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Pumpkin Picking and Halloween Events near Wokingham

Halloween is just around the corner, and whilst it's easy to buy a pumpkin in the supermarket, it's great fun to pick your own! Pumpkin Picking is a great activity to do with the whole family, and there are lots of places around Wokingham where you can pick the perfect pumpkin!

Wokingham communities really love a Halloween event, and we look forward to the trails every year! We've pulled together our round up of all the best spooky goings on for Halloween locally! We’ve got trails, days out, forest frolics and so much more!

If you visit any of our spooky suggestions do tag us on social media as we love to see your adventures!

Pick your own pumpkins near Wokingham

Wasing Park - PYO Pumpkins and Woodland Trail

(AD/gifted) Back for October half term 2023, visit Wasing's Pick Your Own Pumpkin field & Woodland Trail. Running from 20th October to 29th October.

  • Pick Your Own organic pumpkins field
  • A magical woodland trail featuring the Estate's resident creatures including bats & spiders
  • New for 2023 Maize Maze
  • Entertainment for children
  • Hot & cold refreshments under the beautiful stretched tent.

Pre booking is required here.

Join us this Autumn for our first Pumpkin Carnival at Holme Grange Craft Village!

Sunday 29th October: 11am - 4pm

Come and join us for our first-ever Pumpkin Carnival! Included in the price...

  • Use of the bungee trampolines and bouncy castle
  • Drop in sessions with Scotty’s Circus Workshops
  • Visits from the pumpkin witch stilt walker & her giant bubbles
  • Aerial performances by Aerial Sabine
  • Trick or treat treasure trail with small chocolate treat
  • Costume parade with prizes!
  • Pumpkin displays & photo opportunities

There will also be pumpkin displays & photo opportunities.

Tickets cost £12 Child & £2 Adult and can be purchased here.

Copas Farm (Iver & Cookham)

Returning this year Copas Farms in Iver and Cookham are opening their gates for pumpkin picking!
Pumpkins will be available for picking on the 7th and 8th and 14th and 15th of October.

Vouchers are £3 per person. Access to the pumpkin field for some great photo opportunities.

For more information click here.

Secrets, Hurst Farm, Milford, Chapel Lane, Surrey GU8-5HU

PYO Pumpkin picking is from the 21st - 29th October from 9 -14.15pm. Tickets cost £3.50 and under 2s are FREE,
Hot food is available to purchase and fancy dress is encouraged!

Pre booking is essential, for more information click here.

Millets Farm, Oxfordshire- Halloween Spook-Tacular

This is always a brilliant event with lots going on! PYO pumpkins weekends from 30th Sept and then daily from 14th - 31st October. £1.50 - £2.50 per ticket. Under 2s free. Pay for what you pick. For times and tickets click here.

Halloween Circus Sunday 22nd - Sat 29th October. 10am/12:30/3pm approx 1 hour. £9.50 per person. To book click here.

Spook About Party at Sprouts. Friday 28th/Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of October. 6 yrs and above. £15.99pp (approx 1.5hours)

Pumpkins by night. Get ready to immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit with spooky woodlands, live acts, and a pumpkin to pick! Open 13th & 14th October. Then 20th-28th October. Doors open at 5.40pm. Last entry 8.40pm, event closes at 10pm. Tickets are £9.95 to book your tickets click here.

For more information click here.

Halloween Events

Spooky Adventure Golf at Golfplex

(Ad) Friday 21st October to Monday 31st October

Visit Golfplex this Halloween week. Take on the decorated 'Howling Jungle Course'. Dress up in spooky attire (adults and children!) to win a small Halloween Hamper every hour for the best dressed.

A kids party special on the Toptracer Range - Friday 27th October - 5pm to 7pm.

PLUS, pre-book for 4 or more and the children receive FREE hot dogs! And x2 mini-Halloween hampers for the two best fancy dress costumes.

Friday 27th October - 7pm to 9pm - adult-only!

Our DJ will be playing some grooves on the Toptracer Range and we've a range of food and drink offers for your enjoyment. Let the ghastly golf and gruesome grooves begin!

To prebook these events click here.

Halloween at West Green House - Half Term Magic & Mystery Trail (Ad)

21st/22nd and then the 25th - 29th October at 12pm/1pm and 2pm (house entry from 11am)

The SPOOKY daytime Halloween Trail is for the children to find perhaps horrid jack-o -lanterns, witches and skeletons and of course a cone full of trick-or-treat sweets.

