Perfect picnic spots in Somerset

Summer memories should always include a summer picnic in a perfect picnic spot. Here were our top suggestions of places around Somerset to spread out a blanket.

Don't forget to take your rubbish with you when you've finished to help keep these places special. We also ask that you don't bring portable picnic furniture into these special places; picnic rugs and blankets only.

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 at Barrington Court. Please be aware that only picnic rugs are permitted; we ask that you leave your portable picnic furniture at home.

A view of Glastonbury Tor and grazing sheep on the slopes

Picnic spots in the Somerset countryside

Enjoy a picnic in the outdoors at some of our favourite places in the Somerset countryside.

Visit the National Trust's Fyne Court, Somerset

Fyne Court picnic spots

Picnic in the courtyard, by the dipping pond or set up a den and picnic surrounded by nature.

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, but we've saved you the hard work by listing them here.

A family in the orchard at Lytes Cary Manor

Summertime at Lytes Cary Manor

We can help keep the family captivated this summer at Lytes Cary Manor. Bring a picnic or just come for a walk.

Dunkery Beacon on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

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.

Places to visit in the South West 

See the full list places we care for in the South West by county.