It’s back! 19/20 and 26/27 October 2019
*** Pumpkin Boat Cruise Tickets are now live: click here ***
Building on the huge success of Halloween 2018, we’ve planted out 450 Pumpkin plants which should give us about 1500 Pumpkins to pick from in 2019. We’ve also got plans to increase the spooky fun at Narrowboat Farm with more activities.
When: the field will be open for picking from 10am until 4pm, on Sat 19th, Sun 20th, Sat 26th and Sun 27th October 2019
How: Entry is free and no need to book, unless you want to get tickets for a Pumpkin cruise or book a Pumpkin carving workshop (details of that to follow). When you arrive, you can follow the signs a very short distance in to the pumpkin patch, select your pumpkin(s) and pay as you leave the patch. We will have a few wheelbarrows available if you pick a monster, and a few sets of spare wellies although the pumpkins themselves are sat on weed matting so it shouldn’t be too swampy.
How Much: Pumpkins cost £3(small)/£5(medium)/£7(large)/£9(XL) with any ‘monsters’ priced by weight. We accept card payments as well as cash. The carving workshops are available at no extra charge for pumpkins purchased at Narrowboat Farm (places limited, booking details to follow).
What Else Is There To Do: It’s not just pumpkin picking at Narrowboat Farm, you can sit in a tractor and pretend to be a farmer, you can play our field games, you can sit in our mini-cinema and enjoy some Halloween cartoons. Stay tuned for details of short boat cruises from the farm on the day too with our friends from Bridge 19-40 Canal Society.
Where: Narrowboat Farm is easy to find. It is 2 miles East of Linlithgow, a 30 minute walk/canoe or 10 minute cycle from Linlithgow train station along the canal. At the Park Bistro, you cross the canal bridge and take a sharp left along the B-road, past two small cottages and into the field with the polytunnel. EH49 6QY for your satnav (although that might take you to the Park Bistro). Find us on Google maps.
Stay tuned for more updates here and on our social media feeds…
2018 PUMPKIN PICKING…
Here are some highlights from 2018 Pumpkin picking at Narrowboat Farm 🙂
Here you can follow the story of our pumpkins from seed to carving:
late September 2018: the pumpkins have been snipped off the dead plants and sat upright to ripen in the sunshine