THE days are getting shorter, it's feeling colder and it's officially October which means one thing - Halloween. 

We have scoured the best pumpkin patches in and around Berkshire so you can get in the spooky spirit. 

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Whether you want the perfect Autumnal picture or to carve a pumpkin with the little ones, here are the best and nearest pumpkin patches we could find (if you're willing to drive that is). 

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The Pumpkin Picking Patch Maidenhead

Bracknell News:

This year, Maidenhead is hosting some pumpkin picking fun with 25,000 different pumpkins!

It is open this weekend (17 and 18 October) and 24th to 31st October from 9.30am until 4.00pm.

Switchback Farm, Switchback Road North, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7QJ

Find out more here 

2. Peterley Manor Farm, Great Missenden, Bucks

Bracknell News:

Homegrown pumpkins are now available for sale in the pumpkin barn in Peterley Farm.

Most farms are within a 45-minute drive but it will be worth it for the memories! 

You can also pick your own pumpkins from the patch today and tomorrow, so hurry and get down there if you have no other plans!

3. Tolhurst Organic Partnership C.I.C, Reading

Bracknell News:

Despite not running their yearly pumpkin festival, Tolhurst will have a range of homegrown pumpkins to buy from the shop.

You will be able to select your squashes and pumpkins from Lin’s VegShed at all hours.

They said: "We regret that we are not able to offer Pick your Own Pumpkin."