Great picnic places in and around Buckinghamshire

Everyone has their own picnic spot, but there are a few universals that make some places simply perfect for picnics. Here are a few to choose from in and around Buckinghamshire.

A group of friends enjoying a picnic


Ashridge is packed with fantastic picnic places. Monument Green is a hub for the sociable, Meadley Meadows offers acres of space for ball games and if you want to stay close to your car on Monument Drive, you can even bring a BBQ.

Stowe Landscape Gardens, Buckinghamshire.


Pick a quiet spot to lay down the rug and enjoy a traditional picnic in the space and beauty of Stowe. You can add to your feast by dropping into the cafe to pick up home-made sandwiches, our famous sausage rolls, indulgent cake and bottles of sparkling drinks.

Hughenden wintry trees


On sunny days you can buy a tasty sandwich or kids lunch box from Hughenden's café and have a picnic at the tables in the beautiful apple orchard. If you want to go further afield, you could wander down and picnic in the parkland.

Bradenham Village

Bradenham Estate 

Picnics on the Bradenham Estate are fluttery with butterflies in the summer. Chalk downland and beech woodland surrounds the seventeenth century manor house (not open to the public) and scenic village at Bradenham.

Picnic lunch with salad, fruit and cakes at The Argory


Cliveden's catering outlets get very busy on peak days, so beat the queues and enjoy lunch at your own pace by bringing a picnic with you. Read our top tips for dining al fresco at Cliveden.