Pumpkin Plod is back for another year with our fun-filled 2k or 5k family walk

Join us for a family adventure trail through the beautiful forest, with pumpkin fun, challenges and treats. Pumpkin Plod is the perfect Halloween afternoon activity for the whole family. Every year, we are so grateful for the continuing support of local families and are delighted to see all the fantastic pumpkin costumes.

*NEW* Pumpkin Plod 2019 will introduce new themed activities and children will receive their very own Pumpkin Passport to complete as they undertake their journey around Pumpkin Planet. Families are encouraged to arrive from 12.30pm to complete all the fun stages of the Pumpkin Passport, before the walk starts at 2pm.

Date: Sunday 27 October 2019

Time: Arrival from 12.30pm for an afternoon of pumpkin pastimes

Start and Finish: Haven House Children's Hospice, High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9LB

Entry Fee: Child (under 12): £7, Adult: £11, Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children): £30

  • Entry is free for children aged 12 months or less
  • Includes all Pumpkin Planet activities, medal and sweet treats
  • Each family or group will also receive a pumpkin to take home and carve!

Suggested Sponsorship Target: £50 per family

Key Info:

  • Refreshments will be on sale throughout the day, with a BBQ running from 11.30am-2pm.

  • Dogs can take part in the walk for free, but must remain on a lead throughout the event.

  • All children under 12 must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times.

Pumpkin Plod is part of our wider event - Pumpkin Fest weekend, alongside our annual chip-timed Chasing Pumpkins 5k & 10k Run.

You can start fundraising here.


By registering for the Pumpkin Plod, you are agreeing to our event terms and conditions.

Thank you to Gates for sponsoring our Pumpkin Fest Weekend.

For any queries about this event please contact:

Katie Jones
Events Fundraising Manager
020 8498 5849

Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price


Decrease Increase £11.00


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Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)

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