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Pick a pumpkin and have a fun day out at the Farmer Copleys Pumpkin Experience

A fun day out for all the family at Farmer Copleys. (Photo: SM)
A fun day out for all the family at Farmer Copleys. (Photo: SM)

The festival is taking place at Ravensknowle Farm on Pontefract Road from now until October 31.

For 2023, they have grown more than 250,000 pumpkins with over 40 different varieties including Baby Bear, Munchkin, Atlantic Giant, Racer, Cinderella, Howden, Casperita, Goosebump, Pumpkin Rouge, Polar Bear.

There’s always plenty to do at the Farmer Copleys Pumpkin Festival and this year is no different.

Thousands of pumpkin fans have been flocking to Farmer Copleys to take part in its famous annual Pumpkin Festival. (Photos Scott Merrylees)
Thousands of pumpkin fans have been flocking to Farmer Copleys to take part in its famous annual Pumpkin Festival. (Photos Scott Merrylees)

There are tractor rides, live shows, archery, vintage rides, storytime, Magical Mr Zen, Velcro the Scarecrow, daily fancy dress competitions, dog show and photo opportunities galore!

The Pumpkin Princess and ‘Not so wicked’ Witch of the West has been on hand to help you find your perfect pumpkin and the witch may even have a little prize for your best outfits.

Also new for 2023, Farmer Copleys has introduced Pumpkin Nights, perfect for an after school trip with the kids, a group night out with friends or even date night, where you can pick your pumpkins by twilight in the lit up fields.

There’s also entertainment including Luke Combs UK, Maxed Out, Top of the Brit Pops and more.

Even our four-legged friends get to enjoy the festival. (Photo: SM)
Even our four-legged friends get to enjoy the festival. (Photo: SM)

Find out more on the Farmer Copleys website here.

There's lots of fun for all ages. (Photo: SM)
There's lots of fun for all ages. (Photo: SM)
The festival is taking place at Ravensknowle Farm on Pontefract Road until October 31. (Photo: SM)
The festival is taking place at Ravensknowle Farm on Pontefract Road until October 31. (Photo: SM)
The ‘not so wicked’ Witch of the West is on hand to help pick the perfect pumpkin. (Photo: SM)
The ‘not so wicked’ Witch of the West is on hand to help pick the perfect pumpkin. (Photo: SM)
Fun on the rides. (Photo: SM)
Fun on the rides. (Photo: SM)
There's something for children of all ages. (Photo: SM)
There's something for children of all ages. (Photo: SM)
Thousands of pumpkin fans have been flocking to Farmer Copleys to take part in its famous annual Pumpkin Festival. (Photo: SM)
Thousands of pumpkin fans have been flocking to Farmer Copleys to take part in its famous annual Pumpkin Festival. (Photo: SM)
Entertaining the crowd. (Photo: SM)
Entertaining the crowd. (Photo: SM)
It's a grand day out for all the family. (Photo: SM)
It's a grand day out for all the family. (Photo: SM)
Taking a ride on the rollercoaster. (Photo: SM)
Taking a ride on the rollercoaster. (Photo: SM)
Thousands of pumpkin fans have been flocking to Farmer Copleys to take part in its famous annual Pumpkin Festival. (Photo: SM)
Thousands of pumpkin fans have been flocking to Farmer Copleys to take part in its famous annual Pumpkin Festival. (Photo: SM)
Grab a wheelbarrow and start picking! (Photo: SM)
Grab a wheelbarrow and start picking! (Photo: SM)
A great day for making memories. (Photo: SM)
A great day for making memories. (Photo: SM)