Pumpkin Picking in Kent


4th October 2023

Get ready for pumpkin picking season, autumn is finally here! We love embracing the colder weather and what better way to do so than going out with loved ones and hunting for the perfect pumpkins? It’s the perfect activity to get everyone in the autumnal spirit! Check out the details below for the best places to go pumpkin picking and when they’ll be happening:

It’s always a good idea to check the weather forecast, don’t forget to dress accordingly, put on your wellies and waterproofs if rain is expected. Gloves are a must to keep those hands clean and warm!

North Kent:

Pumpkin Moon:

A pumpkin wonderland! Choose from over 100 varieties of pumpkins, squashes and gourds. Booking is essential and is available to purchase on their website.

Where: Lower Rainham Road, Rainham, Kent, ME7 2YA

When: 7th October – 29th October

Price: Under 2’s go free, £3.25 for an adult and child ticket.

For more information: Choose Maidstone or Rainham and buy your tickets below – Pumpkin Moon

Chilton Manor Farm:

Chilton Manor Farm is a family farm and shop situated in the beautiful Kent countryside near Sittingbourne. As well as pick your own pumpkins, they offer pick your own apples, blackberries, raspberries and pears. There isn’t a fee to enter and booking isn’t necessary.

Where: Highsted Road, Sittingbourne ME9 0AA

When: 14th October – 21st October.

Price: Pumpkins sold by weight, starts at £1 and maximum is £12.

For more information: Pick Your Own (PYO) and Farm Shop – Chilton Manor Farm Sittingbourne Kent


South Kent:

PYO Pumpkin Ashford:

Become a ‘Pumpkin Picker’ & choose your own pumpkin for Halloween. Hunt for the golden pumpkin hidden on the field. If you find the gold pumpkin you could win a wheelbarrow of pumpkins for free! If you find a silver pumpkin you can get your largest pumpkin for free. No dogs allowed except assistance dogs.

Where: Cheesemans Green Lane Sevington Ashford TN25 7HX

When: Open now – October 29th.

Price: Pumpkins are priced on size from £1-£10 per pumpkin. £6.66 per car.

For more information: Pick Your Own Pumpkin, Nr Ashford, Kent Tickets, Multiple Dates | Eventbrite


East Kent:

PYO Pumpkin Canterbury:

Back and better than ever! No booking necessary, perfect for a last minute plan with the family. Admission and parking is free, card and cash accepted and dogs on leads are welcome.

Where: Hoath Fruit Farm, Bekesbourne Lane, Canterbury, CT3 4AB

When: Open now – 30th October 10am-4pm

Price: Pumpkins are priced from £1 to £8

For more information: visit their Facebook page.

Delf Farm Shop:

A family run farm shop which is based in Sandwich, known for their fruit and vegetable market and pick your own pumpkins. They also have a dinky donuts stall to enjoy whilst you go! Booking is not necessary.

Where: Delf Nursery, Deal Rd, Sandwich CT13 0BU

When: 14th October starting at 9:30am – 31st October

Price: Prices start at £1

For more information: Delf Farm Shop | Providing Fresh and Seasonal Foods | Kent


West Kent:

Little Fant Farm:

The Little Fant Farm is a 20 acre small family farm, with a Tea Barn, animals and Orchards to admire. Perfect for those looking for a family day out. The pumpkin picking is free to enter and does not require booking in advance. Dogs are allowed on leads. Parking on site.

Where: Farleigh Lane, Maidstone ME16 9LU

When: Every weekend 10am-4pm

For more information: Whats on at Little Fant Farm, Maidstone


Looking for other activities to do over the Autumn? Check out our Autumnal Walks and Family Activities blog or our events page to discover more!

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