Pumpkin picking is a great activity for people of all ages. It’s a fun way to get outside and enjoy the autumn weather. Pumpkin picking is also a great way to support local farmers. Most pumpkin farms offer other activities as well so it’s a fun way to spend time together as a family outdoors and bond over the shared experience.

Overall, pumpkin picking is a great activity for anyone who wants to have some fun outdoors, support local farmers, and/or teach their kids about where food comes from.

Pumpkin Picking Events – October 2022

Overview of West Lothian

West Lothian is a county located in the central belt of Scotland. It is bordered by Edinburgh, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. The county town is Livingston. Other towns in the county include Bathgate, Linlithgow and Whitburn.

The area is home to a number of attractions including the Linlithgow Palace, Hopetoun House and the Blackness Castle. There are also several museums and galleries in the area.

3 great places to go pumpkin picking in West Lothian

Pumpkin picking is a great activity for the whole family, and there are several places to do it in West Lothian.

Almond Valley in Livingston

Almond Valley are having their Pumpkins, Tumshies and Tattiebogles event from 10 am to 5 pm daily between the 8th and 23rd of October, and again on the 29th to 30th of October

Follow the path that leads you past many different scarecrows playing silly and scary tricks. Collect all of the clues, and a reward may be waiting for you. Beneath all the festivities, you are going to find seasonal decorations and several crafts for you to do in the museum.

And don’t forget the pumpkins. Make your way to the spooky pumpkin patch to pick your pumpkin.

You can find out more information and prices on their Halloween Events page.

If you are feeling brave, you can attend the After Dark event…have a ghostly time.

Craigies Farm in South Queensferry

Craigies Farm is located in West Lothian, just a short drive from Edinburgh. They have lots of pumpkins to choose from, so you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for carving or baking with. And if you get there early enough, you might even spot some of the farm animals!

For more information check out Craigies Farm – Pick Your Own Fruit section.

Hilltop Animal and Farm Supplies – Bathgate

Hilltop Animal and Farm Supplies – Pumpkin Event Hilltop Farm and Animal Supplies is based in Bathgate. Their 2021 pumpkin event was a hit, and so they are running a 2022 event too on the 22nd of October. Their event will include:

🎃 a pumpkin patch

🎃 bouncy castle

🎃 pony time

🎃 bunny petting and more.

Book your tickets online today.

If you know of any more local pumpkin picking in West Lothian that is happening please get in touch and let me know. I can then add them for other families to enjoy over the spooky season!

West Lothian Events - Pumpkin Picking 2022