While Halloween might be slightly different this year, some of the traditions can stay the same, like pumpkin picking, pumpkin carving and of course, making something delicious out of the leftovers!

If you’re on the hunt for the best places in Dorset to pick pumpkins this year, here are a few suggestions.

Longclose Farm, Milton Abbas

This is the home to Dorset County Pumpkins, where you’ll find a mixed variety of pumpkins. The farm will be open for pumpkin picking from 10 am – 4pm on selected days between Ocober 17th and 31st.

Cat and Fiddle Farm and Café

Located on Lyndhurst Road, the farm is open late every Thursday throughout October for pumpkin picking with the gates closing at 7.30pm. You don’t need to prebook, but dogs aren’t allowed on site.

Sopley Farm

This farm near Christchurch are also offering pumpkin picking seven days a week between 10 am and 5pm.

Do you have any other suggestions for places to pick up pumpkins? What are your favourite things to make with the leftovers? Let us know and we’ll feature your recipes on our recipes page!

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