The best picnic spots at Clumber Park

Enjoy a picnic at Clumber Park

With 3,800 acres of beautiful parkland, there's plenty of great spots to enjoy a picnic with friends and family at Clumber Park.

Why not fill your hamper, add a picnic blanket and join us for some al fresco dining? We’ve the perfect picnic spots already packed.

Family favourite…

Relax on the former mansion site or in front of the chapel. You’ll be in easy reach of the main visitor facilities, the woodland play park and close by to the lakeside.
 
 
A view from the top of Clumber Chapel
A view from the top of Clumber Chapel
A view from the top of Clumber Chapel

Heavy hampers…

If you don’t want to walk far, head to the Pleasure Grounds - only a short walk from the main car park, but you still get to enjoy the beautiful lakeside views and stunning scenery.
 
The Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park
The Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park
The Pleasure Grounds at Clumber Park
 

Peace and quiet…

There's plenty of idyllic spots where you can enjoy the peace and quiet and natural beauty of Clumber Park. Take a walk around the lake to find a quieter place.
 
A tranquil waterfall at Clumber Park
Tranquil waterfall at Clumber Park
A tranquil waterfall at Clumber Park

Football, rounders and cricket…

Make your way to the front field, located adjacent to the main visitor facilities, where there's plenty of open space to make goal posts with jumpers, spread out your picnic rug and while away the afternoon. Over the summer holidays we don't forget to join in our free Summer of Sport activities.
 
Join us for a summer of sport
Family sack race
Join us for a summer of sport
 

Shady spots…

The woodlands offer lots of sheltered spots to spread your picnic blanket and dine with nature in the great outdoors.
 
 
Lime Tree Avenue at Clumber Park
Lime Tree Avenue at Clumber Park
Lime Tree Avenue at Clumber Park

Time for a treat?

If you don’t fancy making your own picnic, our café and Garden Tea House have a range of home-made takeaway options. So you can pick up a sandwich or salad and search out the sunshine – or just supplement your homemade hamper with a freshly made coffee or ice-cream.
 
Enjoy a sweet treat in the Garden Tea House
Scones
Enjoy a sweet treat in the Garden Tea House