm shop and refreshments can also available on site.

Please check the website for updates on opening times as we’re not confirmed at the time of writing.

Pumpkin Moon – sites at Maidstone and Rainham

Opening for the weekend of October 12-13 and then everyday from Friday 18 October through until Thursday 31st from 10 am – 4pm.

Free entry. Dressing up encouraged! Food and beverage stores available at both sites.

Little Fant Farm, Maidstone

Pick your own pumpkins starts Saturday 19th October until Sunday 27th between 10am – 3pm.

Four Winds Farm, Bidborough

PYO running from 23-27 October from 10am-4pm. Refreshments, face painting, hot dogs, hot drinks and fancy dress all taking place!

Please check venue websites or social media directly for up to date opening times. If you have details of any more local pumpkin patches or would like to be included in the listings please contact jugglingonrollerskates@outlook.com

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