Perfect picnic spots in the Midlands

Get friends and family together, pack a picnic and enjoy a leisurely summer's day outdoors.

Visitors picnic on paddock by river at Charlecote Park in summer

Charlecote Park, Warwickshire 

Why not bring a picnic today? There's lots of space for a picnic blanket and there are benches near the river too.

Family enjoying a picnic outside the Temple Greenhouse

Croome, Worcestershire 

Nothing can beat a picnic on a sunny summer's day at Croome with picnic spots to suit everyone in the parkland.

Visitors sitting in deckchairs in the gardens

Gunby, Lincolnshire 

The Gunby lawns and picnics are a match made in heaven. Bring some yummy treats from home and a blanket or rug and we'll provide the perfect setting.

Enjoying a picnic

Calke Abbey, Derbyshire 

Enjoy a picnic at any time of the year – simply pack up a feast, gather your friends and family, and enjoy the best picnic spots Calke has to offer.

Young boy and girl sitting on a picnic blanket eating their sandwiches

Attingham Park Shropshire 

If you're planning to enjoy the summer sun with a picnic, plan ahead and discover some of our best picnic areas.

 Pack a picnic, gather together family and friends and join us for a great start to the weekend.

Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire 

Now that spring has finally arrived it’s time to pack up your favourite treats, grab a rug and head to Hanbury for an outdoor feast.

People in period costume picnicing on the lawn

Upton House, Warwickshire 

Prepare a feast for the family and bring it with you or pick up supplies at the restaurant while you are here. Either way there are lots of lovely spots to choose from to take a break and enjoy the gardens.

Enjoy a picnic at Clumber Park

Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire 

With 3,800 acres of beautiful parkland, there's plenty of great spots to enjoy a picnic with friends and family at Clumber Park. We've hand-picked the best spots especially for you with lakeside views, wide open spaces and even the more exclusive spots where you can enjoy the peace and quiet.

A family stops for a picnic by the lake

Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire 

Kedleston has plenty of perfect picnic spots on offer, from down by the lake of beneath the veteran trees of the 'wilderness'

The fruiting orchard at Hardwick

Hardwick, Derbyshire 

Pack a hamper or a rucksack, round up friends and family and enjoy a summer’s day out. Here the Hardwick team share some of their favourite picnic spots on the estate.

a family having a picnic

Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire 

Spring has sprung and we're all excited to be back out in the fresh air, warmer weather and a bit more sunshine is all the inspiration we need to get picnicking.

Family by the pond

Longshaw, Peak District 

Picnic with a view at Longshaw. We suggest some choice spots to shake out the picnic blanket and settle down to an outdoor feast.

Relax in the Eyam Hall's walled garden this summer

Eyam Hall, Debyshire 

With blooming borders in the garden and wildflowers in the meadow, Eyam Hall should be top of the list for special picnic spots.