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Where to Pick Your Pumkins Near Blackpool


Our own pumpkin patch


There's only a week left to find the perfect pumpkins, so here's a quick rundown of 3 of my go to patches around Blackpool!


It only seems right to start the top 3 off with the patch we visited!


1.


Prospect Farm,

By-Pass Road,

Garstang,

Preston,

PR3 0LP


Instagram:- @bradshawsfarmshopgarstang

Facebook:- https://www.facebook.com/bradshawsfarmshop


Bradshaws is a 20-30 min drive from Blackpool, which makes it one of the closest. There was a huge choice of pumpkins, varying in colour, shape and size. The patch itself was huge with spooky Pumpkin Scarecrows leading the way to the best pumpkins.

It was an amazing patch for us as the path was alot more wheelchair friendly than some pumpkin patches we've visited. You need to ring or message to book your 1 hour slot. As of today I think it's fully booked but its definitely worth a punt to see if they've had any cancellations. Prices varied but the pumpkins are charged per kilo. We bought 7 pumpkins totaling around £20.







2.

Old Holly Farm Logo

Old Holly Farm

Cabus Nook Ln,

Garstang,

Scorton,

Preston

PR3 1AA

Old Holly Farm have their first ever Pumpkin patch this year! You need to book to visit the farm (with 3 bookable sessions throughout the day) as they are limiting the numbers of groups allowed on site in each session.

The Price of £7 includes:-  pick your own pumpkin  entry to the farm  a hot drink or ice cream for each ticket included (t&cs apply)  1 household /support bubble per booking as per local restrictions   The patch is all outdoors so don't forget your wellies! PUMPKIN UPDATE (taken from their website)

From WEDNESDAY 28TH OCTOBER onwards (please read carefully)

Entry Tickets will be available at £3.50 per person which includes entry to the open farm and a complimentary hot drink or ice cream.

Pumpkin picking will still be available AS LONG AS STOCK LASTS. You will be able to upgrade your ticket to include a pumpkin on the day. We will update our page each morning with stock levels.

Once the pumpkins have gone, they have gone

Visits must still be booked in advance using our online booking app

You MUST only visit with members of your own household.

EVERYONE needs a ticket to enter the farm, except under 2's who are FREE.

Please read the t&cs before confirming your booking.

https://www.oldhollyfarm.com/pumpkin-picking/


3.

Centurion Way

Centurion Tank,

Leyland,

PR26 6PU


No need to book if you're heading here! There's still plenty of pumpkins to pick from and apparently you can even find blue pumpkins too! Cash payments only!

https://www.facebook.com/pickyourownpumpkinonthemoss


PYO Pumpkins


I will say there was another one I wanted to mention. Windmill Animal Farm! We went here last year and it was fab! Even though the wheelchair didn't want to go down to the patch the boys had a great time! Last year we were able to just use the patch and pay for any pumpkins we picked. This year however they seem to be a bit more money hungry as you now have to purchase a ticket to the entire farm. Adults £14.95, Children £15.95 and Carers £13.95. Personally I feel this is a bit much and I couldn't find any option for just picking a pumpkin like we did last year.


There's definitely quite a few places to visit though for those perfect squashes. If you're still searching take a look on Facebook or Instagram and if all else fails, Asda have some really nice ones from only £1. Now I'm going to need a week to carve our 17 pumpkins! Somebody stop me!



Happy Halloween





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