There are some great picnic spots in the East of England. Find a shaded spot beneath the trees at Flatford in Suffolk, or settle down next to the colourful herbaceous borders at Melford Hall in Suffolk.
It’s hard to beat a picnic on a sunny day for a family day out or romantic date. There are plenty of places to lay out the blanket in the Midlands, such as the wild moors of Longshaw or the green parkland of Hanbury Hall.
Some of the best places for an al-fresco lunch in the North East include the Northumberland coastline or the rugged countryside beside Hadrian’s Wall. Discover a roundup of the best places to have a picnic.
Northern Ireland offers an abundance of great places to picnic. From charming coastal spots, to magical woodlands, intimate walled gardens and rolling countryside, there's no shortage of places to unpack your hamper and enjoy the view.
You'll find lots of perfect picnic spots in the South East. You could take in the countryside at Basildon Park, or set up your picnic at Petworth Park with views of the historic parkland and grand mansion that inspired JMW Turner.
With more people than ever enjoying our coast and countryside places, we’re asking for your help in looking after them during your visit. Please help us protect wildlife and landscapes by following the Countryside Code, which includes taking any litter home with you and not lighting a barbecue or campfire.
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