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On the hunt to find the best looking pumpkin to carve for Halloween? Or looking to cook up a storm with some pumpkin themed dishes? Hampshire has a number of farms open this autumn for you and your family to pick your own pumpkin straight from the field.

Here’s our guide to some of the best places to go pumpkin picking in Hampshire.  


Pickwell Farm, Southampton

Located on the outskirts of the city of Southampton Pickwell’s invites you to don your wellies and head out into their fields to find this year’s pumpkin. Be quick though as once the pumpkins have gone they’re gone. Check Pickwell’s Facebook page for regular updates of pumpkin availability.

Find out more aboue Pickwell Farm.


Durleighmarsh Farm, Petersfield

Set in beautiful countryside on the Hampshire/Sussex border, a stone’s throw from Petersfield, Durleighmarsh Farm with its family-run farm shop and pick your own. As well as pumkins for picking they offer a number of ready picked pumpkins available from the farm shop.

Find out more about Durleighmarsh Farm


Sunnyfields Farm, Totton

Sunnyfields have grown thousands of pumpkins for you to choose from: massive ones, warty ones, white ones, blue ones, little munchkins and of course lots of orange ones. As well as pumpkin picking the Sunnyfields has a special area where you can carve your pumpkin or enjoy some great local food from the "Pumpkin Cafe".

Find out more about Sunnyfields Farm


Cat and Fiddle Farm, New Forest

Head to the New Forest National Park and pay a visit to Cat and Fiddle Farm’s pumpkin fields. From small to large they have a number of pumpkins ready to be picked and wheelbarrows are available to hire to help get your autumn pumpkin haul back to the car. A special pumpkin party takes place with picking, carving, music and local food and drink, see Cat and Fiddle website for further details. 

Find out more about Cat and Fiddle Farm


Pumkin Picking Patch, Fordingbridge

Pumpkin Picking Patch have over 15 varieties of pumpkins and gourds on 30 acres across 2 sites. There are wheelbarrows to push, halloween crafts and fun activities for little ones to take part in, great food available and if you are lucky you may catch a glimpse of the friendly witch family. Pumpkin Picking Pach is based between Fordingbridge and Ringwood on the edge of the New Forest. See Pumkin Picking Patch's website for further details. 

Find out more about the Pumpkin Picking Patch


Please note: Pumpkin picking is subject to available and it is recommended you ring ahead to check availability before travelling.

Share your Hampshire pumpkin picking photos with us on Instagram using #visithampshire.

For other Halloween events and activities in Hampshire see our guide to Halloween in Hampshire.

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