Pick Your Own Fruit

School Farm, Retford

School Farm, Retford- NOW OPEN

School Farm at Retford is now OPEN for pumpkin picking. The maize maze has now finished.

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 bee themed maze as you look for symbols and solve the missing word. Please visit the 'Maize Maze' 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 1st-3rd/8-10th/ 15th onwards,10am-5pm (Last pick 4:30pm)
*No entry or parking fee
*No booking required
*We accept both CASH and CARD
*Pumpkins are priced according to size (Approx £1 - £10+)🎃 You pay for what you pick!
*Suitable footwear for a field ie. Wellies
*PLEASE BRING YOUR CUTTERS OR SCISSORS✂️✂️✂️PLEASE NOTE- we will not be supplying these on site.
* To ENSURE your pumpkin lasts, we recommend to store UNCARVED in a dry, cool place, however we cannot guarantee it will last until Halloween
* Please bring your own bags for your pumpkins to go in the car, we do not provide any
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!👍


School Farm, Ollerton Road, Retford,DN22 8DB

Opening Hours

  • Our general opening times are: 

How to Find Us

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

School Farm

Ollerton Road

West Drayton



Tel: 01302 751729