From gremlins and goblins to witches with charm, we invite you all to our Spook-tacular Farm! With a circus full of tricks, a disco full of spooks and fields full of pumpkins, there's spookily good fun to be had by all...if you dare! Check out the tabs below for all the activites taking place during half term this Autumn

PYO Pumpkins

Our pumpkin field will be open again this Autumn, packed full of plump pumpkins to pick, spooky props and plenty of fun for the whole family to enjoy!

Opening from the 28th September, weekends only until 18th October and then daily until 31st October.

Open for weekends only from 28th September, then daily from 19th – 31st October.

Everyone who wants to enter the fields must have an admission ticket – booking in advance is essential as tickets sell out fast! (Toddlers and babies under 2 years old can enter the fields free of charge). The patch will be Halloween themed, with lots of props and photo ops, whilst remaining suitable for a family audience.

Once in the field you choose the pumpkins you wish to take home with you and pay for these before leaving. Wheelbarrows will be available for you to use to transport your pumpkins to the exit desk. Pumpkins/squash prices vary depending on the size and variety of the pumpkins. Prices will be advised at entry to the pumpkin patch and again at exit.

Dates & Timings

Open for weekends only from 28th September, then daily from 18th – 31st October.

Location

Located in the PYO fields. Please follow the signs to Sprouts Play Barn and park on the grass car park and follow the signs to the pumpkin patch.

Other useful information:

  • Pre-booking required. If we are sold out we will not be allowing walk-in customers
  • Halloween merchandise and pumpkin carving kits can be purchased at our Pumpkin Patch and within the Farm Shop
  • Millets Farm is a working farm and the ground is uneven in places which can make it difficult for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
  • Sorry, no dogs are allowed into the PYO fields, with the exception of assistance dogs. Assistance dogs should be supervised and kept under your control throughout your visit to our ticketed areas, remaining on a lead and wearing the appropriate tabard or harness.
  • Carers can receive free entry. Valid form of ID will need to be emailed to bookings@milletsfarmcentre.com before booking to confirm this. Please see our full carers policy here
  • Please wear sensible footwear as the ground is very uneven in places
  • Please bring your own re-usable carrier bags to transport the pumpkins back to your car
  • If you need to speak to a member of staff regarding the PYO pumpkins please email bookings@milletsfarmcentre.com
  • Please read the Terms and Conditions of our daytime pumpkin picking event here


DID YOU KNOW…

Pumpkins are actually a fruit!
The largest pumpkin ever recorded was over 2,600lbs!
Each pumpkin has about 500 seeds.
There are more than 45 different varieties of pumpkin.
Most pumpkins are orange but they can come in green, pink, red, white and even blue!
Every single part of the pumpkin is edible – even the skin and stem!
A freshly cut pumpkin will keep in the fridge for 2-3 days or 6-8 months in the freezer.

John Lawsons Halloween Circus

This thrilling, fun family show, features lots of new and popular acts especially for the whole family to enjoy!

 

Dates & Timings

Saturday 26th October – Sunday 3rd November 
Show duration approximately 1 hour

Location

New location next to our maze field, accessed via our overflow car park. Follow signage on site when you arrive.

Other Useful Information:

  • Featuring new and popular acts, John Lawson’s circus for 2024 is family friendly.
  • Please note this show contains flashing and strobe lighting.
  • Each performance lasts approximately 1 hour.
  • Acts are correct at time of publishing but may change nearer the actual event.
  • No animals take part in the Circus.
  • Seating is not allocated.
  • All children (2 and over) and adults must have a ticket.
  • There is disabled/wheelchair access and seating however as this is limited please let us know in advance (bookings@milletsfarmcentre.com)
  • Carers can receive free entry. Valid form of ID will need to be emailed to bookings@milletsfarmcentre.com before booking to confirm this. Please see our full carers policy here
  • The John Lawson big top is a no smoking venue.
  • Sorry, no dogs are allowed inside the big top.
  • Children under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions for John Lawsons Circus here
  • Please print your ticket out or keep on a phone/tablet to show electronically. If you attend with just the written down reference number or screenshot of the code you will be refused entry.
  • Please head to the entrance of the big top on arrival and show all tickets there.


If you have any other questions, please contact: bookings@milletsfarmcentre.com

Pumpkins by Night

Get ready to immerse yourself in the Halloween spirit with spooky woodlands, live acts, and a pumpkin to pick!

Grab a wheelbarrow and pick a pumpkin, then enjoy our sets of live entertainment or follow our woodland trail complete with live actors. Delicious alfresco dinner options are available from one of our visiting food trucks, washed down by a local ale from the Parlour Brew bar. Children can enjoy the popular bale mountain and there will be a face painter available too. An unforgettable experience for the whole family.

We recommend this event for families with 8-16 year olds, or it could be the perfect date night with a twist!

Please note this is NOT a scare night.

Dates & Timings

11th – 12th October 
18th – 19th October
25th – 31st October

Location

Entry to our Pumpkins by Night can be found at the far end of our maze complex, on the overflow grass car park (turn right once you come down the driveway).

Useful Information

  • Pumpkins picked that evening will be priced depending on their size. 
  • Merchandise will be available to purchase at the admissions kiosk.
  • Food and drink will be available to purchase, ranging from pizzas to burgers, crepes and a fully stocked bar.
  • Face painting pricing to be confirmed.
  • Tickets are for your arrival time, but you are welcome to stay as long as you like.
  • Sorry, no dogs are allowed into the PYO fields, with the exception of assistance dogs. Assistance dogs should be supervised and kept under your control throughout your visit to our ticketed areas, remaining on a lead and wearing the appropriate tabard or harness.
  • Remain vigilant, dear guests and remember we recommend this event for families with 5 – 16 year olds, or it could be the perfect date night with a twist!
  • Children under 16 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult
  • Carers can receive free entry. Valid form of ID will need to be emailed to bookings@milletsfarmcentre.com before booking to confirm this. Please see our full carers policy here
  • Please read our Terms and Conditions for Pumpkins by Night here
  • Please note this is NOT a scare night and all actors during the trail will remain in one place and there scenes will be clearly roped off for customers to enjoy from a distance!
  • … and don’t forget your torch!

 

Calling all actors!

We are seeking talented actors for multiple roles in an upcoming eerie tale that will captivate family audiences. If you have a passion for storytelling and a flair for performing with a hardworking attitude, then we want you to be part of this unique theatrical experience. 

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Sprouts Play Barn Spooktacular Disco

Join the Sprouts team for this Spooooktacular evening full of play frame climbing and disco dancing fun!

Children can enjoy our huge play frame exploring all the play levels at night time with the lights down low and music up high!

Spaces for these evenings are limited, so please pre-book online in advance. Tickets cannot be purchased on the night of the event.

Our Rose Cottage Cafe will be open during the evening for disco goers to purchase refreshments.

Dates & Timings

28th, 29th, 30th October