Perfect picnic spots in Somerset

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

Barrington Court summer

Barrington Court, Somerset

Once you've found your perfect spot you're welcome to bring a picnic and spend as much time as you like, watch the trees casting patterns of dappled shade on the grass, read a book or drift away to 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 can be found by hunting for them.

Two visitors having a picnic in the formal gardens at Tyntesfield

Places for picnics at Tyntesfield

Picnics are welcome across the Tyntesfield estate (apart from fields with livestock in them), here are some of our favourite spots...

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.

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.