Calling all pumpkin hunters!
Visit the Dalkeith Country Park curiously creepy pumpkin patch this October. Enjoy picking the perfect pumpkin and discover what lies below our pumpkin patch ~ we’re creaking open the ancient undercroft of The Orangerie – for those who dare to enter!
Wheelbarrows, fire-pits & marshmallows await eager pumpkin pickers who can select the perfect pumpkin from our patch before descending underground to discover the rarely opened undercroft ~ curiously creepy and just waiting to be explored.
Pumpkin Patch Tickets & Dates
- Open daily throughout the October school holidays.
- 14 – 23 October and on 28 & 29 October from 10.00 to 16.00.
- Adults & children 13 years and above – £3 which can be redeemed against a pumpkin.
- Children 12 years and under – FREE, but an entrance ticket must be booked.
- ASN sessions are available on Monday 16 and Thursday 19 October at 15.00 and 15.30. Please select either of these dates to book ASN session tickets.
Please book your tickets online to avoid missing out! Entrance tickets provide access to the pumpkin patch and ancient undercroft as well as plenty spook-tacular photo opps. Entrance slots are every 30 mins, but visitors can enjoy the experience for as long as they like.
Pick Your Pumpkin at Dalkeith Country Park
The pumpkin patch at Dalkeith Country Park will be bursting with a selection of highly-carvable pumpkins. Browse the patch to select the perfect pumpkins before grabbing a wheelbarrow and stacking it high with your laterns-to-be.
Pumpkins will cost between £2 – £12, depending on size. One adult/child 13+ ticket can be redeemed against small, medium or large pumpkins purchased. Pumpkins are paid for on the day, please note we only accept card payments.
ASN Pumpkin Patch Sessions
We are offering ASN sessions for families with additional support needs on Monday 16 and Thursday 19 October at 15.00 and 15.30. Please select either of these dates to book ASN session tickets.
These sessions will run with a reduced capacity and we’ll have extra team members on hand to help create a safer, calmer environment for families who need a little extra support. A sheltered seating area will be available as well as additional accessible parking spaces close to the patch.
Please note the undercroft experience may not be suitable for children with additional needs, entry is at the discretion of visitors. The pumpkin patch can still be enjoyed without entrance to the undercroft.
FAQs and T&Cs
We can’t wait to welcome you to the Dalkeith Country Park pumpkin patch. If you have any questions about this event please visit our FAQs or read our Terms & Conditions.