Londonderry Corn Maze Fun for All Ages

Elwood Orchards, located on Elwood Road in Londonderry, boasts the area’s largest corn maze. Now with its expanded size to more than twelve acres of corn, the maze is a great way to spend a few hours wandering with family and friends this fall.

A short trip from the Massachusetts border, straight up Interstate 93 to Exit 4, the orchard is a hidden jewel in southern New Hampshire. Featuring shell beans, apples, tomatoes and more, the farm is open from 8 AM, but “you gotta be outta the field by 6!”

The corn maze is open during the days now, but will be open night as well starting in October. What better way to start the spookiest month of the year with a moonlit corn maze? Dress warm, grab a flashlight, a group of friends, and head over to Elwood Farm. The maze will keep visitors entertained with its twists and turns and blind alleys. Visitors can ask for help at any time, as workers will gladly pull the lost from the maze.

For $9.00 per adult, friends and family can enjoy inexpensive laughs together in the corn maze at Elwood. Children 5 and under are free.

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Area’s Largest Corn Maze Now Open!

Elwood Orchards, located on Elwood Road in Londonderry, boasts the area’s largest corn maze. With an estimated twelve to fourteen acres of corn, the maze is a great way to spend a few hours wandering with family and friends this fall.

A short trip from the Massachusetts border, straight up Interstate 93 to Exit 4, the orchard is a hidden jewel in southern New Hampshire. Featuring shell beans, apples, tomatoes and more, the farm is open from 8 AM, but “you gotta be outta the field by 6!” (This according to Wayland Elwood.)

The corn maze is open during the days now, but will be open night as well starting in October. It will keep visitors entertained with its twists and turns and blind alleys. Visitors can ask for help at any time, as workers will gladly pull the lost from the maze.

We talked with Bill Elwood and asked a few questions on how they set up this mammoth maze.

How do you decide what the maze will look like?

“We plan the entire maze out on a sheet of graph paper. It’s a long winter in Londonderry, so we have lot’s of time to work in all the turns, and blind alleys.”

Do you plant the corn in the shape of a maze?

Bill Chuckled at this question. He did tell us how it is done but made us promise we would not tell anyone. “One thing I can say is the grid from the graph paper is transferred to the field so it matches the plan.”

What about the corn, do you feed it to the cows when you are done?

“We plant a variety of Corn for the maze that grows very tall and dense, it has worked great for us for since our first maze in 2005. After Halloween, we till the corn back into the ground to fertilize the maze for next year.”

For a low price, friends and family can enjoy inexpensive laughs together in the corn maze at Elwood. Children 5 and under are free.

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Corn Maze Growing and Open for Fun

Elwood Orchards, located on Elwood Road in Londonderry, boasts the area’s largest corn maze. Now with its expanded size to twelve acres of corn, the maze is a great way to spend a few hours wandering with family and friends this fall.

A short trip from the Massachusetts border, straight up Interstate 93 to Exit 4, the orchard is a hidden jewel in southern New Hampshire. Featuring shell beans, apples, tomatoes and more, the farm is open from 8 AM, but “you gotta be outta the field by 6!”

The corn maze is open during the days now, but will be open night as well starting in October. What better way to start the spookiest month of the year with a moonlit corn maze? Dress warm, grab a flashlight, a group of friends, and head over to Elwood Farm.  The maze will keep visitors entertained with its twists and turns and blind alleys. Visitors can ask for help at any time, as workers will gladly pull the lost from the maze.

For $8.00 per adult, friends and family can enjoy inexpensive laughs together in the corn maze at Elwood. Children 5 and under are free.

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Elwood Corn Maze Open Now, Don’t Miss Out!

Elwood Orchards, located on Elwood Road in Londonderry, boasts the area’s largest corn maze. With an estimated eight acres of corn, the maze is a great way to spend a few hours wandering with family and friends this fall.

A short trip from the Massachusetts border, straight up Interstate 93 to Exit 4, the orchard is a hidden jewel in southern New Hampshire. Featuring shell beans, apples, tomatoes and more, the farm is open from 8 AM, but “you gotta be outta the field by 6!” (This according to Wayland Elwood.)

The corn maze is open during the days now, but will be open night as well starting in October. It will keep visitors entertained with its twists and turns and blind alleys. Visitors can ask for help at any time, as workers will gladly pull the lost from the maze.

