Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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Below you’ll find answers to our most frequently asked questions. If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, feel free to drop us an email and we’ll be happy to help. Before travelling, please check our social media channels to ensure we’re open and to keep up-to-date with the latest news from the farm.
The Pop Up Farm is located in Hertfordshire on the A5183 / M1 Junction 9 (Harpenden) roundabout. We are the first exit off the roundabout after the M1 sliproad.
Our Sat Nav reference is: AL3 8HT
Our what3words reference is: supper.expose.chest
Our Google map location is here.
We are heavily signposted, so should be easy to find.
We are 30 miles north of London, 12 miles north of Watford, 26 miles south of Milton Keynes and 5 miles south of Luton.
The Pop Up Farm Pumpkin Patch is open during September and October on the following dates:
30th September & 1st October
7th & 8th October
14th to 31st October
We are open between 9.30am and 5.30pm for Day Tickets and on selected dates from 6pm to 8.30pm for Evening Tickets.
Yes. Your visit must be pre-booked through our website or via our Facebook page. You have 60 minutes from the start of your timed arrival slot to enter. You will not be admitted if you arrive early or late. Once inside you may stay as long as you like Online ticket sales only, no tickets are available on the day.
All tickets to The Pop Up Farm are online only. No tickets are available on the gate, all tickets must be purchased online in advance of arrival.
Tickets are between £3.25 and £4.95 per person.
Free entry for children under 2 years.
Tickets may be exchanged subject to availability up to 48 hours prior to your original booking and will incur a £1 admin fee. Exchanges are carried out by our ticketing supplier TicketSource and are not provided by The Pop Up Farm. TicketSource can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org or 029 2071 3205 between 9am-7pm Monday to Friday and 9am-5pm on Saturday. Our full Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.
Yes. The Pop Up Farm is 100% cashless, so we do not accept cash payments. All major credit cards accepted (no AMEX).
Yes. Children 2 years and over require a child’s ticket. Children under 2 years are free to enter, but still require a ticket, which can be obtained during the online booking process.
Please make sure you have your tickets ready on arrival, either on your phone or printed. A team member will ‘zap’ your QR code and direct you to a parking spot. If you do not have your tickets at hand, you will be directed to a separate car park and your entry will be delayed. Please do not get out of your car until your tickets have been zapped.
Yes. Parking is free and you will be guided to a spot by our car parking team on arrival. Please follow the marked roadways and tracks.
Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds if you are no longer able to visit. We are open in all weathers unless we’ve been instructed by our insurers to close because of dangerous conditions. In this instance we will provide full refunds.
People generally stay at The Pop Up Farm between 1 – 3 hours. Once you have arrived, you may stay as long as you like. The site will close at 5.30pm and you are politely requested to leave by then. On selected dates we will also be open from 6pm to 8.30pm and again, you are politely requested to leave by then.
The Pop Up Farm is an outdoor venue. The ground may be muddy if we have had recent rain. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear, plus it may be beneficial to bring an umbrella if rain is forecast.
The Pop Up Farm is an outdoor venue. There is limited cover in our Red Shed.
Sorry, dogs are not allowed, with the exception of registered guide and assistance dogs.
No. Smoking and vaping are not allowed anywhere on site.
The Pit Stop Cafe will be open and selling hot and cold drinks, bacon rolls, hot dogs, vegan and vegetarian options and sweet snacks. Card payments only. No outside drinks, food or picnics allowed.
No. Picnics or outside food and drinks are not allowed.
Yes. There will be a qualified first aider on site. Identify yourself to a team member wearing a hi-vis vest and we will assist you.
The Pop Up Farm is appropriate for most wheelchairs. Please be aware the ground will be uneven. We have disabled parking close to the entrance, please ask on arrival. There is limited indoor seating inside our Red Shed. We have a buggy and push chairs park for those wanting to wheel their toddlers in a wheelbarrow.
There are port-a-loos on site which will be cleaned and sanitised regularly. There is also an outdoor baby changing area, but please take your child’s used nappies home.
Yes. All Professional Photographers must pay the Professional Photographer Ticket for entry into The Pop Up Farm. These tickets can be purchased from this page. This does not include a ticket for your subject(s) even if you travel to the patch in the same car. Subject tickets can be purchased from the our Day and Evening tickets pages. The Pop Up Farm reserves the right to determine if your shoot is of a commercial/professional nature and you will be asked to register and pay the Professional Photographer ticket if you haven’t done so already.
No. Drones and flares are strictly prohibited.