Pick your own Pumkins near Southport now open October 10th, 2015 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Latest Whats On Shares Comments Photo: Pumkin pickers at Polpar Farm Preparations for Halloween are gathering pace at one Merseyside farm, where you can spy a sea of orange from the road as you drive by. There are pumpkins of all different shapes, colours and sizes, and some of their biggest pumpkins weigh in at a whopping 30lbs. Poplar Farm This road side patch is now open from 9.30am to 5pm, everyday. Grab a wheel barrow and explore the patch for your perfect pumpkin. Any pumpkin, any size are £3. Don’t forget to bring wellies. Refreshments are available on site from Friday 9 October. Poplar Farm, is on the A5147 Delf Lane, Downholland, near Ormskirk (in between the Kings Arms and Scarisbrick Arms). Click here to visit the Facebook page. Also Church View Farm Pick your own pumpkin start this Saturday, October 10 at 9am. Remember to bring wellies as it is very muddy in the field. Church View Farm Shop on Southport Road, Lydiate is open 9am to 6pm Monday to Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm. Edie, who runs the farm, said: “We’ve got around seven or eight thousand pumpkins here. It’s great for the kids to come down and see where their food comes from. Visit the website or Facebook page. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!