family-Honest MumYesterday we headed to Famer Copleys in Pontefract, just outside Leeds for some seasonal family fun at their annual Pumpkin Festival!

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A grand farm enveloped by expansive fields that feel like you’re on a film set, the atmosphere feels magical, but not in a fabricated fake way-it feels authentic, you’re on a farm that happens to be bursting with Halloween-inspired entertainment!

Bar the pics I’m in, I took the shots in this post-hope you like them!

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tractor time-Honest MumI now understand Americans’ obsession with Halloween!

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So much effort has been taken on Copleys’ part: sensational Halloween decorations (natural ones too with those pretty orange physalis below), assistants dressed as witches and pumpkins, every Halloween-inspired delicacy you can think of on offer to eat from pumkin soup to toffee apples, parkin and more, traditional sweet shops on site, a florists, tractors you can play and pose on and most of all, activities to keep the kids and you entertained all day!

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I simply can’t recommend visiting Copleys enough!

…The highlight of my day was us running around choosing pumpkins to carve (which we actually spent an hour doing) and was joyous…

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carving pumpkins-Honest Mumpumpkins-Honest Mumcarving pumpkins-Honest Mumcarving pumpkins-Honest MumWe also played on duck games, ate food in the cafe and went wild in the deli picking up pumpkin delicacies, organic meat and local cheese!

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Oliver loved having his face painted as batman (his latest obsession) and proudly displayed his sparkly batman tattoo to everyone else we met there! It’s a friendly place with kids mixing and playing together, a special atmosphere that makes you want to go back again. I’d return again today if I could!

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tattoo-Honest MumBatman-Honest MumFree in, you pay for your pumpkins, food and some of the games but it’s inexpensive and great value for what was a perfect family day out.

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Love how tightly Oliver is holding his brother here!

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The Pumpkin Festival is on until October 31st. Don’t miss it!

Lots asking where my coat is from-bought from Topshop two years ago!

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22 Responses

  1. Mel

    Looks like you and the boys had such a great time. I didn’t even know you could do anything like this and I must look into it next year. Great photo opportunities and I love the idea of carving the pumpkin out of the house! I love your photos, hun, especially the one of the orange physalis and the sweet jars. x

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  2. Steph @MisplacedBrit

    Loving all these pumpkin farm pics all over the parent blog world right now! …Next year, I NEED to find myself a pumpkin farm!
    Your little batman is a charmer …And those caramel apples …YUM!

    Looks like you guys had a great day 🙂
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  3. brummymummyof2

    LOVE THE COAT! Oh looks so glam. And I believe Autumn to be the best of all the seasons. I am super happy that Halloween has become a bit of a thing now and it looks like you all had such a lovely day out. We went and picked pumpkins yesterday and it was rainy but beaut x
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  4. Gym Bunny Mummy

    Ah this looks fab! I’d love to take Archie somewhere like this next year
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  5. Ebabee

    Oliver’s expression in the first photo – priceless! Looks like a great and fun place and great photo’s lovely – didn’t know about this hidden talent x

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  6. Franki -Little Luca & Me

    We love it here! It’s fabulous isn’t it. We are going again this week to pick some pumpkins with Luca and my niece. Xx
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    • honestmum

      So much fun, can’t believe I only discovered it the other day-incredible place, I profiled them in my Grazia Daily piece too x

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  7. Katie @mummydaddyme

    Ah it looks like a great place to visit and a very fun day out. My girls would love this, they are a bit too little at the moment but next year we will have to have a search in our area for something like this. Lovely photos too. x
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  8. Hurrah For Gin

    Ahh you guys! This is so all so cute 🙂 Looks like an amazing place, quite jealous i can’t go with mine! Happy Halloween xxx
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    • honestmum

      Thanks honey, we had so much fun, think I might have enjoyed it more than the kids, nearly tantrummed when it was home time! Happy Halloween x

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  9. Sarah (@tamingtwins)

    Oh this looks like so much fun! I love Autumn and especially pumpkins so much. We’re off to a Pumkin-fest on Weds, can’t wait! Beautiful photos x
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  10. Lauryn

    Wow, now I’m sorry we missed it there this weekend. We have plans to go to Farmer Copley’s this week to pick out a few pumpkins and carve! Can’t wait. Looks like you had a fab time. I love the Batman face paint and I know two little boys here that would love it too! 🙂

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  11. Potty Mouthed Mummy

    This looks amazing!!! I really need to find something like this near me, I hope it exists. Fab pics, particularly the tractor one 😉 xx
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  12. Katie / Pouting In Heels

    Lovely post! Looks fantastic. Funnily enough a friend of mine visited yesterday too and told me on FB that I had to go! Unfortunately we won’t get the chance to visit this year but I’m bookmarking this for next year. I’m really feeling Halloween this year. 🙂 P.S Have serious coat envy too! xxx
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