Perfect picnic spots

Whether you’re catching up with friends or spending time with family, there’s no simpler joy than sharing a picnic in the great outdoors. From sunlit hill-tops to shady riverbanks we’ve got plenty of tips to help you find the perfect location, not to mention delicious recipes and even a few ideas to make your picnic more sustainable.

Throwing a picnic together and venturing into the great outdoors is a great option for a spontaneous day out – whether you’re visiting one of the places that we care for, or even just heading to your local park.

Both adults and little ones can benefit from spending a bit of time out in nature, whether you’re taking a moment to listen to the birdsong, or letting the kids burn off some energy with a run-around. With the promise of a tasty picnic, you’ll have no problem getting the whole family out to explore.

Find a picnic spot near you

Parent and child playing Pooh Sticks on a bridge at Bodnant Garden

Activities for mini explorers 

Picnicking with young adventurers? Why not let them explore the wild world around them by trying some of the ’50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ activities? From going barefoot and feeling the grass under their feet, to playing pooh sticks or getting to know a tree throughout the changing seasons – there are plenty of ways to get them out and into nature.

Tasty picnic treats

Tips for a sustainable picnic

One of the main perks of a picnic is getting to spend time in the great outdoors. If you’re looking for ways to help take care of the world around you, then why not try our four tips for a more sustainable picnic?

Picnic essentials