Five places you can go pumpkin picking in Lincolnshire for Halloween this year

Pumpkin picking in Lincolnshire

Five places you can go pumpkin picking in Lincolnshire for Halloween this year

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s about time you started thinking about how you can get into the spirit of this spooky holiday. Pumpkin picking is quickly becoming a popular tradition, with many families heading out every year to try and get their hands on the best pumpkin they can find. Read on below to find out the best places to go pumpkin picking in Lincolnshire this year.

Thornton Abbey, Ulceby

Just a short drive from Grimsby, children will have the chance to pick and carve their own pumpkins at Thornton Abbey’s Maize Maze on weekends and during half-term week from 10am until 5pm. The play area will also be available to use.

Rand Farm Park, Market Rasen

Running from Friday 22 October to Sunday 31 October, the Pumpkin Festival at Rand Farm Park will include an array of activities for adults and children alike. Costing £12.95 for one adults, £12.95 for a child over two and free entry for children under two, admission will include pumpkin picking, pumpkin carving, indoor soft play, outdoor play, a tractor ride and a chance to meet the animals on the farm. Find out more here.

Hall Farm Park, Market Rasen

Also located in Market Rasen is Hall Farm Park, which is offering pumpkin picking activities for children and adults during the October half term. There will also be the chance to win a small prize as part of Winnie the Witch’s Halloween Hunt. Find out how you can book your tickets here.

Lings Farm, Caistor

With over 5,000 pumpkins to choose from, Lings Farm is around a half-an-hour drive from Grimsby town centre. The farm is currently open for pumpkin picking on weekends and from Saturday 23 October until Sunday 31 October from 10am until 4pm. Entry is free, and pumpkins are priced between 50p and £10. Find out more here.

Pink Pig Farm, Scunthorpe

The Pumpkin Festival at Pink Pig Farm in Scunthorpe will run from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 31 October, and visitors will have the opportunity to take a wheelbarrow to the on-site pumpkin patch and pick one to carve. Open from 10am until 4pm, you can book your tickets here.



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