Pumpkin Picking FAQ’s

What should I wear?

As it is an outdoor event, wrap up warm, bring rain gear and wellies. Halloween costumes are also encouraged.

Where are you located?

Situated in Bennettsbridge Kilkenny, our pet farm is just 3.2km from the village of Bennettsbridge and 11km from Kilkenny city.

Is pre-booking necessary?

Pre-booking is not necessary but it is preferred.

How long do you have at the pumpkin patch?

The pumpkin patch is open 10am – 4pm and you can stay all day if you wish.

Is it suitable for buggies?

Yes, but please note that the pumpkin patch is in a field area, that is covered with wood chip and straw. The pumpkin carving and scarecrow-making stations are located in a concreted area. Part of the pet farm to see the animals is walking around a field, buggies can access it but it may be slightly more difficult if weather is not good.

Are there toilets and baby-changing facilities?

Yes we have a toilet block that includes a baby changing facility.

Do you offer a family discount?

Yes, we have family rates available.

When is the pumpkin patch open?

Open 10am – 4pm
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th October
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd Ocotber
Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October
Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st October

How much are tickets?

Adults €10.50
Children €9.50
Under 2’s Free Admission
Over 60’s and Students €9.50
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) €37.00
Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) €46.50
Family (2 Adults & 3 Children) €56.00

Large pumpkin €5
Small/Medium Pumpkin €3

Is there parking available?

Yes, we will have parking available at the pet farm.

Do you accept cash or card?

We accept both.

Can I bring my dog?

Dog are allowed around the pet farm but must be kept on a lead at all times. Dogs are not allowed into the reception/shop area or the small animal house. We kindly ask that you please clean up after your dog.

Is the event weather dependent?

We will be open rain or shine.

Can I get food there?

Unfortunately we don’t have a cafe onsite. We do have a small shop onsite with a selection of snacks, home-baked cookies, and a coffee tea and hot chocolate machine.

Do you accept group bookings?

We would be delighted to welcome your group to our pumpkin patch. For group bookings we kindly ask that you contact us via email to discuss details petfarm@norevalleypark.com

How much are pumpkins?

Large pumpkin €5
Small/Medium Pumpkin €3

Do you have hot drinks available?

We have coffee, tea and hot chocolate available in our shop.