The Best Pumpkin Patches in Scotland!
It is that time of the year where we are all rushing to the shops for a pumpkin before they run out and we get stuck with the worst one. Although maybe this year you could make a day out of it? Rather than rushing to the supermarket and fighting over pumpkins or coming home to the kids with a pumpkin, they don’t like you can take them to one of the best pumpkin patches in Scotland! Here they can choose their own pumpkin with a sea of pumpkins to choose from and you can bring the whole family along! Some will even let you bring your furry friends, otherwise, is the family really complete?
We have listed our top recommendations for the best pumpkin patches in Scotland because we want you and your family to be able to show off the magnificent pumpkins that you picked yourself to your street, trick or treaters and friends.
Arnprior Farm, Stirling,
Arnprior Farm was the very first Scottish farm to open up their pick your own pumpkin patch during 2015. Arnprior Farm have over 15,000 pumpkins for you to pick from! With their 6-acre pumpkin patch, you are bound to find your perfect pumpkin. The pumpkins come in various shapes and sizes and whichever you choose will be ideal for pumpkin pies and soups. And of course for wonderful decorations and even better for carving!
They have a huge range of pumpkins ranging from giant Cinderella orange pumpkins to intriguing green wart covered pumpkins as well as elegant white pumpkins. They even have crazy stripy pumpkins! The farm is dog friendly and very muddy, BEWARE you may end up leaving the farm with a mucky pup! Don’t worry too much about the mud, just be sure to wellies and if you do not have a pair Arnprior have you covered with their wellie boot hire.
Food and drink are also served at the farm. They serve hot drinks to gin cocktails and food including pizzas and burgers. They also have face painting for the little ones. There is plenty more to do with the Chainsaw carving show, pumpkin-themed crafts and much more!
Cononsyth Farm, Arbroath,
Cononsyth Farms Pumpkin Patch is back! They are supplying you with the best pumpkins to choose from for the spooky season. They have a strict NO DOGS policy due to health and safety. They have plenty of pumpkins ranging in size, weight and shapes as well as colours! Cononsyth Farms Pumpkin Patch also sells munchkins for only £1.50 which are adorable mini pumpkins.
There are carving stations dotted around the patch to save your home from becoming a pumpkin mess! It is also good fun to interact with others whilst carving your own pumpkins. Be sure to wrap up warm and wear wellies as your session will only be spent outside.
After carrying all those pumpkins and spending plenty of time searching for the perfect pumpkins you can head over to the food cart ‘Los Buenos Amigos’. This Spanish food will warm you up and satisfy your cravings after working up an appetite. They also have other food and drink for you to choose from.
Kilduff Farm, Near Athelstaneford, North Berwick, East Lothian,
The Patch at Kilduff began in 2018 and was a hit! it is the perfect family experience for the lead up to Halloween. They have created the best opportunity for children to pick their own pumpkins straight from the field, in order to engage children with nature and to teach them how food grows.
The farm will be offering warm drinks and tasty treats for you to enjoy whilst searching for your perfect pumpkin or for you to take with you on your journey home after a long day of excitement and hard work! They have a passion for preventing food waste and want people to be reminded that pumpkins are not just Halloween decorations and are fruit so can be used in dishes when cooking.
This location is definitely the most instagrammable pumpkin patch with plenty of photo opportunities. This farm is definitely one of the most popular places to pick pumpkins.