A mini guide to pumpkin events in Cheshire


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It’s a season for all things squash, here are some smashing pumpkin events in Cheshire including pick your own farms, carving lessons and festivals.

The streets become covered in autumnal foliage and the sun prepares to turn in for winter, there has always been something enchanting about this season. For me, the best part has always been pumpkins, here are some of the best ways to get your dose of local pumpkin action in Cheshire.


12th October -31st October Pumpkin Parade, Kenyon Hall You can choose your own pumpkins from a range of ready-picked pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colours. You just pay according to size and the prices range from £1-£20. There will also be a designated area for carving your designs. Kenyon Hall Farm, Winwick Lane, Croft, Warrington, WA3 7ED www.kenyonhall.co.uk/pumpkins.html


5th-6th, 12th-13th ,19th- 20th October Church Farm Church farm will be hosting a range of Halloween themed events on three weekends through October, activities will include tractor rides, meerkat and goat feeding and puppet shows. You can pick your own pumpkin from over 2000 which are available. Pumpkins cost is not included in admission fee. Church Farm, Church Lane, Thurstaston, Wirral CH61 0HW www.churchfarmevents.co.uk/family-fright-festival


12th-13th, 19th-20th, 26th-31st October

Malpas Pick Your Own Pumpkins The Malpas Pick Your Own Pumpkins & Halloween Spooktacular at Ivy Rose Farm includes a spooky maize maze, bouncy castle and mini diggers. There are thousands of pumpkins (£3.50 each) for you to choose from. Ivy House Farm, SY13 4RB, Malpas   www.facebook.com/Malpas-Pick-Your-Own-Pumpkins-Halloween-Spooktacular-Cheshire-121027171279432


24-25th October & 28th- 29th October Pumpkin Carving, Lyme Park Join the fun at the Timber Yard and carve some of the scariest pumpkins you could imagine. Booking is essential, so do book in advance. £5.50 admission,  pumpkin included Disley, Stockport, Cheshire SK12 2NR  https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/571a8e9e-2c4d-4000-8bb3-244b3025c064/pages/details

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26th October - 27th October Pick Your Own Pumpkins You can pick your own pumpkins from the pumpkin field during the The Halloween 'Weekend-AGHHH' special event. Kids £10, Adults Free. Claremont Farm, Old Clatterbridge Rd, Bebington, Wirral www.claremontfarm.co.uk -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

26th October - 27th October The Pumpkin Patch Come down to the Farm to meet all your Farm yard favourites and then it's off in search of the perfect pumpkin, fresh from the field. Tatton Park, Knutsford  www.tattonpark.org.uk/events_at_tatton_park/event-listings/2019/october/the-pumpkin-patch.aspx


31st October Knutsford Town's Pumpkin Path Knutsford prepares for its annual Pumpkin Path where children will be encouraged to find some spooky clues hidden around the town. The event takes place between 4pm-8pm.  www.facebook.com/PumpkinPath