Ideas for picnic spots in the Cotswolds

There are lots of places to enjoy a picnic in the Cotswolds, out in the countryside, under shady tree in a garden or at one of the many picnic areas.

Long Border in the garden looking towards Snowshill Manor

Summer at Snowshill

Summer is one of the best times of year to enjoy Snowshill.

Summer in the Pillar Garden

Summer at Hidcote

Hidcote will reach its flowering crescendo during the summer months, with striking colours, scents and relaxing spaces perfect to take in the views.

family having a picnic at Croome

Croome, Worcestershire 

Nothing can beat a picnic on a sunny summer's day at Croome with picnic spots to suit everyone in the parkland.

Pick up everything you need for a picnic from Charlecote Park's tea-room

Charlecote Park, Warwickshire 

Why not bring a picnic today? There's lots of space for a picnic blanket and there are benches near the river too.

 Visitors on the scenic drive down to the east front at Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire.

Summer picnic spots

What better way to while away a summer's day than enjoying a picnic with family and friends?

A group of friends enjoying a picnic

Picnic in the park

There are some fabulous spots for picnicking in Prior Park Landscape Garden. We have blankets for sale at reception, or you can borrow one from our tea shed. The tea shed is also a great spot to top up your treats, with cake and other refreshments available.

Families picnicing on the lawn

Upton House, Warwickshire 

Prepare a feast for the family and bring it with you or pick up supplies at the restaurant while you are here. Either way, there are lots of lovely spots to choose from to take a break and enjoy the gardens.