We talked with Bill Elwood and asked a few questions on how they set up this mammoth maze.

How do you decide what the maze will look like?

“We plan the entire maze out on a sheet of graph paper. It’s a long winter in Londonderry, so we have lot’s of time to work in all the turns, and blind alleys.”

Do you plant the corn in the shape of a maze?

Bill Chuckled at this question. He did tell us how it is done but made us promise we would not tell anyone. “One thing I can say is the grid from the graph paper is transferred to the field so it matches the plan.”

What about the corn, do you feed it to the cows when you are done?

“We plant a variety of Corn for the maze that grows very tall and dense, it has worked great for us for since our first maze in 2005. After Halloween, we till the corn back into the ground to fertilize the maze for next year.”

For a low price, friends and family can enjoy inexpensive laughs together in the corn maze at Elwood. Children 5 and under are free.

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Columbus Day Weather, Like Summer in October!

With sunny skies and temps in 70′s expected for today, what better way to spend last guaranteed day of nice Londonderry weather than at the orchards! Apples are practically falling from the trees at the four farms, that’s Mack’s, Merrill’s and Elwood and Sunnycrest, and pumpkins are ready to be carved or baked!

Minutes from surrounding cities, each Londonderry farm offers a variety of fresh produce.

No time to pick, but still want the fresh taste? All farms feature a farm stand, where corn, peaches, plums, pears, apples and so much more can be purchased.

If you’re looking to make a day of picking, and don’t mind getting lost with the family for a few hours, be sure to stop into Elwood Orchards. Their corn maze, one of the largest corn mazes in the area, is a spectacular event for the whole family. Open now during the day, and nights beginning the first weekend in October, the corn maze will keep you entertained with its twists, turns and blind alleys. Don’t be afraid to ask for help, either. Workers will be glad to come pull you out of the six acre maze if you just can’t find your own way out.

We talked with Bill Elwood and asked a few questions on how they set up this mammoth maze.

How do you decide what the maze will look like?

“We plan the entire maze out on a sheet of graph paper. It’s a long winter in Londonderry, so we have lot’s of time to work in all the turns, and blind alleys.”

Do you plant the corn in the shape of a maze?

Bill Chuckled at this question. He did tell us how it is done but made us promise we would not tell anyone. “One thing I can say is the grid from the graph paper is transferred to the field so it matches the plan.”

What about the corn, do you feed it to the cows when you are done?

“We plant a variety of Corn for the maze that grows very tall and dense, it has worked great for us for since our first maze in 2005. After Halloween, we till the corn back into the ground to fertilize the maze for next year.”

Sunnycrest’s pick-your-own is open from 9 – 5 daily, and the farm stand is open from 9 – 6.

Mack’s Apples’ pick-your-own is open from 10 – 5 daily, and the farm stand is open from 9 – 6.

Merrill’s is open daily, sunrise to sunset!

Elwood Orchards is open from 8 – 6, “and you gotta be outta the field by 6!” said Wayland Elwood when asked about the farm’s hours.

Click here to learn more about these Londonderry farms!

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Free and Inexpensive Londonderry Fun this Weekend

With this weekend’s weather looking more like July’s weather than October’s, the four farms in Londonderry will be hustling and bustling! Add to that that it’s a holiday weekend for many, and parents will need to find a way to keep children entertained. That’s where Elwood Orchards comes in.

The southern Londonderry orchard is a wonderful way to spend the day. One can apple pick and pumpkin pick. Or come to the orchard and spend hours lost in the area’s largest corn maze, and enjoying free hay rides! Elwood Orchards is the only farm in Londonderry that features a corn maze and hay rides.

The farm is still run by Mr. Elwood, now well into his 90′s. He can see be seen out and about on the farm, ringing up customers or chasing varmint away from his prized corn.

This year’s price for the maze, now about eight acres big, is $7 per person, with children 5 and under free. The corn maze opens daily, along with the rest of the farm, at 8 AM. The maze is open into the night during the entire month of October for added spooky fun! The hayrides are absolutely free for everyone.

Stop by Elwood Orchard this weekend; the weather will be just right for spending a day outside. Click here to learn more about Elwood or to get directions.

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