Sorry, we are closed for pick your own pumpkins until 25th September! Buy your Mud Run tickets today!

The Pumpkin Patch

Pick your own pumpkin

From september 2021

Pumpkin Picking in Colchester & Basildon

The Pumpkin Patch is the original Pick your Own Patch in Essex and has been operating since 2015. There are two locations in Essex- Basildon (Watch House Farm, Wash Road, SS15 4ER. Bus route 9 and 100) and Colchester- (Green Lane, Aldham, CO6 3PR- Bus Route 88).
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There is an online booking system and everyone visiting the Pumpkin Patch (excluding babies under 1 years old) will require a ticket. To book your ticket, please click the button below!
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Planned opening dates for 2021

We are not sure if we can open right up to Halloween due to the weather and stock availability so please visit us as early as you can…. the pumpkins will keep if left uncarved until Halloween! 

September

25th & 26th

October

  • 2nd & 3rd
  • 9th & 10th
  • 16th & 17th
  • 18th - 31st

Famous at the patch

Every year we are lucky enough to have some famous faces visit us! Last year the lovely Denise Van Outen and Stacey Solomon visited! Who will you spot this year?
Denise Vanhouten at the pumpkin patch

The Pumpkin Patch Essex was featured on ITV with Alison Hammond of This Morning.

The Pumpkin Patch Essex was featured on ITV with Alison Hammond of This Morning.

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Our Locations

Basildon pumpkin patch location

Basildon

Pumpkin Patch

Directions

Colchester pumpkin patch location

Colchester

Pumpkin Patch

Directions

Basildon mud run location

Basildon

Mud Run

Directions

Colchester mud run location

Colchester

Mud Run

Directions

Christmas Cabin Upminster location

Upminster

Christmas Tree Cabin

Directions

Fun on the farm

from october

Kid posing with vegetables

12th september

People jumping into mud

From november

Christmas trees being packed

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