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Pumpkin Picking Patches around East Sussex 2021

September 18, 2021

Heading out to a local farm to hand pick your own pumpkins or gourds ready for carving ahead of Halloween has become an Autumnal ritual for many over recent years. Whether you’re looking for ingredients for a hearty soup, seasonal decorations or the perfect pumpkin to top off your Trick or Treating there’s plenty of places to explore this Autumn.

Please note picking sessions are very popular, often getting booked up very quickly. Please check opening times directly with venues and try to book in advance as much as possible. Happy picking!

Tulleys Pumpkin Picking Farm

Turner’s Hill

When? Open now (weekends only to start with) right through until the end of October.

How much? £3 – £6 per person depending on when you visit. Under 2’s go free.

Anything else? Tulleys really goes to town with their Pumpkin Picking. There’s always lots going on including great food, warm drinks, photo props, play areas for kids and Pumpkin Night events.

Country Pumpkins PYO

Fordcombe, Tunbridge Wells

When? 24th – 31st October

How much? £1 plus 75p booking fee per vehicle.

Anything else? Entry by ticket only so please make sure you book in advance.

South Farm

Rodmell, Near Lewes

When? 16th – 31st October 10m – 4pm

How much? Free entry, just pay for your pumpkins.

Anything else? The farm can get very muddy so go prepared with welly boots.

Latchetts Farm

Heaven Farm, Furners Green

When? 16th & 17th October and then 22nd – 30th October.

How much? Free entry – just pay for your pumpkins.

Anything else? There’s plenty to do here. Latchetts Farm sell the best ice cream around! There’s also a café, play area, nature trail and crazy golf.

Poynings Pumpkin Patch

Poynings, Near Brighton

When? Weekends through October then 23rd – 31stOctober

How much? Free entry. Just pay for what you pick.

Anything else? Burger van with refreshments on site. Be prepared to get muddy!

Sharnfold Farm

Stone Cross, Eastbourne

When? 23rd – 31st October

How much? £6.95 per child including 2 crafts, prize, activity sheet and entry. £2.50 per adult plus booking fee.

Anything else? Halloween trail and craft events are being held alongside pumpkin picking.

Please let me know if you’d like your pumpkin patch to be added to the list. Email me at

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