Suffolk's Perfect Pumpkin Patch

Half Term is slowly coming to an end. With so many exciting things to do here in Suffolk, it’s challenging to narrow down where to take the family! However, the call of pumpkin patches is impossible to resist, as they are such a lovely autumnal experience. We have so many places nearby, so all you need to do is pop on your wellies, grab your wheelbarrow and get picking!

The Pumpkin Barn in Redlingfield

This is a new location, it’s their first year opening and on our doorstep!  Just 1 mile away. Enjoy pizzas from The Suffolk Wild Flour Pizza Bar too. Our regular guests will know how amazing these are!
9:30-4:30. £2/adult entry. Coffee, hot chocolate, cake and donuts available.
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Frogs Farm Suffolk

Farm on the A140, running seasons events throughout the year. This October they have daytime patch fun 9:30-4:30, then a spooky festival 6-9pm. 1000s of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Hot food and drinks, bring wellies for a splashing good time.
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Roughham Estate, Blackthorpe Barn

Fun for all the family. Enjoy posh cheese toasties, BBQ street food, waffles, coffee and there’s also a licensed bar. Face painting is available and pumpkin carving tools can be hired. 9am - 5pm.
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Old Hall, Southwold 

The pumpkin patch at Old Hall near Southwold is a great place to head for a family day out. Here you will find a variety of pumpkins! Weird or wonderful orange or green, there are many types to choose from including pumpkins, squashes and gourds in orange, white, pale grey, pink, yellow; Polar Bear, Turks Turbin, Crown Prince, Casperati, Red October to name but a few! Entry to the patch is free and you only pay for what you pick (pumpkins prices vary according to size.). Old Hall is also home to the famous maize maze, and this Halloween there's a fun, family scare event running from 21-29 October, featuring 2 scare mazes, and undercover activities in the barn. Plus the onsite cafe serves a delicious range of meals, snacks, cakes and hot and cold drinks - perfect to warm up with on a chilly (or rainy!) autumnal day. 9.30am - 4.30pm.
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Wrentham Pumpkins 
The famous Christmas tree fields are filled with hues of orange this autumn. Located at Wrentham, just a short drive from Southwold, Beccles and Kessingland; the farm is open daily from 9am - 4pm until 31 October. Pumpkins range in size pricing from £1 to £15 depending on their size. There are plenty of different shapes and sizes to suit every budget, and kids will love looking out for the creatively constructed hay bales and there's a perfect picture spot for you to take photos of the kiddies to remember the experience. Dogs are welcome but need to be kept on a lead and picked up after.
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Pumpkin Patch, Woodbridge

Situated on James Foskett Farm near Woodbridge, this rustic pumpkin patch is open daily from 10am - 4pm. The open fields are ripe with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. There's plenty of parking but the open fields do make muddy work of it, so wellies are essential! There's a coffee van selling hot drinks and snacks, plus you can buy an array of freshly picked produce from the farm. Dogs are not permitted at this patch.
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Akenham Hall Farm, Ipswich

Akenham Hall’s vibrant Pumpkin Patch has come alive with a riot of orange hues. Here, not only can you select the perfect pumpkin for carving, children can have a bounce on the bouncy castle and get their face or arms painted with spooky designs. While grown-ups can peruse the shop selling seasonal gifts and produce. During half term, The Mobile Pizza Co will be selling freshly cooked pizzas, a coffee van will be on hand to warm you up with hot drinks, and ice creams will also be on sale from the ice cream van, plus the farms tractors will be on display!
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