Perfect picnic spots in Somerset

Summer memories should always include a summer picnic in a perfect picnic spot - here are just a few suggestions.

Visitors enjoying a picnic by the moat at Barrington Court

Picnicking at Barrington Court

Find your perfect spot and spend as much time as you like eating, relaxing and enjoying the sounds of summer all around you.

Visitors in the formal garden at Montacute House

Montacute's picnic spots

The best picnic spots at Montacute House can be found by hunting for them.

Two visitors having a picnic in the formal gardens at Tyntesfield

Places for picnics at Tyntesfield

Here are a few of the top spots to spread out and tuck in, whether you like far reaching views or shady woodland.

A view of Glastonbury Tor and grazing sheep on the slopes

Picnics with a view

Enjoy a day out with a picnic

Visit the National Trust's Fyne Court, Somerset

Fyne Court picnic spot 

Picnic in the courtyard, by the dipping pond or set up a den and picnic in our natural play spots.

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.

Dunkery Beacon on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Our top five must see places at Holnicote

Whether you're looking for coastal views, wide open moorland or tranquil wooded walks, Holnicote has something beautiful to offer. Take a look at our top five places to explore and use it to create your own itinerary.

A family walk by Stourhead's lake

Picnics at Stourhead 

You can sit by the water's edge and let world go by with a picnic at Stourhead.