Frequently asked questions
When are you open?
** We are so sorry to announce we are now closed for pumpkin picking for the 2020 season**
Do you take card?
Yes we take contactless and card payments as well as cash.
Do I need to pre-book?
No need to pre-book please turn up whenever suits you.
Where are you?
The pumpkin patch is on the farm at Siam Hall, Boxford, CO10 5LA. Look out for the road
signs on the A134 and A1071 junction which will show you where to come, it is a very short
drive from the main road.
10 minutes from Sudbury
10 minutes from Nayland
10 minutes from Hadleigh
20 minutes from Colchester
25 minutes from Ipswich
25 minutes from Halstead
30 minutes from Bury St Edmunds
Is there space to social distance?
The pumpkin field is really big and there’s lots of space but please keep 2 metres from
other people at all times. There are two pay stations with lots of room to queue.
What other Covid measures have you put in place?
There will be hand sanitiser at the entrance and exit which we encourage you to use and
wipes to clean the wheelbarrow handles. Please keep 2 metres from other people at all
times and don’t touch any pumpkins unless you intend to buy them.
What do I need to bring?
Wellies if it has been raining! The pumpkin patch is all outside so please dress for the
Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on a lead and all mess is cleared up.
How much does it cost?
Parking and entry are free. Pumpkin prices start from just £1.
What facilities do you have?
We have a pop up café with hot and cold drinks and a small selection of cakes to buy. You
are welcome to bring a picnic, there are picnic benches situated all throughout the field.
There are toilets on site too.
Can I eat the pumpkins?
All pumpkins are edible and there are lots of great recipes to make use of them, soup,
cakes, pies, roasted to name a few. Some varieties are better than others so please ask
when you get here.