Get into the spooky spirit with some of the best pumpkin patches in Suffolk.

With Halloween just over a month away, farms are getting ready to open up their pumpkin patches once again.

Here are five places worth a visit for pumpkin picking in the county:

Hollow Trees Farm

During the October half term, people can explore Hollow Trees Farm and discover the Beasts of the East who have scattered themselves all over the farm. 

As well as pumpkin picking there will be a farm trail, activities and hot and cold food available. 

Where: Hollow Trees Farm Shop, Semer, Ipswich IP7 6HX

When: October 20 to October 29

Cost:  Pre-booked tickets cost £9

Siam Hall Spooky Pumpkins 

Returning for its sixth year, the pumpkin patch near Sudbury is always a favourite as they have thousands of pumpkins on sale. 

Stowmarket Mercury: There are so many great places to go pumpkin picking in SuffolkThere are so many great places to go pumpkin picking in Suffolk (Image: Charlotte Bond)

In 2021 the pumpkin patch had to move to a bigger field due to the demand. 

There will also be a café on-site with a variety of food and drink items on offer.

Where: Siam Hall, Sudbury CO10 5LA

When: October 21 to October 29

Cost: Free entry and parking

Rougham Estate

The Rougham Estate pumpkin patch is opening for a third year. 

Visitors will be given a wheelbarrow and are able to choose from thousands of pumpkins in all shapes and sizes.

There is plenty more to enjoy too, with sandpits, pedal tractors and small pumpkin games for the family.

There will also be lots of special selfie opportunities such as the Rougham Estate Scarecrows.

Where: Ipswich Road, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9LZ

When: Open on weekends from September 30

Cost: Admission and parking is free

Midnyx's Pumpkin Patch

Open at Southwold Maize Maze, the patch is a great place to spend a day out as a family. 

As well as pumpkin picking there will also be a cheeky monster maze, trick or treat maze, go-karts, a fortune teller, a haunted house and pumpkin carving.

Where: Old Hall Farm, Halesworth Road, Reydon, Southwold IP18 6SG

When: Between October 14 and 29

Cost: Free admission to the pumpkin pick but tickets must be purchased online for the maize maze.

Woodbridge Pumpkin Patch

Turn up and enjoy some pumpkin picking in Woodbridge. 

Stowmarket Mercury: James Foskett, with daughter Jessica has set up a pumpkin patch in WoodbridgeJames Foskett, with daughter Jessica has set up a pumpkin patch in Woodbridge (Image: Charlotte Bond)

With hundreds of pumpkins on offer there really will be something for everyone. 

There will also be a catering van on site.

Where: Sandy Lane, Woodbridge IP12 4DW

When: Opens Saturday, September 30, then every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and for the duration of half term.

Cost: Free parking