Wear fancy dress to be entered into a competition to win a Family Ticket to the Christmas Illuminated Garden Adventure.

Enjoy luscious lunches and afternoon tea treats in the Tea Room.

The Halloween trail is £5 to book your ticket click here. (Remember to book your house entry tickets too!)

(AD) Halloween Costume Party at Bombay Story

31st October 2023

We would like to invite you to celebrate Halloween in style at Bombay Story… with some spooky surprises along the way.

Family friendly early sitting (5:30/6pm)

Later adults only sitting (8pm)

  • Set menus available
  • Spooky exciting cocktails (and mocktails) created by our award winning bar team -
  • ALL DAY happy hour for guests who have made a ‘spooktacula’ effort (fancy dress!)
  • Entertainment

Book your table now to avoid disappointment (online, call or pop in to speak to one of our team). To book a table click here.

Esprit Kids Fantastic Halloween Party!

Saturday 28th October: 3:00pm - 5:15pm

  • Suitable for ages 4 months - 12 years.
  • Children under 5 will be in the small gym and those over 5 upstairs.
  • So we don't overcrowd the gyms there are two slots to choose from:
  • 3:00pm until 4:00pm OR 4:15pm until 5:15pm.
  • Member price - £15 per child (up to 2 parents come free)
  • Non-member - £18 per child plus 20% sibling discount.

There's no need to bring anything as all refreshments will be provided and we would love to see children dressed in their scariest Halloween costumes - no face paint, please.

We will look after you too, as light refreshments will be provided for parents whilst you watch your child(ren). To book your ticket click here.

Halloween House Party at Chalk Wokingham

(Ad) Celebrate Halloween at Chalk, a wicked night of devilish entertainment. Themed inside and out with ghosts, ghouls and things that go bump in the night. With live performance and music, there is something to capture the interest of everyone.

The guest DJ will keep the horrifying party going until early hours, and we would ask the guests to dress to impress! No costume is necessary but loose interpretations of the characters are commended.

There are two sitting options, at 5.30pm or 8.30pm.

Family Early Seating - Ticket at £49.95 per adult (kids pick off the kids menu no set ticket)

Face Painting, Magician, Caricaturist

Adults party includes, Four-Course Tasting Menu, Fire Performance, Caricaturist, Burlesque Show, Magician, DJ. £84.95 per adult.

To find out more and book your ticket click here.

Pumpkin Painting at Henry Street Garden Centre

25th - 27th October mulitple times

Spooky pumpkin painting session where you can choose one of our home grown pumpkins or 3 smaller gourds to paint on site ready to decorate your house this Halloween. Each session is 45minutes long and there will be a 30 minute drying time afterwards.

This event will be taking place in the covered area of the garden centre so while dry please make sure you wrap up warm and make sure you’re in clothes you don’t mind getting messy! Tickets are £13.99 per painter, to book your tickets click here.

Cantley House Afternoon Tea

At a loss about what to do this Half Term with the kids? Well we have the perfect 'treat' for you - our Halloween Afternoon Tea & Spooky Trail...available from Monday 23rd October through to Friday 27th October 2023.

Just £28 per adult and £16 per child (including a gift for each child after the trail).

To book call our reservations team on 01189 895100. Quote 'Halloween Afternoon Tea' at the time of booking.

Halloween Trails

Pumpkin Trail - The Look Out

21st - 28th October 2023

A fantastic family event taking place at The Lookout Discovery Centre, Bracknell this October Half Term.

  • Purchase a map for suggested donation of £3 from The Look Out Discovery Centre
  • Follow the c.2km trail around Swinley Forest
  • Find the letters that spell out a secret word
  • Once completed, head back to The Look Out Discovery Centre to be rewarded with your treat.

The trail is raising funds for First Days Charity. Please see Facebook Page for more information.

Binfield Scarecrow Trail 2022

21st - 29th October

The village of Binfield put on a fantastic trail every year, and this yeqar is set to be bigger and better than ever!! Maps can be purchased from Foxes Den, Binfield Stores and Crema Coffe shop. For more information click here.

Spencers Wood & Three Mile Cross Halloween Trail

23rd - 31st October 2023

Back for its fourth year this is set to be the best year yet! Follow the trail to find scarecrows and decorated houses this years theme is Childrens Book Characters. Maps are availble from Budgens and Robyns Nest Cafe Shinfield. For more details click here.

We hope you have enjoyed reading our round up of these Halloween events in and around Wokingam.

If you are looking for family friendly walks, or places to feed the ducks in Wokingham, then visit our guides section for some useful articles.