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Where can you pick your own pumpkin in Suffolk and north Essex?

PUBLISHED: 08:12 12 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:18 12 October 2017

Undley Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze. Picture: UNDLEY PUMPKIN PATCH

Undley Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze. Picture: UNDLEY PUMPKIN PATCH

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One of the best things about Halloween is pumpkin carving with friends and family. Find out where in Suffolk and north Essex you can pick your own.

Enjoy a great family day out at Undley Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze this October. Picture: ARCHANT Enjoy a great family day out at Undley Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze this October. Picture: ARCHANT

Undley Pumpkin Patch and Maize Maze

Undley Road, Beck Row, Suffolk

You can pick a pumpkin in the Undley 50 acre Pumpkin Patch every weekend in October and during the October half term.

The site has doubled in size since 2016 and now has new activities for all the family to try.

There will be a pumpkin shaped bouncy castle and two new giant inflatables on offer.

For more information visit their website.

Pumpkins at Foxes Farm Produce in Aldham, Colchester. Picture: FOXES FARM Pumpkins at Foxes Farm Produce in Aldham, Colchester. Picture: FOXES FARM

The Pumkin Patch

Aldham, Colchester

Take a stroll around The Pumpkin Patch in Colchester and have your pick of a variety of types and sizes of pumpkins.

It is free entry, you just need to pay for the pumpkin that you pick.

The patch is open every weekend in October until October 29.

For more information visit their website

The Friday Street Farm Shop, Farnham near Saxmundham. Picture: DAVID GARRAD The Friday Street Farm Shop, Farnham near Saxmundham. Picture: DAVID GARRAD

Friday Street Farm

Saxmundham

Home grown pumpkins can be picked up from the farm’s shop now!

Get creative and get carving or put your chef’s hat on and create some autumnal recipes with the pumpkins.

There are also a few blue pumpkins available to make a velvety soup.

For more information visit their website.

Pick yourself up a pumpkin from Suffolk Food Hall. Picture: ARCHANT Pick yourself up a pumpkin from Suffolk Food Hall. Picture: ARCHANT

Suffolk Food Hall

Ipswich

The Suffolk Food Hall has a huge selction of pumpkins on offer for you to purchase.

You can pick up your carving canvas seven days a week - from 9am - 6pm on weekdays and 10am - 4pm at the weekend.

Also on October, 23 the venue will be hosting a Halloween cooking club workshop for children.

This will teach them how to cook an autumnal dish from scratch and a Halloween themed pudding. For more information visit their website.

Pumpkin harvesting time ahead of Halloween. Picture: DANNY LAWSON/PA WIRE Pumpkin harvesting time ahead of Halloween. Picture: DANNY LAWSON/PA WIRE

Depden Care Farm

Near Bury St Edmunds

Depden Care Farm have a selection of medium and big pumpkins sitting in their shed waiting for you to collect!

Pop down to the farm whenever you get a chance however it is advised you come while it is still light.

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