Pick Your Own Fruit

School Farm, Retford

School Farm, Retford

Now CLOSED until strawberry picking in June. for more details please see our essential information below.

Please check our Facebook page ‘School Farm Soft Fruit’ for information and opening updates in bad weather.

In addition to the pick your own produce and the farm shop available here at School Farm, we have the added bonus of our Maize Maze! Fantastic fun for the whole family, get lost in our Tractor themed maze as you look for symbols and solve the missing word. Please visit scroll down the page for more information and opening times. The maize maze will open late summer until September.

Friendly farm animals including Alpacas, goats, ducks, sheep & more!

We aim to be open from June to mid-August  for strawberry picking, but crop timings and availability depends heavily on the weather conditions. Whilst pumpkins are harvested throughout October.

Produce can also become unavailable during the season due to unforeseen weather conditions or the farm becoming busy. We recommend that you check our Facebook page for updates before your visit to avoid disappointment.

*Open daily 10am-5pm(Last pick 4:30pm)
*Pumpkins & sweetcorn available to pick 🌽 🎃
*No entry or parking fee
*No booking required
*We accept both cash and card
*Pumpkins are priced according to size (Approx £1 - £15+)🎃
*Suitable footwear for a field ie. Wellies
*Dogs on leads allowed on site HOWEVER they are unable to access the pumpkin field 🐶
*REMEMBER YOUR CUTTERS OR SCISSORS✂️✂️✂️PLEASE NOTE- we will not be supplying these
*We CANNOT guarantee your pumpkin will last until Halloween, but store UNCARVED in a dry cool place for the best chance 😊
*It would be a good idea to bring something to put your pumpkins in to go in your car, we do not provide this
*The further you walk, the better!
*PLEASE DO NOT let children jump on or throw the pumpkins about!Someone else might want that one 🎃
*Please return your wheelbarrow back to wheelbarrow station once you are finished with it-This is a big help!👍
*We have plenty of pumpkins so please don’t rush at once! Our peak times are weekends, if able to why not come on a weekday or after school instead!🏫🎃

🎃 Most importantly have fun! 👻


School Farm, Ollerton Road, Retford,DN22 8DB

Opening Hours


Open everyday for pumpkin picking 10am-5pm

How to Find Us

We are located in West Drayton on the outskirts of Retford.

School Farm

Ollerton Road

West Drayton



Tel: 01302 751729