the Pumpkin patch – back in 2023
Just to thank you for an excellent afternoon yesterday. You’ve gone all out this year! It was so well organised, the displays looked amazing and so many pumpkins to choose from out in the field. Loved the tractor ride and hats off to the scarecrow and farmer who dealt so well with a bunch of over-excited children! Please thank them.
Every year over a quarter of all Halloween pumpkins in the UK end up being thrown away - that's 18,000 tonnes of food waste - and it makes us pumpkin farmers very sad to see! So here are some tasty tips for getting the most out of your pumpkins and squashes.
The Rectory Farm picking season runs from April - October, starting with asparagus and finishing with pumpkins.
Our strawberries ripen up at the start of May and finish into September. Check out our PYO page to see what's in season when, and for lots of recipe ideas.
Plan your visit
Enjoy a day out at Rectory Farm picking all your favourite fruit and vegetables to take home and enjoy. Remember to bring your own punnets and carrier bags to help us reduce plastic use.
Visit the shop from March - December to stock up on kitchen essentials and all our ready-picked fruit and vegetables if you’re short on time.
rectory farm cafe
Join us for coffee and locally baked pastries, a pot of tea and a slice of homemade cake, a freshly prepared lunch or a hot breakfast bap.
We have both indoor seating and outdoor seating (covered and uncovered) and plenty of space for families and groups to gather and catch up over good food and drink.